Monthly Archives: January 2006

How does OABGen know what domain controller to connect to?

Here is an article posted on EHLO by Dave Goldman. In this article I will explain how the OAB Generation process discovers the domain controller that it will use for rebuilding an Offline Address List. Understanding this process can help … Continue reading

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Microsoft Network Load Balancing: Frequently Asked Questions for Windows 2000 and Windows Server 2003

For those of us who implement Windows NLB on E2K3 Front End Servers, this is a good read. NLB basics, NLB and other clustering technologies, NLB for scalability, NLB for high availability, NLB fundamentals, deployment issues, set up and configuration, … Continue reading

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Update for Intelligent Message Filter for Exchange Server 2003: 2006.01.05 released

Update for Intelligent Message Filter for Exchange Server 2003: 2006.01.05 (KB907747) has bee eleased. Get it through Microsoft Update or WSUS For information how to setup automatic updates, see:  http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=907747

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Microsoft IIS Diagnostics Toolkit

Overview The IIS Diagnostics Toolkit is a combined release of popular tools used by today’s IIS users. These tools include tools aimed at resolving problems related to Secure Socket Layer (SSL) issues, permission or security problems, gathering data for your … Continue reading

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Exchange Does Not Always Use Local GCs

A good description from Jasper Kuria on why E2K3 does always use the local GC. Until last week I was under the impression that Exchange always uses local GCs (Global Catalog servers) and only uses out-of-site directory servers (GCs or DCs) … Continue reading

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Application Analyzer 2006 for Lotus Domino Beta

The Microsoft Application Analyzer 2006 for Lotus Notes/Domino is a tool that is used to help size and scope a Lotus Notes/Domino application migration project. The tool will analyze Lotus Domino applications, provide reports about application characteristics and recommend possible … Continue reading

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