I’m glad 32 bit is dying, I really am. 32 bit TCP stacks are a pain since they suffer from port exhaustion, 32 bit databases can only grow so large, and wile some of this article IS motivated by the joys of seeing how Exchange and other applications can scale in a 64 bit environment […]
SBS 2008: Released to Manufacturing! Find out about it on blogs.technet.com Be ready for a few surprises yet………..
On the 30’th of April 2008 we held the Heroes happen here community launch for Windows server 2008 in Cape Town. I spoke on Windows Server 2008 new features with particular emphasis on the Hyper-V role. What made this launch event really special for me is that I managed to get by with zero slides, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Configuring Outlook Anywhere on Vista turned out to be slightly trickier than on Windows XP. I am using Outlook 2003 on top of Windows Vista Business Edition for the sake of this post. First off, I tried to import the certificate using OWA. Connecting to the HTTPS URL gave me the usual certificate warning, however importing […]