Exchange 2007 SP1 certificate generation

I created a cert the other day for a customer so thought I’d share the Powershell command, you never know it might help! New-ExchangeCertificate -GenerateRequest -Path c:\CompanyA.csr -KeySize 2048 -SubjectName “c=GB, s=London, l=London, o=CompanyA,” -DomainName,,, Server1, Server2 -PrivateKeyExportable $True This cert will allow CompanyA to access external services to exchange, such…

Another Snack to fill you up

So another Exchange 2010 snack has been released for your viewing pleasure! Unified Messaging in Exchange Server 2010 Written By Daniel Kenyon-Smith

Learning Snacks

Learning snacks are short and interactive presentations on popular technologies, see this one for Exchange 2010, more to follow. Take a look at the Learning snack portal for other great presentations.   Written by Daniel Kenyon-Smith

Storage and Capacity Planning – Exchange 2007

Come and attend my presentation on Exchange 2007 capacity planning, the link is below:-

Mini Series – Improve User Experience V

Avoid Constant Interruptions for Quiet Work Time How many interruptions do you get every day? It’s nearly impossible to complete anything when you allow constant interruptions from the phone, people stopping by your office, and instant messaging. In Microsoft Office Outlook, you can book yourself a recurring appointment for an hour a day to process…

Mini Series – Improve User Experience IV

Choose a Signature for Different Recipients in Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 If you want to use a different e-mail signature for different recipients (a different one for coworkers than for customers, for example), you can change your signature with two mouse clicks. Right-click your signature, and then click the other signature that you want to…

Mini Series – Improve User Experience III

Sending E-Mail to OneNote To send an e-mail message to Microsoft Office OneNote 2007: 1. In your Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 Inbox, open the e-mail message that you want to send to OneNote. 2. Click the Send to OneNote button. 3. Switch to the Unfiled Notes section of OneNote to find the e-mail message. 4….

Mini Series – Improve User Experience II

Initiate a Chat Session from Within Groove by Using Office Communicator When you are running Microsoft Office Groove 2007 and Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 or 2005, you can view the awareness states (such as online, busy, or away) of your Communicator contacts directly from the Groove Launchbar or a Groove workspace. When a contact is…

Mini Series – Improve User Experience

Whilst hard at work I’ve been finding a few little tips and tricks using word, Excel and PowerPoint 2007 to help improve my user experience! So I thought why not create a mini series and blog about the features that are helping me on a daily basis. I’ll update the series every week. So here…

Single Label Domain (SLD)

I have recently spoken with customers who have a single label domain and have asked the question whether the next version of Exchange will be supported. It’s still a recommendation to move from a SLD, but we do support it, see for more details – Written by Daniel Kenyon-Smith