SBS2003 server cannot ping 2 clients on the local LAN

Ok, simple stuff here.  The call was: 1.  SBS2003 with a single NIC (192.168.16.2) 2.  Clients on the same network (192.168.16.x) 3.  Clients on a different subnet (192.168.15.x) 4.  The server cannot ping ONE client on the 16.x network and cannot ping ONE client on the 15.x network.   Ok, back to “IP Routing 101”. …


SBS2003 Exchange spewing out 33,000 emails

The way that “relay” can present itself can be very interesting.  The customer reported that he was an “open relay” and followed http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;324958 to “clean it up”.  After about a month, the problem came back.  Interesting…   Using http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;324958, a quick test determined he was not an open relay in the traditional sense of the term. …


The rest of the story…the migration completed…(long post)

Well, I have procrastinated long enough on wrapping up the migration story.  Here it is… —————————————- I planned this process as much as I could, most went as planned, some oversights.  Note that prior to my steps below, These steps were performed about a week prior (transferred the FSMO roles, exported the public certificate).     Here is…

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