Steve Schwartz


Steve Schwartz is founder and principal engineer of, a consulting and training company in Seattle. He is an MCSE and an MCT and specializes in implementing enterprise-scale systems.

Which Is Better: the X.400 Connector or the IMS? 2
Systems administrators have strong opinions about which connector to use to connect autonomous sites. Here are some pros and cons for each type.
Guidelines for Deploying Independent Autonomous Sites
Implementing a large Exchange Server Organization in independent autonomous (or franchised) sites can be difficult. Guidelines can help companies set up naming conventions, connectors, directory replication, public folders, and address book views.
Securing the Exchange Server 5.5 Internet Mail Service
Using the Internet as a network backbone exposes the network to security risks. Find out how Exchange Server 5.5 protects the IMS by preventing unauthorized access and using encryption to secure message traffic.
Fine-Tune Exchange Connections
In Exchange Server 5.5, Microsoft introduced address-space restrictions to give systems administrators more control over users' access to connectors. You can use this restrictions to configures your organization the way you want it.
Server Locations, Public Folders, and Address-Space Restrictions
You can create server locations according to geographic proximity or function, depending on what you want to do.

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