McAfee Email Gateway and Domino

We are recently reviewing the McAfee Email Gateway (MEG) appliance against our existing Barracuda Email Gateway appliance.   One of the tasks was to put in Recipient Validation.  You know.... where we make sure the email is valid before allowing it through.  Otherwise, why have your email servers to do all that processing for a mail address that doesn't exist? The LDAP query built into MEG is ok.  Very basic.  It just checks for the primary address of a Person class.  The problem is, it does not check for: Email Aliases applied to a Person document Group/Distribution email addresses ...

A second look at Lotus Notes

There is still alot of bad blood about Lotus Notes.  Some people have absolute frightful feelings about it.  Usually stemming from the Lotus 4.5/5.0 days.  Don't get me wrong, I completely sympathize with those users.  Those versions of Lotus just didn't cut it.  The learning curve was high, and the interface was counter-intuitive.   I was a part of this thinking.  I used Lotus back in the 4.5/5.0 days (circa 1999-2001).  I then became an Exchange Administrator for the last 8 years (Exchange 5.5/2000/2003).   Enter Lotus 8.0+.  If you...