Exchange, Mac, News and Misc

Exchange: Using OWA 2003 as the Default Mail Client in Your Organization – Excellent article with tips that every Exchange Admin should read. http://www.msexchange.org/tutorials/OWA-2003-Default-Mail-Client.html What are zombie users?  – Great explanation of ACL, DACL, SACL, etc. Must read. http://blogs.msdn.com/exchange/archive/2004/11/29/271636.aspx “Motorola’s MOTOSYNC™ Provides Direct Wireless Mobile Connectivity to Industry-Leading Microsoft Exchange Server 2003” http://hellomate.typepad.com/exchange/2004/11/motorolas_motos.html Mac: Virtual PC for Macintosh 7.0.1 (English) was posted to MSDN Subscriber Downloads on November 19, 2004. News and Miscellaneous: PowerPoint Viewer 2003 – Nice 🙂 http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=428d5727-43ab-4f24-90b7-a94784af71a4&displaylang=en How to help protect against a WINS security issue – Man I hate WINS! http://support.microsoft.com/kb/890710 International Computer Security Day is … Continue reading Exchange, Mac, News and Misc

Windows 2000, Exchange, In the news..

Windows 2000: Are you still running Windows 2000? Sure, we all are. Microsoft just announced that service packs for 2000 are done. http://www.microsoft.com/windows2000/server/evaluation/news/bulletins/rollup.asp They will create a rollup, but SP5 for Windows 2000 is not going to happen. Time to upgrade to Windows Server 2003 eh? Exchange: MSDTC and Exchange clusters – http://blogs.msdn.com/evand/archive/2004/11/25/270312.aspx – Awesome must read article if you are clustering Exchange 2003. Explaining Exchange 2003 Http Access (Part 1) – Good stuff. http://www.msexchange.org/tutorials/Exchange-2003-Http-Access-Part1.html In the news… “The Squeeze On BlackBerry” – Good stuff http://hellomate.typepad.com/exchange/2004/11/the_squeeze_on_.html TechNet Quarter 2 FY05 Downloadable Documents – Tons and tons of excellent information on Exchange, Group … Continue reading Windows 2000, Exchange, In the news..

SMS, 2000, 2003

SMS: Microsoft Puts New Life Into Its Systems Management  – Interesting information on Dell, though personally I still like working with HP better. http://informationweek.com/story/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=53200196 2000: Update for Windows 2000 (KB883114) http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=041b9c10-2a36-45e9-82ff-01aa58917cab&displaylang=en 2003: Update for Windows Server 2003 (KB883114) http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=1111853e-d501-49b8-9d80-66b81afe4eba&displaylang=en Update for Internet Explorer for Windows Server 2003 (KB870772)http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=1cc74935-860d-4318-a914-24a5018c24e2&displaylang=en

Exchange, XP, 2003/AD

Exchange: Microsoft Exchange Server Best Practices Analyzer Tool – Updated – again http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=4f2f1339-cbcd-4d26-9174-f30c10d7ec4c&displaylang=en How to configure an RPC over HTTP topology on computers that are running Exchange 2003 with Service Pack 1 http://support.microsoft.com/?id=841652 Implementing a Two Node Cluster with Windows 2003 Enterprise – Excellent article with pictures. http://www.msexchange.org/tutorials/Implementing-Two-Node-Cluster-Windows-2003-Enterprise.html XP: Update for Windows XP (KB887742) http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=d96edb1c-79f0-443b-ac96-8b5dca23f395&displaylang=en Update for Internet Explorer 6 for XP Service Pack 2 (KB888240) http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=d788c59e-b116-4d38-b00c-ff1d529106c8&displaylang=en Windows 2003 – Active Directory: Update for Internet Explorer for Windows Server 2003 (KB810395) http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=e0bba1ea-4965-4066-b74c-99950436ebd0&displaylang=en Troubleshooting Group Policy in Microsoft® Windows® Server – Version 2.0 – great stuff http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=b24bf2d5-0d7a-4fc5-a14d-e91d211c21b2&displaylang=en Group Policy Infrastructure White … Continue reading Exchange, XP, 2003/AD

Exchange, XP, Office, Misc.

Exchange: More on Exchange 200x SRS + SRS troubleshooting tips! Good stuff. http://blogs.msdn.com/exchange/archive/2004/11/19/266841.aspx Office 2003 Add-in: Microsoft Outlook SMS Add-in (MOSA) – Send SMS text messages from your phone through Outlook. http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=240080b4-986e-4afb-ab21-3af2be63508b&displaylang=en XP: Update for Windows XP (KB886677) http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=e29e54c2-715e-4f04-b995-6e060ac7e5b1&displaylang=en Office: Internet and Local Area Network Bandpass Performance of Microsoft Office 2003 http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=f54d3af6-f0c1-45eb-bd47-00e99d9758a2&displaylang=en Miscellaneous: Microsoft Operations Manager 2005 Deployment Planning Guide http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=f3d68268-df08-431b-8d0d-2d184e81e161&displaylang=en Microsoft iSCSI Software Initiator Version 1.06 (build 302) http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=12cb3c1a-15d6-4585-b385-befd1319f825&displaylang=en

Exchange, XP, SMS, Mom, Misc.

Exchange: Worksheet: Disaster Recovery Preparation for Exchange Server 2003 http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/exchange/2003/drchecklist.mspx Exchange Technet Webcasts for December http://hellomate.typepad.com/exchange/2004/11/exchange_techne.html How different versions of Outlook and Exchange deal with HTML message body? – Very interesting stuff. http://blogs.msdn.com/exchange/archive/2004/11/17/258943.aspx Royalty-Free Sender ID for E-mail License Agreement http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=1e0e1281-d98c-4825-940f-8882f15dbc4f&displaylang=en Bill Gates is most “spammed” person in the world: Microsoft CEO http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=1541&ncid=738&e=6&u=/afp/20041118/en_afp/afplifestyle_microsoft From Kim Akers – Senior Director, Exchange Marketing (thanks to http://hellomate.typepad.com/exchange/2004/11/miccrosoft_it_f.html for the cut and paste of the really good stuff) Apparently one third of messaging admins would rather get divorced than have e-mail go down! 80% of organisations believe that e-mail is more important than the phone. … Continue reading Exchange, XP, SMS, Mom, Misc.

Exchange, Windows Server 2003, XP, LCS, SPS, SMS, Office, Misc.

Exchange: Update for Exchange 2003 (KB 883543) – This is a post SP1 Exchange 2003 update. http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=5f1bab2d-1096-416c-bc5c-1fa19739dbb7&displaylang=en Exchange 200x SRS – how does it fit into the big picture? http://blogs.msdn.com/exchange/archive/2004/11/12/256560.aspx Microsoft Product Support’s Reporting Tools (MPSReports)  – For Exchange http://blogs.msdn.com/exchange/archive/2004/11/10/255133.aspx Designing an Active Directory/Exchange 2003 environment using the Exchange Best Practices Analyzer http://www.msexchange.org/tutorials/Designing-Active-Directory-Exchange-2003-Best-Practices-Analyzer.html Exchange 2003 and WINS – Do you need WINS? http://weblogs.asp.net/eileen_brown/archive/2004/11/11/255661.aspx Windows Server 2003: Update for Microsoft Windows Server 2003 (KB883646) http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=b69906a8-fe5b-4350-976b-864e2c40b01c&displaylang=en XP: Troubleshooting Windows Firewall in Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=a7628646-131d-4617-bf68-f0532d8db131&displaylang=en Live Communications Server 2003/5: Live Meeting 2003 Document: R2 API Reference Guide http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=ce786867-13d5-455d-a1f0-43f19590e1b0&displaylang=en Live Meeting … Continue reading Exchange, Windows Server 2003, XP, LCS, SPS, SMS, Office, Misc.

Exchange, SMS, Misc.

Exchange: Messaging Hygiene at Microsoft http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=17dc35ad-8ba1-48b1-91f3-563313ee878a&displaylang=en SMS: Systems Management Server 2003 Service Pack 1 Upgrade – English http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=0ddfeb0a-86fd-4681-b65f-dfa67629932e&displaylang=en Systems Management Server 2003 Service Pack 1 Scan Tools – English http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=af0f2c14-d1dd-48f2-b2c6-b0a38b2fef77&displaylang=en Miscellaneous: Scripting Security Descriptors http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=4fd2a6ce-2b7c-40cd-abe0-85eb69a90019&displaylang=en Understanding Mobile IPv6 http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=f85dd3f2-802b-4ea3-8148-6cde835c8921&displaylang=en