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32 bit Tools for Exchange 2007 Released - 700mb Download!

Scott Schnoll is reporting on his blog (http://blogs.technet.com/scottschnoll/archive/2007/01/24/exchange-2007-32-bit-management-tools-available-for-download.aspx) that Microsoft have released 32 bit management tools for Exchange 2007. This allows you to manage Exchange remotely in the same way that you could by installing Exchange 2003/2000 system tools on to other machines. However the downloa... [More]

EE - Expert of the Year Again

For the second year in a row, I have been named Expert of the year at Experts Exchange. This is the third year I have one of the three prizes. I was Rookie of the year in 2005, Expert of the Year and Most Questions Answered last year and Expert of the Year again this year. http://www.experts-exchange.com/expertAwards2007.jsp I have also just crossed the 13 million points barrier. If you haven... [More]

Exchange 2007 and SSL Certificates

10th June 2008I now consider this post to be completely redudant. As well as the post mentioned below on deploying a SAN/UC certificate, I have now published a further article on using a single name SSL certificate with Exchange 2007 which is not only supported, but also works with Windows 2008 deployments. Obviously a SAN/UC certificate is the preferred method and will provide the ... [More]

Should I Deploy Exchange 2007 Now (January 2007)?

A common question I am being asked is whether to deploy Exchange 2007 right now (January 2007) in a live production environment. The answer I am giving to everyone is the same - no. That is not because I do not have faith in the product, or the quality of the product. I am also not part of the "Wait until Service Pack 1" group who apply that to all of Microsoft's products. The simple fact is t... [More]

Exchange 2007 Setup

With the release to manufacturing of Exchange 2007 and the availability of the evaluation editions, I am now spending more time with Exchange 2007 than previously. As such there will probably be a spate of blog postings on the topic over the next couple of weeks. Exchange 2007 Setup ObservationsI have decided to spend this week working with, and blogging on Exchange 2007. To get things started, ... [More]