Connecting To Exchange 2013 Server By Using Outlook Client From a Windows XP Workstation May Result a Password Prompt

January 23, 2013

SymptomConnecting To Exchange 2013 Server By Using Outlook Client From a Windows XP Workstation May Result a Password Prompt.Suggested Workaround a. Review your organization Security & IT policy recommendation for “Network Security: LAN Manager authentication level” Domain Controller GPO settings.b. Consider to change the “Network Security: LAN Manager authentication level” Domain Controller GPO settings to “Send NTLM Response Only” (or to other less restricted settings).c. Change the “Network Security: LAN Manager authentication level” Domain Controller GPO in a lab environment and test the results.Note1: Following the nature of this change you should understand the implications of changing to...

Office Visio Stencil for Exchange 2013

January 19, 2013

“Creating visual representations of your on-premises, hybrid and Office 365 architectures, including Microsoft Exchange icons is helpful way to communicate your deployment. This Visio stencil provides icons -- many depicting servers, server roles, services, and applications -- that you can use in architecture diagrams, charts, and posters. These icons are primarily centered around on-premise deployments of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013, as well as hybrid Office 365 deployments of Exchange 2013.” Office Visio Stencil for Exchange 2013 can be download from the following link.
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Microsoft® ODBC Driver 11 for SQL Server® – Windows

“Microsoft ODBC Driver 11 for SQL Server is a single dynamic-link library (DLL) containing run-time support for applications using native-code APIs to connect to Microsoft SQL Server 2005, 2008, 2008 R2, and SQL Server 2012. Microsoft ODBC Driver 11 for SQL Server should be used to create new applications or enhance existing applications that need to take advantage of new SQL Server 2012 features. This redistributable installer for Microsoft ODBC Driver 11 for SQL Server installs the client components needed during run time to take advantage of new SQL Server 2012 features, and optionally installs the header files needed...
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System Center Global Service Monitor

January 15, 2013

Recently Microsoft updated to the services: “Global Service Monitor for System Center 2012” & “System Center Global Service Monitor”According to official Åke Pettersson (MSFT): “Global Service Monitor is an Azure-based service that extends SCOM 2012 capabilities into the cloud. It allows you to schedule synthetic transactions from geo-distributed locations to monitor availability, performance and reliabilityof your externally facing web applications.”Source: Global Service Monitor for System Center 2012: Observing application availability from an “outside in” perspectiveMoreover, “Global Service Monitor service” can be purchase today in a SAAS model, so the requirement for local installation of System Center 2012 is eliminated....

Microsoft® SQL Server® 2012 SP1 Feature Pack

“The Microsoft® SQL Server® 2012 SP1 Feature Pack is a collection of stand-alone packages which provide additional value for Microsoft® SQL Server® 2012 SP1. It includes the latest versions of:Tool and components for Microsoft® SQL Server® 2012 SP1. Add-on providers for Microsoft® SQL Server® 2012 SP1.”Microsoft® SQL Server® 2012 SP1 Feature Pack can be download from the following link.
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Microsoft Server Application Virtualization Remote Application Packager

January 7, 2013

“The Server App-V Remote Application Packager allows for packaging of natively installed applications from a remote server. This tool complements the regular Server App-V Sequencer by allowing packaging of MSI installed applications. After packaging an application using the Remote Application Packager the resulting virtual application can be deployed similar to any regularly packaged application and upgraded using the Server App-V Sequencer as well. Note: The tool can only be installed on a server that has the Server App-V Sequencer and can only be launched during the Installation Phase of the Sequencer workflow.Feature Summary: Below are the supported scenarios for...
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