Posts made in April, 2010

Enabling the Active Directory Recycle Bin Feature on Windows 2008 R2

Posted by on Apr 28, 2010 in Windows, Windows 2008 R2

Tweet Windows 2008 R2 has introduced a number of compelling features that would entice any Windows administrator to upgrade to, and the most welcomed feature in my own opinion would have to be the Active Directory Recycle Bin.  Previous to the R2 upgrade, system admins and the like would have had to rely on paid 3rd party software that would take care of accidental deletions of users or even worst organizational units.  Those who did not make the investment in 3rd party software would have had to rely on system state backups which is always a disruptive process in the event that you needed...

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Publish Remote Desktop Web Access and Gateway with Forefront TMG 2010

Posted by on Apr 22, 2010 in Forefront, TMG

Tweet Today I will continue my series of articles on Microsoft’s latest Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) and will focus our efforts in publishing Windows 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Web Access (RD Web) and Remote Desktop Gateway (RD Gateway) to the world wide web via TMG.  If you missed my first article on installing Forefront TMG, you can access it here. This article is assuming that your Remote Desktop Services infrastructure is already in place and that your RD Gateway and RD Web Access are on the same server.   Refer to my 3 part series on Remote Desktop Services in Windows...

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Installing Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010

Posted by on Apr 13, 2010 in Forefront, TMG

Tweet Forefront Threat Management Gateway 2010, or commonly referred to as TMG 2010, is the long awaited latest and greatest release of Microsoft’s Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) server in which we have all come to love or hate over the years.   TMG builds on ISA’s ability to deliver a comprehensive application layer reverse proxy firewall and is usually deployed on the edge of your network or in between an existing edge such as a firewall provided by Cisco or Checkpoint.  Today, I will begin a series of articles on installing and configuring Forefront TMG 2010, discuss some...

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Benefits of using email-enabled SharePoint document libraries

Posted by on Apr 7, 2010 in SharePoint, SharePoint 2007

Tweet Prior to the release of Exchange Server 2007, Microsoft announced that the future of public folders was in question, and that SharePoint libraries would take their place. Microsoft quickly changed its stance and continues to support Exchange public folders, but there still might be a number of compelling reasons why you would want to consider storing incoming messages in SharePoint document libraries — instead of public folders. SharePoint can enable incoming mail on lists and libraries. It also offers several out-of-the-box features like Alerts, Enterprise Search and Information...

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