Archive for October, 2006
For those who have heard the rumblings in the ether, it’s nearly time for the world to be introduced to a new server product codenamed Centro. Not to be confused with Cerebro, Centro is being positioned as a “mid market” server similar to SBS. Or at least that’s what the scuttlebutt is. If you are really dying to know what Centro is all about, you can head on over to Kevin Beares’ blog and sign up for the techbeta for the product. Be warned, though. The product requirements are hefty – 3 64-bit servers are needed to participate in the techbeta. So if you really want to know what’s going on well ahead of the rest of the universe, pop on over and accept Kevin’s invitation. You can also see the MS Press release about Centro to get more info without committing to the techbeta.
As much fun as the self-signed SSL certificates that SBS 2003 generates can be when interacting with external devices, implementing solutions with third-party certificates can have its own set of issues. Here are just a couple of issues you might run into if you purchase and install a third-party certificate for your SBS server.