Will Schmied

Exchange 2000 Server Service Pack 3 Has Arrived!

It's been over seven months since the release of Exchange 2000 SP2 and in that time Exchange Admins have clamored for fixes to fix the fixes in SP2. It's no secret that SP2 was not a favorite install of many Exchange Admins, while many others installed it and have had no problems. Fortunately, I am among the group that has had no problems with SP2, but then again each situation is different depending on which of the many ways you have deployed and configured Exchange 2000 Server. Let's take a quick look at what's going in SP3.

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Instant Messaging in the Enterprise: Where are you going tomorrow?

Recently I had the opportunity to see the future of Enterprise IM systems. I'm not the only one who thinks that by the way—but we'll look at that more later. In the past few years, a major shift in the way business is done has been slowly occurring. The shift from paper communications to electronic communications was one that was slow in coming…

GFI LanGuard

Product Review: ReddFish Intergalactic’s Ikakura list server

There a more than a handful of third-party add-on applications for Microsoft’s Exchange Server 2000. The available products sometimes come as single purpose application and other times come as integrated packages that are designed to meet some, if not all, needs you may have above and beyond a base installation of Exchange Server. These products cover a wide range of areas, from administration to content checking to virus scanning and list servicing. Ikakura list server, by ReddFish Intergalactic is a fairly simple list server add on that will enable your Exchange Server to act a list server. I enjoyed working with Ikakura—after I got it installed and working, which was not as easy as I had hoped for.

GFI LanGuard

Product Review: GFI Software’s Mail essentials

There a more than a handful of third-party add-on applications for Microsoft’s Exchange Server 2000. The available products sometimes come as single purpose application and other times come as integrated packages that are designed to meet some, if not all, needs you may have above and beyond a base installation of Exchange Server. These products cover a wide range of areas, from administration to content checking to virus scanning and POP3 retrieval.

Recovering Lost Mailboxes

Accidentally deleting a user account from the Active Directory database is never a welcome thing. Performing an authoritative restore for just one account is not really a likely event. At least you can rest easy knowing that you can reconnect the new user account with the orphaned mailbox:see, not everything is all bad. Now, back to that hard earned vacation!

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