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Does the backside of your server rack look like storage for a waterfall of cables? Keeping cables under control can be a major task, but it should be a high priority.

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Almost all computer users know a few desktop shortcuts such as:

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Sender Policy Framework or SPF is an email validation system that allows receiving systems to verify the sending organization. What does this mean in simple terms? Less Spam. Seventy percent of all email currently is spam.

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Sending Files by Email: Why it's a Bad Idea

Do you use your email as a filing cabinet? Email makes sending files around the world very simple. This convenience also makes it very tempting to send large files through email. Most email systems have size limits restricting the total file size of a single email.

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Exchange Server 2010 includes numerous Exchange Management Shell commands that make administration easier. Here are 5 helpful Exchange powershell commands. These commands are to be used in the Exchange Management Shell.

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Last week we discussed how to setup synchronization with an external time source. This week we will learn how to make the syncs occur more often.

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Windows Time synchronization is often a mystery. Like many processes we are only forced to learn about it when it does not function as we expect. By design each client computer in a domain receives its time from a Domain Controller. Domain Controllers sync their time from the Domain’s PDC Operation Master. It is therefore essential that the PDC time is correct. In order to assure the accuracy of this time we will sync the PDC to an external time source.

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Have you ever wondered how to quickly check the replication health of your AD environment? There is a simple command that will show the inbound/outbound replication for each Domain Controller.

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Kirk Koenigsbauer corporate Vice President for the Microsoft Office Division has announced the coding completion of Office 2013 on his blog. The new office has been made available to manufactures and they are now focused on general release. Koenigsbaur revealed general availability between October 1, 2012 and December 31, 2012.