Managing Transport in Exchange Server 2007
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This guide is a compilation of transport-specific Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Help topics designed to help you manage and configure Exchange 2007 transport servers. The information and procedures in this guide focus specifically on the message transport components of a computer that runs Exchange 2007 and has the Hub Transport server role or the Edge Transport server role installed. This guide provides overviews of the transport components and the tasks you must perform to manage and configure them.
This first section provides information and links to the relevant topics that will help you manage and configure Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 transport servers. The procedures in this section focus specifically on the message transport components of a computer that runs Exchange 2007 and has the Hub Transport server role or the Edge Transport server role installed.
You must have the correct level of permissions to manage Exchange 2007 servers.
The Edge Transport server is installed as a stand-alone server in the perimeter network outside the Exchange organization. You must log on by using an account that is a member of the local administrators group to manage an Edge Transport server.
The Hub Transport server provides the message transport functionality for all mail flow that occurs in the Exchange organization. The permissions that are required to manage Hub Transport servers depend on the scope of the effect of the task that is performed. To learn more about the required permissions for Hub Transport server management, see the individual procedures.