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April, 2011

  • Microsoft Exchange 2010 upgrade Test cases – Part 8

    I am writing a series of blog where I will guide you on test cases that should carry out when upgrading from either Exchange 2003 or Exchange Server 2007 to Exchange 2010. This blog is eighth of this series. Each blog will contain two or three test cases...
  • Digital Marketing: IT and the Future

    Marketing has become a digital process, blurring the lines between IT and marketing and making IT a more essential ingredient. Marketing is increasingly a digital process, and marketers increasingly have to be technologists. That’s the common wisdom bandied...
  • SharePoint 2010 : The First 10 Years

    SharePoint is 10 years old, so TechNet Magazine sat down with the SharePoint director of product management to talk about the platform now and in the future. Lafe Low SharePoint was born out of a simple idea: to simplify sharing documents. A widely used...
  • Get your MCM Certification Video

    Get a behind the scenes view of the Microsoft Certified Master program in action. Instructors for MCM Exchange 2010 give us their point of view during a recent training rotation. MCM instructors are the best technical resources available, consisting of...
  • Microsoft Exchange 2010 upgrade Test cases – Part 7

    I am writing a series of blog where I will guide you on test cases that should carry out when upgrading from either Exchange 2003 or Exchange Server 2007 to Exchange 2010. This blog is seventh of this series. Each blog will contain two or three test cases...
  • Why Hyper-V for VDI whitepaper

    This whitepaper demonstrates why organizations should choose Microsoft® Hyper-V™ as their hypervisor when designing and implementing a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) solution. Choosing a hypervisor for deploying a VDI solution involves a number...
  • Microsoft Exchange 2010 upgrade Test cases – Part 6

    I am writing a series of blog where I will guide you on test cases that should carry out when upgrading from either Exchange 2003 or Exchange Server 2007 to Exchange 2010. This blog is sixth of this series. Each blog will contain two or three test cases...
  • Join the Office 365 Beta

    Microsoft Office 365 lets you work from virtually anywhere, on almost any device, and get access to powerful web-enabled tools. Create websites with easy-to-use tools. Share documents and collaborate on the web with colleagues, partners, suppliers. Access...
  • TechNet Magazine: April 2011

    Visit TechNet Magazine and access features articles. Access at http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/default.aspx?ocid=soc-n-SA- loc -services-omers  
  • Microsoft Exchange 2010 upgrade Test cases – Part 5

    I am writing a series of blog where I will guide you on test cases that should carry out when upgrading from either Exchange 2003 or Exchange Server 2007 to Exchange 2010. This blog is fifth of this series. Each blog will contain two or three test cases...
  • Microsoft Exchange 2010 upgrade Test cases – Part 4

    I am writing a series of blog where I will guide you on test cases that should carry out when upgrading from either Exchange 2003 or Exchange Server 2007 to Exchange 2010. This blog is fourth of this series. Each blog will contain two or three test cases...
  • Microsoft Exchange 2010 upgrade Test cases – Part 3

    I am writing a series of blog where I will guide you on test cases that should carry out when upgrading from either Exchange 2003 or Exchange Server 2007 to Exchange 2010. This blog is third of this series. Each blog will contain two or three test cases...
  • Microsoft Exchange 2010 upgrade Test cases – Part 2

    I am writing a series of blog where I will guide you on test cases that should carry out when upgrading from either Exchange 2003 or Exchange Server 2007 to Exchange 2010. This blog is second of this series. Each blog will contain two or three test cases...
  • Microsoft Exchange 2010 upgrade Test cases – Part 1

    I am writing a series of blog where I will guide you on test cases that should carry out when upgrading from either Exchange 2003 or Exchange Server 2007 to Exchange 2010. This blog is first of this series. Each blog will contain two test cases that will...
  • Ktpass

    Configures the server principal name for the host or service in Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) and generates a .keytab file containing the shared secret key of the service. The .keytab file is based on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology...
  • Virtual Machine Manager 2012 Community Evaluation Program

    The Virtual Machine Manager 2012 Community Evaluation Program provides IT professionals a structured approach to evaluating the pre-release version of Microsoft® System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012.  Members of this program are able to evaluate...
  • Real people. Real answers.

    Ask questions and we will search for real answers. See answers by topic Install, Upgrade and Activate Windows Update Networking, Mail, and Getting Online All topics See answers by version Windows 7 Windows Vista Windows XP All Versions Find out at http...
  • Microsoft Project Server: Your Guide to Managing Project Server

    The reintroduced Microsoft Project Server Role Guides provide just the right lenses for particular audiences to get the job done. Efren Edwards and Joshua Hoffman Learning to manage, deploy and maintain new applications or new hardware is a constant challenge...
  • Announcing the Re-release of Exchange 2010 Service Pack 1 Update Rollup 3 (V3)

    Update 4/11/11 : Please note that the E2010 SP1 RU3 will be available via Microsoft Update on 4/24/11. On March 14 th we posted an announcement to the EHLO blog about removing Update Rollup 3 for Exchange Server 2010 SP1 due to an issue related to Blackberry...
  • Microsoft Application Compatibility Toolkit 5.6

    The Microsoft Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT) version 5.6 contains the necessary tools and documentation to evaluate and mitigate application compatibility issues before deploying Windows 7®, Windows Vista®, a Windows Update, or a new version...
  • Microsoft Exchange Server on domain controllers

    If you are running Exchange Server on a domain controller without Small Business Server, be aware of the following issues: Exchange Server and Active Directory are both resource-intensive applications. There are performance implications to be considered...
  • Rolling back forest functional level

    The only way you can roll back your forest functional level is from Windows Server 2008 R2 to Windows Server 2008 if Active directory Recycle Bin is not enabled. Review the following guidelines that apply to raising the domain or forest functional levels...