MSExchange.org - Monthly Article Update Hi ExchangeList, New articles added to MSExchange.org last month: Title: Shared Hosting with Exchange 2003 (Part 2) Author: Amit Zinman Summary: This article deals with hosting Exchange 2003 services for multiple customer companies by creating virtual Exchange organizations in a single domain. Link: http://www.MSExchange.org/tutorials/Shared-Hosting-Exchange-2003-Part2.html Title: Microsoft Announces Windows Mobile Webcasts Week Author: Amit Zinman Summary: If you like Technet webcasts and are interested in connecting devices to Exchange 2003 November 15-18 is the week for you as Microsoft tells all about wireless connectivity using mobile devices to Exchange 2003. Link: http://www.MSExchange.org/ExchangeNews/Mobile-Webcasts-Week.html Title: How to Properly Configure File System Antivirus Software on Exchange Server Author: Dejan Foro Summary: Improperly configured file system antivirus software on Exchange server can cause you serious problems. This article will show you how to properly configure file system antivirus software on Exchange server and avoid most common pitfalls. Link: http://www.MSExchange.org/articles/Properly-Configure-file-system-antivirus-Exchange.html Title: Microsoft's Solution Accelerator for Exchange Consolidation and Migration Author: Amit Zinman Summary: Microsoft publishes new online guides on migrating to and implementing Exchange 2003 as part of its "Solution Accelerator". Link: http://www.MSExchange.org/ExchangeNews/Solution-Accelerator.html Title: Mi8's Exchange Hosting - Voted MSExchange.org Readers' Choice Award Winner - Exchange Hosting Category Author: Admin Summary: Leading Microsoft Exchange Server resource site, MSExchange.org, announced today that Mi8's Exchange Hosting was selected the winner in the Exchange Hosting category of the MSExchange.org Readers’ Choice Awards. ASP One's Exchange Hosting and MailStreet Exchange Hosting were runner-up and first runner-up respectively. Link: http://www.MSExchange.org/news/Mi8s-Exchange-Hosting-Readers-Choice-Award.html Title: How to completely remove a Exchange server or the entire Exchange organization Author: Marc Grote Summary: In this article I will give you a detailed overview of: How to remove Exchange Server 2003 from your computer; How to Remove the First Exchange 2003 Server Computer from the Site; and How to completely remove Exchange 2003 from Active Directory. Link: http://www.MSExchange.org/tutorials/Remove-Exchange-server-entire-Exchange-organization.html Title: Microsoft Releases Exchange MSSearch Administration Tool Author: Amit Zinman Summary: The MSSearch component of Exchange provides a way to create Full-Text Indexes for Exchange Stores which allows for faster searches. Microsoft has now released a VBScript based tool to manage, fix and get the status of Full-Text Indexes in the entire organization. Link: http://www.MSExchange.org/ExchangeNews/Exchange-MSSearch-Administration-Tool.html Title: Using IIS Lockdown Tool to Secure Exchange Installations Author: Amit Zinman Summary: Exchange 2003 when installed on Windows 2003 is secure by default. However, Exchange 2000 and 2003 on Windows 2000 are not very secure because IIS 5, the Windows 2000 built-in web server installed installs some components that are not required for Exchange and can be exploited by hackers. True, Firewalls may protect you, but nowadays sophisticated viruses and Trojans may attack you from inside, catching you unaware. Learn how to secure Windows 2000 IIS for Exchange 2000/3 installations. Link: http://www.MSExchange.org/articles/IIS-Lockdown-Tool-Secure-Exchange-Installations.html Title: Microsoft Provides A Technet Support Webcast on Hosted Exchange 2003 Author: Amit Zinman Summary: There is little information on hosting Exchange on the Internet. Microsoft provides a seemingly comprehensive document about hosting Exchange 2000 but with little real technical know-how information. Now is your time to learn about this hefty subject straight from the source. Link: http://www.MSExchange.org/ExchangeNews/Webcast-Hosted-Exchange-2003.html Title: Microsoft Issues Warnings About SMTP and NNTP Vulnerabilities Author: Amit Zinman Summary: The SMTP vulnerability affects Exchange 2003 and Exchange 2003 SP1 when installed on Windows 2003 and Exchange 2003 when installed on Windows 2000. Link: http://www.MSExchange.org/ExchangeNews/SMTP-NNTP-Vulnerabilities.html Title: Exchange Memory Allocation Author: Amit Zinman Summary: Deciding how much memory to use for Exchange is rarely an exact science. Large organizations might have statistics for Exchange usage so they can plan according to charts, but even then the planning might fail if user's mail usage changes or a virus spreads internally. Any Exchange hardware or software problem might also prove to be too much for systems that usually run smoothly. This article will deal with how much memory Exchange servers should have and how to deal with servers with large RAM. Link: http://www.MSExchange.org/articles/Exchange-Memory-Allocation.html Title: Protecting Microsoft Exchange with ISA Server 2004 Firewalls Author: Thomas Shinder Summary: Nobody likes to start from scratch. This is especially true if you have a well established network and firewall infrastructure that’s working for you. Why would you want to go and change everything just to add a new application layer intelligent firewall to your setup? Things are working already and you haven’t been successfully attacked for at least 6 weeks. This article shows how you can place an ISA 2004 firewall on your network to protect your Exchange Servers with minimal changes to your current network topology. Check it out! Link: http://www.MSExchange.org/articles/2004protectexch.html Title: Forestprep and Domainprep Explained in Detail Author: Marc Grote Summary: In this article I will give you a detailed overview of the Microsoft Exchange Forestprep and Domainprep process. Link: http://www.MSExchange.org/tutorials/Forestprep-Domainprep-Explained.html Title: Microsoft Publishes New Implementation and Interoperability Exchange 2003 KB Articles Author: Amit Zinman Summary: Microsoft has always been the company most dedicated to providing extensive documentation of its products. To make it easier to search for these articles Microsoft published the availability of these articles at the Microsoft support web site as Knowledge Base articles. Link: http://www.MSExchange.org/ExchangeNews/Implementation-Interoperability-KB-Articles.html Title: Configuring Mobile Devices to connect to Exchange Server 2003 Author: Markus Klein Summary: With Exchange Server 2003 you have the possibility to use mobile devices to connect to your Exchange Server 2003 environment. Generally there are two ways to connect: through Outlook Mobile Access and, Exchange Active Server Sync. Within this article we will have a closer look at the configuration and the implementation of Exchange Active Server Sync and especially what has to be done to configure your device properly to make it work. Link: http://www.MSExchange.org/tutorials/Configuring-Mobile-Devices-Exchange2003.html Title: Microsoft Delivers a TechNet Webcast on Microsoft Exchange Server Best Practices Analyzer Author: Amit Zinman Summary: This Level 300 webcast will be delivered by Paul Bowden, a Program Manager at Microsoft and will focus on the now commonly referred to as ExBPA tool, the automated health check and troubleshooting tool for Exchange 2000/3. Link: http://www.MSExchange.org/ExchangeNews/Best-Practices-Analyzer-TechNet-Webcast.html Visit the Subscription Management (http://newsletter.isoftmarketing.com/) section to unsubscribe. MSExchange.org is in no way affiliated with Microsoft Corp. For sponsorship information, contact us at advertising@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx Copyright © MSExchange.org 2004. All rights reserved.