Much Less Than An Unlimited Number

I found this funny.  http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/exchange/guides/E2k3TechRef/b8aafeb4-8883-482b-8cf8-77b3975336b3.mspx There you will read: “By default, an SMTP virtual server can accept virtually an unlimited number of incoming network connections (although the actual physical limit is much less than this).”Huh?  What number is much less than virtually unlimited?  That is like saying: “I’ll give you much less than an infinite amount…

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Monday Morning at Tech-Ed 2006

I thought I would start off with a picture of Cliff Chao with some people on the Expo Hall floor.  Cliff is the one with the small head.  🙂     Here is another picture of Boston from the Convention Center.     One thing I like about going to Tech-Ed is seeing what we…

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Not Live from Boston – It’s Tech-Ed 2006!!! (Sunday)

It’s been 3 days since I got here and I finally have gotten around to writing an update.   Sunday:   It took no less than an hour to get from the hotel to the convention center.  I am not kidding.  SUNDAY!!!  It’s not even a work day.  Why is traffic so bad here? I…

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I’ll be at Tech-Ed 2006

Just a note to let everyone know that I’ll be at Tech-Ed 2006 in Boston.  I’ll be there with one of my favorite customers from Healthcare and Life Sciences.  Go ahead and email me if you would like to meet up for lunch or something.  The more the merrier.  As Starsky says:  “No, seriously, come on, do…

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New tools for Exchange 2003

There are some “new” or updated tools up on the Exchange 2003 download site.  Exchange MAPI Client and Collaboration Data Objects 1.2.1Ok, not a tool.  But it is interesting to note that this got posted.  As the site says: “Starting with the Beta 2 release of Microsoft Exchange Server 2007, neither the Messaging API (MAPI) client libraries…

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Vulnerability in Word Could Allow Remote Code Execution

I work with Exchange Server, but all Microsoft employees are very aware of security.  I am posting this just so you are aware. Stephen Toulouse has posted some blurbs about a security vulnerability in Word 2003 and Word XP. http://blogs.technet.com/msrc/archive/2006/05/20/429612.aspx http://blogs.technet.com/msrc/archive/2006/05/19/429353.aspx You can also read more (such as the workarounds until a fix is released)…

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Permissions Changes in Exchange 2003 Post SP2

Under the heading of: “You may already be aware of this, but we wanted to make sure…” Some of our customers are having issues with permissions since they have upgraded to Exchange 2003 SP2 and a hotfix that makes the store.exe version 7650.23 or higher.  I wanted to make sure that you were aware of…

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MSExchangeSA Event 9325

In the Event log on the server that generates your OAB you may see the following: Event Type: ErrorEvent Source: MSExchangeSAEvent Category: OAL Generator Event ID: 9325Description:OALGen will skip user entry ‘Display Name’ in address list ‘\Global Address List’ because the SMTP address ” is invalid. – Default Offline Address List If you check the…

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Exchange "12" is now Exchange Server 2007

Well it is officially public now.  The name is Exchange Server 2007. http://www.microsoft.com/exchange/preview/default.mspx And Vivek also is telling us that Monad is now called PowerShell.The downloads also have been updated to show this.

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Cross Site Moves and Profiles Afterwards

I gave some thought to some of the issues you might experience after a cross-site move of mailboxes. The main thing is that you must either recreate the profile or run the Exchange Profile Update Tool (ExProfRe.exe).  Just putting changing the name of the server in the profile is not enough. Please take a look…

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