Monthly Archives: August 2010

Auto-tagging in Exchange 2010


Exchange 2010 includes the ability for administrators to define retention policies to control how long items are allowed to remain inside user mailboxes before Exchange will automatically take action to move or remove the items. A retention policy is composed … Continue reading

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The meaning of events 4113 and 4114 to Exchange 2010 SP1


One of the lesser discussed updates included in Exchange 2010 SP1 is the addition of database redundancy monitoring by the Microsoft Exchange Replication service. This occurs for databases that are in a Database Availability Group (DAG) and is intended to … Continue reading

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Exchange 2010 SP1 reaches RTM status


Microsoft declared that Exchange 2010 SP1 had attained a sufficiently high standard of code and features to warrant release to manufacturing (RTM) on Monday, August 23. This decision was reached by the development team “war room” after the customers who … Continue reading

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On Abbey Island


Unlike the impression that many have of Irish people, I have never spent much time getting to know the Ring of Kerry. In fact, I’ve always regarded it as a route much beloved of tourists and therefore cluttered with tourist … Continue reading

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Freeing up disk space after Exchange 2010 installations


If the disk where you installed the Exchange 2010 binaries seems a little clogged after the installation, you can relieve some of the pressure by cleaning up files that the Exchange 2010 installation leaves behind after it’s complete. The installation … Continue reading

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Cmdlet extension agents in Exchange 2010


If you execute the Get-CmdletExtensionAgent cmdlet on an Exchange 2010 server and then select the name of the output objects, you’ll see something like this: Name —- Admin Audit Log Agent Scripting Agent OAB Resources Management Agent Provisioning Policy Agent … Continue reading

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Controlling EWS access in Exchange 2010 SP1


Another example of a late-breaking change in Exchange 2010 SP1 that causes authors to tear their hair out (if they have any) is the new ability to control access to Exchange Web Services (EWS) on an organization-wide or user-specific basis. … Continue reading

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