Monthly Archives: September 2004

WebRelease 1.1 tools on the web today (including EXBPA and others)

  Today we see the release of the “Web Release 1.1” tool downloads at: http://www.microsoft.com/exchange/downloads/2003.asp There are a bunch of great new tools and updates to existing tools.  The big release today, of course, is the Exchange “Best Practices Analyzer” tool … Continue reading

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IMF Archive Manager Version 2 released

  After 6 months of feedback and contributions by the folks over in the IMFAM workspace, the final release of the 2nd IMF Archive Manager is available.   IMFAM is a C# GUI tool released as shared source on GotDotNet … Continue reading

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SSL Diagnostics Tool

Here’s a useful tool to add to your toolbox if you get involved with configuring SSL within your Exchange environment: SSLDiag. The installation also includes an SSL FAQ guide which is really useful if you wish to learn more about … Continue reading

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How to reset the default virtual directories for Outlook Web Access in Exchange Server 2003

MS has recently released a KB article on how to reset the default virtual directories  for OWA 2003. In OWA 2000, if they got damaged or accidentally deleted, the SA would automagically recreate them on restart, but with E2K3, this … Continue reading

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IMF on machines with 15 character names

  If you’re running Intelligent Message Filter (IMF) on an Exchange server with a 15 character servername (for instance, if your gateway with IMF installed is called ABCDEFGHIJKLMNO), you may have noticed that IMF doesn’t process the inbound messages. This is because … Continue reading

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MS Whitepaper released on Optimizing Storage for E2K3

As Chris mentioned on his blog – Microsoft has a new paper out that talks about Optimizing Storage for Exchange Server 2003. Definitely a good read that talks about where Exchange generates most IO, what the best practices are for … Continue reading

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TechNet Virtual Labs

Looking for something to do during your lunch hour? Why not take a look at the Technet Virtual Labs? Each module is allocated a 60 min block of time… Step into the Exchange Server 2003 Virtual Lab for Free It’s … Continue reading

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