Exchange 2007

Remove a mobile device from your Exchange account

Most users switch to new mobile devices or add new ones. Over a period of time, your Exchange mailbox may have quite a few mobile devices. If you’re not using a smartphone or other Exchange ActiveSync (EAS) device (including Windows 8/Windows RT tablets, Apple iPad or other iOS devices), you can remove it from your […]

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WMF 3.0, Microsoft Exchange and patch management

Last week Microsoft released Windows Management Framework 3.0, a key management component that includes WinRM 3.0 and Windows PowerShell 3.0. If you’ve been running a version of Exchange 2007 or later, you may already know that these components (PowerShell for Exchange 2007, and both WinRM 2.0 and PowerShell 2.0 for Exchange 2010) are prerequisites for […]

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Create bulk mailboxes in Exchange 2010 (or Exchange 2013/Exchange 2007)

I used to save code snippets as blog posts earlier. Resuming the practice, so don’t be alarmed by lack of text in this post. If you want to see detailed posts about creating bulk mailboxes, check out these previous posts: Bulk mailbox-enabling users using Exchange Shell in Exchange 2010 and Exchange 2007 Exchange Server 2007: […]

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Auditing Distribution Group Membership Changes

Exchange 2010 includes Administrator Audit Logging functionality to log all administrator actions. Because all administrator actions, including those taken using the EMC and the new web-based ECP consoles must fire off a Shell command under the hood, admin audit logging records cmdlets that can make changes (the ones that use the New and Set verbs, […]

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Virtualizing Exchange? Microsoft addresses misleading VMWare guidance

Are you planning on deploying Exchange Server in a virtual environment, using hyervisors (aka hardware virtualization) such as Microsoft’s Hyper-V or VMWare’s ESXi/vSphere Hypervisor? Microsoft has frequently carried statements about supportability of Exchange Server in a hardware virtualization environment (see Microsoft support policies and recommendations for servers that are running Exchange Server in hardware virtualization […]

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Exchange team posts guidance for the ASP.NET vulnerability

Late last week Microsoft released Microsoft Security Advisory (2416728), ā€œVulnerability in ASP.NET Could Allow Information Disclosure. The vulnerability is being investigated by the Microsoft Security Research Center (MSRC). The Exchange team has just posted guidance for Exchange customers. Head over to Microsoft Security Advisory 2416728, the ASP.NET Vulnerability, and Exchange Server for details. Microsoft to […]

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Renewing Certificates: DigiCert impresses again with customer service

Have you had a service that uses SSL/TLS, such as Outlook Web App (OWA), Exchange ActiveSync (EAS), AutoDiscover, or perhaps just a web site, impacted due to an expired certificate? Validity of digital certificates must be monitored, just as we monitor domain name registrations and renewal dates. Overlooking the fact that certificates expire and need […]

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iOS 4.0.1 Includes Exchange ActiveSync fix

Image courtesy Engadget: The iOS 4 issue wit Exchange ActiveSync (EAS) which resulted in iPhone 4 and other iOS devices running the OS not being able to sync with Exchange Server (see Apple fixes issue with iOS 4 and Exchange ActiveSync), has been fixed in iOS 4.0.1. Earlier Apple released a configuration profile to change […]

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Exchange Search: Searching Adobe PDF

Exchange Search is the little known, and mostly unappreciated feature of modern Exchange Servers— yes, we mean Exchange 2010 and Exchange 2007. It’s different. It’s fast. It mostly works under the hood, without any sexy admin interfaces that would expose its features, functionality, and performance. In these days of ever-growing, large mailboxes (think 10 Gigabytes […]

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Microsoft confirms iOS 4 ActiveSync Issues, helping Apple resolve them

Microsoft is working with Apple to help it resolve issues with iOS 4, Apple’s latest update to the iPhone OS, and Exchange ActiveSync. Earlier this week Apple released an update to fix some of these issues. See iOS 4 And Exchange ActiveSync on the Exchange team blog. Google and Exchange ActiveSync Last year, Google licensed […]

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