Security, Exchange, Server, SMS, Misc.

Security:


Microsoft’s security card


http://www.redherring.com/Article.aspx?a=11619&hed=Microsoft%e2%80%99s+security+card


 


Interoperability Considerations for IPsec Server and Domain Isolation


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=10359569-ef11-499a-9e1f-85da3fca608c&displaylang=en


 


Setting Up IPsec Server and Domain Isolation in a Test Lab


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=5acf1c8f-7d7a-4955-a3f6-318fee28d825&displaylang=en


 


A Guide to Domain Isolation for Security Architects


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=07ad33aa-f5b3-401f-bd91-df06f1e23077&displaylang=en


 


Exchange:


Scripting Exchange Using VBScript and ADSI (Part 2)


http://www.msexchange.org/articles/Scripting-Exchange-VBScript-ADSI-Part2.html


 


Server:


Windows Server 2003


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=c03023e6-e853-4571-a9ff-585cdc09e70d&displaylang=en


 


Server Isolation with Microsoft Windows Explained


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=15e5fc29-b52c-41a4-9ee5-d95916ffe53e&displaylang=en


 


Introduction to Server and Domain Isolation with Microsoft Windows


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=f9d90728-1d76-4a73-8225-ce3a059b5638&displaylang=en


 


Domain Isolation with Microsoft Windows Explained


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=ffc03439-10b8-4476-9527-4b67f90cfff5&displaylang=en


 


Domain Isolation Planning Guide for IT Managers


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=495e8245-f977-4bb4-9d17-a6b9b3e3f56f&displaylang=en


 


SMS:


SMS 2003 Scripting Guide


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=81300e34-09cf-4672-a5c4-06aa238275ec&displaylang=en


 


Miscellaneous:


BizTalk Server 2004 Product Documentation


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=cdd47461-f4e2-4bc6-b5c2-2018aff2823d&displaylang=en

Server, Exchange, LCS, MIIS, SMS, Office, News

Server:


Server Consolidation


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=92a23190-036d-45cf-8fd9-e30d9ff6408b&displaylang=en


 


Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 to Windows Server 2003 Upgrade – Is anyone still running Windows NT 4.0? DOH! Bummer dude.


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=0da4c9a1-afd1-4c6b-8b5e-fc2eef929287&displaylang=en


 


Exchange:


Messaging Hygiene at Microsoft – How does MS handle SPAM internally?


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=17dc35ad-8ba1-48b1-91f3-563313ee878a&displaylang=en


 


Exchange Storage Rules: 15 Ways to Simplify, Solidify and Save


http://www.redmondmag.com/features/article.asp?EditorialsID=472


 


LCS:


Windows Messenger 5.1


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=a8d9eb73-5f8c-4b9a-940f-9157a3b3d774&displaylang=en


 


MIIS:


Microsoft® Identity Integration Server 2003 Scenarios


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=15032653-d78e-4d9d-9e48-6cf0ae0c369c&displaylang=en


 


SMS:


Desktop Patch Management
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=428d8ba0-f2b6-4991-b5ab-2e79591123fe&displaylang=en


 


Desktop Deployment—Office 2003


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=1e1c8af1-3c17-419f-a12d-fcd59c64bfb6&displaylang=en


 


Patch Management for Servers


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=8b3a2818-a220-4de7-bdd2-1af5d94f89f6&displaylang=en


 


Office:


Microsoft Office Information Bridge Framework 1.0


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=98350e1a-4cd1-4264-a151-53d72fa6c5ae&displaylang=en


 


News:


“Cold” Server Backup for Disaster Recovery–a Microsoft Software Assurance Benefit


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=12d01621-2a23-4eab-91c0-064a47d64ab6&displaylang=en


 


Microsoft has launched a new website http://www.crossfader.com/ is all music. Over 150 people have already signed up and you get a free Music Blog.

WUS, Exchange, Office, News

WUS – Windows Update Service


Yes, it’s pronounced WUSS. Thank you Microsoft marketing team. Here is a Windows Update Services Overview Guide – http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=2478d594-a29c-483c-9dc1-9740bf3081a5&displaylang=en


 


Exchange:


Understanding Exchange Databases Disk Consumption


http://www.msexchange.org/articles/Exchange-Databases-Disk-Consumption.html


 


How to Speed up an Exchange 2000 or 2003 / DC reboot – Excellent ideas J


http://www.msexchange.org/articles/Speed-up-Exchange-2000-2003-DC-reboot.html


 


Office:


Microsoft Office Visio 2003 Connector for the Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA) – Ok, this is pretty neat!


http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/tools/mbsavisio.mspx


 


News:


Junk mail king Amir Gans: I’m fulfilling Bill Gates’ ideas – Go get ‘em Bill!


http://www.globes.co.il/serveen/globes/docview.asp?did=896435&fid=942

Exchange, LCS 2003, XP, SMS, Humor

Exchange:


Taking a good look at Exchange 2003 Mailbox Manager


http://blogs.msdn.com/exchange/archive/2005/03/21/399807.aspx


 


Scripting Exchange Using VBScript and ADSI (Part 1)


http://www.msexchange.org/articles/Scripting-Exchange-VBScript-ADSI-Part1.html


 


LCS 2003:


Microsoft Office Live Communications Server 2003 Hotfix KB 893607


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=f4723b56-e61f-44ba-b86b-15bd904b53b0&displaylang=en


 


ISA 2004:


Microsoft ISA Server 2004 – I started planning with his over the weekend and I have to say, I like it much better then 2000.


http://www.vnunet.com/products/software/1162068


 


XP:


Security Features in Windows XP SP2


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=ff2762b3-f76b-4cb8-b4f4-a44aab970bf9&displaylang=en


 


 


SMS:


Patch Management Using Systems Management Server 2.0


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=fdb9a1ef-2d53-444c-b29b-31e9c169c5a5&displaylang=en


 


Humor:


Rory and Scott go to TechEd – A love story


http://www.hanselman.com/blog/RoryAndScottGoToTechEdALoveStory.aspx

Exchange, SQL, Live Meeting, MAC, Misc.

Exchange:


Exchange Server Best Practices Analyzer Tool Version 2.0 Yahoooooo.


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=dbab201f-4bee-4943-ac22-e2ddbd258df3&displaylang=en


 


Dealing with Outlook Internet Headers


http://www.msexchange.org/articles/Outlook-Internet-Headers.html


 


Microsoft Exchange Server Best Practices Analyzer Management Pack for Microsoft Operations Manager 2005


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=583fa809-f151-4784-afd4-44d0b7687e6a&displaylang=en


 


Couple of Interesting KBs – Hmmm, new stuff.


http://blogs.msdn.com/evand/archive/2005/03/16/396873.aspx


 


Some attachments in your e-mail messages are not visible in Outlook Web Access 2003


http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;888624


 


How to implement Exchange Server 2003 on a Windows 2000-based cluster or on a Windows Server 2003-based cluster – I think we need version 2 of this one.


http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;895981


 


Recommended Mailbox Size Limits


http://blogs.msdn.com/exchange/archive/2005/03/14/395229.aspx


 


OAB sort orders and character handling


http://blogs.msdn.com/exchange/archive/2005/03/16/396840.aspx


 


SQL:


The .NET Show: SQL Server 2005 – 100k


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=48ff5a7b-0255-4a1e-878f-71262680b832&displaylang=en


 


The .NET Show: SQL Server 2005 – 300k


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=a732fe0d-bc5a-44fa-986d-e5146944a57d&displaylang=en


 


The .NET Show: SQL Server 2005 – Mobile


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=f39da687-23bb-4f82-922c-a3fa77be0f5d&displaylang=en


 


Live Meeting:


Live Meeting Help File: Live Meeting 2005 API Reference


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=ac48894b-9471-41c2-9b44-170655f400cc&displaylang=en


 


MAC:


PST Import Tool for Entourage 2004 for Mac


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=9b95cfe2-ea2b-4088-af2c-2fd497e2a6f8&displaylang=en


 


Miscellaneous:


Microsoft Windows Journal Viewer 1.5


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=fad44098-8b73-4e06-96d4-d1eb70eacb44&displaylang=en

Exchange, Windows, XP, Live Meeting, News

Exchange:


Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Folder Handling Denial of Servic – Interesting at best. Scary at worst.


http://www.addict3d.org/index.php?page=viewarticle&type=security&ID=3459


 


Windows:


Running websites with Windows NT risky – If you play with fire, you will get burnt. What are all these sites doing using NT 4.0 still? I just don’t get it. This is what unsupported means!!!


http://www.itnews.com.au/newsstory.aspx?CIaNCID=35&CIaNID=18220&r=rss


 


XP:


Windows XP Embedded SP2 Update: Enhanced Write Filter (EWF) API Replacement Library


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=eb3b3d35-ae95-4864-ba3c-d488d3980972&displaylang=en


 


Live Meeting:


Live Meeting 2005 Add-in: Live Meeting 2005 Replay Wrapper


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=6554d1dd-3327-43dd-97f3-cb1d241728f8&displaylang=en


 


Live Meeting 2005 Add-in: Live Meeting Add-in for PowerPoint


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=9686ef25-856e-4c5c-bc46-c41d0f1a7aa5&displaylang=en


 


Live Meeting 2005 Windows-based Meeting Console Standalone Installer


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=ba25749f-ca2f-451b-a20f-205896a79e60&displaylang=en


 


News:


Deconstructing the Blog – Man this is funny stuff.


http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,4149,27443,00.asp


 


Surprise–Gates is still world’s richest person – Come on you saw this coming.

http://news.zdnet.com/2100-3513_22-5609661.html

Exchange, MAC, News

Exchange:


Exchange Server 2003 Security Hardening Guide


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=6a80711f-e5c9-4aef-9a44-504db09b9065&displaylang=en


 


Using SMTPDIAG to Diagnose Exchange 2003 Related SMTP and DNS Problems


http://www.msexchange.org/tutorials/SMTPDIAGdiagnose-Exchange-2003-SMTP-DNS.html


 


Microsoft preps real-time communications update


http://www.cbronline.com/article_news.asp?guid=8ABDA16D-8D38-4CD1-8F9B-118D6B513FD9


 


Best Practices in Messaging Security: Managing email security policy and regulatory compliance requirements in financial services, health care and public sector. – Interesting read, requires registration.


http://whitepapers.zdnet.co.uk/0,39025945,60110253p,00.htm


 


Update for Outlook 2003 Junk Email Filter (KB892236)


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=e478799e-074b-4492-a224-257043c975ad&displaylang=en


 


MAC:


Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.1.1 Update


http://www.microsoft.com/mac/downloads.aspx?pid=download&location=/mac/download/office2004/update_11.1.1.xml&secid=4&ssid=14&flgnosysreq=True


 


News:


Microsoft to buy Groove Networks


http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/7147797/

Live Meeting, Misc.

Live Meeting:


Live Meeting 2005 Document: Live Meeting 2005 Intranet Portal Administrator’s and Programmer’s Guide


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=c0ce5e7c-67c2-453c-8b31-95ff6f3b2873&displaylang=en


 


Live Meeting 2005 Document: Live Meeting 2005 Deployment Guide


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=b46977d2-1d2c-40ea-8c83-793b85413859&displaylang=en


 


Live Meeting 2005 Add-in: Microsoft Office Live Meeting Intranet Portal


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=429bb528-fd1b-45b7-af2b-cbbf4a8e65ff&displaylang=en


 


Miscellaneous:


The Evolution of a Programmer – Good stuff and funny J


http://www.ariel.com.au/jokes/The_Evolution_of_a_Programmer.html


 


How good is your backup? And can you restore from it? Very funny!


http://www.backuptrauma.com/video/default2.aspx

Clustering, Exchange, Windows, MOF, Misc.

Can it be true? The second Tuesday is coming up and we won’t get any patches? Time will tell.


 


Clustering:


Windows Cluster Edition – Interesting…


http://developers.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=05/03/04/2134229&from=rss


 


Exchange:


Future Exchange distribution media: CDs vs. DVD? Let us know! – the Exchange team wants to know with you prefer. DVD for me thanks!


http://blogs.msdn.com/exchange/archive/2005/03/04/385279.aspx


 


Sender ID: Sender ID Overview


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=0763587e-eb68-449c-8972-8881924ebb4b&displaylang=en


 


Sender ID: “Implementation Tips for the Sender ID Framework—Creating Your SPF Record”


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=b7ce1cac-d884-4216-82fe-379f875663ff&displaylang=en


 


Windows:


Microsoft IT SP1 Deployment Case Study


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=16ac3ec7-1fb6-4bda-b579-b1486d753950&displaylang=en


 


MOF:


Mapping International Security Standards to MOF


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=b305cc14-de60-4fdb-93d0-4346492e375d&displaylang=en


 


Miscellaneous:


Securing Wireless LANs with PEAP and Passwords


http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=60c5d0a1-9820-480e-aa38-63485eca8b9b&displaylang=en


 


TechNet Quarter 4 FY05 Downloadable Documents

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=8823a157-6b41-4aa2-82b6-2a2f6a24d762&displaylang=en