Part 11 – I used to do it this way… Now how do I do it? Administering Exchange 2003 vs. Exchange 2007

To return to part 1 click here Administrative Tasks – MBConn.exe and Offline Address Books MBConn.exe In Exchange 2003, Mbconn.exe was used in a disaster recovery scenario to connect mailboxes to the Active Directory directory service accounts. If you remember in Exchange 5.5 when you restored a Store database to a new server that had…

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Part 10 – I used to do it this way… Now how do I do it? Administering Exchange 2003 vs. Exchange 2007

To return to part 1 click here Administrative Tasks – Mailbox Manager vs. Messaging Records Management Mailbox Manager was a feature in Exchange 2003 and in Exchange 2000 Server that ran as part of the Microsoft Exchange System Attendant service. Exchange Mailbox Manager policies were set using the age and size limits for message folders….

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Part 9 – I used to do it this way… Now how do I do it? Administering Exchange 2003 vs. Exchange 2007

To return to part 1 click here Administrative Tasks – Address Lists In Exchange 2003, you created and edited address lists by using the Exchange System Manager. In Exchange 2007, you manage address lists by using the Exchange Management Console or the Exchange Management Shell. A couple of things about doing this either way: If…

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Part 8 – I used to do it this way… Now how do I do it? Administering Exchange 2003 vs. Exchange 2007

To return to part 1 click here Setting Recipient Policies in Exchange 2003 In Exchange 2003, the recipient policy object defined the proxy addresses that are stamped onto the recipient objects as you can see below: It also set the domains for which e-mail is accepted into the organization for an authoritative domain. That is…

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Part 7 – I used to do it this way… Now how do I do it? Administering Exchange 2003 vs. Exchange 2007

To return to part 1 click here Setting Connector Limits in Exchange 2007 Below are the 5 different types of connectors that we can modify the limits on for Exchange 2007 and the ways to do it using the Exchange Management Shell (EMS). The default settings are listed in the brackets. Set-ForeignConnector    –MaxMessageSize <Unlimited>…

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Part 6 – I used to do it this way… Now how do I do it? Administering Exchange 2003 vs. Exchange 2007

To return to part 1 click here Message size restrictions In Exchange 2003, you would customize the message size restrictions for the organization, a specific connector, a specific virtual server, and an individual user. For the organization, you would modify the size limits at the properties Message Delivery section under the Organization container in the…

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Part 5 – I used to do it this way… Now how do I do it? Administering Exchange 2003 vs. Exchange 2007

To return to part 1 click here More Anti-spam tasks Now that we have looked at how to configure Attachment filtering, lets look at how to configure Connection Filtering in Exchange 2007.  Using the Exchange Management Console (EMC) against a Edge server, we can enable or disable filters by looking at the Anti-spam tab on…

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Part 4 – I used to do it this way… Now how do I do it? Administering Exchange 2003 vs. Exchange 2007

To return to part 1 click here Anti-spam tasks In Exchange 2003 we had many tools provided to help eliminate spam.  Some are Intelligent Message Filtering, Connection Filtering, and Sender ID.  As you can see below they are all configurable in the ESM on the Message Delivery Properties. In Exchange 2007 these tools are still…

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