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Zombie health mailboxes and EAS probes


When I discussed how some corrupt health mailboxes came about following my flattening of an Exchange 2013 server, I called them “zombie mailboxes”, which might have seemed unkind to some. In fact, it’s an accurate reporting of the fact that … Continue reading

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A brief history of Exchange Time Management


It might just be me, but the sounds of bitter complaints by users whose calendars have been thrown into confusion by some combination of user error, Exchange server bug, and client mess-up appear to have quietened recently. At least, my … Continue reading

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Recoverable Items and Calendar Versioning


Keeping track of calendar items such as meetings to ensure that a definitive version of the item is available is sometimes hard to do, especially when multiple clients or multiple users access a calendar. Exchange 2010 made architectural changes in … Continue reading

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Exchange Unwashed Digest – September 2014


September 2014 included Exchange Connections in Las Vegas (all seemed to have a great time) plus some upheaval in Microsoft, so there was plenty to discuss in my “Exchange Unwashed” blog at WindowsITPro.com. Here’s what happened during the month: The … Continue reading

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Exchange Unwashed Digest: March 2014


March 2014 saw a lot of preparatory effort for the Microsoft Exchange Conference in Austin, which took place at the end of the month. However, before we got to MEC, we had to cope with a late breaking bug for … Continue reading

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Adapting Exchange on-premises scripts for Exchange Online


Since the introduction of PowerShell in the form of the Exchange Management Shell (EMS) in Exchange 2007, many scripts have been written to ease the burden of Exchange administration by automating common operations. Microsoft has broadened the scope and depth … Continue reading

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Managing Exchange ActiveSync device partnerships (in a world where we all use too many devices)


This is the text of an article that I wrote for Windows IT Pro magazine that was never published. It might be of some interest and use to folks grappling with ActiveSync partnerships, so I decided to publish it here. … Continue reading

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