Monthly Archives: November 2010

Batching Exchange 2010 mailbox moves


My post from November 22 about clearing mailbox move requests prompted some questions about auto suspending moves. This is new functionality introduced in Exchange 2010 as all mailbox moves performed in earlier versions occur synchronously. In other words, an administrator … Continue reading

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Clearing out mailbox move requests


After you’ve run Exchange 2010 for a while, you’ve probably moved a few mailboxes around and have accumulated some completed mailbox move requests. When it begins to move a mailbox, the Mailbox Replication Service (MRS) stamps the user object for … Continue reading

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Busy with rugby in Limerick and Scotland


This time of year is a busy representative period for rugby in the Northern hemisphere as there are touring teams from New Zealand, South Africa, Australia, Fiji, Argentina and Samoa visiting to play games against Ireland, England, France, Wales and … Continue reading

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Thoughts on lagged database copies


One of the best things about delivering training to smart people is the questions that they pose after you introduce a topic. During the recent Exchange 2010 Maestro seminars that Paul Robichaux and I delivered in Boston and Anaheim, I … Continue reading

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RTM of Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 (SP1) Inside Out


I see from the Microsoft Press blog that my Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Inside Out book, also available at Amazon.co.uk and other fine booksellers, has now been Released To Manufacturing (RTM’d). RTM is a term that is normally applied to … Continue reading

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View from Row E: Ireland v Samoa


On Saturday, November 13 it was time to return to Lansdowne Road (aka the Aviva Stadium) to retake our seats in Row E of the South Stand for the Ireland v. Samoa match. Ireland’s performance in week’s game against South … Continue reading

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Arrest the “Reply All” scourge!


Today, Microsoft Research published an interesting add-in that works with both Outlook 2007 and Outlook 2010 to help suppress the awful mess that users can get themselves into with the ‘Reply All’ button. As you probably know, “reply all” works … Continue reading

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Drowned in the Aviva


Saturday’s game between Ireland and South Africa marked “Rugby coming home” to the Aviva Stadium, aka Lansdowne Road, Dublin. Of course, the fact that rugby had returned home on July 31 with a special match arranged to launch the stadium … Continue reading

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Books and their foreword


I’m pleased that Rajesh Jha, corporate Vice President for Microsoft Exchange Server, agreed to write the foreword for my Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Inside Out book. The book is also available from Amazon.co.uk and other online and traditional booksellers. I’m … Continue reading

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White van returns to Ireland


Our journey from Ireland to the South of France and back is now complete. The drive back from the Côte d’Azur was long but passed reasonably well, even if the journey was lengthened somewhat by the need to pass by … Continue reading

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