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Category Archives: IT Dojo

A Closer Look at Hybrid Exchange Deployment

A Closer Look at Hybrid Exchange Deployment

on October 11, 2012

A Hybrid Exchange deployment consists of an on-premise Exchange Server installation working together with Exchange Online, which is also known as coexistence. As we know, Exchange Online is Microsoft’s hosted Exchange service for small businesses and enterprises, and is typically …

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Preparing for Exchange 2013

Preparing for Exchange 2013

on October 8, 2012

The Exchange Server 2013 Preview was released to the public in July, with the final version expected to ship early 2013. Three years in the making, this upcoming new version of Exchange Server incorporates a great many changes, tweaks and …

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The Case for a Multi-Role Exchange Deployment

The Case for a Multi-Role Exchange Deployment

on September 28, 2012

Exchange Server has multiple roles, namely the Edge Transport, Client Access, Hub Transport, Mailbox server and Unified Messaging roles. For a large enterprise, the presence of these server roles makes it possible to design deployment scenarios for greater redundancy and …

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How to Use PowerShell to Supercharge Your Exchange Server

How to Use PowerShell to Supercharge Your Exchange Server

on September 10, 2012

You’re probably already aware of how you can achieve greater levels of productivity and automation using PowerShell. To be clear though, PowerShell is not so much created for managing Exchange Server as a powerful task automation framework consisting of a …

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A Deeper Look at Spam and Malware Filtering with Exchange Server

A Deeper Look at Spam and Malware Filtering with Exchange Server

on April 25, 2012

There are various spam filtering tools at an Exchange admin’s disposal. How can these be used to leverage Exchange itself? What other solutions are there to defend against spam and malware? Read on.

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Integrating Exchange Server in a Non-Windows Environment

Integrating Exchange Server in a Non-Windows Environment

on March 30, 2012

Using Exchange Server in a non-Windows enterprise environment can be a tricky, yet unavoidable situation for some organizations.  In this post I will highlight some of the best methods you can apply to integrate Exchange Server in a non-Windows environment.

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Exchange Server 2010 Scalability Techniques

Exchange Server 2010 Scalability Techniques

on March 26, 2012

As your organization grows, so do mailboxes and, with them, storage requirements. You will therefore need to make some scalability tweaks and design considerations in accordance with this growth. In this post I shall outline the best Exchange Server 2010 …

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5 Steps to Protect Exchange Server from Security Attacks

5 Steps to Protect Exchange Server from Security Attacks

on January 31, 2012

The average IT admin needs to be concerned about a wide range of security threats, such as the prospect of a security breach and denial of service (DOS) attacks. In this post we shall look at five steps admins need …

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3 Tricks to Power Up Exchange Server with PowerShell

3 Tricks to Power Up Exchange Server with PowerShell

on January 25, 2012

Microsoft PowerShell is a powerful task automation framework that consists of a command-line shell and associated scripting language. On its part, the Exchange Management Shell (EMS) is built on Windows PowerShell in order to manage Exchange Server objects. Within EMS, …

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4 Steps to Recovering a Failed Exchange Server

4 Steps to Recovering a Failed Exchange Server

on December 19, 2011

No sane administrator wants to be at the receiving end of a failed Exchange Server, given the enormous pressures that the rush to restore services entails.  Yet the very real possibility of data loss coupled with general inexperience with server …

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