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Exchange 2007 with a Single Name SSL Certificate

I hinted in my Exchange 2007 SAN certificate posting ( that I had written an article on how to setup Exchange 2007 with a single name certificate. After cleaning it up I have now published the article. However it isn't here, as it contains screenshots which the blog seems to struggle with - you will find it on my company technical site: http://ex... [More]

Unified Messaging Requires the Server Name in the SSL Certificate

While researching an article for my main technical site on how to use a single name SSL certificate with Exchange 2007 (I hinted at that in my blog post from last week I discovered an annoying little quirk that I think deserves a separate blog posting as I think some people may trip over it. I also mentioned it in the same blog post f... [More]

Exchange 2007 and SSL Certificates - Take 2

21st April 2011 An Updated and revised version of this article can be found on our main site here: Back in January 2007, shortly after the release of Exchange 2007, I wrote an article on how to use single name SSL certificates with Exchange 2007. This was because at the time the preferred SAN/UC certificates were retailing at somet... [More]

New Online Testing Tool from the Microsoft Exchange team

So you have setup your Exchange 2007 server and now wonder whether it works correctly. The DNS changes are in place, the SSL certificate works, but how do you test it? Or your server isn't working correct and you want to test it from an external host - but how can you do that quickly and easily? A new tool from the Microsoft Exchange team, currently in prototype/development may well be somethin... [More]

Why you shouldn't use logos in Signatures

This is another post in my serious of articles on why you shouldn't use certain features in Exchange, even though they are there. As with the other articles, the article does NOT tell you how to enable the feature in question. The other articles in this series to date are: why you shouldn't enable the POP3 Server ( why you shouldn't use the ... [More]