Posts by georgekhalil

Forefront Server Security engines retiring soon

Posted by on Aug 3, 2009 in Forefront

If you aren’t already aware, or haven’t been notified for that matter through Forefront’s diagnostic notification system, Microsoft’s Forefront Server Security for Exchange and SharePoint is retiring 3 of its 9 engines on 1 December 2009.  Forefront server security products has been renowned for its multiple scanning engine technology that allows you to scan items using up to 5 of its 9 engines at any one time, but that is about to change.  So which engines are being deprecated and why? If you are running any of the Forefront Server security products such as Forefront Security for...

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Integrating Exchange 2007 Messaging Records Management with SharePoint Document Libraries – Part 2

Posted by on Jul 22, 2009 in Exchange, Exchange 2007, SharePoint, SharePoint 2007

Welcome back to the final post in this 2 part series, Integrating Exchange 2007 MRM with SharePoint Document Libraries.  Today’s post will wrap things up by going through the process of mail enabling an existing SharePoint document library and creating a new managed content setting in Exchange 2007 providing us with the ability to journal a copy of all messages moved into our “Project XYZ” managed folder located in Outlook, into our Shared collaborative Document Library under our Project Team Site. Recall from part 1, that the objective of integrating Exchange MRM with SharePoint is to...

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Integrating Exchange 2007 Messaging Records Management with SharePoint Document Libraries – Part 1/2

Posted by on Jul 16, 2009 in Exchange, Exchange 2007, SharePoint, SharePoint 2007

There are two technologies in my IT Pro life that I am very passionate about, SharePoint and Exchange, so why not incorporate both passions in a single blog post. In this two part series I will be discussing how we can manage email records from our Exchange mailboxes and archive them in SharePoint Document Libraries for compliance or collaboration reasons.  Exchange 2007 introduced a great new feature set in the name of “Messaging Records Management” or commonly referred to as MRM.  Managed Default Folders is a key component of MRM which will assist us in achieving our archiving...

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SharePoint, My Site and Managing User Profile Properties – Part 2/2

Posted by on Jul 9, 2009 in SharePoint, SharePoint 2007

Welcome to part 2 of My Site & Managing User Profile Properties.  In Part 1 we introduced User Profile Properties and how these can be automatically populated via Windows Active Directory (AD).   We also went into some detail regarding the Organization Hierarchy Web part.  You can access part 1 here if you missed it.  In today’s post our focus is around creating additional profile properties either by mapping to existing fields in Active Directory such as Company or creating a field which may not necessarily be mapped to Active Directory but is required to be entered by the user...

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SharePoint, My Site and Managing User Profile Properties – Part 1/2

Posted by on Jun 30, 2009 in SharePoint, SharePoint 2007

A couple of months ago I posted an article introducing My Site and social enterprise networking with SharePoint, and focused the discussion around tracking colleagues via the colleague tracker web part. If you missed that article, you can access it here.  I also promised that I would provide future articles discussing other My Site features so here is a two part series on My Site and Managing user profile properties with today’s discussion around populating Windows Active Directory (AD).  Some of the common question’s asked are what fields should be populated in AD and how does one...

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