WARNING: “Shared Folders” and Microsoft Virtual PC

Microsoft Virtual PC includes a "Shared Folder" facility to enable the Guest Operating System to access files on the Host's Hard Disk Drive. This seems to work fine for small files, but I recently discovered this to be extremely unreliable when transferring very large files. In my case, this was "forklifting" 5GB worth of Exchange Server Database files. … Continue reading WARNING: “Shared Folders” and Microsoft Virtual PC

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Enforcing Message Sizes within Exchange 2000

There are several places to look when configuring the maximum permitted Email Message Sizes within your organisation. A maximum receiving message size of 10–15MB should be a realistic figure. Anything larger and it is likely that the ISP will block the message anyway. Some organisations block attachments over 2MB anyway. Therefore, it is worth setting … Continue reading Enforcing Message Sizes within Exchange 2000