Microsoft Exchange PST Capture 2.0

“PST Capture 2.0 is used to discover and import Outlook Personal Folder (.pst) File Format files into Exchange Server and Exchange Online. PST Capture helps an organization that wishes to gain more control over their email data repositories by placing them into Exchange. By optionally installing PST Capture Agents on target machines, administrators can determine where .pst files are located and who their file owner is via the PST Capture Console. Administrators can import .pst files via Import Lists to Exchange Server or Exchange Online. Data can be directly imported into the primary mailbox or associated archive mailbox.”Microsoft Exchange...

System Center Service Manager Connector 3.0 for Exchange

April 27, 2013

“Exchange Connector connects Service Manager to Exchange for processing incoming emails related to work items. Once Exchange Connector has been configured to monitor exchange mailboxes, it can be used to create and update work items based on templates specified by the admin. By specifying special keywords to look for in the incoming emails, admins can configure Exchange Connector to perform actions like approving or rejecting review activities, or enable activity implementers to mark activities assigned to them as completed.”System Center Service Manager Connector 3.0 for Exchange can be download from the following link.

Virtual CD-ROM Control Panel

April 24, 2013

“The Virtual CD-ROM Control Panel utility enables users of Windows XP, Vista, and 7 to mount ISO disk image files as virtual CD-ROM drives. This can be highly useful for reading disk images to install software or recover backup files. Notes: This tool is not supported by Microsoft; use at your own risk. Windows 8 users do NOT need this tool. Windows 8 natively supports ISO files. In Windows 8, you can simply open an ISO file and Windows automatically assigns it a drive letter and reads it as a virtual drive.”Virtual CD-ROM Control Panel can be download from...
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“The Windows component RSAT-Clustering-CmdInterface isn’t installed on this computer and needs to be installed before Exchange Setup can begin.”

April 15, 2013

SymptomThe following error message may appear during upgrading Exchange 2013 RTM (that reside on Windows 2012 Server) to Exchange 2013 RU1: “The Windows component RSAT-Clustering-CmdInterface isn't installed on this computer and needs to be installed before Exchange Setup can begin.”  ResolutionUsing PowerShell with Administrator privilege invoke the following command: “Install-WindowsFeature RSAT-Clustering-CmdInterface” & retry the Exchange 2013 RU1 installation Note: A reboot may need to complete the installation.For further information please review:Installing the Failover Cluster Feature and Tools in Windows Server 2012
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Microsoft Exchange 2013 Public Folders Directory Sync Support Scripts

April 13, 2013

“Use this scripts if you need to do one of the following - - Initial creation of mail enabled public folder objects in the destination Active Directory for public folder migration from Exchange 2007 or 2010 to Exchange 2013 - Synchronization of mail enabled public folder objects from cloud to on-premise Active Directory - Synchronization of mail enabled public folder objects from on-premise to cloud Active Directory - Synchronization of public folder mailbox objects from cloud to on-premise Active Directory.For creating mail public folder objects in the destination Active Directory during migration, use the Export-MailPublicFoldersForMigration.ps1 and Import-MailPublicFoldersForMigration.ps1 scripts. For...
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IdFix DirSync Error Remediation Tool 1.02

April 10, 2013

“IdFix is used to perform discovery and remediation of identity objects and their attributes in an on-premises Active Directory environment in preparation for migration to Office 365. IdFix is intended for the Active Directory administrators responsible for DirSync with the Office 365 service.”IdFix DirSync Error Remediation Tool 1.02 can be download from the following link.

Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack Administrative Templates

The MDOP ADMX Installer delivers ADMX templates for MDOP products - UE-V and App-V. The ADML files for UE-V are provided for 11 languages and the ADML files for App-V are provided for 24 languages. Feature Summary: ADMX templates for MDOP Products App-V 5.0 and UE-V 1.0 allow the administrator to do the following: Centrally manage App-V 5.0 and UE-V 1.0 clients Control various client settings specific to App-V5.0 and UE-V 1.0 UE-V ADML languages Chinese Simplified Chinese Traditional English French German Italian Japanese Korean Portuguese (Brazil) Russian SpanishApp-V ADML languages Chinese Simplified Chinese Traditional Czech Danish Dutch English Finnish French German Greek Hungarian Italian Japanese Korean Norwegian Portuguese (Brazil) Portuguese (Portugal) Russian Slovak Slovenian Spanish Swedish Turkish”Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack Administrative Templates can be download from the following link.

Tips & Tricks For #OpIsrael Day – 7.4.2013

April 6, 2013

Due the amount of reports on web sites (etc.) that was hacked in the last few days, I gathered a few tips & tricks for enterprises:1. Disable all remote connections that using user / pass authentication technology (e.g. OWA, ActiveSync, VPN, RDP, etc.).Note1:  In case that you cant disable OWA, please consider to implement the following steps:a. Deploy Captcha on the OWA.b. Disable access of privilege users to OWA.c. Force password policy & account policy:Enforce password history to 24 Maximum password age to expire passwords between 60 and 90 days Minimum password length - 9 characters Enable - Password must meet complexity...
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New Clients for Microsoft System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 Configuration Manager

April 1, 2013

“Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 supports the management of Apple Mac clients. The client for Mac computers allows you to discover, collect inventory, manage settings, and deploy applications and patches using your Configuration Manager environment.Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1 also supports the management of UNIX and Linux servers. The clients for UNIX and Linux extends the scope of your Configuration Manager environment to collect inventory, deploy software, and run reports about UNIX and Linux servers in your enterprise. The client operates as a workgroup client that is managed by Configuration Manager.Feature Bullet Summary: Mac Client:The...