EHLO Blog goes International

We wanted to let you know that the Exchange Team Blog is now available in 10 languages! Selected posts are localized and published on a monthly basis. The localized versions of blogs are available here: Chinese Simplified Chinese Traditional German Spanish French Italian Japanese Korean Brazilian Russian If you have any recommendations or comments, please…


Database Maintenance in Exchange 2010

Over the last several months there has been significant chatter around what is background database maintenance and why is it important for Exchange 2010 databases. Hopefully this article will answer these questions. What maintenance tasks need to be performed against the database? The following tasks need to be routinely performed against Exchange databases: Database Compaction…

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OWA Cross-Site Silent Redirection in Exchange 2010 SP2

By now, many of you have seen the articles that discussed Address Book Policies, hosting changes, and the Hybrid Configuration Wizard, but deep down I know you all have been hoping that we would discuss the most sought after feature that we decided to include in Exchange 2010 SP2. What’s that you say?  Yes, I…


Introducing the Hybrid Configuration Wizard

During the beta of Office 365 for Enterprises, we received great feedback from our customers and wanted to vastly simplify the process for configuring Exchange in a hybrid deployment with Office 365. We are introducing the Hybrid Configuration Wizard in Exchange 2010 Service Pack 2 to refine the deployment process as a result of that…


Exchange Online December 2011 Service Update

Over the next several months Microsoft will deploy the Exchange Online December 2011 Service Update. As a part of this update, we will also make high availability architecture enhancements in all datacenters that host Office 365 tenant domains. These updates will be staggered globally, beginning in December 2011, and we expect full deployment to complete…


Exchange 2010 Service Pack 2 and Hosting

With the changes in strategy we announced in Future of /Hosting Mode a few months back we wanted to take the opportunity to make clear what is supported in what are typically referred to as hosting scenarios. We announced that hosters would be able to use Exchange 2010 SP2 to provide hosted Exchange services once…


Released: Exchange Server 2010 SP2

download what’s new release notes prerequisites I had previously mentioned that Exchange 2010 Service Pack 2 would be coming this year – and it’s here! I’m pleased to announce the availability of Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 2 which is ready to download. We’re delighted to continually add value to Exchange as part of our…