- Monthly Article Update

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  • Date: Mon, 01 Nov 2004 14:58:29 +0100 - Monthly Article Update

Hi ExchangeList,

New articles added to 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 

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.

Title: How to Properly Configure File System Antivirus Software on Exchange 
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.

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".

Title: Mi8's Exchange Hosting - Voted Readers' Choice Award 
Winner - Exchange Hosting Category
Author: Admin
Summary: Leading Microsoft Exchange Server resource site,, 
announced today that Mi8's Exchange Hosting was selected the winner in the 
Exchange Hosting category of the Readers’ Choice Awards. ASP 
One's Exchange Hosting and MailStreet Exchange Hosting were runner-up and first 
runner-up respectively.

Title: How to completely remove a Exchange server or the entire Exchange 
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.

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.


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.

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.

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.

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. 

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!

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.

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.

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 

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.

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