It’s a busy month in community land with two activities planned. One activity for ITPRO Africa and another one for information worker. The ITPRO Africa event will be held of the 5’th of July and speaks to the relevance of security in the modern enterprise. Even though we have vendors presenting, a No Marketing rule […]
A new study shows that younger users will use any mail platform available – to the exclusion of the corporate platform provided – in order to get their work done. Mimecast have published a blog post and a press release with potential huge shock value to most companies with formalised email infrastructure. A demographic of […]
A quick mention and a quote from the original post. I’d like to encourage anyone who is in an architectural or operational capacity to subscribe to the Exchange teams blog. Quoting from the original blog post: Exchange CXP team has released Update Rollup 4 for Exchange Server 2010 RTM (KB 982639) to the download center. […]
Wildcard certificates used to have a stigma attached to them; however I didn’t really know where that stigma came from, except that it was considered “best practice” not to use them under certain circumstances. So I did a bit of digging – let’s start with the gold standard for Certificate Authorities (CA) – VeriSign, gold […]
Ok so this isn’t a new topic – but actually it IS. Exchange Best Practices Analyzer or ExBPA updates quite regularly, and as such it’s something that the Exchange administrator should be running regularly. The reasons are quite simple: Owning Exchange is a moving target – Patches, Rollup Updates, etc change the software landscape and […]
Yip, it’s Free. With conditions of course. What’s the condition? You need to have a genuine version of Microsoft Windows…. If that doesn’t concern you – and it shouldn’t, then download and check out Microsoft Security essentials.
A few things in this rollup, but none as important as Microsoft Security Bulletin MS09-003 – Critical . This bulletin actually covers a vulnerability that affects Exchange servers 2000, 2003 AND 2007 and is a relatively big deal, as specially crafted messages could cause remote code execution……. Anyone remember that SQL worm?
No you’re not lost, this is not a misplaced blog post from years ago. Recently I’ve needed to export a Exchange 5.5 directory and since I wasn’t able to find my copy of header.exe I had to do some digging to find the list of available header fields. Since it took me a while to […]
After creating a new distribution group in Exchange and trying to email it from the outside you receive the following error: Delivery has failed to these recipients or distribution lists:firstname.lastname@example.orgYour message wasn’t delivered because of security policies. MicrosoftExchange will not try to redeliver this message for you. Pleaseprovide the following diagnostic text to your system […]
It’s been a good week for free. VMWARE giving things away, and so are Simple Talk. Simple Talk are giving away a copy of an E-book that’s actually useful. If you know something or nothing about Exchange, it’s worth having a read, especially since it’s free. The book is a collection of chapters from five […]