Gerod Serafin's WebLog

Helping to keep large organizations' e-mail running

June, 2005

  • How do I set up my domain for Sender ID?

    With Exchange 2003 SP2 coming out soon, Sender ID will become more important. How do you set up the DNS record for the domains in your organization? You can easily do this with the SPF Record Wizard.
  • Acquisition of Sybari is now complete

    The homepage of Sybari ( ) has a new logo on it. Microsoft has completed the acquisition of Sybari! This is good news for our customers. The press release (
  • What are other companies using for archiving\journaling?

    First let's explain the difference. A really good article on Journaling is included below as well as the definition of the two: Journaling with Exchange Server 2003 "Journaling is the ability to record all communications in an organization. E-mail...
  • How do I change the mailbox size limit messages in Exchange?

    Ok, this gets asked a lot because some companies have the policy of not allow their employees to archive mail to a .pst and the message from the Exchange server says: "You may not be able to send or receive new mail until you reduce your mailbox size...
  • Exchange 2003 SP2 - More information on

    The site now includes more official information about Exchange 2003 SP2. Some of the improvements: Updated OAB to speed up downloads. Updated Exchange Intelligent Messaging Filter to include blocking phishing...
  • Exchange 2003 SP2 - "Direct Push" to Windows Mobile 5.0

    Credit goes to Paul's updates again... - You have heard the rumors. Exchange 2003 SP2 allows the pushing of email to the Windows Mobile 5.0 devices. Some have even called it " the downfall of the company that competes against us in this area " (my words...
  • Exchange 2003 SP2 - Lifting the 16GB limit on Standard Edition

    Paul wrote about it first (as far as I know) as he is at Tech-Ed this year and posting stuff as it happens. One of the things that Exchange 2003 SP2 will do is increase the database size limit from 16GB to 75GB. The limit on the number of Storage Groups...