Exchange connection filter using a Real Time Block list, and IMFPerfmon.msc

Here are some things I do. I may miss a step so you may have toconfirm things. After you added connection filter provider you need tomake sure you have checked that stuff in the default virtual server.Global Settings/Message Delivery right click Properties.Sender Filtering: Check Filter messages with a blank sender and Dropconnection if address filter matches filter.Connection Filtering: Add your favorite RBL services. I happen to use zen.spamhaus.org Please visit www.spamhaus.org to review terms and conditions to see if you are eligible to use their services.Intelligent Messaging Filtering: I set it at 7 and Reject. You wantreject so if there … Continue reading Exchange connection filter using a Real Time Block list, and IMFPerfmon.msc

File association woes as a limited workstation user

I get a call that a new user cannot open tif or jpg file. When they go to Windows Explorer the file association is greyed out. I do a Google search and turn up a registry value of  hklm\software\microsoft\currentversion\policies\explorer add dword NoFileAssociate with a value of 0. Or if this is missing it is the same as a 0. Well I searched and searched for other answers as this key did not help. The searches also suggested the HKCU but I would get an error when trying to create a new dword when logged in as a workstation user.  I … Continue reading File association woes as a limited workstation user