Tag Archives: SharePoint 2013

Why Exchange 2013 doesn’t need the Microsoft Office Filter Pack


For space reasons, this text is another bit that was cut out of my Exchange 2013 Inside Out: Mailbox and High Availability book. FWIW, here it is… If you’ve ever installed Exchange 2010, you’re probably aware of the need to install the … Continue reading

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Selecting the right compliance framework to use with Exchange


Exchange 2010 upped Microsoft’s game when it came to the out-of-the-box compliance features available in the server. Exchange 2013 builds on that foundation to refine matters through features such as in-place holds and integration with SharePoint 2013; increased integration is available … Continue reading

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Outlook 2013 and site mailboxes


Although the new-and-interesting Office 365 Groups have taken some of the shine and luster off site mailboxes in terms of the collaboration options that are now available in Office 365, some companies have site mailboxes deployed because they like the way that … Continue reading

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AQS and KQL: Two query languages for different versions of Exchange


Exchange 2010 uses AQS (Advanced Search Syntax) to construct its discovery searches. Exchange 2013 takes a difference approach and uses KQL (keyword query language). Why the change? AQS is shared with other Windows search components such as Windows Desktop Search. … Continue reading

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Increasing Office 365 integration poses challenges for hosters and on-premises customers


It seems to me that a fundamental transformation is occurring within the Office 365 datacenters that has some consequences for those who offer alternate hosted services as well as on-premises customers. And it’s all to do with the level of … 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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