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hi
does a Outlook Web Access server which will be part of a dmz have to be a member of domain ???
is it reccomended by microsoft to be part of a domain?
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by:Glen Knight
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You don't ever put an exchange server apart from the Edge Transport role in the DMZ, there is no need to and it's unsupported by Microsoft
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by:Juliancito
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Exchange what version

have a Look at this doc
its explained there (Exchange 2003)
U dont need the server to be in the domain
http://www.msexchange.org/tutorials/OWA_Exchange_Server_2003.html
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Juliancito, that is completely wrong, it does need to be part of the domain otherwise you cannot install Exchange on it.
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exchange 2003
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It makes no difference what the version is, Exchange of any version other than the Edge Transport role is insecure and unsupported in a DMZ
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by:dexIT
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(Any) Exchange server should always be on the domain, imo.
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dexIT, I agree, but you don't actualy have a choice, if it's not part of a domain you cannot install Exchange, period!
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even if its a frontend server for owa ?
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Even if it's a front end server for OWA!

See here: http://blog.sembee.co.uk/post/Why-you-shouldnt-put-Exchange-2003-in-a-DMZ.aspx
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