Tag Archives: Outlook 2013

Symantec ships Enterprise Vault 10.0.3


When I wrote about some of the problems surrounding Exchange 2013 in “Exchange Unwashed” on January 17, I noted that “The signs are that the Exchange ecosystem is incomplete or not prepared for prime time.”  Well, one of the important pieces … Continue reading

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Exchange Unwashed Digest for October 2012


October 2012 was quite a busy month for my “Exchange Unwashed” blog on WindowsItPro.com with 11 articles appearing. Here’s the regular monthly digest: Exchange 2013 reduces number of mounted databases to 50 (October 30). I wonder how many companies run … Continue reading

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Exchange Unwashed September 2012 Digest


September 2012 was the month of MEC and many articles appeared to cover the happenings at the conference. I tried, but failed, to stay away from too many mentions of MEC in the “Exchange Unwashed” blog because there were many … Continue reading

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MEC launches with insults, edgy humour, but lots of good technical content too


MEC swung into action on Monday with two keynotes followed by a set of technical sessions covering different aspects of Exchange 2013. Overall, it was a highly productive day where a lot of interesting content was shared. It all started … Continue reading

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Outlook 2013, swelling OSTs, and retention policies


Speaking about OST sizes and the change made in Outlook 2013 to drive down the amount of data cached by users, another thought came into my mind (I know, a very unusual occurrence). Just how big can an OST grow … Continue reading

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Exchange Unwashed Digest August 2012


Another month has gone by so here’s the digest listing of posts to my “Exchange Unwashed” blog on WindowsITPro.com. After a year or so of posting to WindowsITPro, I’ve settled into a routine of publication every Tuesday and Thursday. Given … Continue reading

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What to do about Outlook’s synchronization logs?


Those of you who read my “other” blog (at WindowsITPro.com) are probably aware of my views on Outlook’s continuing failure to be able to suppress or otherwise deal with the generous number of synchronization logs that the client generates. Last … Continue reading

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Priorities for MEC 2012 attendees


With the Microsoft Exchange Conference (MEC) just a month away, thoughts turn to the hot topics that will be discussed there. Of course, Exchange 2013 is the top order of business and Microsoft will dedicate the majority of their sessions … Continue reading

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Computing survey reports on UK market – 2% still using Exchange 2000?


The U.K. is Microsoft’s largest subsidiary and has always been an important and mature market for Exchange Server. The results of a survey about the pace of transition to Exchange 2010 reported by the well-respected Computing magazine are therefore interesting … Continue reading

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Beware the effects of enabling an Exchange 2010 archive mailbox


The introduction of archive mailboxes is one of the major new features offered by Exchange 2010. Matters are substantially improved in Exchange 2010 SP1 as it supports the separation of a user’s primary mailbox and their archive mailbox across different … Continue reading

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