Author: Brien Posey

Working With the Exchange Best Practices Analyzer

by Brien Posey

Up until about a year or two ago, Exchange Server routinely enjoyed a reputation as being the most complicated product that Microsoft makes. In recent years, Exchange Server hasn't gotten any easier, it's just that Microsoft has created other products such as Office Communications Server that are more complicated than Exchange. Given the complexity of… Read More

Creating a Group Policy Central Store

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One of the issues that sometimes made managing group policies difficult in Windows XP and in Windows Server 2003 was the non centralized nature of the group policy template files. For example, Microsoft offers downloadable templates that allow you to manage Microsoft Office via group policy. Even so, these templates are not automatically available from… Read More

Consolidating Multiple Windows Domains

by Brien Posey

If you're considering bringing Windows Server 2008 onto your network, then one of the decisions that you will eventually have to make is how you plan to integrate this new operating system into your network.  In the vast majority of cases, Windows Server 2008 domain controllers are simply added to existing domains, or some of… Read More

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