4 Steps to Recovering a Failed Exchange Server

No sane administrator wants to be at the receiving end of a failed Exchange Server, given the enormous pressures that the rush to restore services entails.  Yet the very real possibility of data loss coupled with general inexperience with server restoration – it’s not something that happens all the time, after all – makes it […]

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4 Steps to Developing a Solid Backup Strategy for Exchange

Developing a solid backup strategy is crucial for quick restoration of business operations even in the face of a total system failure.  As such, an Exchange administrator would be remiss not to take the time to develop a solid backup plan for their Exchange Server deployment.  Unfortunately, putting together a solid backup strategy for an […]

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5 Tips for Better Outlook Web App Security in Exchange Server

Outlook Web App (OWA) is the webmail interface for Microsoft Exchange Server 5.0 and later, and is installed as part of an Exchange installation.  OWA makes it possible for users to work with their e-mails messages, calendars entries, contact list and tasks (OWA 2010) with nothing more than a supported Web browser and an Internet […]

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4 Storage Considerations for Exchange Server

While the subject of storage appears to be somewhat mundane to an Exchange Administrator, there is no denying that all messaging servers rely heavily on disk storage.  A proper understanding of one’s storage considerations is hence crucial in putting together a well-architected Exchange infrastructure.  This may range from data redundancy, adequate allowance for capacity expansion, […]

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