Remove a mobile device from your Exchange account

December 20, 2012

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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User Self-Service: Message Tracking from OWA

June 9, 2009

One of the things on top of my Exchange wish lists, and I’m sure on the Exchange wish lists of many Exchange folks, is allowing users to help themselves with common tasks such as managing Distribution Groups, and tracking the status of their own messages as I suggested in Message Tracking as part of OWA/Outlook […]

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Internet Explorer 8 and OWA: Where Are The Images?

March 24, 2009

Internet Explorer 8 was released last week at MIX09. It’s likely many users may already be running either the RTM version or one of the earlier betas. IE 8 is more secure than previous versions (see Stay Safer Online for a list of IE8’s security features), including some of the default settings. Here’s one of […]

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Did pigs fly? Exchange embraces FireFox, Safari

February 12, 2009

It was a common belief Microsoft would never support the premium Outlook Web Access (OWA) experience on web browsers other than Internet Explorer (IE). OWA Premium, as you may already know, is the feature-rich OWA. Non-IE browsers such as FireFox and Safari have been relegated to the “reach” experience of OWA Light, with a reduced […]

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Resource Mailbox Calendar Settings: Configuring resource mailboxes using OWA

September 26, 2008

Have you been using the Set-MailboxCalendarSettings cmdlet to configure scheduling settings for resource mailboxes? Wish there was a graphical interface to configure these settings? [PS] C:\>get-mailboxcalendarsettings cf-oahu | fl AutomateProcessing : AutoAcceptAllowConflicts : FalseBookingWindowInDays : 180MaximumDurationInMinutes : 1440AllowRecurringMeetings : TrueEnforceSchedulingHorizon : TrueScheduleOnlyDuringWorkHours : FalseConflictPercentageAllowed : 0MaximumConflictInstances : 0ForwardRequestsToDelegates : TrueDeleteAttachments : TrueDeleteComments : TrueRemovePrivateProperty : […]

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While you were out: Scheduling meetings and OOFs

May 27, 2008

Although it’s been an accepted (and expected) practice to setup OOF auto-responses while you are out of office, I haven’t been a big fan of OOFs in the past. My reasons: 1. I often forget to turn off OOFs once I’m back in the office, or forget to set these up in the first place— […]

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Renewing self-signed certificates in Exchange 2010 and Exchange 2007

January 28, 2008

Exchange 2010 and Exchange 2007 Setup creates a self-signed certificate for the server to protect communication with services like SMTP, IMAP, POP, IIS and UM. In Exchange 2007, the certificate is issued for a period of one year. In Exchange 2010, the certificate validity period is raised to five years. The self-signed certificate meets an […]

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Xbox 360 and Zune themes for Outlook Web Access

August 14, 2007

In line with the much sought-after :) Xbox theme for OWA 2003, the Exchange team just went live with the (drumroll) Xbox 360 and Zune themes OWA 2007 SP1. Get them from the team blog: “New OWA themes for Exchange Server 2007 SP1“. Next on the wish-list: A Mac OS X theme for OWA, to […]

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DigiCert: A Certificate Authority with excellent customer service

July 31, 2007

I finally took the plunge and decided to get a certificate from a public Certificate Authority (CA) for my Exchange Server 2007 server at home. A certificate that supports Subject Alternative Names (SAN certificate, aka “Unified Communications” certificate), no less. Having dealt with a number of CAs in the past, and having heard some horror […]

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SCRIPT: Turning on Filter Junk Email

July 22, 2007

OWA users who never logon using Outlook do not have their Junk Mail filtering option turned on by default. Exchange MVP Glen Scales has a script here that allows you to turn this on programmatically for Exchange Server 2007 users.

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