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2 Exchange servers, one on the DMZ and o

By ewong ·
Currentyly, we have two Exchange servers one (Dailup) using dial up connection to the internet as a gateway to get and put mail from our ISP, the second is the actully Exchange server all the users on the (Local) LAN is connected to to send and receive mail. We have decided to put the "Dialup" server to the DMZ on our Firewall(Raptor 6.02) I wounder what do I need to do?

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2 Exchange servers, one on the DMZ and o

by david.funnell In reply to 2 Exchange servers, one o ...

Due to the fact the server initiates connectivity to your ISP to send/receive mail, I would suggest that you remove your exchange server from the DMZ and place the RAS (Dial-up) services on the internal Exchange server, beacuse the number of ports that you would need to open on the firewall has the potential of a security risk.

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