General introduction of OST file encryption

OST file (.ost) is an offline folder file in Microsoft Outlook. Offline folders make it possible for the user to work offline and then to synchronize changes with the Exchange server the next time they connect. The ability to work offline is useful in environments with limited or unreliable connectivity. In this article, I’ll talk about OST file encryption setting in Microsoft Outlook. I’ve seen many problems like “I can not change the default Compressible Encryption setting in...

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Deploying Exchange 2007 on Windows Server 2008

In this article I will cover the installation of Exchange 2007 SP1 on Windows Server 2008.   1. Install  Windows Server 2008  Windows Server 2008 is the latest Server OS of Microsoft,  inheriting functions of  Windows Server 2003. It is a set of server system similar to Windows Vista, both will likely have many similar functions. Their relationship is similar to that between XP and Server 2003.  To install   Windows Server 2008 is a piece of cake if you have experience in...

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Ways To Avoid Permanent Data Loss from PST files

If users store their email and other important data in PST files, there is always a chance that some data may be lost permanently unless they have a proper backup and recovery system in place. The first step is to make users aware of this risk and the second is to inform them of ways in which they can avoid any data loss from locally stored PST files. PST files offer such flexibility in archiving and Outlook makes it so easy to work with PST files that it is not surprising to find many...

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