Troubleshoot Edge Subscriptions

While there are other options for connecting Exchange to the Internet, most companies will probably go with placing an Exchange server in the DMZ and deploying the Edge Transport role. ...

Troubleshooting Blocked Access to Email Attachments

We’ve all heard it about a hundred times already: “Don’t open attachments from unknown senders.” And yet there will always be someone who either has forgotten the last time ...

What you need to know about Windows Azure services

Microsoft is famous for saying it’s "all in" with cloud computing, and for developers, there’s been a lot of information, code and features to sink their teeth into. But ...

Microsoft Acknowledges MHTML Vulnerability

Microsoft has released a tool mitigating the issue behind a new vulnerability that impacts all supported versions of Windows, aside from Server 2008 installations using the Server Core ...

Encryption at Column-Level in SQL Server

Beginning with SQL Server 2005, column-level encryption and decryption capabilities where made available within the database.  This provides a compelling solution for situations ...

Oracle to SQL migration

I started working on a simple migration of Oracle data to SQL Server and had a hard time finding a single document explaining the entire process. Having almost no experience with Oracle, ...

Exchange Server Roles

Exchange 2010 is quite a massive product that includes many facets of messaging included in a single product. It includes a sophisticated messaging routing engine that is capable of ...

Exchange 2010 Deployment Assistant

As I’ve been working through some of the new Exchange 2010 material recently, I came across the Exchange 2010 Deployment Assistant. This tool is also called ExDeploy, which if you ...

Mobile Messaging in Exchange 2010

When Exchange Server 2007 was released, mobile messaging was at best in its adolescence. Most mobile messaging users at that time were signed up with the BlackBerry service as the only ...