Applies to: Exchange Server 2010 SP3, Exchange Server 2010 SP2

Topic Last Modified: 2010-08-20

Security is an important aspect of any Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 installation. By default, all Exchange 2010 protocols, including Microsoft Office Outlook Web App, Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync, and the Autodiscover service are automatically configured for Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) connectivity. For more information about Exchange Client Access and SSL see Understanding Digital Certificates and SSL.

Installing a Client Access Server in a Perimeter Network

It is not supported to locate an Exchange 2010 Client Access server in a perimeter network. Exchange 2010 Client Access servers have direct access to Exchange 2010 Mailbox servers.

Client Access Protocols and Security

Each of the various Exchange 2010 Client Access protocols has a variety of security settings you can configure for your organization. For more information, see the following topics.