Enabling Forefront Security Anti-spam Updates

An important factor in maintaining consistent spam protection over time is ensuring updates to the anti-spam filters are in place. Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 leverages the proven Microsoft Update infrastructure for providing anti-spam filter updates and, by default, administrators can visit the MU site to retrieve content filter updates that are being published every two weeks. An increased level of protection is offered to Enterprise CAL customers, where spam filter updates are more frequent and diverse http://www.microsoft.com/exchange/preview/edition_compare.mspx Read more at source: http://msexchangeteam.com/archive/2007/01/03/432050.aspx Technorati : Exchange 2007, anti-spam, updates Del.icio.us : Exchange 2007, anti-spam, updates

A new Update for Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition (KB918980)

Consider the following scenario. You develop an application that calls the IRow::GetColumns function of the Exchange OLE DB provider. The application is installed on a server that is running an x64 version of Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 (SP1). In this scenario, the IRow::GetColumns function unexpectedly returns error code 0x80010105. Then, the Store.exe process may crash on the server that is running Microsoft Exchange Server. Microsoft KB: http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=918980 Download it at: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=AA353712-05E7-4B08-888C-F8ECB998DC72&displaylang=en Ice Rocket : IRow::GetColumns, hotfix, x64

Exchange Server 2007 alternative to Standby Cluster

Matt Richoux has explained to us how to recovery CCR and SCC cluster environments in Exchange Server 2007. NOTE: When we say “Exchange 2003 Standby Cluster” we are referring to the configuration discussed here: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/exchange/guides/DROpsGuide/2493c2d6-618c-4c49-9cb1-fff556926707.mspx?mfr=true Exchange Server 2007 does not support a Standby Cluster like Exchange 2003, so what are your options? With Exchange 2007 we have the ability to recover an Exchange cluster with the exsetup /recoverCMS switch. This is similar to the functionality we have with Exchange 2003 with the setup /disasterRecovery switch with a standalone system. Note: In Exchange 2007 an Exchange Virtual Server is now called … Continue reading Exchange Server 2007 alternative to Standby Cluster