Yes Virginia, there is Exchange 2010 archive support in Outlook 2007

In Yes Virginia, there is an Exchange 2010 SP1, we announced Outlook 2007 support for Personal Archives in Exchange 2010 SP1 timeframe. This is now available in February 2011 Cumulative Update for Office 2007. Exchange 2010 includes Personal Archive, a feature designed to help you reduce the risks from PST files and reduce the costs…


Coexistence Scenario Now Available in the Exchange Deployment Assistant

Roughly a year ago, we launched the Exchange Server 2010 Deployment Assistant. It allows you to create Exchange Server 2010 on-premises deployment instructions that are customized to your environment. The Deployment Assistant asks you a small set of questions and, based on your answers, it provides a checklist with instructions that are designed to get…


High Availability in Exchange Server 2010

Now that Exchange Server 2010 has had its first birthday, it’s a good time to remind folks about the built-in features for high availability, site resilience and disaster recovery in Exchange 2010. If you’re already running Exchange 2010, then you probably already know about database availability groups, mailbox database copies, and Active Manager. But if…


Multiple December Update Rollup Releases

Earlier today the Exchange CXP team released a number of Update Rollups for versions of Exchange Server to the Download Center and via Microsoft Update. Update Rollup 2 for Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 1 Update Rollup 2 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3 Update Rollup 5 for Exchange Server 2010 RTM Update Rollup…


Exchange 2010 turns One!

Just over a year ago, Microsoft launched Exchange 2010, with a tremendous response from the market, partners, and customers. I’m inspired by the momentum in the community of developers and IT administrators who are working with Exchange to delight customers with the best business e-mail on the planet. We are continuously working to make Exchange…


Resolving WinRM errors and Exchange 2010 Management tools startup failures

EDIT 12/10/2010: Added a permissions section. As was discussed in the previous (related) blog post “Troubleshooting Exchange 2010 Management Tools startup issues“, in Exchange 2010 the Management tools are dependent on IIS. As was discussed in that blog, we have seen situations where the management tool connection to the target Exchange server can fail, and…


Forefront Protection for Exchange survey

Microsoft Forefront team is currently conducting a survey and would like to hear your opinions around email security, especially how you would use email security solutions in your organization. We would appreciate it if you could take the time to respond to this survey.  This information will help us improve Forefront Protection for Exchange. Please…


More Whitepapers to Help You Securely Publish Exchange

A few months ago we published a Whitepaper detailing the steps required to securely publish Exchange to the Internet using TMG and UAG. (That document has recently been updated by the way, and the newest version is available here White Paper – Publishing Exchange Server 2010 with Forefront). At the end of the last post…


Configuring inter-org Free/Busy lookups for Exchange 2007 mailboxes in an Exchange 2010 SP1 federated organization

To enable cross organization/premise Free/Busy lookup for users located on Exchange 2007 servers when there is an organization relationship in place with the business instance of the Microsoft Federation Gateway (default instance for Exchange 2010 SP1) it is necessary to add the availability address space for the remote organization and have at least one Exchange…


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…