Daily Archives: October 14, 2005

Blogcast: Using the Active Directory Migration Tool

Upgrading from Exchange 5.5 to Exchange 2003

This is the sixth in the blogcast series for upgrading your Exchange Organisation from Exchange 5.5 to 2003.  This blogcast runs for 7 minutes and 12 seconds and talks about installing the Active Directory Connector.  The blogcasts also discusses the options for leaving the user accounts in the original NT 4 domain (the ADC creates a placeholder account) or moving the NT4 accounts directly to Windows 2003 Active Directory.   View the blogcast here

Other blogcasts in this series:

1: Reviewing the Exchange Organistion

2:Creating the trust 

3: Assigning appropriate rights

4:Exploring Deployment tools and checklists

5:Preparing Active Directory


Introduction to Blogs and blogging

Steve and I really enjoyed talking to you the Blogs and Blogging Technet sesson last night and thank you for taking the time to give us some interesting and thought provoking questions, its always interesting to hear other opinions about blogging and why your business would benefit or not from a blog.  Well, as promised, here’s a list of all of the resources that I mentioned last night – please correct me if I’ve missed something out.
Places to host your blog: BloglinesBloggerTextAmericaMSN spaces
Popular Aggregators: Sharpreader,
Newsgator Bloglines Feedreader , IntraVnews  Start (Web based) Feed Demon

Blog search engines: Technorati , Feedster, Pubsub
Blogging communities: GeeksWithBlogs , Weblogs, DotNetJunkies, Technet Bloggers, MSDN Bloggers   http://Blogs.msdn.com
Community Server Source Code and More Info 

Scott Watermasysk’s blog (Community Server)

Microsoft.com Blog Portal

Portal and Smart Components Blog post
Podcast communities: www.windowsitpro.com/podcast www.itconversations.com www.podcaststudio.net

BlogCast communities: www.theblogcastrepository.com http://www.microsoft.com/communities/blogs/PortalHome.mspx
How to record a blogcast: Walkthrough.
Corporate Weblogger Manifesto 
Blogging basics  – keeping an online journal

7 tips to get you started on your business blog

Now, I know that I’ve missed loads and load of blogging resources out (we only had 2 hours to talk about all this!) – so if you use some fabulous tool for blogging that isn’t mentioned above, please add a comment to this post.  Thank you…