Monthly Archives: November 2011

November posts on WindowsITPro.com


I know that many of the readers of this fine blog don’t have the chance or the time to keep up to date with the “Exchange Unwashed” blog that I contribute to on WindowsITPro.com (of course, you could subscribe to … Continue reading

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The Email Museum


Email has been part of our life for so long that it’s hard to remember a time when email was not pervasive and available on so many devices in so many forms. But there was a time when email access … Continue reading

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Getting used to Outlook 2011 for Mac


On November 8, I described how a brand-new MacBook Air had made its appearance in the IT lineup for the Redmond household and some initial teething problems that this Windows-centric (to date) individual had experienced in setting up this beautiful … Continue reading

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Blast from the past (1994)


On November 5th, 1994 Ireland played the USA Eagles at Lansdowne Road, Dublin. The game ended in a 26-15 win for Ireland and it was the first time that I participated in an international rugby match. In those days the … Continue reading

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Clients that support Exchange 2010 archive mailboxes


My post describing the issues that can arise when you enable an Exchange 2010 mailbox to have an archive is one of the most actively discussed on this blog. I think that this points to a certain lack of familiarity that … Continue reading

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Paris and Toulouse in one rugby weekend


This past weekend I travelled to Paris and Toulouse to be the TV Match Official (TMO) for two games in the opening round of the 2011-12 Heineken Cup campaign. First up was the game between Racing Metro 92 and Cardiff … Continue reading

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Favorite Exchange 2010 books


At the recent Exchange 2010 Maestro event in Greenwich, CT, I was asked to give my opinion about the set of Exchange 2010 books that are currently available on the market. Clearly I won’t comment about my own Microsoft Exchange … Continue reading

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Starting a voyage with Mac


I’ve been using DOS or Windows PCs since the first IBM PC appeared. Over that time Microsoft-powered computers have infuriated and annoyed me on a regular basis but I think that I am now inured to the ways of Windows. Perhaps this … Continue reading

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Fall Exchange Connections wrap-up


I’m home from the Fall 2011 Exchange Connections conference and have successfully transitioned from the Las Vegas sunshine to the drab wonders of an Irish winter. I’m wondering whether I will be able to readjust back to both the weather … Continue reading

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Exchange 2010 compliance at Exchange Connections


I’ve already published an article about the news about Microsoft’s PST capture tool that Ankur Kothari shared at the Fall 2011 Exchange Connections in Las Vegas. Here I’d like to record some of the interesting observations and Q&A interchanges that … Continue reading

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