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Update for Exchange 2003 on Microsoft.com

There is an important update on the Microsoft download site for users of Exchange 2003. It deals with a change in the operation of Internet Explorer following a patent case. The knowledgebase article is here: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?kbid=911829The download is here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=5bc06e8a-08eb-4976-bc68-a03ebe3a2552&displaylang=en

Page Editor and 8 Million Points at Experts Exchange

I still remain very active on Experts Exchange, fitting it in with client work. Very handy thing to do while wait for an OS or application to install, server to reboot, or mailboxes to move. During the weekend I also became a page editor for the Exchange Server topic area, and in the last few minutes I have just hit the landmark level of 8 million points.

Good to Great Expert

What makes a good expert become a great expert?Becoming one of the great experts on Experts Exchange (EE) is not easy, it takes a lot of hard work. However many people become good experts, but fail to go that extra mile to become one of the greats. How do you become a great expert?Here are some points on how to become a great expert. Examples, where given, apply to Exchange server type questions b... [More]

First to Six Million in a single TA at EE

Last week it was speculated in the Experts Exchange Newsletter who would be the first to six million points in a single topic area - me or objects (see here http://blog.sembee.co.uk/archive/2006/03/03/8.aspx). Overnight (9th - 10th March) I won that little race. To give you an idea of the level of achievement, my six million points in the Exchange Server Topic Area is more than anyone other than t... [More]

Why you shouldn't use Self Generated SSL Certificates

A constant theme on many of the Internet forums is the use of self generated SSL certificates versus purchased SSL certificates, particularly when deploying RPC over HTTPS or Outlook Web Access. Many people will advocate that using a self generated certificate is fine and will do the job. This could be a certificate generated from the selfssl.exe tool that is supplied with the IIS Resource Kit, or... [More]