Daily random: Hazelnut International Delight coffee creamer turns my coffee into Heaven in a cup.
Wacky IT news: Internet Pirates are taking seriously an idea of sending a satellite into orbit to host a torrent website. Read that article here.
Business IT news: Ray Ozzie, cheif software architect, leaving Microsoft. Read that article here.
Blocking a user from receiving Internet based mail is much simpler in Exchange 2003 because our good friends at Microsoft included a simple checkbox, so here are the steps you can take:
- Open the properties for the user that you want to stop receiving Internet mail in Active Directory Users and Computers.
- Select the Exchange General tab, and then click on the Delivery Restrictions button, the Delivery Restrictions dialog box will now appear.
- Check the “From authenticated users only” checkbox in the Message Restrictions section.
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One of the many benefits, besides time and amount of effort involved, of performing a remote log off via GUI rather than through a DOS prompt is that you actually see what it is you are doing. With this available, it is easier to perform a task of this caliber with minimal to no mistakes at all. This is especially beneficial and time preserving if you plan to do this over a WAN.
Tasklist, a command within Command Prompt, allows one to see the programs running on his/her computer or any remote computer within the same network. Tasklist, for me, comes in handy when I want to view the running programs on another computer within my network without having to actually remote in to the computer and go to task manager.