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  • Question

  • what protocol is used in communication between AD and Exchange Server ?

     

    Thanks

    Vijay

    Tuesday, June 21, 2011 4:12 PM

Answers

  • Hi Vijay,

    It depends,

    Generally LDAP protocol is used for communicte with AD by Exchange server. Port is 389, 636, 3268, 3269.

    Thanks,

    Vidyanand

    • Marked as answer by Jerome Xiong Monday, July 4, 2011 2:58 AM
    Wednesday, June 22, 2011 3:43 AM
  • Hi,

     

    Vidyanand is correct.

    Exchange 2003 use DSAccess componment to integrate with Active Directory.

    DSAccess uses the wldap32 interface to access DCs and GCs.

    Wldap32 uses the LDAP protocol over port 389 for DCs and port 3268 for GCs.

     

    More information:

    Directory Integration and Exchange Server 2003


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    • Marked as answer by Jerome Xiong Monday, July 4, 2011 2:58 AM
    Thursday, June 23, 2011 3:38 AM

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  • Its TCP
    Anil MCC 2011,ITIL V3,MCSA 2003,MCTS 2010, My Blog : http://messagingschool.wordpress.com
    Tuesday, June 21, 2011 4:46 PM
  • Hi Vijay,

    It depends,

    Generally LDAP protocol is used for communicte with AD by Exchange server. Port is 389, 636, 3268, 3269.

    Thanks,

    Vidyanand

    • Marked as answer by Jerome Xiong Monday, July 4, 2011 2:58 AM
    Wednesday, June 22, 2011 3:43 AM
  • Thanks for reply.

     

    Its TCP or RPC over TCp

     

    Thanks

    Vijay

    Wednesday, June 22, 2011 8:32 AM
  • Hi,

     

    Vidyanand is correct.

    Exchange 2003 use DSAccess componment to integrate with Active Directory.

    DSAccess uses the wldap32 interface to access DCs and GCs.

    Wldap32 uses the LDAP protocol over port 389 for DCs and port 3268 for GCs.

     

    More information:

    Directory Integration and Exchange Server 2003


    Please remember to click “Mark as Answer” on the post that helps you, and to click “Unmark as Answer” if a marked post does not actually answer your question. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread.
    • Marked as answer by Jerome Xiong Monday, July 4, 2011 2:58 AM
    Thursday, June 23, 2011 3:38 AM
  • Hi Vijay,

    TCP port, But it also uses RPC over TCP port.

    Thanks,

    Vidyanand


    Thursday, June 23, 2011 5:13 AM