Category Archives: Exchange 2010

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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Progress in raising public folder limits – but we’re not there yet


It was great to see the EHLO blog informing the Exchange community that work is progressing to increase the scalability of modern public folders and raise the somewhat pathetic limits revealed last March. As you’ll recall, the old limits were … Continue reading

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The end of Exchange? I don’t think so…


“Be afraid”, be very afraid”… is the opening of a blog post by Scott Cameron, an account strategist for Microsoft, titled “Office 365: The End of Exchange?” It’s an odd post that combines a fair element of truth with some … Continue reading

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Exchange Unwashed Digest – April 2014


If only because it started with the last two days of the Microsoft Exchange Conference (MEC), April 2014 was quite a month for the Exchange community. Here’s what I discussed during the month in my “Exchange Unwashed” blog on WindowsITPro.com. … Continue reading

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Tony Redmond’s Guide to MEC 2014 – Slicing and dicing the data


One of the worse things that can happen at a technology conference is to turn up for a session that you really want to attend only to find that the room is packed out and you can’t even get inside … 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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Exchange Unwashed Digest – February 2014


The big news in February 2014 was the release of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Service Pack 1 (build 847.32), the much-awaited version long deemed as “the” software worthy for deployment in many corporate environments. SP1 includes many new features and … Continue reading

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Office 365 message encryption and HABs


Some interesting things happened in the Office 365 world this week. First, Microsoft announced that message encryption is now being rolled out to customers to fulfil their goal of providing a method to encrypt messages sent to any recipient rather … Continue reading

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Outlook Web App 2013 and mail public folders


Following up the post about migrating public folders to the modern version introduced in Exchange 2013, an entry in a TechNet forum asked whether Outlook Web App (OWA) supported shared calendars held in public folders. This came as a kind … Continue reading

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Exchange Unwashed Digest – January 2014


January is often a time for reflection. In my “Exchange Unwashed” blog over the past month I reflected on topics such as the need to carefully count Client Access Licenses, the impending deadline for support for some well-known and still-used … Continue reading

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