Outlook Web Access (OWA)

Outlook Web Access (OWA) is a feature which provides web based access to user mailboxes. OWA is nothing but providing mailing solution using HTTP protocol. OWA plays an important role in mailing solution. Exchange Server 2003 OWA uses XML, XSL, HTTP-DAV to improve its functionality. Various new features are added to OWA in Exchange Server(…)

Introduction to Exchange Storage systems

Exchange Storage System The heart of Exchange server 2003 is its storage system. Since Exchange 5.5 Microsoft had made many improvement in its storage systems. To manage the storage system Exchange includes a service called as Information Store. The Information Store is a service that provides storage system management on an Exchange Server 2003. The(…)

Microsoft Exchange Server Important points about RSG

Important points about RSG • An RSG can be used only to recover mailbox data. To recover public folder data, you must use a recovery forest and recovery server. • RSGs cannot be used to recover mailboxes that have been deleted. • In order to use an RSG, you must have a backup of the(…)

Exchange Disaster recovery – Steps for Disaster recovery

Disaster recovery is a scenario in which you have to restore you Exchange server as will as Windows 2003 server. Disaster recovery is a final point of restoration of Exchange server. In disaster recovery the entire Exchange server with Windows 2003 server is rebuilt. Summary to perform disaster recovery • Reinstall Windows 2003 server •(…)

How to Install Open VMware Tools in Linux Kernel 2.6.24

What are VMware Tools? They are a collection of software and drivers which enhance and improve the virtualization experience for the guest operating system. They include shared folders, heartbeat drivers, enhanced network drivers, and mouse and video drivers to allow seemless migration between guest and console operating systems. Where can I get VMware tools? Currently(…)

HOWTo replace AD+Exchange with Samba+Zimbra

This HOWTo describes how to configure Zimbra Collaboration Server (ZCS) and Samba to act as a primary domain controller (PDC) that uses LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) as a central password database for authenticating users on Linux and Windows desktops. The motivation behind this document is the need to seamlessly integrate ZCS into corporate network(…)

The step-by-step procedures to Building an Intel PC

First the core component: the CPU I am going to need is to decide first of all on what I am using this PC to accomplish. That has already been said… it is my server. But, what will it serve on the network? In my case it will supply loads of hard drive space, it(…)

How to Install/Enable NetBEUI Under WinXP

If for some reason you need to install NetBEUI then follow these instructions. **Note – You will need the WinXP CD in order to to this! Support for the NetBIOS Extended User Interface protocols (also called NetBEUI or NBF) in Windows XP has been discontinued. If your configuration requires temporary use of NetBEUI for Windows(…)

How to Make your Folders Private in Windows XP

•Open My Computer •Double-click the drive where Windows is installed (usually drive (C:), unless you have more than one drive on your computer). •If the contents of the drive are hidden, under System Tasks, click Show the contents of this drive. •Double-click the Documents and Settings folder. •Double-click your user folder. •Right-click any folder in(…)


To NTFS or not to NTFS—that is the question. But unlike the deeper questions of life, this one isn’t really all that hard to answer. For most users running Windows XP, NTFS is the obvious choice. It’s more powerful and offers security advantages not found in the other file systems. But let’s go over the(…)

How to Keep Windows XP Up-to-Date

The Windows Update feature notifies you of the latest updates and bug fixes for the Windows XP operating system directly from the Microsoft Web site. To launch the Windows Update, you click the Start menu, point at the All Programs button, and then click Windows Update in the Programs menu. As soon as you click(…)

Making Older Programs Run under Windows XP

Some programs designed for earlier versions of Windows won’t run under Windows XP. Until you can get your hands on a program upgrade for Windows XP, you can try running the program in one of Windows XP Compatibility Modes by following these steps: 1. Double-click the desktop shortcut called Run in Compatibility Mode that’s automatically(…)