Microsoft Teams rolls out Background Effects. MVP Steve Goodman explains how you can set a custom background using it.Read More
How to use custom backgrounds in Microsoft Teams
MVP & Practical 365 Chief Editor, Steve Goodman, walks you through how to use the new Teams feature.
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With a simple Exchange Management Shell command you can display a list of your public folders and the item count for each one. All you need to do is pipe Get-PublicFolder into Get-PublicFolderStatistics like this:[crayon-5f3806dbf369c740213202/]Read More
Some users may report that they are not able to access OWA after their mailbox has been moved to the Exchange Server 2007 server. Check the properties of the account in Active Directory Users & Computers and verify that in the Security tab the account is configured to inherit permissions. If the tick box is […]Read More
If you’re needing to do some SMTP testing using a Windows Server 2008 host you’re probably going to need a Telnet client. The Telnet client is not installed by default on Windows Server 2008, so you can use this ServerManagerCmd.exe one-liner to quickly install it: [crayon-5f3806dc0445d348375310/]Read More
When planning a mailbox migration to Exchange Server 2007 you should consider the amount of transaction logging that will be generated by the move. In low risk environments circular logging can be used to avoid disk space problems caused by the volume of transaction logs generated during bulk mailbox moves. You can query the current […]Read More
I saw Dan’s post on this subject and did a little Googling and lo and behold, VMWare have announced that their ESXi product will be released for free. I’m no VMWare guy like these guys , but as I understand it ESXi is the skinny little hypervisor (clocking in at 32mb) that lets you run […]Read More
Note: Aaron has posted that Adobe has released the customisation wizard for Acrobat Reader 9 and has updated his excellent post on deploying Acrobat Reader 9 with this new information. Instructions To perform a silent install of Adobe Acrobat Reader 9.0, follow these steps: 1. Download the install file from Adobe here . 2. Run […]Read More
A lot has been said in the Exchange community about the decision by Microsoft to remove (or not provide) Exchange Server 2007 awareness from the built-in backup utility shipped with Windows Server 2007. The MS Exchange Team blog explains that a little here : About 2 years ago, when the Exchange team started testing Exchange […]Read More
Windows Server 2007 supports out of the box most of the pre-requisites for SQL Server 2005 with the exception of the IIS components required for some SQL Server 2005 features. To install the IIS 7.0 pre-requisite components to be able to perform a complete installation of SQL Server 2005 on Windows Server 2008 you can […]Read More
Microsoft Technet has an excellent resource page for the Windows Server 2008 Server Manager (ServerManagerCMD.exe) command-line tool here. One of the highlights is a complete list of the role, role service, and feature command identifiers for installing Windows Server 2008 components. This is an excellent reference and very handy when configuring a Windows Server 2008 […]Read More
Project Coconut Entries: Part 1 – Getting the environment up to scratch Part 2 – Sizing the Exchange Server 2007 servers Part 3 – Deploying the first Exchange Server 2007 server Part 4 – Configuring Standby Continuous Replication Part 5 – Its mailbox migration time! Part 6 – Finishing the job The mailboxes have all […]Read More