Secure IMAP in SBS 2003 with ISA 2004

Eriq Neale wrote this post in September, 2007.  Given that I referenced it yet again today while configuring a customer’s SBS 2003 R2 Premium with ISA 2004 to get IMAPS running for an employee’s Mac at their house so they could use Apple Mail and IMAP, I figured I would drop a quick note of thanks here to Eriq and link to it for my own quick reference to dig it up again later.  😉 Thanks Eriq!  Thanks to Tim too for encouraging you to write it up! Steve

Migration from SBS 2003 to EBS 2008

  When migrating over to EBS from SBS 2003 there are couple pre-migration steps that will save you a lot of trouble. First: Change the IP address of your SBS LAN IP.  This will allow you to point mail to it during the installation process.  If you do not change it, then you will not be able to have mail hit it if one of your EBS servers (in our deployments, we’ve standardized on .1 for SEC, .2 for MGT, and .3 for MSG) are going to use x.x.x.2 (default SBS 2003 IP address fourth octet). Second: If running SBS … Continue reading Migration from SBS 2003 to EBS 2008

Exclude your ISA log files from AV scans

This isn’t in the normal KB articles for antivirus scanning exclusions, so if you come across the following event ID, check out MS KB 887311.   Event Type:        ErrorEvent Source:     Microsoft ISA Server ControlEvent Category: None Event ID:            14079 http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;887311