Configuring Interorg Free/Busy in a single server Exchange Server 2007 organization

When you use a single server in your organization, but wish to publish Free/Busy for Exchange users from another organization (using the Add-AvailabilityAddressSpace cmdlet and InterOrg replication or third party solutions), it is important to remember the following: DAV requests made by the Availability Service to the Schedule+ Free/Busy Public Folder in your organization are…


Update Rollup 5 for Exchange 2007 SP1 is now released

Update Rollup 5 for Exchange 2007 SP1 (announced a few days ago) has been released. The rollup is available on the Download Center here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=652ED33A-11A1-459C-8FFE-90B9CBFE7903&displaylang=en The rollup will go live on Microsoft Update in 2-3 weeks from now (will be announced here). Localized versions for all supported languages are now available on Download Center. KB 953467 has more…


Good Morning Exchange community!

It’s now been 3 whirlwind weeks since taking the helm of the Exchange team. As I’m getting to know the team, I wanted to take this opportunity to better introduce myself to the Exchange community. I feel fortunate to inherit such a strong product and exceptional team. The talent within the Exchange team has always…


Troubleshooting error 0x8004010f when downloading the Offline Address Book

This is one of those subjects that keep coming up. A while ago, we had a post on how to troubleshoot error 0x8004010f when downloading an OAB in Outlook. Dave Goldman has been working on updating this guidance with latest tips and tricks and has, after a little encouragement, just published it on his blog…


The Autodiscover Service and Outlook Providers – how does this stuff work?

To allow Autodiscover to function completely there is an important component in Exchange 2007 Server named Providers. Providers are components that are specifically related to the type of client that is trying to connect and be configured. When the Client Access Server role is installed, by default three providers are created: EXCH, EXPR and WEB….


Securing Exchange Data from Unapproved Mobile Devices (or how to block a phone or service from taking data out of your Exchange Server)

Many companies and users consider mobile access to Exchange data an essential feature.  Exchange ActiveSync (EAS) is very popular as it allows this access and many devices have licensed and implemented EAS (including Windows Mobile).  Some companies use remote servers to access Exchange data and push it out to their mobile clients that aren’t EAS…