SP1 already? Old dogs, new tricks in Exchange 2010
It's a long and arduous wait, but it was well worth it. Seasoned administrators never seem to take to new software until they've been sufficiently recognized as all-too-fallible. Therefore, we shan't be surprised that the first Service Pack for Microsoft's Exchange Server 2010 was so well-received it beat the original release's fanfare to a downright knock-out.
Exchange 2007 roles explained each of the 5 roles
Exchange 2007 features a brand new concept for the Exchange organizations. This feature involves the theory of server roles, the workings of which is quite similar to that of how the Windows server is capable of hosting more than one role at a time. A comparable configuration is now implemented in the Exchange Server 2007.
Delegation in exchange 2007 & 2010
Delegation in exchange 2007: It is necessary to know how to delegate server-administration-2007.
Microsoft-Exchange-Server 2007 gives the capability for the Exchange-administrators to delegate executive as well as management blame for the server to the individual otherwise assemblage of personal when it works in a spread actions organization scenario.
Message Queues Under Exchange Server 2007
The major change in message queues, on transition from ES 2003 to ES 2007, is its tendency to manage queues centrally, under Queue Viewer tool of EMC toolbox.
Open Exchange Management Console (EMC) to select Toolbox under Microsoft Exchange. Then double-click Queue Viewer in middle-pan to open its console.
Managing E-Mail Address Policies
Under Exchange Server 2007
Moving from ES 2003 to ES 2007, major change in administration of Email Address Policies is the division of responsibility between Accepted Domains and Email Address Policies. We will go through each, respectively. They were known Recipient Policies back then.
Before creating a new email address policy, you must add the domain name under Accepted Domains tab.
Mailbox Access Auditing using Exchange Server (ES) 2007 SP2
Under Window Server 2008
With the ES 2007 SP2, Microsoft has introduced a new mailbox access auditing feature among others.
It uses store.exe process, an access point for mail in mailbox databases, and enables auditing using a set of Diagnostics logging categories namely: Folder Access, Message access, ‘Extended Send As’ and ‘Extended Send On Behalf Of’. Each of the category can provide different level of logging depending on the scale specified; zero (not enable) to five (maximum logging).
Send & Receive Internet Mail using HUB Transport Server
Under Exchange Server 2007
Former is configured to be more secure so doesn’t accept mail from untrusted sources while later to accept internet mail. By default, ES 2007 installs HUB server role but not Edge server role; so most people prefer to receive internet mail without installing Edge server role and that’s what we will do in this tutorial.
Before we go through the tutorial, let see few major messaging systems components:
Restriction on External E-Mail
Internet is two way traffic: inbound or outbound so we will talk of each
Managing Inbound Messages:
Open Exchange Management Console (EMC) to select Hub Transport (HT) under Organization Configuration (OC).
Mailbox enable newly added User in Window Server 2008 under Exchange Server 2007
Active Directory (AD) is a central repository of resources, users, computers and their groups. Each of which symbolize a unique object and its attributes. It uses Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) to add, query and modify data of directory (or repository). Best part of AD is the ability to manage most instincts centrally.
Creating User under Active Directory Users and Computers (ADUC):
ADUC administrates organization of users, computers and groups with their security. We can add, delete, reset, or delete user and computer accounts using ADUC.
Managing New Mailboxes Under Exchange Server (ES) 2007 Part 1
Microsoft has added many new features to ES with new mailboxes. With a common user mailbox; now ES can have three more, Room, Equipment and Linked, Mailboxes for different scenarios like meeting room or projector. In first part of article we will talk of first two while Linked Mailbox will be covered in part two.