If you have ever had to support, or use an Exchange server that uses RAS to send and retrieve email, and is used as a workstation by users (I can see people cringing, but I see this in a lot of small sites and small businesses) you will know the frustration of loosing your connection every time you log on as a different user. To make matters worse, half the time the problem … [Read more...]
How can I keep a copy of SMTP Mail going in and out? – Wayne Small
A copy of the incoming and outgoing SMTP messages are only maintained if the highest logging is turned on for the IMS. The files are stored in the imcdata\in\archive and imcdata\out\archive, respectively. (The UNCs are from memory.) Once the logging is turned off, the saving stops. They can be deleted from the archive subdirectory without harm because they have already been … [Read more...]
What are the service dependancies within Exchange Server?
Stopping the SA through the control panel or net stop most certainly does not stop services based on a timeout. It clearly brings up an interface that says "To stop this, I must stop these other things", then if you answer Yes, proceeds to do so. In fact the control panel does better than the net stop commands in some ways - it is aware of the nested dependencies. The reason … [Read more...]
How can I block Napster ports?
To block all of napster's sites set the firewall to disallow the following IP blocks: 22.214.171.124 -- 255 126.96.36.199 - 255 Out of the box napster uses TCP ports 6699, 7777, 8875, 8888 … [Read more...]
How can I send meeting requests over the Internet? – Wayne Small
In order to send meeting requests to external organisations over the internet, you need to ensure that you can send MS RTF formatted messages to each other. You can configure RTF to send to that particular contact by changing the properties of the contact accordingly, or if it's an entire organisation, you can modify your Internet Mail Service to force all mail to their domain … [Read more...]