Exchange, Windows, SPS, LCS, Project, Misc.

Exchange: Backup Process Used with Clustered Exchange Server 2003 Servers at Microsoft http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=63fa9270-563f-4627-a0a0-8a07e02cf9bf&displaylang=en MS IT: Leveraging dual SMTP Virtual server approach for Exchange 2003 gateway perimeter system – Very, very good read (with pictures) http://blogs.msdn.com/exchange/archive/2005/01/24/359677.aspx Cross site moves in Exchange Native Mode – Good stuff from the Man. http://blogs.msdn.com/evand/archive/2005/01/24/359681.aspx More DS/IS prerequisite validation info for cross-site, Exchange mixed mode mailbox moves – Nice! http://blogs.msdn.com/evand/archive/2005/01/25/360212.aspx Command Line Administration of your Exchange Full-Text Index with the help of MSSEARCH_ADMIN.VBS – Are you using Exchange’s Full Text Indexes? Learn more about how they work… http://www.msexchange.org/tutorials/Command-Line-Administration-Exchange-Full-Text–Index-MSSEARCH_ADMIN.html FSC’s PRIMERGY BX620 S2 server blade sets a … Continue reading Exchange, Windows, SPS, LCS, Project, Misc.

Exchange, XP, MIIS, Misc.

Exchange: Why does the 2003 ADC randomize the logon name?  – Interesting read, geeky but good 🙂 http://blogs.msdn.com/exchange/archive/2005/01/21/358240.aspx A security update is available to help prevent the enumeration of Exchange Server 2003 e-mail addresses – Don’t tarpit my email addresses, good stuff. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/842851/ XP: Deploying Windows XP Service Pack 2 in Enterprise Environments http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=8977ab8d-a52a-46c9-badf-e32ea65b376f&displaylang=en MIIS: Microsoft® Identity Integration Server 2003 Scenarios http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=15032653-d78e-4d9d-9e48-6cf0ae0c369c&displaylang=en Miscellaneous: Medium Business Guide for Antivirus v1.0 http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=82fcf08c-be7a-4caf-bb51-e8f20bf7f067&displaylang=en MSDN TV: What’s New in .NET Remoting for .NET Framework 2.0 http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=6fb7b637-d692-4e96-b11b-948f18583d1b&displaylang=en  

Exchange, SPS, Server, Project, MIIS, Misc.

Exchange: Exchange Joins Microsoft’s Billion-Dollar Club – Hey maybe Microsoft will lower the price now? http://www.redmondmag.com/news/article.asp?EditorialsID=6534 Common Exchange SAN Misconceptions http://www.windowsitpro.com/Articles/Index.cfm?ArticleID=45137&feed=rss&subj=Windows Be All That You Can Be: Sensible Best Practices for Exchange Availability – Webcast on Jan 27th 🙂 https://event.on24.com/eventRegistration/EventLobbyServlet?target=registration.jsp&eventid=10154&sessionid=1&key=D19ADAE3D84EF1D004EB317C4C7E9013&partnerref=0118events&referrer=&sourcepage=register Exchange 12 on the horizon – various articles on the subject: http://www.crn.com/sections/breakingnews/breakingnews.jhtml;jsessionid=YUPI3YMXIEXBEQSNDBESKHA?articleId=57702287 http://www.nwfusion.com/news/2005/0119msexchange.html http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1759,1752710,00.asp?kc=EWRSS03119TX1K0000594 http://news.com.com/Next+Exchange+to+combine+e-mail,+voice+mail/2100-1012_3-5542542.html?part=rss&tag=5542542&subj=news.1012.20 http://www.microsoft-watch.com/article2/0,1995,1752696,00.asp?kc=MWRSS02129TX1K0000535 http://news.zdnet.com/2100-9593_22-5542542.html http://www.windowsitpro.com/Article/ArticleID/45129/45129.html Microsoft Office Outlook Live: Outlook Lights Up With MSN Hotmail – For $60US/Year you can use Outlook via the web from anywhere. Sure glad OWA is free 🙂 My Outlook client right now is taking 46MB of RAM, wonder how this year … Continue reading Exchange, SPS, Server, Project, MIIS, Misc.

Exchange, Office, Medium/Small Business, Misc.

Exchange: The story of the MSDTC resource and Exchange 200x cluster servers – Finally, the whole MSDTC story revealed in detail. Excellent read. http://blogs.msdn.com/exchange/archive/2005/01/17/354497.aspx www.exbpa.com now redirects you to http://www.microsoft.com/exchange/downloads/2003/exbpa/default.asp pretty neat 🙂 Microsoft Exchange Server Best Practices Analyzer Tool – 1.6.7.1 http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=4f2f1339-cbcd-4d26-9174-f30c10d7ec4c&displaylang=en Exchange log disk is full, Prevention and Remedies http://www.msexchange.org/articles/Exchange-log-disk-full.html Overview of the Exchange 2003 Resource Kit Tools http://www.msexchange.org/tutorials/Overview-Exchange-2003-Resource-Kit.html Microsoft rules out new Exchange data store http://searchexchange.techtarget.com/originalContent/0,289142,sid43_gci1043858,00.html Upcoming January Webcasts Reminder http://hellomate.typepad.com/exchange/2005/01/upcoming_januar.html Upcoming February Webcasts http://hellomate.typepad.com/exchange/2005/01/upcoming_februa.html Office: Office 2003: XML Reference Schemas http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=fe118952-3547-420a-a412-00a2662442d9&displaylang=en Office 2003 Smart Document Software Development Kit (SDK) http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=24a557f7-eb06-4a2c-8f6c-2767b174126f&displaylang=en Medium/Small Business – though everyone can/will benefit … Continue reading Exchange, Office, Medium/Small Business, Misc.

New Baby, Exchange, Misc.

Big News: My wife delivered our 4th child last night about 8:30 PM CST. His name is Tanner Cole and he weighed  a little under 6 pounds (2704 grams), and is 18.5 inches long. See him at http://spaces.msn.com/members/clustering. Exchange: Update for Outlook 2003 Junk Email Filter (KB890854) 3.33 MB http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=9710921e-7529-4e25-a12a-2ebd96f4e914&displaylang=en New BlackBerry site – http://blackberrycool.com/ Miscellaneous: Microsoft to expand Redmond headquarters – They must be doing something right in Redmond 🙂 http://techrepublic.com.com/5100-22_11-5531657.html?tag=nl.e019

Lots of Goodies, Security Bulletins, Exchange, Windows Server, XP, Office, LCS, Scripting, Misc.

It’s been awhile since I have posted about PCNEWS, so be prepared for a boat load of stuff today. Sorry about that 🙂 Security Bulletins: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-045 – Vulnerability in WINS Could Allow Remote Code Execution (870763) http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS04-045.mspx Microsoft Security Bulletin MS05-003 – Vulnerability in the Indexing Service Could Allow Remote Code Execution (871250) http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS05-003.mspx Microsoft Security Bulletin MS05-002 – Vulnerability in Cursor and Icon Format Handling Could Allow Remote Code Execution (891711) http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS05-002.mspx Microsoft Security Bulletin MS05-001 – Vulnerability in HTML Help Could Allow Code Execution (890175) http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS05-001.mspx Exchange: Using Exchange Server 2003 Recovery Storage Groups – … Continue reading Lots of Goodies, Security Bulletins, Exchange, Windows Server, XP, Office, LCS, Scripting, Misc.

STOP THE SPYWARE!!!!

STOP THE SPYWARE – Microsoft joins the battle and does an excellent job. http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/spyware/software/default.mspx Beta 1 is now public. Visit the above website. Watch the video (http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/spyware/video1.mspx). I think every AOL user should watch it and learn. AntiSpyware (Beta) 1.0 is out. I have to tell you, I swear by Spybot Search & Destroy (S&D) and Lavasoft Ad-aware, but this is really good stuff. It is definitely full featured. Parts: Spyware Scan – a very nice scanning tool. It found things neither of the above mentioned tools found. You can scan memory, cookies, files, schedule it, view the history, etc. Seems to work … Continue reading STOP THE SPYWARE!!!!