This has become a very popular request for companies with Exchange server deployed, to have some kind of legal disclaimer attached to every outbound message. Fortunately the process to make this happen has gotten significantly easier in Exchange 2007. No more fooling around with registering event sinks and messy VBScript.
VMware now officially supports running the VirtualCenter database on SQL Server 2005. As you may have expected there are a few caveats and a handful of configuration items you need to take into consideration. However, for the most part this is great news and will allow you to *finally* get rid of those SQL Server 2000 servers.
Terminal Services Server Drain Mode allows an administrator to prevent new logins to a terminal server. It does allow current users to stay connected and even allows disconnected sessions to re-connect and continue working. The Drain Mode feature also works with the new Terminal Services Session Broker Load Balancing.
Messaging Records Management (MRM) can be used to define polices for retention on specific folders. You can also target an MRM policy to a specific group. There is a 10 minute video that explains MRM on the Exchange Team Blog:
Essentially if you do not have any user mailboxes stores or public folder stores on an Exchange server that is operating as a front end server, then you can safely enable circular logging. This will reduce the disk space requirements for the front end server.
Officially Microsoft does not support the storage of PST files on file shares whether they are on a LAN or WAN. They have a knowledge base article specifically regarding this http://support.microsoft.com/kb/297019 but there is also a good commentary on the subject on the Microsoft Enterprise Platforms Windows Server Performance Team blog Network Stored PST files … don’t do it!
Microsoft Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) 3.0 delivers new features including an MMC-based user interface with advanced filtering and reporting, improved performance and operational reliability, flexible deployment options to improve branch office support, and more content access through the Microsoft Update Catalog site.
If the user cannot access their local contacts when attempting to send an email message the problem may be that their Outlook Address Book account has been removed.
Erik Ashby, Edward Wu and Jenna Lyday give a live-meeting Webcast demonstrating the new Microsoft Transporter Suite for Lotus Domino. They show how the suite can be used for migrating accounts, mailboxes and applications from Domino.
Resources for Interoperability and Migration from Lotus Domino
Microsoft has a tool called the “Microsoft Transporter for Lotus Domino Availability” this tool claims to offer interoperability and migration from Lotus Domino to Active Directory, Exchange Server 2007, and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0.