Nice tool to help you sort out problems accessing Exchange from out on the Internet. For more information see the blog on You Had Me At EHLO.. here and there is a quick presentation on Edge.TechNet.com here. Test EAS with Windows Mobile 5, EAS with Windows Mobile 6 (& autodiscover), OutlookAnywhere via Outlook 2003 or…


What are all these changes to Active Directory?

This is a great blog if you are wondering about some unusual behaviour in Active Directory – specifically the following: “- Why has my AD database size increased by 500MB in the last three weeks?  – I see lots of AD replication in Domain Controller monitoring. What are all these changes?” Go to the Ask…



Have had this discussion on many occasions and this 3Sharp whitepaper by Missy Koslosky would have proved very useful as an external reference point… High Availability Choices for Exchange Server 2007: Continuous Cluster Replication or Single Copy Clustering In conclusion…  (this isn’t the only bit I read) “Exchange Server 2007 is a mission critical application….


DPM in Paperback…

Just found this DPM book:  ‘Mastering System Center Data Protection Manager 2007’ by Devin L. Ganger (Author), Ryan Femling (Author) [..both 3Sharp, LLC] Has anyone read it?  Is it any good for Exchange?


Microsoft and Google in the Education Cloud

This is worth a quick read if you are interested in what’s happening with Exchange in the cloud at Live@Edu and Google Apps… “Both Queensland University for Technology (QUT) and Ohio State University (OSU) have now signed up to Live@edu, Microsoft’s online cloud suite designed for students, including Hotmail, SkyDrive and Workspaces. Over 100,000 students…


Want more Virtualisation?

Go to VirtualizationFeed.com and get the latest on virtualisation in Microsoft and in the wider world. Also worth keeping track of what’s happening in the #virtualization community on Twitter at the same place.


To my fellow bloggers..

Quick list of the blog articles that have helped me and might help you…   10 Steps to Becoming a Better Writer 21 Ways to Make Your Blog or Website Sticky 20 Types of Pages that Every Blogger Should Consider How to Write With Confidence  7 types of blog posts which always seem to get…


A bit of love from Network World…

Exchange alternatives: Pros and cons Testing shows Microsoft’s Exchange still tops for features and management hooks @ http://www.networkworld.com/reviews/2009/030909-exchange-alternatives-test.html “In this Clear Choice Test, we explore how Exchange alternatives stack up against Microsoft’s offer, as well as each other. Our testing focuses on products for midsized deployments of 1,000 mailboxes or less. We tested six Exchange…


Deploying Exchange 2007 on VMWare?

VMWare Podcasts – VMWAre Infrastructure 3 Podcast: Disaster Recovery (DR) for Exchange using VMWare @ http://www.vmware.com/resources/podcasts/server_consolidation.html by Scott Salyer, VMware Technical Solutions Architect Using VMWare infrastructure we can help increase the flexibility of your high availability solution for exchange Reduce cost Enhance availability of Exchange through VMWare and MS Exchange features Scott makes a lot…


Free Powershell eBook

‘Effective PowerShell: The Free eBook’ from Keith Hill available on Keith Hills’ blog here. Definitely worth a look…