A Month in Exchange: March 2008

A Month in Exchange: March 2008

Bl00dy hell is it the 11th already.  Sorry I am late, had a bit on at work the last few weeks with Exchange 2007 SP1 & RU1.  So lets get this party started

New Downloads in February 2008
 
Update Rollup 1 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1 (KB945684)
Update Rollup 1 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1 (SP1) resolves issues that were found in Exchange Server 2007 SP1 since the software was released. This update rollup is highly recommended for all Exchange Server 2007 SP1 customers.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=1&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3dc29a6aa8-ca44-43ea-a88f-7500c4bd3d31%26displaylang%3den
 
Application Analysis Envisioning Process for Lotus Domino Applications
This guide discusses the Application Analysis Envisioning Process (AAEP) for Lotus Domino applications. The AAEP provides you with a process to identify and classify Lotus Domino infrastructure, understand their core components and functionality, and accurate guidance for a recommended target solution. The primary goal of this process is to encourage a standard approach that you can use to define migration and target solution recommendations, as well as estimate migration costs and timelines. New versions of the Application Analyzer and the Application Transporter tool for Lotus Domino have been released as part of the Microsoft Transporter Suite for Lotus Domino. This document contains information about the Microsoft Application Analyzer 2006 for Lotus Domino and the Exchange Transporter versions of the tools.
Using System Center products with Exchange Server 2007 improves the operation of your computing environment and improves your business workflow. Read this datasheet and find out how System Center Operations Manager 2007, Configuration Manager 2007, Data Protection Manager 2007, and Capacity Planner can benefit planning for, deployment of, and management of Exchange Server 2007.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=3&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3de63d0f58-969c-4e17-b691-55688a44f981%26displaylang%3den
 
Microsoft Exchange Server ActiveSync Web Administration Tool
for Exchange Server 2003 and Exchange Server 2007
The Exchange Server ActiveSync Web Administration tool is designed for administrators who want to manage the process of remotely erasing lost, stolen, or otherwise compromised mobile devices.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=4&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3de6851d23-d145-4dbf-a2cc-e0b4c6301453%26displaylang%3den
 
Update Rollup 6 for Exchange Server 2007 (KB942846)
Update Rollup 6 for Exchange Server 2007 resolves issues that were found in Exchange Server 2007 since the software was released. This update rollup is highly recommended for all Exchange Server 2007 customers.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=5&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d0b2993a3-d290-453e-85fe-108867865731%26displaylang%3den
 
Microsoft Transporter Suite
Transporter Suite contains a set of tools for migrations from both Lotus Domino Servers, and generic IMAP/POP sources. For Lotus Domino the suite contains a set of tools for Directory and Free/Busy interoperability between Lotus Domino 6 or 7 and Exchange Server 2007 and Windows Server 2003 Active Directory. In addition for Lotus Domino the suite contains migration tools to migrate users, groups, personal address lists, mailboxes, personal mail archives, and applications from Lotus Domino 5, 6 or 7 to Active Directory, Exchange Server 2007, and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0. For generic POP/IMAP servers the suite contains a set of tools to bulk migrate mailboxes from any generic email servers that support the POP3 or IMAP4 protocol to mailboxes in Exchange Server 2007
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=6&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d35fc4205-792b-4306-8e4b-0de9cce72172%26displaylang%3den
 
Microsoft Transporter Suite Release Notes
The Microsoft Transporter
Suite for Lotus Domino Release Notes contains up to date information that is not included in the Transporter Help file. The Transporter Release Notes augments the Transporter Help.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=7&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d362db2ca-b254-4301-b506-749f90ad8669%26displaylang%3den
 
Microsoft Forefront Security for Exchange Server with SP1 Documentation
Forefront Security for Exchange Server SP1 integrates multiple scan engines from industry-leading security firms into a comprehensive, layered solution, helping protect your Microsoft Exchange Server messaging environments from viruses, worms, spam, and inappropriate content.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=10&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d5cd4e36e-2dab-44d6-990e-3b8184b1cb1b%26displaylang%3den
 
Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 SP1 Release Notes

The Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 SP1 Release Notes contain late-breaking information for Exchange Server 2007.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=12&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d5770bd59-376e-42ec-b940-be6225cd97ff%26displaylang%3den
 
Microsoft Forefront Server Security Management Console Documentation
Forefront Server Security Management Console allows administrators to easily manage Forefront Security for Exchange Server, Forefront Security for SharePoint and Microsoft Antigen, providing a web-based console to centralize configuration and operation, automate the download and distribution of signature and scan engine updates, and generate comprehensive reports. Forefront Server Security Management Console also allows administrators to rapidly respond to outbreaks and update protection across enterprise deployments, improving organizational agility in responding to new threats. Through integration with Windows Server 2003 and Microsoft SQL Server, Forefront Server Security Management Console helps maintain reliability and performance of messaging and collaboration protection.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=13&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3dae4ce23b-9e1e-455c-87a4-36167fe43107%26displaylang%3den
 
Microsoft Antigen SP1 Documentation
The Messaging Security Suite includes Antigen for Exchange, Antigen for SMTP Gateways, and Antigen Spam Manager, and provides server-level protection against the latest e-mail threats.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=14&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d7d00160e-4d15-4459-98a3-89f393ac008e%26displaylang%3den
 
Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1 Shell Help
The Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Exchange Management Shell Help file helps you use cmdlets in the Exchange Management Shell to perform day-to-day administration of Exchange 2007. You can view help in the Exchange Management Shell by using the Get-Help cmdlet. This Help file applies to the Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1 (SP1) version of Exchange Server 2007
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=15&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d0e14dd15-bb52-4b3f-9756-5146179a0809%26displaylang%3den
 
Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 SP1 Help
The Exchange Server 2007 SP1 Help can help you in the day-to-day administration of Exchange. Use this information to guide you through Exchange Server 2007 SP1 features, tasks, and administration procedures.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=16&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d5eb0f9a0-2c49-4f2a-8a09-b981ed667821%26displaylang%3den
 
Microsoft Forefront Security for Exchange Server with Service Pack 1
Forefront Security for Exchange Server SP1 integrates multiple scan engines from industry-leading security firms into
a comprehensive, layered solution, helping protect your Microsoft Exchange Server messaging environments from viruses, worms, spam, and inappropriate content.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=17&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d2ceb14d4-404b-4d8f-8a21-ebfc71b2e82b%26displaylang%3den
 
EHS Filtering Datasheet
Electronic messaging is mission-critical, but with viruses, worms, denial-of-service attacks, spam, the need to satisfy a growing set of government regulations, and legal actions that call for e-mail as evidence, effective message security and management is increasingly difficult. This datasheet outlines the Filtering service from Exchange Hosted Services.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=18&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3df6d42f30-503c-48c4-bd9d-19ee31b6533f%26displaylang%3den
 
Microsoft Antigen 9.0 with SP1 Readme
The Messaging Security Suite includes Antigen for Exchange, Antigen for SMTP Gateways, and Antigen Spam Manager, and provides server-level protection against the latest e-mail threats.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=19&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d7793ba73-50c0-4e07-9cd9-211558cbd890%26displaylang%3den
 
Podcasts: How Microsoft IT Implemented New Storage Designs for Exchange Server 2007
How does Exchange Server 2007 enable a large enterprise to increase mailbox quotas globally by a factor of ten and still lower storage costs, reduce maintenance complexities, and simplify data recovery processes? Microsoft IT was able to take advantage of Cluster Continuous Replication (CCR) in new mailbox server designs based on direct attached storage (DAS). Advantages of CCR and DAS over alternative configurations will be discussed along with how MSIT was able to eliminate storage as a single point of failure while at the same time lowering costs to two dollars per gigabyte.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=20&srcdisplaylang=en&srccategoryid=&srcfamilyid=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3ffamilyid%3d53a99e27-98a3-4f27-a35f-e0bceb3f50f1%26displaylang%3den
 
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Webcast showing at a desktop near you in March 2008

u gotta be joking .. nothing, nada zip nothing

 
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New KBs in February 2008
Using KBAlertz now as there is no easy way that I can find to get this from Microsoft.com
Exchange 5.5:  http://kbalertz.com/Technology_55.aspx
Exchange 2000: http://kbalertz.com/Technology_53.aspx
Exchange 2003: http://kbalertz.com/Technology_313.aspx
Exchange 2007: http://kbalertz.com/Technology_515.aspx
Forefront For Exchange: http://kbalertz.com/Technology_523.aspx
 
February 29, 2008
943808 An attachment incorrectly appears as the body of an e-mail message in Exchange Server 2007
943937 An application cannot impersonate a user and then run Windows PowerShell commands in an Exchange Server 2007 environment
945318 An Exchange Server 2007 edge server does not rewrite the sender address for externally bound messages in an Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1 environment
 
February 28, 2008
949536 PowerShell commands for the Exchange 2007 Edge server role do not work as expected after you uninstall an update rollup or an interim update on the Edge server
 
February 27, 2008
948809 Error message when you try to install the CAS role on a server that is running Exchange Server 2007: “Read only MultiValuedProperty does not support this operation”
 
February 26, 2008
928123 Non-delivery report when you send an e-mail message to a remote Exchange 2007 organization that has the IP Block list enabled: “550 5.7.1 External client does not have permissions to submit to this server”
948810 Information about the support policy for the Hierarchical Address Book (HAB) feature in Exchange Server and in Outlook
 
February 20, 2008
948212 Double-coded characters in the address stamp that Exchange Server 2007 stamps on an e-mail message may appear incorrectly
 
February 13, 2008
948214 You may receive an “error code 8202” error message when you try to install Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1
948211 Error message when you try to install Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1: “The E-mail Address Policy object must have exactly one primary e-mail address with the prefix ‘FAXMAKER'”

February 6, 2008
944554 Event 104 is logged after you create a new database in Exchange Server 2007
 

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