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  • Blog Post: Want to work for Microsoft UK?

    Microsoft Services in the UK are actively recruiting.. “ You have unique experiences, skills and passions—and we believe you can bring them all to Microsoft for a rich, rewarding career and lifestyle that will surprise you with its breadth and potential. Just imagine the excitement and satisfaction of...
  • Blog Post: Office 365 and Exchange Online

    A very quick summary of Office 365 blogs, wiki’s and articles… Exchange Online – the first place to start (includes some useful screenshots)… Office 365 Beta BLOG and WIKI …  An RSS feed off the blog is a useful source of Office 365 news. ( Take a look at the Microsoft Online Services Team Blog...
  • Blog Post: July ‘Microsoft Messaging and Mobility User Group’ meeting…

    MMMUG are getting physical meetings going again. To kick off their first meeting after re-launch, they’re going to have an evening discussing Exchange 2010 SP1 on Thursday July 15th 2010 . The event will take place at the BSG Offices at BSG House, 226-236 City Road, London, EC1V 2TT. As some of you will...
  • Blog Post: Next year’s got to be better…

    So it’s been a poor second half of the year as far as blogging goes….  First half wasn’t too bad though.  Must endeavour to do better next year.  I’ll think about it over Christmas. Happy Christmas to all…
  • Blog Post: MCM Exchange Server 2007

    At last funding and time permitted me to attend the Microsoft Certified Master program last month in Redmond.  Fantastic and intense 3 weeks.  Certainly recommend anyone who has the opportunity to get there to do so…  It’s a big investment in time and money but for anyone working regularly...
  • Blog Post: Want more Virtualisation?

    Go to VirtualizationFeed.com and get the latest on virtualisation in Microsoft and in the wider world. Also worth keeping track of what’s happening in the #virtualization community on Twitter at the same place .
  • Blog Post: To my fellow bloggers..

    Quick list of the blog articles that have helped me and might help you…   10 Steps to Becoming a Better Writer 21 Ways to Make Your Blog or Website Sticky 20 Types of Pages that Every Blogger Should Consider How to Write With Confidence   7 types of blog posts which always seem to get links...
  • Blog Post: Friday Dilbert

    You gotta laugh…
  • Blog Post: I used to do it this way…

    Just found some useful stuff on a colleagues blog - Gerod Serafin ; a field engineer in the US. It’s a series of blogs showing the difference in administering Exchange Server 2007 from Exchange Server 2003… Part 1 - I used to do it this way… Now how do I do it? Administering Exchange 2003 vs. Exchange...
  • Blog Post: Software plus Services Guide & Business Advisor Podcast

    Not something I would normally blog about but will be interesting to any of our partners who operate in this space. Guide to Opportunity: Software-plus-Services https://partner.microsoft.com/UK/productssolutions/40099765 This 16-page guide explains how partners can exploit our Software-plus-Services...
  • Blog Post: Offline defrag a replica database…

    Let’s leave the “ why would you? ” to one side for the moment but is it actually possible or supported to defrag a continuous replication target database?  Well not surprisingly er ‘No’.  An offline defrag creates a new database with a new signature (“When defragmentation is complete, the original...
  • Blog Post: You’ve just installed your 901st Exchange Server..

    ..and ExBPA warns you to consider consolidating servers..?  “ There are more than 900 Exchange servers in your Exchange organization ” ..because you’re nearing the default MaxPageSize limit of 1,000 that’ll be returned by an LDAP query. Wonder if this has ever scuppered anyone's deployment plans...
  • Blog Post: PST’s not supported on the LAN…?

    This is a new one on me - ‘ Personal folder files are unsupported over a LAN or over a WAN link ’. “The .pst files are not meant to be a long-term, continuous-use method of storing messages in an enterprise environment. (!?!) The article also suggests two alternatives to .pst files. You can use .ost...
  • Blog Post: Corrupted OOF?

    This is an interested blog from a Microsoft escalation engineer – Eric Norberg posted on his Technet blog : How to Remove an Invisible or Corrupted "Out of Facility" message with MFCMAPI If you suspect you might have a problem with a corrupted OOF, you’ve followed all of the troubleshooting...
  • Blog Post: MSUKUCC lives…

    The Microsoft UK UC Blog is now alive and kicking after a slow start…  The blog will have contributions from various parts of the Unified Communications teams across Microsoft – so that’s support, field engineering, consultancy and pre-sales… …couple of blog just posted: Mail routing with a single...
  • Blog Post: Technet UK on Twitter

    Excerpt from the latest Technet Newsletter … “Finally, I'd like to announce the launch of our ASKTechNetUK Twitter. If you want to ask a question about TechNet or Microsoft, or just fancy a general chin wag with us, then ask us at ASKTechNetUK . We'll soon have people from all areas of the business on...
  • Blog Post: Windows 7

    Recently installed Windows 7 and really liking it so far…  Not a single issue with it over the last 2 weeks which is a bonus to start with.  Here are a few bits that I like… I’ve had a widescreen laptop for a long time and every once in a while I’ll drag the taskbar to the side of the screen...
  • Blog Post: Active Directory Recycle Bin

    This is worth a look on Edge : Active Directory Recycle Bin “The new Recycle Bin functionality in Server 2008 R2 is really cool - you can actually undelete objects, and all their attributes are restored as if the object never went away - no requirement to rejoin the domain for computer objects, for example...
  • Blog Post: £££ Time to have a word with the boss… again £££

    Tech Workers Get a Raise “The average information-technology pro made $78,035 last year, a 4.6% increase from 2007, according to tech job site Dice.com, which surveyed close to 20,000 of its visitors”
  • Blog Post: Is my blog in the wrong place…?

    When I started this blog at the end of 2006 I chose to stick it on MSDN mainly because the set of instructions for setting a new blog up on MSDN was the only ones I could find.  Let’s be honest it can’t have been that difficult to translate the instructions from MSDN to Technet, where I think this...
  • Blog Post: Is your E2K7 project in danger of being scrapped?

    I’m guessing that over the next few months IT managers are going to be pushing their IT staff really hard to justify any IT spend.  ..and projects to upgrade to Exchange Server 2007 are not going to be immune. Clearly to have any chance of getting the go ahead for your deployment of Exchange Server...
  • Blog Post: Twittering…

    Joined Twitter a long time ago but finally going to try and actually use it.  Follow me here …
  • Blog Post: LiveMesh

    Have been using Live Mesh for about 6 months now and would definitely recommend having a look at it.  We use it for team documents within MCS and I use it for personal stuff like photos for example…  It’s a great way of sharing content amongst groups of people and groups of devices.  ...
  • Blog Post: Infrastructure Planning and Design Guides

    To quote Technet: “The Infrastructure Planning and Design (IPD) guides are the next version of Windows Server System Reference Architecture. The guides in this series help clarify and streamline design processes for Microsoft infrastructure technologies, with each guide addressing a unique infrastructure...
  • Blog Post: What will change everything? (@ edge.org)

    Now we’re into a new year I suppose it’s the perfect point to ask “What will change everything? - What game-changing scientific ideas and developments do you expect to live to see?"  The question was put to hundreds of scientists, writers, artists and philosophers amongst others, and responses...
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