Monthly Archives: January 2005

Tarpitting harvesters with Exchange 2003 on Windows 2003

New KB article (KB.842851) covers a Windows 2003 hotfix to tarpit anyone harvesting addresses from Exchange. You want this one if you’re doing Recipient Filtering based on directory lookups! By default, Exchange 2003 will allow inbound SMTP mail to be … Continue reading

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Monad and E12 details

At this website, there is a good deal of information on the forthcoming Monad Shell (MSH) that is slated to ship with E12.  This will be a new WMI based command shell that is supposed to give us all the … Continue reading

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MS IT: Leveraging dual SMTP Virtual server approach for Exchange 2003 gateway perimeter system

Here is a good basics article posted by Konstantin Ryvkin on how to configure the Exchange Server 2003 Front End servers for better control and reporting of mail traffic. The vast majority of modern messaging environments have a challenge of establishing … Continue reading

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Microsoft Preps for Exchange ‘E12’

According to Microsoft Watch… Next major Exchange update is still a year or two away. Before then, expect more Web tools and Service Pack 2. After canceling a minor version of Exchange Server that was expected this year, Microsoft is … Continue reading

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Some more thoughts on disk IO and calculations….

Nicole Allen posted this on her blog back in November and I had read it back then but forgot to post it here.  Nicole has many great posts on her blog, so check it out, including her original post on Disk … Continue reading

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Confused by different public folder tools?

Here is a great conparison between the most likely Public Folder tools available today posted by Bill Long. With all the various public folder tools out there, it can be difficult to remember what tool works with what version of … Continue reading

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BlogCast on using the Recovery Storage Group (RSG)

This is a new term for an old way of demonstrating something – BlogCasting.  Posting a video screen capture with audio on a topic.  In this instance, using the Recovery Storage Group presented by Ewan Dalton.  This link shows a second … Continue reading

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