Monday, August 28, 2006

What is Microsoft Forefront ?

Microsoft Forefront is a comprehensive line of business security products providing greater protection and control through integration with your existing IT infrastructure and through simplified deployment, management, and analysis. The Microsoft Forefront line of business security products helps provide protection for the Client Machines, Server Applications and the Network Edge. The Forefront product line consists of the following:

• Microsoft Forefront Client Security (formerly called Microsoft Client Protection)
• Microsoft Forefront Security for Exchange Server (currently called Microsoft Antigen for
• Microsoft Forefront Security for SharePoint (currently called Antigen for SharePoint)
• Microsoft Forefront Security for Office Communications Server (currently called Antigen for
Instant Messaging)
• Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server 2006
Visit the following Microsoft Links if you would like to know more information about this new comprehensive security product, see the Road Map, and to download the Trial Version of this Product:

Internet Explorer 7 Release Candidate 1 for Windows XP SP2

Internet Explorer 7 (IE7) Release Candidate 1 (RC1) has been designed to make everyday tasks easier, provide dynamic security protection and improve the development platform and manageability. End user improvements include a streamlined interface, tabbed browsing, printing advances, improved search functionality, instant feeds (RSS), dynamic security protection, and more. To download this Release Candidate click Here.

Thursday, August 24, 2006

Cluster Continuous Replication in Exchange Server 2007

What is CCR in Exchange Server 2007 ?

Cluster continuous replication (CCR) is a high availability feature of Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 that combines the asynchronous log shipping and replay technology built into Exchange 2007 with the failover and management features provided by the Microsoft Cluster service.
CCR is designed to provide high availability for Exchange 2007 Mailbox servers by providing a solution that addresses the following requirements:

• Mailbox solution with no single point of failure
• Data availability and resiliency to failure
• Service availability and resiliency to failure
• Backup data center support with very current data
• Rapid recovery with current data to any single failure
• Low cost, high availability for Mailbox server
• High availability support for a wide range of disk technologies
• Simplified high availability solution
Here is the Link for the Technical Center Documentation about this new Technology.

Creating a Virtual Exchange Server for Exchange 2003 Clustering

This article will go through the steps which will guide the Cluster Implementor to build Exchange Server 2003 - Virtual Group under Windows Clustering. the article writer posts some images to bring the full picture for the implementor and to easy the life for him :).

Wednesday, August 9, 2006

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Tuesday, August 8, 2006

Get all the latest ISA Server 2004 news, articles, tutorials and tips in your mailbox

The Monthly Newsletter, written by ISA expert Dr. Tom Shinder, is brimming with the latest news, the hottest tips, Q&A, links of the month and more. And of course, we'll have much to say about ISA Server 2004 as we take an in-depth look at all the new possibilities in our forthcoming articles. That's why we also offer you a convenient way of keeping informed about all the latest articles added to the site through our "Real-Time Article Update" Newsletters. This is a wonderfull site, it keeps you updates with all the latest news and updates articles related to ISA versions, if you didn't subscribe till now, please visit the following site and subscribe. To subscribe with ISAServer.Org Site, click on the Here.

Sunday, August 6, 2006

Exchange Server 2007 Beta 2 - Technical Articles

6. Drilldown of the new OWA Direct File Access Feature in Exchange Server 2007: Part 1 (Server-side), By Henrik Walther

7. overview of Recipient Management in Exchange 2007 - The new Management Console.

Exchange Server 2007 Beta 2 available for Download Now

Microsoft announced that "Exchange Server 2007 Beta 2" is now available for download -offering built-in features to help protect against spam and viruses, and improvements that provide people in your organization with anywhere access to e-mail, voice mail, calendars, and contacts from a range of devices. Download or order the beta today! The new capabilities of Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 deliver the advanced protection your company demands, the anywhere access your people want, and the operational efficiency you need. To get your own copy visit the Exchange Server 2007 Beta 2 site.