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Tutorial: A primer on DNS and MX records, part 3: How to create an MX record
April 03, 2005
Follow these steps to identify your organization's specific Exchange server hardware requirements prior to deploying new or replacement server hardware.
June 02, 2004
Site expert Ken Graap shares this cheat sheet to activate SMTP service on the iSeries system to send e-mails.
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The client access server role has been reborn in Exchange Server 2013. While the changes may seem radical, they represent a change for the better. Continue Reading
Get help troubleshooting your Exchange Global Address List (GAL) with this compilation of expert answers to frequently asked questions. Continue Reading
ESMTP (Extended Simple Mail Transfer Protocol) specifies extensions to the original protocol for sending e-mail that supports graphics, audio and video files, and text in various national languages. Continue Reading
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Exchange 2010 includes more built-in security tools than previous server versions. This tip examines some common vulnerabilities and which native tools protect against them. Continue Reading
A beta version of Microsoft's Exchange Remote Connectivity Analyzer tool assists administrators with remote end-to-end validation and diagnostics. Use this free tool perform a variety of connectivity tests for everything from Outlook to Exchange Web Services. Continue Reading
From programming to administrative capabilities, SQL Server 2005 enhances many existing SQL Server 2000 features and goes well beyond. Edgewood Solutions' Jeremy Kadlec shares his SQL Server 2005 top 10 list. Continue Reading
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Are you constantly un-doing a mistake one of your Lotus Notes Domino users made? Here are two quick server settings and policy changes to help protect Notes users from themselves and relieve some administrator stress. Continue Reading
Discover how to fix common Exchange ActiveSync errors, including SSL Event ID errors 3029, 3030 and 30031, HTTP, SMTP and 0x80830003 synchronization errors. Continue Reading
Learn how several common SMTP commands work and the meaning of SMTP numeric response codes. Continue Reading
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Here's how to handle the challenges of implementing hybrid Exchange 2010 and Exchange 2013 configuration. Continue Reading
A new Exchange administrator is confused as to the difference between MX records and smart hosts. Discover what each does and their role in email delivery. Continue Reading
Even though SMTP and IMAP have built-in features to protect Exchange’s external mail transmissions, both protocols are still susceptible to security vulnerabilities. See how easily both can be compromised. Continue Reading