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Tony Redmond’s Guide to MEC 2014 sessions


Happy St. Patrick’s Day… Some of you have been kind enough to ask what sessions I will be attending at the Microsoft Exchange Conference (MEC). I assume this is because you don’t want to bump into me, which is totally … Continue reading

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Exchange, Voicemail, and retention


Have you ever wondered why Exchange 2010 and Exchange 2013 support the creation of an explicit default retention tag just for voicemail? Perhaps not, and certainly not if you are not interested in Unified Messaging and voicemail will never darken … Continue reading

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Tools to manage email and some PowerShell cheat sheets


It was interesting to see the launch of “Inbox Pause”, an add-in for Gmail from Baydin Software, the same folks who develop Boomerang for Gmail (and indeed, Boomerang for Outlook). These add-ins are designed to help manage the constant flow … Continue reading

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Outlook 2013, swelling OSTs, and retention policies


Speaking about OST sizes and the change made in Outlook 2013 to drive down the amount of data cached by users, another thought came into my mind (I know, a very unusual occurrence). Just how big can an OST grow … Continue reading

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Exchange Unwashed Digest August 2012


Another month has gone by so here’s the digest listing of posts to my “Exchange Unwashed” blog on WindowsITPro.com. After a year or so of posting to WindowsITPro, I’ve settled into a routine of publication every Tuesday and Thursday. Given … Continue reading

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What to do about Outlook’s synchronization logs?


Those of you who read my “other” blog (at WindowsITPro.com) are probably aware of my views on Outlook’s continuing failure to be able to suppress or otherwise deal with the generous number of synchronization logs that the client generates. Last … 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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Managing Office 365 with the one true shell


Exchange administrators have known since the release of Exchange 2007 that only wimps seek the soft comfort of the GUI-rich Exchange Management Console (EMC) when they attempt to manage servers, mailboxes, or other objects. Exchange Online, part of Office 365, … Continue reading

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Beware the effects of enabling an Exchange 2010 archive mailbox


The introduction of archive mailboxes is one of the major new features offered by Exchange 2010. Matters are substantially improved in Exchange 2010 SP1 as it supports the separation of a user’s primary mailbox and their archive mailbox across different … Continue reading

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Changes to retention tags in Exchange 2010 SP1


It’s always good to have your material checked by someone who is detail-focused. Over the weekend, Paul Robichaux, Brian Desmond, and I have been updating our presentations and other material for the Exchange 2010 Maestro Seminars. In particular, Brian is … Continue reading

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