Tag: Design

I made it into Ned’s Mailbag…

The Microsoft Enterprise Platform Support Directory Services Team blog is for me one of the most important sources of Directory Services (Microsoft flavoured) information on the internet; drawn from over 10 years of having to support Active […]

Exchange 2010 – Offline Help Download.

Microsoft have made available an Exchange 2010 offline helpfile (CHM format), it makes interesting reading, discussing the steps that must be taken in a migration or transition project to Exchange 2010 from either Exchange 2003 or Exchange […]

Microsoft Infrastructure Planning and Design Solution Accelerators – Updated.

The Microsoft Infrastructure Planning and Design (IPD) guides are a series of documents that used to be known as the Windows Server System Reference Architecture.   The IPD guides help clarify and streamline design processes for […]

Microsoft Whitepaper: The Microsoft Exchange Large Mailbox Vision

This recent whitepaper from Microsoft discusses having large mailboxes without breaking your budget and keeping e-mail on the Exchange Server instead of allowing it to be scattered in Outlook Data Files (.PST files). By centrally storing […]

Microsoft Component Posters

Microsoft over the past few years has regularly published component posters – these posters provide a visual reference that assist in understanding how key technologies interface with each other.  Windows Server 2008 R2 Feature Components http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=64a5cc28-f8a1-4b30-a4a2-455c65bda8d7 Windows […]

Official Microsoft Active Directory Design Guide

Microsoft have made available an Active Directory Design Guide, the guide provides guidance on the general recommendations for the design, deployment and management of an Active Directory environment in a healthcare organisation according to current best practices; but […]

Active Directory: Cosmetic Forestry

Active Directory – Cosmetic Forestry Over the past year the media have reported on banks and companies facing impending doom; government bailouts and other measures to ensure the global economy does not implode.  As a result many mergers and […]