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

Exchange: Backup Process Used with Clustered Exchange Server 2003 Servers at Microsoft MS IT: Leveraging dual SMTP Virtual server approach for Exchange 2003 gateway perimeter system – Very, very good read (with pictures) Cross site moves in Exchange Native Mode – Good stuff from the Man. More DS/IS prerequisite validation info for cross-site, Exchange mixed mode mailbox moves – Nice! 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…–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 🙂 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. XP: Deploying Windows XP Service Pack 2 in Enterprise Environments MIIS: Microsoft® Identity Integration Server 2003 Scenarios Miscellaneous: Medium Business Guide for Antivirus v1.0 MSDN TV: What’s New in .NET Remoting for .NET Framework 2.0  

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

Exchange: Exchange Joins Microsoft’s Billion-Dollar Club – Hey maybe Microsoft will lower the price now? Common Exchange SAN Misconceptions Be All That You Can Be: Sensible Best Practices for Exchange Availability – Webcast on Jan 27th 🙂 Exchange 12 on the horizon – various articles on the subject:;jsessionid=YUPI3YMXIEXBEQSNDBESKHA?articleId=57702287,1759,1752710,00.asp?kc=EWRSS03119TX1K0000594,+voice+mail/2100-1012_3-5542542.html?part=rss&tag=5542542&subj=news.1012.20,1995,1752696,00.asp?kc=MWRSS02129TX1K0000535 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. now redirects you to pretty neat 🙂 Microsoft Exchange Server Best Practices Analyzer Tool – Exchange log disk is full, Prevention and Remedies Overview of the Exchange 2003 Resource Kit Tools Microsoft rules out new Exchange data store,289142,sid43_gci1043858,00.html Upcoming January Webcasts Reminder Upcoming February Webcasts Office: Office 2003: XML Reference Schemas Office 2003 Smart Document Software Development Kit (SDK) 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 Exchange: Update for Outlook 2003 Junk Email Filter (KB890854) 3.33 MB New BlackBerry site – Miscellaneous: Microsoft to expand Redmond headquarters – They must be doing something right in Redmond 🙂

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) Microsoft Security Bulletin MS05-003 – Vulnerability in the Indexing Service Could Allow Remote Code Execution (871250) Microsoft Security Bulletin MS05-002 – Vulnerability in Cursor and Icon Format Handling Could Allow Remote Code Execution (891711) Microsoft Security Bulletin MS05-001 – Vulnerability in HTML Help Could Allow Code Execution (890175) 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 – Microsoft joins the battle and does an excellent job. Beta 1 is now public. Visit the above website. Watch the video ( 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!!!!