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Introduction of a New CAS Server Causes Certificate Prompts

An increasing issue appears to be a certificate prompt being seen by Outlook 2007 and higher clients following the introduction of additional CAS servers, or new multiple role servers holding the CAS role.  While this has been an issue for some time and well known to those running a multiple server environment, the increasing number of postings on forums about this problem has probably occur... [More]

Case Study 2 Part 3 - Network Rebuild - Networking

This is part three of a three part posting of a recent case study. Part 1 - Part 2 Networking With all the changes we had to look at the networking.  Internet Access With the server in the data centre, the issue of bandwidth over the WAN connection became critical.  Therefore the client upgraded their line to a 2mb SDSL line, although due to the distance from the exchange, we only ... [More]

Case Study 2 Part 2 - Network Rebuild - Servers

This is part two of a three part case study of a recent network rebuild I carried out. For part one - click here:  Servers Now to the interesting bit.  The server design was in my head for months, and then got completely redesigned following the client wanting to go with my suggestion of... [More]

Case Study 2 Part 1 - Network Rebuild - Intro and Workstations

Very occasionally, you get to do a job which you really enjoy. Being able to put lots of things that you have learnt over time in a single client deployment and make a very satisfying job.  At the end of 2010 I completed just such a deployment.   I could go on for hours about this deployment, as there are so many little things that were done, which I haven't had the chance to do before... [More]

Case Study 1 - Three Men and a Little Server

This case study is a little different from the normal deployments I do, because it is a very small installation - only three users. However it is a very high net worth deployment, and has shown to be very successful. Background Three people run a company providing professional services to much larger companies. All three live out in the countryside with their families. The company doesn't have a... [More]