MSExchange.org - Monthly Article Update Hi ExchangeList, New articles added to MSExchange.org last month: Title: Configuring an SMTP Connector Author: Marc Grote Summary: You can configure an SMTP Connector to connect your Exchange Organization with the Internet or with another organization using SMTP as a transport protocol. This article explains in detail how to configure an SMTP Connector in Exchange 2003. Link: http://www.MSExchange.org/tutorials/Configuring-SMTP-Connector.html Title: Defragmenting your Exchange Database Author: Amit Zinman Summary: This article deals with the importance of shrinking your Exchange database using the ESEUTIL tool. Defragmenting your database is a good practice though should not be overdone due to its disk intensive nature. It is a useful tool but as all tools should be dealt with care when used in a production environment. Link: http://www.MSExchange.org/tutorials/Defragmenting-Exchange-Database.html Title: Exchange Backup Strategies Author: Amit Zinman Summary: The ability to restore Exchange is important but not trivial as there are various options to choose from. Taking the time to evaluate these options can be critical and save you time and money if you make the right decisions. Link: http://www.MSExchange.org/tutorials/Exchange-Backup-Strategies.html Title: Using ExMerge to recover a Single Mailbox or Mailbox Item Author: Markus Klein Summary: As already described in one of my last articles about Exchange Server 2003 you do not have to install a second Exchange Server environment in an isolated forest to restore a single mailbox or a single mailbox item. You can use the recovery storage group to restore a mailbox database onto your running Exchange Server 2003. After having done this you now have to extract the mailbox you want to recover using the ExMerge utility. Link: http://www.MSExchange.org/tutorials/ExMerge-Recover-Mailbox.html Title: Using Microsoft Exchange Intelligent Message Filter Author: Henrik Walther Summary: Finally Microsoft has released the new Exchange Intelligent Message Filter (IMF) - a SmartScreen-based Exchange 2003 add-on specifically developed to help Exchange Admins reduce the amount of unsolicited commercial e-mail (UCE) also known as spam received by their users. Link: http://www.MSExchange.org/tutorials/Microsoft-Exchange-Intelligent-Message-Filter.html Title: Microsoft Outlook Web Access 2003 Web-based Administration Author: Lee Derbyshire Summary: The Microsoft Outlook Web Access 2003 Web-based Administration tool provides a long-awaited way of easily (and safely) making UI changes that previously required direct manipulation of the registry. Link: http://www.MSExchange.org/tutorials/Outlook-Web-Access-Web-based-Administration.html Title: Securing Exchange Server 2003 & Outlook Web Access: Chapter 5 on MSExchange.org! Author: Henrik Walther Summary: Get a glimpse into Henrik Walther's recently published book - Securing Exchange Server 2003 & Outlook Web Access! This essential book serves as a comprehensive checklist to all of the security-related configuration consoles in Exchange. Best of all, it's written in a "get to the point" style that clearly explains exactly what you need to know about installing, managing, and troubleshooting. This chapter focuses strictly on OWA security OWA authentication, enabling SSL on OWA, restricting user access, allowing password changes through OWA, and redirecting HTTP to HTTPS. Link: http://www.MSExchange.org/tutorials/Securing-Exchange-Server-2003-Outlook-Web-Access-Chapter5.html Title: Status Monitoring Author: Marc Grote Summary: Exchange 2003 Standard and Enterprise offers the feature to monitor the Server status of the Exchange Servers in your Enterprise. If some of the monitored services and other Resources (RAM, CPU, Services) are in “Warning state” or “Critical State” you receive a status E-Mail or a customized action provided by a script notification. This article explains in detailed steps how to configure Monitoring and E-Mail notification. Link: http://www.MSExchange.org/tutorials/Status-Monitoring.html Title: Exchange 2003 Service Pack 1 Review Author: Amit Zinman Summary: Step by step guide to installing the latest Exchange service pack and quick overview of some of the new features. Link: http://www.MSExchange.org/tutorials/Exchange-2003-Service-Pack-1.html Title: Choosing the Right Storage for Your Exchange Server Author: Amit Zinman Summary: Choosing the right storage solution depends on balancing budget and functionality. Knowing about alternatives is always good since having a cheaper solution is better than having no solution at all. This article provides an overview of the hardware used to store the Exchange operating system and databases. Link: http://www.MSExchange.org/tutorials/Choosing-Storage-Exchange-Server.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.