If you have to enable SMTP relay in Exchange 2007 or newer, be smart about it

Relaying: The easy way, and the secure way The best way to allow unauthenticated relaying, or certainly the more secure and recommended one, is to create or use a Receive Connector dedicated for this purpose. I recommended this approach even on Exchange Server 2003/2000 — it’s not a good idea to use your Internet-exposed SMTP virtual server to allow anonymous relaying, even if restricted to specified IP addresses. (more…)

By kconway, ago

Internet Explorer (IE) typed URLs can be modified without clearing the history or cache

Have you ever wondered if it was possible to clear the list of URLs (addresses) that you've visted in Internet Explorer (IE) without clearing the cache?  Or what if you only want to delete certain URLs and not the entire list?  Sure, you could delete each entry one by one by selecting each one from the address bar.  But there is another way, if you're not shy when it comes to modifying your registry.  Here's how:

  1. Start Registry Editor (Regedit.exe). (more…)

By kconway, ago
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