Books&Whitepapers links


From Steve Goodman’s Exchange Blog

Recommended Exchange Reference Material

We all have books, whitepapers and documentation that we often end up referring to from time to time, whether it’s a refresher on a topic you’re a little rusty on or just to double check a few facts. For my benefit, and hopefully yours, here’s my handy list of Exchange reference material…

Ignite Exchange Guides


Exchange Server Virtual Labs


Exchange 2010 Client Access Exchange 2010 Configuring Exchange 2010 Unified Messaging Exchange 2010 High Availability and Storage Scenarios Exchange 2010 Setup, Deployment and Server Role Configuration Exchange 2010 Transport Routing Exchange 2010 UM Configuration and Interoperability with OCS 2007 R2 Exchange Server 2010 SP1: Client Access Exchange Server 2010 SP1: High Availability and Storage Scenarios Exchange Server 2010 SP1: Information Leakage Protection and Control Exchange Server 2010 SP1: Transport Routing Monitoring Exchange 2010 Using Exchange 2010 Tools to Plan a Deployment Using Exchange 2010 Unified Messaging New Features


Exchange Server 2010 Inside Out – Tony Redmond
Exchange Server 2010 Best Practices – Siegfried Jagott & Joel Stidley
Exchange 2010 Powershell Cookbook – Mike Pfeiffer
Exchange 2013 Powershell Cookbook – Mike Pfeiffer


Best Practices for Virtualizing Exchange Server 2010 with Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V
Exchange 2010 on VMware – Best Practices Guide
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Performance on vSphere 5
Best Practices for Exchange Server Public Folders
Publishing Exchange Server 2010 with Forefront UAG 2010 and TMG 2010
Exchange 2010 Large Mailbox Vision Whitepaper
Exchange 2010 Solution Reviewed Program (ESRP) – Storage Solutions for Exchange 2010
Be careful with VM snapshots of Exchange 2010 servers

Exchange 2010 System Requirements
Exchange 2010 Mailbox Server Processor Capacity Planning
Exchange 2010 Mailbox Server Role Design Example
Exchange 2010 Sizing Cheat Sheet

Understanding Multiple Server Role Configurations in Capacity Planning

Documentation and Reference

Exchange 2010 SP1 Full Help CHM – September 2011
Exchange 2010 SP1 Infrastructure Planning and Design Guide
Exchange 2010 EPDS Deployment and Planning Services (EPDS)
JetStress Field GuideJetstress on technetJetstress Setup guide
Exchange Server 2010 Architecture Poster
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Transport Server Role Architecture Diagrams
RFC 2821 – SMTP
RFC 2822 – Internet Message Format
RFC 3501 – IMAP 4 Rev 1
RFC 1939 – POP3
RFC 2595 – Using TLS with IMAP, POP3 and ACAP
RFC 3261 – Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)

Email Authentication – Wiki
S/MIME (Secure/Multipurpose Internet Mail Extentions) – Wiki
SPF (Sender Policy Framework) – Wiki
DKIM (DomainKeys Identified Mail) – Wiki
ADSP (Author Domain Signing Pratices) – Wiki

DNSSEC (Domain Name System Security Extentions) – Wiki

Configure Protocol Logging for POP3 and IMAP4
Understanding Protocol Logging for POP3 and IMAP4

Exchange Server 2013:

Exchange 2010 Service Pack 3:

Exchange 2010 Service Pack 2:


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