Linked by Alex Chejlyk on Mon 18th Jul 2005 17:09 UTC
Internet & Networking Microsoft dropped support for Exchange 5.5 on December 31st, 2004. Exchange 5.5 users can upgrade to Exchange Server 2003, continue to run 5.5 with all accompanied security risks, or switch over to another mail/groupware system.In this article I propose a fourth option that is really options two (run Exchange) and three (run another mail system) combined.
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"But, I can hire an MCSE or MCSA for buttons, any day of the week, stick him on site and have him maintain them. No special experience , no special skills. He leaves , get another."

And this is exactly why many Microsoft products are potential security risks because people like you think almost everyone can maintain such installations.
Many Windows Admins have no clue what they are doing, just clicking a few buttons all day....

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