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  • Blog Post: Connecting Smartphones to Exchange servers protected with Private CA certificates

    This week, Brian has written about how to connect Smartphones to the Exchange server when the server has a digital certificate provided by a private authority. If you have a phone that has been locked by the provider, then you can't install any software onto the phone, or use a digital certificate to...
  • Blog Post: Implementing BlackBerry in an Exchange Environment

    In this article, Kim talks about the challenges he faced implementing Blackberry in his organisation. I asked him whether he'd done a bakeoff with the Smartphone and he told me: About the smartphones...no we didn't do a bake off. BB came in as it does in many companies: Executives demanded that we...
  • Blog Post: Creating a Mailbox quota report

    Mark is a new contributor to the Industry Insiders forum, and has started his contribution with a really good article on how to use an LDAP query find the values you require, and then to create a mailbox quota report for mailboxes on his Exchange cluster. You can read his article here , there'll be...
  • Blog Post: Free Microsoft Support resources

    Blake has compiled an amazing collection of all of the support resources, newsgroups, how to articles, team blogs and tips and published it here ... This must have taken an amazing amount of time to review and research and is just about the most comprehensive collection of resources on one page that...
  • Blog Post: Planning for Exchange migration success

    Matthew has written a very comprehensive article about all the things that you need to think about and all of the questions that you need to ask before embarking on your messaging upgrade or migration. He covers all the different parts of the planning phase, and the sort of questions that would likely...
  • Blog Post: Email archiving - problems and solutions

    Mark has written a good article about email archiving and different options that you can use to achieve your goals. Its a constantly recurring question in our architecture discussions about messaging systems, and so this article sets all of the options out rather well... Read the article here...
  • Blog Post: Enterprise Level Inbound and Outbound Faxing

    In this article Mark attempts to show you how you may use a replacement mass outbound faxing solution to increase efficiency and functionality for the core business and provide the administrative elements of the business with new co-incidental functionality and how you may use your Exchange inboxes and...
  • Blog Post: Sloppy Exchange design - and how to avoid it

    Mark has written an article which talks about some of the challenges that can be encountered by sloppy Exchange design after he carried out an Exchange health check for a customer. He talks about problems with the original implementation which could have been avoided by effective planning and collaborative...
  • Blog Post: A fresh approach to a technology refresh

    Mark did some work for a local authority in the UK when they were going through their technology refresh recently. His article briefly summarises what would normally be a multi page case study of how a customer brought technology to bear in order to reduce the total cost of IT ownership, achieving more...
  • Blog Post: Practical Exchange Service Delivery Reporting

    David has written an article and discusses operational and business unit reporting within the realm of Exchange management reporting, with examples of Key Performance Indicators. He touches on solutions from Microsoft and Quest software which provide the solution.
  • Blog Post: How to create a Mailbox Quota report

    I just spent nearly an hour searching for a quick and dirty report of non-default quota limits placed on mailboxes on my Exchange cluster. I didn't need to know how much was in each mailbox, just what the quota limits were on each account. I found several VB scripts which didn't quite work in my environment...
  • Blog Post: Using the Sender Policy framework with Exchange SP2

    Rodney has written a very useful article deatiling how to implement the Sender Policy Framework in Exchange 2003 SP2. There are some good articles on how the Sender ID framework behaves and how the technology works but Rodneys article steps you through the process of implementing this in Exchange itself...