Step-by-Step Guide to Deploying Windows Mobile-based Devices with Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 SP2


This document is designed primarily for Information Technology (IT) professionals who are responsible for planning and deploying mobile messaging systems that use Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 with Service Pack 2 (SP2) and Windows Mobile–based devices that have the Messaging and Security Feature Pack (MSFP).


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Document Structure

This document is divided into two main sections that include the following:

  • The essential elements of a mobile messaging system, including system requirements; a summary of deployment procedures; an overview of the features of the Messaging and Security Feature Pack; an introduction to direct push technology; a summary of ISA Server 2006 features; and best practices for networking, security, and device management.
  • The guidelines and resources for the deployment of a mobile messaging system, including updating Exchange Server 2003 SP2, setting up Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync for mobile access, creating a protected communications environment, setting up an ISA Server 2006 environment, and procedures for setting up and managing mobile devices.

For current information about deploying mobile messaging solutions and managing Windows Mobile–based devices, visit the Windows Mobile Center Web site: