Running Discovery periodically on Exchange 2010 SP1

SearchMailboxes.ps1 is a script to run a discovery search (using Exchange 2010’s Multi-Mailbox Search) periodically on a set of mailboxes. The script works only with Microsoft Exchange 2010 SP1. Please note, Multi-mailbox Search is an Enterprise CAL feature. Who needs it: A compliance officer who runs discovery searches periodically to look for messages containing specific…


Robert’s Rules of Exchange: Namespace Planning

Overview Robert’s Rules of Exchange is a series of blog posts in which we take a fictitious company, describe their existing Exchange implementation, and then walk you through the design, installation, and configuration of their Exchange 2010 environment. See Robert’s Rules of Exchange: Table of Blogs for all posts in this series. Namespace planning is…


Timothy Heeney’s Biography

Hello, My name is Timothy Heeney and I am a Support Escalation Engineer with the Exchange group based in Los Colinas Texas. I have been at Microsoft for 4 years and spent some time as a BETA engineer for the Exchange team for Exchange 2010 and also delivered training for Exchange 2010 and Exchange 2010…


Timothy Heeney’s Bio

Hello, My name is Timothy Heeney and I am a Support Escalation Engineer with the Exchange group based in Los Colinas Texas. I have been at Microsoft for 4 years and spent some time as a BETA engineer for the Exchange team for Exchange 2010 and also delivered training for Exchange 2010 and Exchange 2010…


TechEd Europe Recap

Thank you to everyone who came to Berlin for Tech·Ed Europe and attended an Exchange session, visited the Exchange booth to ask a question or check out a demo, as well as those of you who presented and who helped staff our booths in the TLC. You all helped make this year’s event a success!…


Kunal Nikam’s Biography

Hello! My name is Kunal Nikam and I am a Software Development Engineer in Test on the Exchange Team in Seattle. I have been working on Exchange hosted archiving and Exchange since Oct 2007. Before that I worked as a vendor with Windows Sustenance Team at Microsoft. I like to keep myself updated with the…


Kunal Nikam’s Bio

Hello!  My name is Kunal Nikam and I am a Software Development Engineer in Test on the Exchange Team in Seattle. I have been working on Exchange hosted archiving and Exchange since Oct 2007.  Before that I worked as a vendor with Windows Sustenance Team at Microsoft. I like to keep myself updated with the…


Controlling Exchange ActiveSync device access using the Allow/Block/Quarantine list

What is the Allow/Block/Quarantine list? In Exchange 2010 we added a feature called the Allow/Block/Quarantine list (or ABQ for short). This feature was designed to help IT organizations control which of the growing number of Exchange ActiveSync-enabled devices are allowed to connect to their Exchange Servers. With this feature, organizations can choose which devices (or…


Jetstress Field Guide Released

As a member of MCS that focuses on Exchange design and implementations, one of the tasks that I ensure each customer performs prior to deploying Exchange is to validate the storage platform using Jetstress.  To that end, I have created a whitepaper that explains the process and requirements for validating an Exchange storage solution prior…


Enterprise Communications Support – Sr. Support Escalation Engineer positions available!

Are you ready to join a team of the world’s best technical experts to enable the success of Microsoft solutions for our commercial accounts? You will have a chance to solve technically complex problems for the some of the world’s largest companies. As a trusted advisor to the senior data center admins, you will have…