Tag Archives: Exchange 2010

Selecting the right compliance framework to use with Exchange


Exchange 2010 upped Microsoft’s game when it came to the out-of-the-box compliance features available in the server. Exchange 2013 builds on that foundation to refine matters through features such as in-place holds and integration with SharePoint 2013; increased integration is available … Continue reading

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Brick backups and Exchange – not recommended


I was recently asked whether a company should invest in brick-level backup for Exchange 2010. This request came as quite a surprise because I hadn’t run into anyone who was interested in this kind of technology for a number of … Continue reading

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AQS and KQL: Two query languages for different versions of Exchange


Exchange 2010 uses AQS (Advanced Search Syntax) to construct its discovery searches. Exchange 2013 takes a difference approach and uses KQL (keyword query language). Why the change? AQS is shared with other Windows search components such as Windows Desktop Search. … Continue reading

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Using Search-Mailbox to look for items with a specific date


A question from a reader is often a good start to a useful discussion or to probe into a topic. Tim Read contacted me to discuss some problems he had with using the Search-Mailbox cmdlet (available in cloud and on-premises … 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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Retention policies: the fat-busters of the Exchange world


Exchange messaging records management (or MRM for those who deal in acronyms) has long been an interest of mine, if only because it seems to me that it makes a heap of sense to have some intelligence that processes user … Continue reading

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Exchange 2013 modern public folder limitations – what next?


I’m sure that you all enjoyed the breaking news about the restrictions that exist for public folder mailboxes and the public folder hierarchy in the new, improved, and much-hyped modern public folders implemented in Exchange 2013 (and Exchange Online in … Continue reading

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