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TechNet Webcast: Exchange Best Practice Analyzer (ExBPA) (Level 300)

Monday, April 10, 2006 - 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Pacific Time

Kevin Remde , TechNet Presenter, Microsoft Corporation

The Microsoft Exchange Server Best Practices Analyzer Tool (ExBPA) is an automated health check and troubleshooting tool. ExBPA collects configuration settings and performs network and protocol tests in an Exchange topology. Join this webcast to learn about the new version of the tool that was released in March, 2005. We discuss enhancements such as scheduling and baseline support. See how to use ExBPA with Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM) 2005. At the end of the presentation, we talk about future enhancements to the ExBPA tool.


TechNet Webcast: Exchange Server 2003 Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts (Level 300) Wednesday, April 26, 2006 - 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Pacific Time

Kevin Remde , TechNet Presenter, Microsoft Corporation

Your organization is running Microsoft Exchange Server 2003, and it is stable. What can you do to improve your Exchange operations, customize them, and optimize them to better meet the requirements of your organization even better? This webcast provides tips on how to customize system messages, address lists, and Microsoft Office Outlook Web Access. We also explain how to control which versions of Microsoft Outlook are allowed to connect to the Exchange server, how to use Mailbox Manager, and how to create catch-all mailboxes.


TechNet Webcast: Microsoft Solutions for Windows Update Management (Level 200)

Friday, April 28, 2006 - 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Pacific Time

Kevin Remde , TechNet Presenter, Microsoft Corporation

In this webcast, we explore update management for Microsoft Windows. Join us as we discuss and demonstrate the various components of update management and their functionality. We begin with an overview of the business case for update management and the vulnerability timeline, including a demonstration that illustrates how the timeline gets shorter with every new vulnerability. Learn about the severity ratings that are assigned to vulnerabilities and what the various ratings mean, and see how Microsoft has improved the update experience to make it as straightforward as possible.