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Checking currency of Exchange Server 2007 Anti-Spam signatures

Last week I wrote a post on what is missing from Exchange Server 2007 Anti-Spam.  A short time afterwards Evan Dodds wrote back to me with an answer to the issue. One could write a simple script to check what updates are available on MU in certain categories, etc. Sample VB script code is available […]

December 10, 2007

What is missing from Exchange Server 2007 Anti-Spam

I’ve been searching all over the Microsoft website for a KB article, Technet article, or any other page that will list the current version of the various Exchange Server 2007 anti-spam signature releases. I realise that in any given day these can update dozens of times, but it is still a bit frustrating not having […]

December 4, 2007

Exchange, Forefront, and SharePoint Service Pack 1

It must be Service Pack 1 Week at Microsoft. Exchange Server 2007 SP1 Service Pack 1 for Exchange Server 2007 has finally gone RTM.  This release includes support for Windows Server 2008, enhanced functionality for Outlook Web Access, new administrative tools for Public Folders, and the new Standby Continuous Replication feature for HA/DR. A full […]

December 3, 2007

What is missing from Exchange Server 2007 Unified Messaging

Earlier this week I attended a Microsoft workshop on Unified Communications.  The workshop included a bunch of information on how Microsoft’s UC strategy is targeting the market, and how Office Communications Server 2007, Office Communicator, and Exchange Server 2007 Unified Messaging fit into that strategy. One thing struck me during the Unified Messaging demonstrations. Exchange […]

November 30, 2007

Creating an ISA Reports Web Server

ISAServer.org has published a guide for creating an ISA reports web server.  It is a quick and easy solution to making the reports available to managers and other interested parties. For my ISA Server deployments I like to take it a step further and use a little ASP code to generate some nicer looking tables […]

November 9, 2007

Real World SharePoint: Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2008

Microsoft is holding the Microsoft Office SharePoint Conference 2008 in Seattle from March 3rd to March 6th next year.  The conference brings together Microsoft product specialists, customers, partners and industry analysts to share their wealth of real life product and deployment experiences. And of course, the conference website is powered by Microsoft Office SharePoint Server […]

November 7, 2007

Security Spin Cycles

Jeff Jones posted a blog entry to celebrate Red Hat fixing their 1000th unique security vulnerability.  He also draws attention to a Red Hat post on their “Truth Happens” blog back in August, which itself quotes a post on Lxer.com. Jeff posts quarterly statistics on his blog that show how many vulnerabilities have been patched for various […]

October 17, 2007

Microsoft Exam 70-236: Exchange Server 2007 Configuration (MCTS)

This page contains Amazon affiliate links. If you make a purchase through one of these links, I earn a small commission at no extra cost to you. This morning I sat and passed the 70-236 exam from Microsoft, which is titled TS: Exchange Server 2007, Configuring. Passing this exam earns you MCTS: Microsoft Exchange Server […]

October 2, 2007

Microsoft Team Blog List

The Windows Vista Team Blog has posted a handy list of all of the official Microsoft product team blogs. Turns out I was already subscribed to seven of them but managed to pick up a couple of new ones that interest me.

September 19, 2007