David Lemson's WebLog

Product Unit Manager, Exchange

October, 2003

  • Configure Exchange 2003 to check recipients in SMTP protocol

    For years, people have been asking me, "how can I make Exchange work just like sendmail, where it rejects invalid recipients during the SMTP protocol?"  Sendmail has historically not had a directory, and so checking if a recipient was valid was...
  • The importance of good HR

    John Porcaro has an interesting insight about the importance of good recruiting.  When I was looking for a new job last (6 years ago), I sent a number of unsolicited resumes, and contacted two friends in companies, at Intel and Microsoft. ...
  • Okay, Okay, some Exchange content

    A new Exchange Hotfix is making the news  right now.  It's only for Exchange 5.5 servers, but you will want to evaluate whether or not you want to apply the hotfix before you start to have Outlook 2003 users (which launches Oct 21 ). ...
  • Exchange 2003 Tools & Updates

    From reading newsgroups and public lists, many Exchange customers aren't aware of our Tools & Updates web page.  With Exchange 2003, we actually removed many of the tools from the CD and moved them to the web.  The reason is so that customers...
  • Sierra Wireless threatens the norms of Cell Phones

    BusinessWeek Online has a dispatch from the floor of ITU Telecom World  (where High-Volume Exchange got a plug in Bill Gates' keynote ) which includes this, which I thought was interesting: But with a bit of help from Intel and Microsoft...
  • Server name != Domain name

    In a posting to the Windows in Higher Education Listserv , I was asked about a new behavior in Exchange 2003: Exchange System Manager prevents you from setting the domain name in a recipient policy to the same as the FQDN of any of your servers. ...