Naresh Sundararajan’s Bio

My name is Naresh Sundararajan. I graduated with a Bachelors degree in CS from IIT, Madras in India in June ’92, and a Masters degree in CS from The Johns Hopkins university in Baltimore, MD, USA in December ’93. I worked as a summer intern at Microsoft in the summer of ’93, and joined as…


Evan Dodds’ Biography

My name is Evan Dodds and I am a Program Manager in the Exchange Admin/SysMgmt team. I have been with Microsoft for about 6 years, with the first 4+ in Charlotte, NC and now in Redmond, WA. During this time, I have been a support engineer, a technical support lead, a beta-support engineer for both…


Ade Famoti’s Biography

I’m a problem control engineer on the PSS Escalation Services team. My team is the primary escalation point for the most critical technical situations for Exchange. If a very complex transport issue is encountered, its my job to lay hands and pray on it. I joined Microsoft pretty much after I was allowed to graduate….


Ewan Dalton’s Biography

I first touched Exchange 4.0 Beta 2 (as a customer) and saw the future of reliable mail delivery, then never looked back. I’ve been with Microsoft for about 9 years, spending most of that time working in “the field” (as a pre-sales technical specialist, covering messaging, collaboration & mobility technologies) before transferring into the Exchange…


How to check the MMC snap-in version on Windows 2000

Now – this is one of those things that should be easy and obvious. How do you figure out what version (or build) a specific MMC snap-in is? For example – how do you find out if the ADC management MMC snap-in or ESM MMC snap-in have been updated to SP3 or some other build?…


Ade Famoti’s Bio

I’m a  problem control engineer on the PSS Escalation Services team. My team is the primary escalation point for the most critical technical situations for Exchange. If a very complex transport issue is encountered, its my job to lay hands and pray on it.   I joined Microsoft pretty much after I was allowed to graduate. I…


Jeff Mealiffe’s Biography

Hi! I’m currently a Senior Program Manager on the Exchange Team. I’ve been working on the Exchange product at Microsoft for over 10 years in various roles. In that time, my focus has been on performance, scalability, capacity planning, and deployment going all the way back to Exchange 2000. I’ve also been heavily engaged in…


Failure extending the schema in the Active Directory?

It is possible while installing the Active Directory Connector (ADC), or while running an Exchange setup Forestprep action, to be greeted with this incredibly generic error message: Extending the schema in the Active Directory failed.  Please consult the error log LDIF.ERR in your TEMP directory. When presented with this error message, you might dutifully go…


Ewan Dalton’s Bio

I first touched Exchange 4.0 Beta 2 (as a customer) and saw the future of reliable mail delivery, then never looked back. I’ve been with Microsoft for about 9 years, spending most of that time working in “the field” (as a pre-sales technical specialist, covering messaging, collaboration & mobility technologies) before transferring into the Exchange…


Jeff Mealiffe’s Bio

Hi! I’m currently a Senior Program Manager on the Exchange Team. I’ve been working on the Exchange product at Microsoft for over 10 years in various roles. In that time, my focus has been on performance, scalability, capacity planning, and deployment going all the way back to Exchange 2000. I’ve also been heavily engaged in…