Exchange Front-end server with SBS 2003 Back-end

Discussion in 'Windows Small Business Server' started by wayne, May 30, 2006.

  1. wayne

    wayne Guest

    Is this possible?

    We have an SBS2003 Server and another server in a DMZ which runs as a web
    server.

    Is it possible to install Exchange 2003 Standard on this and set it up as a
    front-end server for the SBS Box so that remote users can connect to it
    using OWA?

    Thanks,

    Wayne
     
    wayne, May 30, 2006
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    I don't know that it's possible, but more than that, it's a bad idea. You'd
    have to open up so many ports between DMZ and LAN for the server to
    communicate with your Exchange box, you'd turn the DMZ into a screen door.
    Let your users access OWA from the SBS box - if you're worried about
    exposing it to the Internet at all, consider VPN.
     
    Lanwench [MVP - Exchange], May 31, 2006
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