How We Solved Problems With Exchange Running on a Domain Controller in EBS

There have been quite a few discussions, blogs, and articles on some of the challenges with deploying and running Exchange on a domain controller. In 2006, Robert Moir wrote a detailed blog titled “Running Exchange on a Domain Controller.” In his blog, he addressed, at a high level, some of the challenges with performance and…

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Thank you, MVPs for a great week for EBS at TechEd 2009

The EBS team wants to extend a HUGE thank you to our MVPs that provided their presence, support and insight at the EBS booth at TechEd 2009 in Los Angeles, CA.  From custom buttons, informational card handouts, discussions with hundreds of attendees about EBS, “Ask Me About EBS” t-shirts and overall great support of the…

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Installing virtualized EBS at home (#3)

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Jim Holtzman]  Continuing the saga of virtualizing EBS at home. This weekend, I assembled all the parts and installed them in the case. A brief summary of my experience: Having a big case is an advantage. Lots of expandability and maneuver space. I forgot to check if there…

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Installing virtualized EBS at home (#2)

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Jim Holtzman]  Continuing the saga of virtualizing EBS at home. Step 1: Set a budget for dating EBS. This is coming out of my pocket so I set a hard limit of $2000. Done. Step 2: Determine hardware requirements. I read the following: “Choose a virtual configuration” -…

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Installing virtualized EBS at home (#1)

[Today’s post comes to us courtesy of Jim Holtzman]  Greetings. I’m a technical writer on the EBS/SBS User Assistance team. I want to learn EBS well so I can write about it with some product knowledge. I currently run SBS2003 at home. I love SBS. Really love it. I want to love EBS. EBS and…

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EBS 2008 Launch Success

Thank you to all who attended the live webcast and launch event for the Windows Essential Server Solutions product line! The event was a great success, and we keep hearing how excited everyone is that SBS 2008 and EBS 2008 are finally out in the market.   Just in case you didn’t get enough of…

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