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Set global permissions on Exchange mailbox folders

June 16, 2008

I recently had a request to grant view-only permissions for all calendars in an Exchange organization. Usually in small businesses this request comes in as simply granting administrator access to all mailboxes for the CEO or something similar, but in this case it was just calendars. This could be done by going to every user’s […]

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VMware Server 2 and openSUSE quirks

June 16, 2008

I ran into a few minor issues when installing VMware Server 2 (beta) on openSUSE 10.3. I downloaded from and extracted it. Before installing, comment out the existing port 902 lines in /etc/services, like this: #ideafarm-chat 902/tcp # IDEAFARM-CHAT #ideafarm-chat 902/udp # IDEAFARM-CHAT and restart xinetd. You also need the kernel-source package installed: zypper […]

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SQL 2005 Reporting Services on Windows 2008 and IIS 7

June 16, 2008

After installing SQL 2005 Reporting Services on a Windows 2008 64-bit server, I was getting an error “unable to connect to remote server” when browsing to http://localhost/Reports. I verified that I had followed all the steps outlined in but it still didn’t work. Granted, that KB article is for Vista, but the steps were […]

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