SMTP Relaying

Uh oh, two rants in a row! We have a customer that uses a database application. Part of this application allows you to bulk e-mail people on the database (lets call them clients!) The software gives you two options 1) Let Outlook do the heavy lifting 2) Specify an SMTP server and the software will send

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Good for business?

Over the last few weeks i’d been to meetings with a company that i had dealings with at my previous company. Recently they have been increasingly frustrated and unhappy with the service they have been receiving and since i know some of the staff there personally they got in touch with me and asked if we

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Guess Whose Back?

—26/01/07 Correction to the post. It should read TICK the box instead of Clear—  Back in the office today after a week on holiday. Work was so mad up until i left i didn’t get a chance to post much I did mention in my last post that i had a problem getting WSUS clients to update. I

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Back In Business

Finally back in the office after a long period of work We completed an SBS2003 installation over the weekend and Monday was left to tidy up the bits and pieces. I setup Update Services and was impressed with how easy it was to get going but i’m having a bit from trouble getting it to

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Off The Radar

I haven’t posted for a few days as i’ve been working away from the office First part of the week (Mon,Tues,Wed) was spent doing some SharePoint consultancy and the rest of the week (and weekend!) i’m doing an SBS 2003 installation I’m currently waiting for the server to reboot as i’m in the process of

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The Connected Home

When i first moved into my house i had a romantic view of my “connected home” I had all sorts of plans and ideas of how my 21st century home would work. I wanted to have a PC in the living room that would be connected to the television and display pictures, videos and music

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Scripts are your friends

Just reading a post from the “Addicted to IT” blog Why SBSers should be writing more scripts! The gist of the article is that you don’t need to be a programmer to create scripts and they are so useful that they can help out in all sorts of different ways Have to say i complety

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And as if by magic..

No sooner had a posted about the issues i was having using Sonicwall firewalls with Internet Explorer 7 i received an email from Sonicwall with their take on the problem Have a look here To fix the problem they are going to be releasing new firmware for all their current (fourth) generation models I was

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