Exchange 2010, and ADS on internet facing server.
Posted on 2011-09-03
I'm curious to know if there are any major risks involved in having a exchange 2010 server (win2k8r2) on a internet facing server, and running dcpromo on it so that AD objects are replicated on it. It wouldn't be used as a secondary domain controller, but I do like being able to create a user within the exchange management console, and have the user created automatically on the DC.
In any case, my question and concern is: Is it safe to run DCpromo on a member server that is facing the internet, but only on ports related to (HTTPS/HTTP/SMTP/secureIMAP/POP3S)?
If there are any good articles, blogs, or sites, please feel free to share. I would appreciate it.