Monthly Archives: December 2004

How to check the progress of the Exchange Recipient Update Service

In this KB http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;246127, we get a good description of how to check if the RUS is working properly to update user accounts.  SUMMARY This step-by-step article describes how to verify that the Recipient Update service is working correctly. In … Continue reading

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Configure IMF gateway settings per server?

From http://blogs.msdn.com/evand/archive/2004/09/05/225916.aspx: Someone sent me email the other day asking about the global configuration of the Intelligent Message Filter (IMF). “Is there anyway to configure the IMF settings at the Admin Group level or something less than global,” they asked. … Continue reading

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Showing how much whitepace is in your database via script

Glen Scales just keeps pumping out very useful scripts.  This one is designed to show how much whitespace is available in all the databases in the org.  It is great because it also shows the number of Deleted mailboxes being … Continue reading

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Microsoft to delay SMTP relay software

Well, the news is out about another change in the messaging product line by MS.  Seems like Edge Services will be delayed until 2006 and Exchange Server 2003 SP2 will now include a reworking of Anti-SPAM technology.  Read more at SearchExchange.com … Continue reading

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Exchange Special Mailboxes Part 2 – System Attendant mailbox

Evan Dodd has written Part 2 in his series on Special Mailboxes in Exchange.  Read on…. This post is a follow-on post to the SystemMailbox post from last week. Here I’m talking about System Attendant mailbox in Exchange 200x.   … Continue reading

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Group Policy Webcasts

There is a blog entry on Bink.nu that had these webcasts listed.  This is a good set of reference webcasts for anyone starting to understand GPO’s. TechNet Webcast: Introduction to Group Policy (Part 1 of 14) (Level 200) TechNet Webcast: … Continue reading

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Exchange 2003 Offline Address books (OAB) Best Practices guide

If you want to know how to deploy and manage OAB’s in your organisation, then read this document.  It also has some useful tips on how to automate the deployment of OAB’s when you deploy the client along with useful tips on administering … Continue reading

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