While being involved with my company’s Hosted Messaging and Collaboration (HMC) implementation I ran into the Active Directory List Object Access Mode, set through the DS-Heuristics attribute. I decided to give you a little rundown of this mode and the other (default) Active Directory Visibility mode, how they’re different, how to enable (and disable) one … Continue reading "Active Directory Visibility Modes"
Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 has a new trick up its sleeve in combination with Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 and Windows Mobile 6: Exchange AutoDiscover Service. You can use this feature with your Domain Naming System (DNS) implementation, but this feature is even more functional when used in conjunction with Active Directory. (Just like everything you use in your daily life…)
With Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 comes a new security model to publish your servers to the Internet: Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 boxes configured with the Edge Transport Server Role. This new model replaces the current Front-End / Back-end model.
After three years of development the Microsoft Exchange team released Microsoft Exchange Server 2007, previously codenamed "E12" to manufacturing. (RTM)
After preparing your Active Directory you're ready to install Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 to bring the new Microsoft Exchange features to your enterprise environment. There are however a few things you need to take into account when you plan Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Roles in your Active Directory.
Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 is bound to shake up the Active Directory world as we know it. After my first post on the soon to come Exchange Server and the Active Directory I've been playing around for 2 months with it and attended a couple of seminars on the subject. Now we know that there probably won't … Continue reading "Exchange Server 2007 and the Active Directory, Part 2"
I’ve been looking at Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Beta 2 today and the way it interoperates with the Active Directory. It won’t come as a surprise to see that Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 still relies on the Active Directory as its directory service (like Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server and Microsoft Exchange Server 2003) but there … Continue reading "Exchange Server 2007 and the Active Directory, Part 1"
I recently visited a customer, where the IT manager had second thoughts about an offer he received from his current IT partner and Microsoft.