Monthly Archives: October 2008

Should all my DCs run on Server Core?

  Last week I initiated a discussion on the mailing list about running Windows Server 2008 Domain Controllers on Server Core.  I was curious to see whether there were any good reasons why all DCs (RODCs and RWDCs) should not be run on Server Core as a best practice.   The conclusion reached was that,… Read More »

Where to find Scanpst on Vista

  Yes, I know PST files are BAD, but due to circumstances that would take too long to explain, I still use SMTP and POP3 with Outlook 2007 for my home email.  The other day I had a power outage that caused a corruption to one of my PST files.  I know that you can… Read More »

Exchange Server 2007 32-bit Licensing Foolishness

  Yesterday I fired up an old Exchange Server 2007 VM lab environment.  The first thing I saw when I started the Exchange Management Console (EMC) was a pop-up message saying, “The following servers in your organization are currently unlicensed”, as shown below. After clicking OK, I got the another pop-up message saying, “The server… Read More »