Windows Server 2008

Storage Groups in Exchange 2007

One big change in Exchange 2007 is the amount of Storage groups and databases that are supported. Exchange 2007 enterprise edition supports up to 50 database’s and 50 storage groups. The standard edition allows you a maximum of 5 databases and 5 storage groups. Microsoft used to say don’t create an additional storage group until …

Windows Server 2008

Installing Exchange Server 2007

In this article we are going to install Microsoft Exchange Server 2007. We are going to install all the default settings and do no configuration, just do the default setup. Before you install Exchange 2007 you need to meet the minimum hardware requirements. For starters you need to be running a 64-bit Operating system and …

Windows Server 2008

Improved download speeds on Vista

If you want better download speeds on Vista open up a command prompt as an admin and issue the following commands: netsh interface tcp set global autotuning=disabled netsh interface tcp set global chimney=disabled netsh interface tcp set global rss=disabled Here are my before and after results!: Before: Download Speed: 253 kbps (31.6 KB/sec transfer rate) …

Windows Server 2008

VMWARE Workstation Unrecoverable error

Had a strangle problem this evening whilst preparing my lab for my 70-236 exam. I installed the latest version of VMWARE Workstation v6.02 build-59824. It installed perfectly OK but when i attempted to start VMWARE I go the following error: I had a search on the vmware support site and was told that it may …

Windows Server 2008

70-236: TS: Exchange Server 2007, Configuring

I have decided to start my journey on Exchange 2007. I’ve had a bit of experience of Exchange 2003 but have never really gone into depth of it to learn it inside and out. This is the reason why I have decided to study for the 70-236 so I can increase my knowledge of Exchange …

Windows Server 2008

Installing Windows Server 2008

Hello there and welcome to my first post. My first post covers the installation of Windows Server 2008. I am happy to report that the installation is extremely simple and quick indeed. The minimum requirements for installing Server 2008 are: Processor• Minimum: 1GHz• Recommended: 2GHz• Optimal: 3GHz or fasterNote: An Intel Itanium 2 processor is …