Gerod Serafin's WebLog

Helping to keep large organizations' e-mail running

March, 2006

  • CTRL-F in Outlook

    Does anyone else find the fact that you have to do an F4 in Outlook to Find something extremely annoying? I use CTRL-F for every other application to do a Find. But evidently Forwarding is more important. I found that Jenson Harris wrote about this...
  • Scripts for Exchange

    I am in Redmond today and next week. It is always nice to get away from my office since I tend to have time to poke around in areas that I normally don't. I like scripts. The power a few short lines of code can possess never ceases to amaze me. That...
  • New EXBPA update available

    On March 20, 2006 we released an updated set up rules for EXBPA. Next time you fire up EXBPA you should be notified of this. This will update the rules to 2.11.2.0. You can verify this by clicking on "About the Exchange Server Best Practices Analyzer...
  • New Hotfix for those pesky 9548 Events...

    One of the more common events we see in organizations that are migrating to Exchange 2003 from 5.5 is the 9548. Event Type: Warning Event Source: MSExchangeIS Event Category: General Event ID: 9548 Date: Date Time: Time Computer: Computer Name Description...
  • What value should I put in the MinUserDC registry key?

    There has been some confusion as to what number should be put into the MinUserDC registry key if you decide to use it. Most people use this registry key to reduce the load on their PDC emulator (PDCE). 298879 Exchange Server 2003 and Exchange 2000...
  • Post SP2 DSProxy update

    Here is some recommended reading. Ross Smith IV has made another post about the changes in DSProxy that occurred with SP2. He does a very good job of explaining what will happen when you install SP2, but he also mentions that there is a hotfix available...
  • A Day or a Month in the life...?

    As you can see, I don't post much to this blog. There are many reasons for this, but most have to do with the time to post what I consider "quality" posts. However, it seems that most perople who read this blog would prefer that I post more often. I actually...