TechNet UK Exchange Tour Unplugged

Unplugged? We've been on the road, so you can too

TechNet UK Exchange Tour Unplugged

  • Grande Finale of 2005 Exchange Tour Unplugged

    <Allister> Phew! Today marks the end of our 2005 Exchange Tour Unplugged! We (the speakers) have all been on an epic journey around the UK, met hundreds of great people and been overwhelmed by your kind comments and feedback. Thanks to everyone...
  • Email Security 360 - free webcast

    [Allister] This looks interesting... Mike Nash, Microsoft's Corporate VP for the Security Business and Technology Unit (SBTU) is giving some live webcasts as part of a new programme called Security 360. The next webcast is all about email security...
  • Changing OL Profile

    ...Brett During the tour I had numerous questions around updating OL profiles, if the move mailbox method does not update the attributes in AD. Mailbox servers can refer Outlook to the correct server after mailboxes have been moved within an administrative...
  • Live in Edinburgh

    [Allister] Ah! We've had a fun three weeks! We've finally arrived at the last gig of our roadshow in the beautiful city of Edinburgh. We've been to nine great venues, spoken to hundreds of IT Professionals, stayed in a very diverse range of hotels...
  • Preventing Directory Harvesting using Tarpitting

    Eileen.... Tarpitting seems to stump most of us when searching through the knowledge base for how to reduce the prevalence of Directory Harvesting attacks. Tarpitting is the practice of deliberately inserting a delay into certain SMTP communications...
  • Moving mailboxes using the Migration wizard in Exchange 2003

    Eileen... So I had a question. How do you move mailboxes and data from and Exchange 2000 org to a different Exchange 2003 organsiation? Well there's a problem as there are 2 organisations so, you can't use the Move Mailbox tool to move mailboxes...
  • ADMT

    ...Brettjo The latest version of ADMT V2 (Migration Tool) is here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=788975B1-5849-4707-9817-8C9773C25C6C&displaylang=en Also take a look at the following articles: http://support.microsoft...
  • Newcastle without a wallet

    [Allister] Doh! I lost my wallet in Leeds. I guess it fell out of my pocket somewhere in the hotel. We searched everywhere for it but it was nowhere to be found. So I spent about an hour on the phone cancelling my cash/credit cards and started wondering...
  • Exmerge

    ....Brettjo In Newcasle today, a few people asked for details about ExMerge. If you go to the following URL you will be able to download the Util and relevant documentation, http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&familyid...
  • Extra gig date: Reading, 14th December

    [Allister] Back by popular demand! We've added an extra gig date to the end of our tour and will be doing it all again next week on Wednesday 14th December at Microsoft Campus, Thames Valley Park, Reading. This gig is intended primarily for customers...
  • Week 3: We're in Leeds

    [Allister] The Unplugged gang is starting to arrive in Leeds after our weekend break and a quick dive into the office to catch up with colleagues. We'll be filming tomorrow's Unplugged event and hope to be able to post some of the footage on TechNet...
  • System Center Capacity Planner 2006

    [John] I know a lot of you are currently designing your Exchange implementations, so I thought this tool might be of use to you. It’s called the System Center Capacity Planner and is currently in Beta – I’ve taken this chunk of...
  • Useful Messaging Hygiene Links

    [John] I just thought I’d do a quick post with some useful links with regards to keeping your Exchange Servers safe from spammers and the like. The first of these is with regards to tarpitting , so called because it makes the connection “sticky...
  • Implementing RPC over HTTP

    Eileen here..... I seem to get more questions about using RPC over HTTP than anything else, and here at Chesterfield has been no exception. We use RPC over HTTP at Microsoft, and I hardly ever use VPN just to get my mails. This is simple to implement...
  • Some helpful web links

    [Allister posting...] Ah! I love the smell of Chesterfield in the morning! I've had a lot of questions asking for some good pointers to online resources where Exchange 5.5 customers can read up further on the process for upgrading to Exchange Server...
  • MOM Workgroup Edition info

    Ewan ... We've been continuing the whirlwind tour in Coventry and Manchester and are currently in Southampton... time is flying and we're all in a blur every morning when we wake up in a different location. One element to the discussion around Exchange...
  • Southampton Sunshine

    [Allister posting...] Time flies when you're on the road. We've had a great week so far. From Coventry we headed to Manchester and now I'm sitting in the Mayflower Theatre in Southampton while Jason does his Mobility Post-Migration Funkiness bit. We...
  • We're in Coventry...

    [Allister posting...] ...and it's snowing! Wish I'd brought my toboggan!
  • Permissions, Delegates, Migration

    Brett.... Following on from the first day we had a few discussions around delegates and permissions.... The following should help immensely - Please note though that there is a ADMT Version 3 which you may also want to review. As requested it is...
  • Preparing your 5.5 Server(s) before migration

    From Brett..... A few questions from the first day of the tour were raised around the prep'ing of the 5.5 Server to mitigate any risk when you actually start to move mailboxes \ PF's etc etc.... Here are a few points you should consider. 1) To prevent...
  • Presentations now available for download

    Allister... The main presentation content of the Unplugged Gigs is now available to download from the TechNet Post Event Archive at http://www.microsoft.com/uk/technet/learning/ . Go the Roadshows and Spotlight link and you'll find two (7.3MB &...
  • Anti virus for OWA

    Ewan ... One interesting question that came up today was how to protect an Outlook Web Access system from having viruses introduced. The scenario might be that a remote user sends an email using OWA from a PC, and submits a virus-infected attachment...
  • Day 2 of the Exchange 5.5 unplugged tour

    Jason.... I've just got off stage presenting on the mobile elements that Exchange 2003 Service Pack 2 can provide! There seemed to be lots of interest in one particular mobile device - the i-Mate K-Jam which people were asking where you could buy...
  • Sender ID info

    Ewan ... We got asked a few questions today about Sender ID and Sender/Connection filtering in Exchange 2003. There have been some changes in how Exchange 2003 SP2 handles inbound email - specifically around filtering out bogus connections which come...
  • We're off!

    The show has begun! We kicked off our tour in London at the home of BSG today. Many thanks to the audience for their great feedback, questions and support. Tomorrow we'll be in London again, this time at the Microsoft London office in Soho. Many of our...