Tag Archives: EAS

Exchange Unwashed digest for July 2013


July – hot summer (or so it should be) – and vacations. But the need to publish posts on my Exchange Unwashed blog on WindowsITPro.com continues, so here’s what appeared in July. Interesting approach to public folder support in Outlook … Continue reading

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Why even bulletproofed Exchange ActiveSync is no guarantee of future iOS client happiness


A comment posted to my post wondering whether Apple’s release of iOS 6.1.2 would provide a long-term fix for the problem that causes excessive transaction log growth on Exchange servers (without introducing any new problems) asked a pertinent question: “Maybe … Continue reading

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Weak Apple advice about iOS 6.1 bug – problems continue


I love this recommendation from Apple’s support article “iOS 6.1: Excess Exchange activity after accepting an exception to recurring calendar event” advising that one cure for the ActiveSync problem that causes Exchange servers (all versions) to be swamped by excessive … Continue reading

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Google flogging a dead horse with Motorola pager patent


For those who follow patent matters, the spat between Google and Microsoft revolving around whether Exchange ActiveSync infringes a Motorola pager patent dating from August 1995 has moved on to Germany, where an associated case is being heard in Mannheim. … Continue reading

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Google loses ActiveSync patent case in London


On December 23, 2011 Microsoft sued Motorola Mobility in the High Court in London in an action (reference HC11C04536) that eventually came before Mr Justice Arnold on December 3, 2012. I first heard about the case in May when I … Continue reading

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Google and Microsoft spat over ActiveSync: Hardly a war, more like a skirmish


January 30 Update: Just on the deadline, it seems like Google has acceded to a request from Microsoft to extend its support for ActiveSync connections to Gmail until July 31, 2013. The step simply makes sense as it reduces the … Continue reading

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