Why talk about PowerShell ?

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You might be wondering why I’m posting so much about PowerShell since I’m an Exchange MVP. I’m going to try and expand on this a little bit and add as much clarity as I can. Jeffrey Snover has spoken about this a lot in his introductory sessions on PowerShell and I’d like to amplify this […]

SBS server disappeared off the network

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As I came into the office this morning I was told that my SBS server had gone off the radar for hours. I RDP’ d (Remote Desktop) into the box and managed to get a task manager up for long enough to see that mmc.exe was hogging the processor. After that task manager itself became […]

The Small Business Server ‘BPA’ – Best Practices Analyzer was publicly released today on the Download Center.

Posted Posted in Small Business Server

I received this from Mariëtte Knap from smallbizserver.net today:   The Small Business Server ‘BPA’ – Best Practices Analyzer was publicly released today on the Download Center. Download Center Page:  http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=3874527A-DE19-49BB-800F-352F3B6F2922&displaylang=en Knowledge Base Article:  http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;940439 Official SBS Post:  http://blogs.technet.com/sbs/archive/2007/10/16/sbs-now-has-a-best-practices-analyzer.aspx This tool applies the collective knowledge of product support into over 250 rules, warnings, and errors easily run on any […]

SBS POP3 connector pain

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I have recently had a number of run-in’s with the SBS 2003 POP3 connector and the thing’s it DOESN’T do properly, such as not duplicate mail incessantly or just plain drop mail addressed to BCC – blind carbon copy recipients. With that in mind, I’ve looked at the options for a POP connector replacement which […]