Exchange Certificate Expiration in EBS 2008

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Shawn Sullivan and Justin Crosby] ** This post has been re-written on 8/25/2011 to cover a wider range of scenarios that have been generating an increasing amount of traffic recently. The EBS 2008 Messaging Server is installed with two Exchange certificates; both are used for securing communication with…

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Top 3 Ways to Get More Out of Exchange with Windows Essential Business Server 2008

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of David Fabritius]   Midsize businesses interested in upgrading to Exchange Server 2007 should consider Windows Essential Business Server (EBS) 2008.  EBS 2008 is an integrated software suite that is designed and priced for midsize businesses and includes Exchange Server 2007 as one of its core components. When you…

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Upgrading Your Servers? Consider Essential Business Server 2008.

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Becky Lymberis] For many midsize businesses, a day in the IT department is often about putting out fires and running to users’ desktops to troubleshoot issues.  Problems like this are not uncommon; with fewer resources than their enterprise counterparts, managing and keeping an updated IT department is extremely…

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EBS TechEd Online Tech Talk - New Windows Infrastructure Solution for Midsized Companies

A new TechEd tech talk interview, a 10 minute product overview on Windows Essential Business Server 2008, is now live — New Windows Infrastructure Solution for Midsized Companies.  Interviewed is Eric Watson, Principal Group Program Manager for EBS. Microsoft has just released a new product suite for midsized companies (under 300 PCs). Essential Business Server is a suite of server…

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Tech·Ed - Cutting Costs with Essential Business Server featured at Tech·Ed 2009, May 11-15

A Cutting Costs with Windows Essential Business Server 2008 session will be featured at Microsoft Tech·Ed North America 2009, May 11-15 in Los Angeles.  Eric Watson, Group Program Manager on the EBS team, will be presenting.    You’ll hear updated details on how EBS 2008 can assist you in cutting costs by maximizing user productivity, reducing…

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Teched Los Angeles May 11-15 in LA will feature Essential Business Server

Are you coming to Teched LA in May to learn about Windows Server, Exchange, System Center Essentials, Threat Management Gateway, Forefront for Exchange?  I will be giving talks on Essential Business Server there and hanging out in the expo area with other EBS product team members, answering questions about EBS and any related technology questions you…

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Outlook Presents Multiple Prompts for Authentication in EBS

[Today’s post come to us courtesy of Mark Stanfill] You may receive multiple prompts for authentication from Outlook clients connected to an EBS Messaging Server at roughly 5 minute intervals.  Both local and Outlook Anywhere clients can encounter this issue, but it is usually more pronounced on OA clients. The behavior may be inconsistent for…

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How to Reinstall Microsoft Forefront Security for Exchange Server in Essential Business Server

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Harpreet Singh] Today we will discuss how to remove and reinstall Microsoft Forefront Security for Exchange Server in Essential Business Server. Important these steps will remove FSE, after you follow these steps, FSE will be removed from your server. Any settings that you have made will still remain…

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EBS releases new wizards to check your environment & plan a network upgrade

We have just released two new components of the EBS server setup and installation process.  We added a first step to setup – a downloadable tool that scans the existing environment looking for the top (91) configuration issues and server health issues that affect successful setup of new server roles.  This was modeled after what…

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