Category Archives: Outlook

The colorful side of MEC 2014: All the stuff that makes a conference


What can I say about the Microsoft Exchange Conference (MEC) that recently finished in Austin? Lots of blogs and other comments have already been posted, including my assessment of the messages contained in the day 1 keynote, the splendor of … Continue reading

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User interfaces are no way to assess Google vs Office 365


I’m always interested when companies put their technologists forward as the public face of the company’s expertise in different areas. The idea is that the technologist will wow the readership with deep insights into technology that causes the readers to … Continue reading

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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 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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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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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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Exchange Unwashed Digest – December 2013


Statistics show that 118 new posts appeared on my Exchange Unwashed blog on WindowsITPro.com during 2013. I was responsible for the good posts and am unsure as to the author of anything that was rubbish. Here’s what happened during December … Continue reading

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Exchange Unwashed Digest May 2013


May 2013 produced some thoughts about site mailboxes, CU1 improvements, planning tools, and even a Windows Phone application in the Exchange Unwashed Blog. Here’s what happened in detail. Using an Office 365 free trial domain to test software (May 30): … Continue reading

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Exchange 2010 SP2 RU6 “can’t delete messages” KB released


Microsoft has released KB2822208 in response to the problems that users reported where they were unable to delete messages when working with Outlook in online mode. After a great deal of hard word to investigate the possible root causes, Microsoft has determined … Continue reading

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Selecting a companion device for my PC


It’s time to find a more portable device than my current laptop, an HP Envy 17 that I like very much for its design, appearance, large screen and expandability. I replaced the two 500 GB 5,400 rpm drives that came … Continue reading

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