Tag Archives: Exchange 2007

PowerShell books for Exchange Administrators


Following my post on why I think every Exchange administrator needs to know PowerShell, I was challenged to say what books someone should read to get up to speed on the topic. So here goes (click here to see my … Continue reading

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Some light appears at the end of the tunnel in the strange case of Exchange, IE9, and MMC


There’s been lots of debate about the issue that appears on computers running the Exchange 2007 or Exchange 2010 management console (EMC) after the installation of IE9.  The symptoms are described in the EHLO post of 9 September. Interestingly, the … Continue reading

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Another looming fiasco because IE9 doesn’t work with MMC


Just posted this blog to express some frustration on behalf of the Exchange technical community that Microsoft hasn’t been able to fix the problem that IE9 introduces for Exchange 2007 and Exchange 2010. Essentially, once IE9 is on a server or … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s Messaging Records Management strategy still evolving


New blog post on WindowsITPro.com. Basically sine comments about the evolution of MRM since Exchange 2007 and how the strategy changed in Exchange 2010 (with MRM 2.0) and Exchange 2010 SP1 (changes to the UI and how the Managed Folder … Continue reading

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Avoiding outdated addresses during a migration to the cloud


One of my current projects is to help a large multinational move from Exchange 2007 to a dedicated instance of Microsoft BPOS running Exchange 2010. BPOS is having some woes of its own with yet another outage causing disruption to … Continue reading

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Quick but important survey about Exchange 2010 licensing


Paul Robichaux caused some ripples in the calm waters of Microsoft licensing when he wrote about a question that he had received from a Windows IT Pro Magazine reader. The reader was upgrading an Exchange 2003 deployment to Exchange 2010 … Continue reading

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Filers verus Pilers


Many moons ago, good filing habits were deemed to be an important part of office life. Documents had to be correctly placed in the right folder and carefully deposited in a file cabinet to allow the office to operate properly. … Continue reading

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On email disclaimers


The April 7 article “Spare us the email yada-yada” published in The Economist provoked some consideration of how email disclaimers have evolved to a point where they have become one of the “minor nuisances of modern office life”, mostly because the … Continue reading

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Microsoft reveals the truth about single-role servers


In the April 8 post on the Exchange team’s blog, a clear direction is given that single-role Exchange servers are not the preferred starting point for designs. In fact, a rather bold statement is made: “… always start design discussions … Continue reading

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Multi-role or single-role servers?


Ever since Exchange 2007, Microsoft has emphasized the product’s capability to be installed in different roles on a server. The logic behind this direction is pretty simple: you should only ever install the code that you actually need on a … Continue reading

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