Introducing Office Web App Integration with Outlook Web App in Exchange Online

On the Exchange team, it’s always important to us to get feedback from our customers on what we’re doing well and what we could be doing to make the experience better for you. In Exchange 2007, in response to one of the biggest Exchange 2003 OWA feature requests, we introduced WebReady Document Viewing. This let…


Released: Update Rollup 6 for Exchange Server 2010 SP1

Earlier today the Exchange CXP team released Update Rollup 6 for Exchange Server 2010 SP1 to the Download Center. This update contains a number of customer-reported and internally found issues since the release of SP1. See ‘KB 2608646: Description of Update Rollup 6 for Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 1’ for more details. This update…


Blog platform maintenance later today

I just wanted to drop a quick note that our and other blogs hosted on TechNet will go down later today for scheduled maintenance. We expect that this will not last more than a few hours. The scheduled window is: Friday the 28th from 3:00-7:00pm PST Nino Bilic


ESE Access to Exchange – Video Series

Just like we want to get to know you better, we want you to get to know us better. We like long walks on the beach, poetry, candlelit dinners, remote PowerShell and we love to Geek Out with Perry. More importantly, we wanted you all to get special behind-the-scenes insights into the Exchange team so…


Updated Process Tracking Log (PTL) tool for use with Exchange 2007 and Exchange 2010

Exchange Message Tracking Logs hold a wealth of information about email messages during transport. Utilities that can parse message tracking logs and analyze them for administrators have historically been important tools when troubleshooting certain mail flow problems. With Exchange 2010, the message tracking log format has been modified to hold additional fields about messages. For…


Future of /Hosting Mode

With the release of Exchange 2010 SP1, we introduced the /hosting mode switch – a feature which deploys Exchange using an Active Directory structure that affords complete separation between tenant organizations shared on the same underlying platform. /Hosting mode makes the need for a solution like Hosted Messaging and Collaboration largely redundant when hosting multi-tenant…


Released: v17.8 of the Exchange 2010 Mailbox Server Role Requirements Calculator

Today we have released a minor update to the Exchange 2010 Mailbox Server Role Requirements Calculator that includes enhancements like 3TB disk support and new processor core options.  In addition, there are several bug fixes.  Please go to our Mailbox Server Role Storage Requirements Calculator updates tracking page to see what has changed. A blog…

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Demystifying Exchange 2010 SP1 Virtualization

It’s been a few months since we announced some major changes to our virtualization support statements for Exchange 2010 (see Announcing Enhanced Hardware Virtualization Support for Exchange 2010). Over that time, I’ve received quite a few excellent questions about particular deployment scenarios and how the changes to our support statements might affect those deployments. Given…


Accepted Domains, Shared SMTP Address Spaces and Recipient Filtering

Accepting inbound mail for a DNS domain and relaying it to responsible mail hosts outside your Exchange organization was a simple process in Exchange 2003, albeit one that required some explanation, which was discussed in the following articles: KB 321721 How to share an SMTP address space in Exchange 2000 Server or in Exchange Server…