Category Archives: Email

Exchange Unwashed Digest – May 2015


May was the month of the Microsoft Ignite conference in Chicago. I’ve already provided my impressions of that event in another post, so I won’t rehash the topic here. There’s no doubt a lot of content was delivered at Ignite … Continue reading

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Exchange/Office 365 MVP sessions at Ignite


Many people have asked me to recommend some sessions to go to at Microsoft Ignite (a good planning tool to build your own schedule is available online). With nearly 800 sessions to select from over five days, there’s enough going … Continue reading

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Ignite sessions and after-hours events


Microsoft’s Ignite conference takes place in Chicago from May 4-8. I will be presenting twice. During the first session, I’ll examine the path taken to move workload from Exchange on-premises deployments to Office 365, including a discussion about the bumps … Continue reading

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Exchange Unwashed Digest March 2015


March 2015 was a busy month, if only because I was heads-down writing content for the “Office 365 for Exchange Professionals” eBook that is scheduled for launch at Microsoft Ignite in Chicago next month. At this point it’s a matter … Continue reading

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Exchange Unwashed Digest – February 2015


February might be the shortest month but that’s no reason not to have lots to discuss on my “Exchange Unwashed” blog on WindowsITPro.com. Here’s what happened during the month – a lot about the new Outlooks apps and Delve, but … Continue reading

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Corrupt health mailboxes from a flattened Exchange server


I flattened an Exchange 2013 server the other day. I don’t mean that I took the physical computer out into the parking lot and drove a large vehicle over it to reduce the server to so many random bits of … Continue reading

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Synchronizing the Exchange 2013 public folder hierarchy across public folder mailboxes


For space reasons, this text is another bit that was cut out of my Exchange 2013 Inside Out: Mailbox and High Availability book. FWIW, here it is… As you’re probably well aware, public folders are scrubbed and polished to become bright, new, … Continue reading

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Why Clutter generates so many FAIs in user Inboxes


Playing around with the Get-MailboxFolderStatistics cmdlet the other day (as you do), I noticed that the number of items reported for the Inbox folder (8,443) didn’t match the number shown by Outlook (8,009). Of course, Outlook Web App has the … Continue reading

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Exchange Online and Native Data Protection – No Backups Baby!


Cloud-based email services such as Exchange Online bring a great deal of value to the table. A service delivered for a fixed known cost that is constantly refreshed with new features (“evergreen software”) and relieves administrators of the need to … Continue reading

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Exchange Unwashed Digest – January 2015


January 2015 proved to be quite a varied month in my Exchange Unwashed blog on WindowsITPro.com.  Everything from technology transfer from the cloud, new mobile clients, some issues I had with Delve, the new Office for Windows, and Azure witness servers, … Continue reading

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