As does mine. They repeated go offline for days at a time. The worst part is
that they are paying someone else to run it for them, and they still do a
p*ss poor job of it.

Oh, its Exchange too.. I keep asking to take them on as a side job. One
server, and they are 10 minutes from the house. I could do it in my spare
time!

------------------------------------------------------
Roger D. Seielstad - MCSE
Senior Systems Administrator
Peregrine Systems
Atlanta, GA
http://www.peregrine.com


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Martin Blackstone [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] 
> Sent: Monday, December 31, 2001 12:31 PM
> To: Exchange Discussions
> Subject: RE: Demoting a E2K/2K server to standalone
> 
> 
> My wife works for a school district. Her email hasn't worked 
> for 3 months. I have even offered to fix it for the whole 
> district for free, just so I can email her.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tony Hlabse [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] 
> Sent: Monday, December 31, 2001 9:32 AM
> To: Exchange Discussions
> Subject: RE: Demoting a E2K/2K server to standalone
> 
> 
> Oh I forgot to mention. It's a school district so if you have 
> any experience
> 
> with them then you know what fun it is. On the plus side a 4 
> weeks project 
> is on it's 5th month.
> 
> 
> 
> >
> >At this point, I'd probably stand back and let them try it and see if
> >it works.  Doesn't seem like they pay attention to your 
> recommendations 
> >anyway.
> >
> >Ed Crowley
> >Compaq Computer
> >
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> >[mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] On Behalf Of Tony Hlabse
> >Sent: Monday, December 31, 2001 9:14 AM
> >To: Exchange Discussions
> >Subject: Demoting a E2K/2K server to standalone
> >
> >
> >When I first deployed E2K on a single 2000 server for a customer, I
> >told
> >
> >them that this is not the best way but they had no budget for any
> >additional servers. Since then they decided to have OWA as their 
> >primary client and
> >
> >install Verisn SSL all on the same box which also obviously 
> is running
> >as a DC. There about 1000 + users and 3/4 will be using OWA. Current 
> >server HP
> >LPRII with PIII 1ghz, 512MB and a 18GB Raid 5. I am worried about
> >performance. Talked them into purchasing at least one 
> another box to off
> >
> >load services. My intention was to make the new server a DC 
> controller
> >and demote the current E2K to a member server. Also move OWA 
> and SSL on 
> >to the
> >other box. If so then I would need Enterprise version to enable
> >Front/Back
> >end then?   Also they may throw in another 512MB and another 
> processor
> >to
> >the original server. Any comments appreciated.
> >
> >
> >
> >
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