As messaging or email increases in volume and size, the need for a scalable enterprise messaging system becomes more apparent to many organizations. The Sun™ ONE Messaging Server product fills this requirement and more. However, as with any system, the planning, installation, and routine maintenance tasks have a significant impact on throughput and availability.
This book details best practices for architecting, deploying, and integrating the Sun ONE Messaging Server 5.2 product. It covers topics ranging from the basics of planning the system, to a sample installation, and on to monitoring and tuning the system to ensure that it is operational.
Sun BluePrints Program.
Who Should Use This Book.
Before You Read This Book.
How This Book Is Organized.
Ordering Sun Documents.
Accessing Sun Documentation.
Using UNIX Commands.
Contacting Sun Technical Support.
Sun Welcomes Your Comments.
1. Messaging Overview.
Connectivity. Number of Devices. Number of Messages. Average Message Size. Protocols. Security and Privacy. Regulatory Issues.
Sun's Messaging Strategy. Messaging Services Beyond the Basics. Integrated Yet Open—Project Orion. SDN Concept. Conclusion.
Directory. MTA. Mailstore. Proxy Servers. Simple Single-Layer Architecture. Simple—Alternative Architecture. Typical Architecture. Secure—Basic Architecture. High Availability—Failover Architecture.
Preparation Process. Network Connectivity.
Basic System Status. Provisioning. Sample Data File. Sample Provisioning Script. Test User Generation Script.
Simple Installation. Automated Installation Script.
Changing the Mappings. Direct LDAP Lookup. Adding New Domains to the MTA. SMTP Authentication.
What Is a Shared Folder? Supported Standards. Limitations. Setup Procedures.
Changing and Adding a Logo. Removing and Adding Options on the Options Tab. Single Sign On. Setting the Initial Welcome Email. Over-Quota Limits and Warning Email. Customizing Return Errors.
Network. System. Messaging Software Protocols. Conclusion.
Basic Steps (Generic). Sendmail (UNIX Mail). Exchange, Novell Groupwise, and Lotus Notes.
Netscape Directory Server. Solaris OE. MMP. MTA Tuning. Notices. Postmaster Mail.
Conversion Channel. Other Possibilities.
High Availability Architecting Differences. Conclusions.
Periodic Maintenance Checklists.
SNMP. Alternative Tools.
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