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Tom Shinder of ISAServer.org takes an amusing shot at the myth in some circles that a “hardware” firewall or “firewall appliance” offers more security than a Microsoft ISA Server firewall. I was drawn to a particular quote in his article about the relative security of ISA Server to other popular firewalls in the context of […]Read More
Microsoft has released a terrific whitepaper covering their own implementation of Exchange Server 2007 Unified Messaging. The paper is available for reading or download on here on Technet, along with a Powerpoint presentation and webcast for IT pros. This technical white paper discusses how Microsoft IT designed and deployed an Exchange Server 2007–based unified messaging solution […]Read More
I did a search via the Internet Explorer 7 search bar today which happened to still be configured to use Live.com (the default setting). I was quickly reminded why I stick to Google instead of Live. Not only didn’t the first page of results have what I was looking for, it didn’t even have any […]Read More
After a mailbox is moved from an Exchange 2003 server to an Exchange 2007 server the user may find they are unable to logon to Outlook even after the mailbox move wizard has completed. The Exchange server will log the following events at the completion of the wizard: Event Type: Information Event Source: Exchange Migration Event Category: Move […]Read More
On a Symantec Backup Exec 11d server that is backing up Microsoft SQL Server databases you may encounter failed backups with an error: The path for this database is invalid because it contains extra backslash characters. You must remove the extra backslash characters before the database can be backed up. The solution provided by Symantec […]Read More
To continue my harping on about Exchange Server 2007 I thought I would link to an interesting blog entry from Harold Wong (Senior Technology Specialist, Microsoft) on backup solutions for Exchange Server 2007. We have at least one Exchange Server 2007 deployment being delayed for production due to incompatibilities with the client’s backup product of […]Read More
There is a good story on the Windows Vista Team blog about a bust on a Chinese software piracy ring. The story is a good one because it demonstrates the positive outcomes from the Windows Genuine Advantage program that many people gripe about. Well done to Microsoft I say.Read More
An Exchange Server 2007 server may stop processing mail and begin logging errors when the disk volume used for the Exchange Transport queue database becomes low on free disk space. For even more detail on this topic please read A Guide to Back Pressure in Microsoft Exchange Server. There are two key indicators of the […]Read More
This morning I sat the Microsoft certification exam 70-350 for ISA Server 2004. I’d been putting this one off for a while, having already worked through the Microsoft Press training guide, a lot of whitepapers, and worked with the product for a lot of different customers over the last couple of years. I passed the […]Read More
When the first Exchange Server 2007 server is installed in an existing Exchange Server 2003 organisation, the installation automatically adds any domains that are enabled in the Exchange 2003 recipient policies to the Accepted Domains list in Exchange Server 2007. However, domains that are not enabled (such as @test2.local) are not added to the Accepted Domains […]Read More