Exchange 2000 Articles

Last Updated on 6 July 2004, Total: 71 Articles and Tutorials

4 High Availability & Recovery 22 Jan. 2003
26 Management & Administration 3 March 2004
5 Migration & Deployment 23 Oct. 2002
9 Mobility & Client Access 11 Nov. 2003
8 Monitoring & Operations 6 July 2004
10 Planning & Architecture 7 Oct. 2002
7 Security & Message Hygiene 23 April 2003
2 Tools 20 April 2003
  1. Creating a list of Users and their e-mail addresses in Exchange 2000 (2)

    In my previous article I presented a script that iterated through all the OUs to export mail enabled users' mail addresses to a CSV file. Active Directory allows you, instead of going through each and evey the OUs, to perform directory wide searches by constructing an LDAP query. LDAP is a pretty complex and powerful query language. The more precise... Read More

  2. Controlling Users Mailboxes in Exchange 2000

    One of the big problems that Exchange Administrators have is controlling the size of user’s mailboxes. Well never fear help is at hand; with a few simple steps you can have a lot more control... Read More

  3. Administering Exchange 2000

    Part of the planning process for deploying Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server in your organization is determining how to administer it. With the introduction of Active Directory, you can separate the administration of servers from the administration of recipients. Understanding this separation is important in deciding how to administer Exchange. In addition, understanding the new administration models is necessary to administer... Read More

  4. The Recipient Update Service Uncovered

    The Recipient Update Service (RUS) is a very important component in your Exchange installation, it is RUS that is responsible for updating address lists and email addresses in your Active Directory... Read More

  5. Creating a list of Users and their e-mail addresses in Exchange 2000

    In Exchange 5.5 you had a GUI interface that let you easily import and export users in the Exchange Administrator utility. Active Directory essentially lets you do the same thing with two utilities: Ldifde and CSVDE. However, both utilities are not that easy to use. Basically you have to unappealing options: either you export the entire directory and start filtering... Read More

  6. Troubleshooting and repairing mailboxes and databases

    Most of the time your Exchange 2000 Server implementation probably runs fine with no problems at all. Unfortunately, problems can and do occur with any complicated system, and Exchange is no different. In the case of Exchange, however, you also have to take in account the email client software and it’s particulars. Since it’s safe to assume that most of... Read More

  7. Performance Anxiety Monitoring your Exchange 2000 Server

    You probably already know the important of regular monitoring of your Windows 2000 servers. In fact, you are probably already performing daily and weekly monitoring and baselining on your servers for such critical component areas as hard-disks, memory, processors and network adapters. You are in control of you own domain and you have no performance anxiety my friend. What’s that?... Read More

  8. Disaster Recovery

    Try as hard as we may, we will never be able to achieve the Utopian ideal of never having a disaster come our way. Since we are firmly entrenched in the real world, it makes good sense then to understand the disaster recovery process as it applies to Exchange 2000 Server and what needs to be done before the disaster... Read More

  9. The Exchange 2000 Server Instant Messaging Service

    Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock somewhere, you’ve no doubt heard of Instant Messaging. AOL, Yahoo!, and Microsoft have all done their part to bring Instant Messaging capability to all users with an Internet connection. Lately, there have even been some open source projects that produced IM clients capable of signing into more than one service on behalf of... Read More

  10. The Exchange 2000 Server Chat Service

    Have you ever used the once popular Internet Relay Chat (IRC) services that used to be the rage in the early 90’s? If so, then you may have fond memories of them and the time spent in those chat channels. At the time, America Online was making its big push to sign up new members and there was basically two... Read More

  11. Key Management Service In Exchange 2000 Server

    The Key Management Service (KMS) in Exchange 2000 Server is one of the best and most often overlooked features. Due to Exchange 2000 Server’s native integration with Windows 2000 Server, the KMS can take advantage of many of the benefits that Windows 2000 brings to the table as well, making it a winner that is worthy of taking a look... Read More

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