Microsoft Daylight Saving Time and Time Zone update now available (December 2008)

The most recent cumulative updates to daylight saving time (DST) and world time zones (TZ) are now available for supported versions of the following products. For the latest DST updates on each of these products, please visit the following Microsoft Web site: Microsoft Daylight Saving Time Support page.The cumulative updates can be downloaded as indicated…

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Chile announces an extension on their Daylight Saving Time for 2008

The government of Chile announced on February 7, 2008, that their current daylight saving time will be extended in order to save energy. The new fall back date for the daylight saving period of 2007-2008 is:      Daylight saving time ends:  Last Saturday of March at 11:59:59PM Information is available via our Chilean web site…

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Questions Regarding /PHYSICALMOVE

In preparation for a potential time zone move, customers may use the Outlook Time Zone Data Update Tool with the /PHYSICALMOVE switch, which has promoted some questions as noted here: Q: Are there negative effects from running the tool multiple times on the same mailbox? (i.e., on the first pass, original time zone = Central…

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DST VIDEOS NOW AVAILABLE!

Steve Justice (Senior Escalation Engineer) and Joel Schaeffer (Escalation Engineer) from Microsoft Product Support have put together some instructional videos to assist your DST planning efforts. On-Demand (hosted by Channel9.MSDN.com) These videos can be streamed on-demand for viewing.  DST: Cumulative Time Zone Update for Microsoft Windows https://channel9.msdn.com/ShowPost.aspx?PostID=341535 DST: Using the Outlook v2.0 Time Zone Data…

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Q: Updates to Exchange 2003 SP1 AND BES Blackberry server advice?

Q: We currently run Exchange 2003 SP1, and also have Blackberry server. Up to now our understanding was that we need to apply the standard DST O/S fix to the Exchange server, but would only need to install the CDO patch if we had applications that use CDO – and Microsoft was only releasing the…

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Q: What steps are needed to install the Exchange Calendar Update tool version 2

Q: I’m attempting to install the new Exchange Calendar Update tool on a system that had the previous version installed – I removed the previous version via Add/Remove Programs, but when I execute the installation for the new version, I get an option to repair or remove and choosing either option results in an error…

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Calendar appointments showing 1 hour later on recipients’ calendar appointments

      Symptom: Any calendaring client may show 1 hour later on a recipients’ calendar appointment (Outlook, OWA, Blackberry or Goode devices etc.).  The recipient will appear to not follow DST2007 rules.  This is true even with OS patches are successfully applied even with rebasing successfully executed.  Warning: If the system is not OS-patched or rebased successfully,…

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What is an Exchange resource mailbox? How do I find them?

What is a resource mailbox? ·     A resource mailbox is a mailbox that represents conference rooms and company equipment. Resource mailboxes can be included as resources in meeting requests, providing a simple and efficient way to manage the scheduling of resources for your organization.  There are two types of resource mailboxes in Microsoft Exchange Server 2007: room and equipment….

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The KB928225 patch Exchange 2000 CDO update failed and asked me to check the log

Q:  I tried to install the KB928225 patch (Exchange 2000 CDO update). The patch failed and asked me to check the log. “First condition in rollup.andop.section failed” is what I found. A:  Because of file dependencies, this hotfix requires Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server Service Pack 3 (SP3) and the August 2004 Exchange 2000 Server Post-Service…

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We were able to do the rebasing of appts, but now historical appointments are incorrect

Q: We were able to do the rebasing of appts, but now historical appointments in 1999 are incorrect. What effect does the rebasing tool have on old messages that are restored from archive systems like the vault.  What about items that are restored on Exchange?  What shoudl we know about appointments that occur in prior years…

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