Custom (aka. Extension) attributes in Exchange 2010 SP2 and their use

Some of sharper readers of our documentation talking about schema changes that Exchange makes (see Exchange Server Active Directory Schema Changes Reference, November 2011) have noticed that in Exchange 2010 SP2, we have added several things that sound very related to what’s traditionally known as “custom attributes” in Exchange. Specifically: For object class ms-Exch-Custom-Attributes we…

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Released: Migrating Exchange from HMC 4.5 to Exchange Server 2010 SP2 whitepaper

To follow on from the recent blog post where I covered changes to hosting scenarios in Exchange Server 2010 SP2, we have been working on some documents to help our hosting customers migrate to SP2. The first of those is for those customers coming from the Microsoft Solution for Hosted Messaging and Collaboration (HMC) 4.5….


Microsoft Security Bulletin MS11-100 and Exchange Server

On December 29th, Microsoft released Security Bulletin MS11-100 to address a publicly disclosed vulnerability and three privately reported vulnerabilities in Microsoft .NET Framework. For details about the vulnerabilities, affected software and update information, see MS11-100 Vulnerabilities in .NET Framework Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2638420). We have completed testing of the security updates on Exchange…


Geek Out with Perry in 2012

Happy New Year! Kick off 2012 by Geeking out with Perry! In Perry’s recent blog and latest video installment, Perry answers a frequently asked question about our service, “How can you provide large mailboxes at such a low cost?” Perry has discussed large mailbox and storage efficiencies in the past but in this recent blog,…