Drew McDermott

Drew McDermott is a senior consultant for Open Technology and has been administering email systems since 1990. He specializes in Exchange Server installation and integration.

Articles by Drew McDermott
A Public Folder Checklist 2
Streamline your public folder deployment with these tips for setting up the hierarchy, granting top-level permissions, assigning user permissions, and sharing folder content.
A Tricky Migration to Exchange Server
Migrating users from a foreign email system to Exchange requires keeping track of user information and understanding the relationship between domain SIDs, machine accounts and names, and the information in the Exchange Directory Store.
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