subject: exchange


TechNet Magazine – February 2011
February 21, 2011, 4:34 am
Filed under: Cool Reading

The February 2011 edition of the TechNet Magazine is now available for online reading.

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Update for Outlook Junk E-mail Filter (February 2011)
February 15, 2011, 5:15 am
Filed under: Downloads,Outlook,Updates

Microsoft has recently released the February update for the Outlook 2003/2007/2010 Junk E-mail Filter.

"This update provides the Junk E-mail Filter in Microsoft Office Outlook with a more current definition of which e-mail messages should be considered junk e-mail."

The update is available for Outlook 2003, Outlook 2007 and Outlook 2010 (32-bit, 64-bit) or you can use Microsoft Update. As usual the update comes with the corresponding Knowledge Base article:



Microsoft Exchange RPC Extractor 1.0
February 13, 2011, 6:32 am
Filed under: Downloads,Tools

Microsoft Exchange RPC Extractor 1.0 is a nifty tool that can help you troubleshoot and diagnose Exchange Server problems.

Brief Description
The Microsoft Exchange RPC Extractor is a command-line tool that can parse network captures and interpret remote procedure calls made from a client to Microsoft Exchange.

Overview
The Microsoft Exchange RPC Extractor (RPX) is a command-line tool that can parse network captures and interpret remote procedure calls made from a client to Microsoft Exchange . RPX uses the information provided in the Microsoft Exchange protocol documentation to parse RPCs, remote operations (ROPs), and the parameters for each ROP.

System Requirements

  • Supported Operating Systems:Windows 7;Windows Vista Service Pack 2

You can install the Exchange RPC Extractor 1.0 on computers that are running 32- or 64-bit versions of the Windows Vista® or Windows® 7 operating systems.



Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server MP for OpsMgr 2007 v.11.1.301.0
February 2, 2011, 3:54 am
Filed under: 12148,6379,Downloads

Microsoft recently released an updated version of the Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server Management Pack for System Center Operations Manager 2007.

Brief Description
The Management Pack for Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server monitors the availability, security, configuration and performance of an FPE deployment.

Overview
The Management Pack for Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server (FPE) allows you to discover FPE installations and components and to monitor them within System Center Operations Manager 2007 and 2007 R2. When there is an issue that may impact the availability, configuration, or security of your FPE deployment, Operations Manager uses the management pack to detect the issue, alert you to its existence, and facilitate diagnosis and corrective actions.

Feature Summary:

  • Support for Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server (FPE)
  • Discovery and monitoring of key FPE services
  • Monitoring of product license status
  • Monitoring of the availability and configuration of scan jobs
  • Monitoring of scan engine and definition updates
  • Diagnostic and recovery tasks related to engine updates and service recycling
  • Performance views of message scanning rate across scan jobs
  • Discovery and monitoring of FPE running with an Exchange CCR cluster

Release History:
  • 11/9/2009 – Original release of the English version, version 11.0.325.00.
  • 6/18/2010 – Updated version and localized releases, version 11.1.301.0.