Exchange 2010 Standard edition limited to 5 databases

When talking about the new High Availability features in Exchange 2010 an often recurring question is “How many mailbox databases can you home on an Exchange 2010 Standard Edition?” The answer is listed here: Looking at the On-Premise Licensing for Exchange Server 2010, and for a Standard Edition you are limited to 5 and for…


No More Single Instance In Exchange 2010

And if you want to know why, and what the consequences are…have a look at this great post from the Microsoft Exchange Team itself: Dude, Where’s My Single Instance? Ilse


Roadshow follow-up – Part 2: Set-Mailboxautoreplyconfiguration

Before the start of the Exchange 2010 RoadShow in Gent, I got an interesting question from one of the attendees (thank you Luc) who was eager to know if it is possible in Exchange 2010 to configure an Out-Of-Office for any mailbox in the organization without being required to login to the mailbox itself, using…


RoadShow Follow-Up: New-RoleAssignmentPolicy

Last week I had the opportunity of visiting Brussels, Gent, and Mons to talk about the wonderful new features included within Exchange 2010. During this Exchange 2010 RoadShow, I’ve done several demo’s, and I always said that I would blog every Shell cmdlet I used, so this is part 1 🙂 In this blog post…


Exchange 2010 Network Port Reference

Do you ever have the question, or is the question ever asked to you, which ports are used by Exchange? Well, the answer is available here: Exchange Network Port Reference which includes a ton of information about ports, authentication, and encryption for all data paths used by Microsoft Exchange Server 2010.    A link to to add to your Favorites!…


Exchange 2010: And then there is the long awaited cmdlet Add-MailboxFolderPermission

So many new features have been included in Exchange 2010, that it would indeed take me more than days to talk about all of these, but there are so many very nice features that you should keep in mind when thinking about Exchange 2010, and one is these is the new built-in cmdlet “Add-MailboxFolderPermission”. What’s…


Exchange 2010 RoadShow is coming!

Agenda 13:00 – 13:30 Registration and Welcome 13:30 – 14:00 Introduction in Exchange 2010 In a time, when your organization requires its communication tools to be cost-effective and flexible, Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 enables you to achieve new levels of reliability and performance by delivering features that can simplify your administration help, protect your communications,…


Upload picture in Outlook 2010 using the Exchange Management Shell (Exchange 2010)

While prepping for one of my sessions @ TechEd Berlin on managing and administering Exchange 2010, I was looking for a demo to illustrate the changes introduced with Remote Powershell  when importing and exporting files. That’s when I stumbled into the Exchange Management Shell cmdlet Import-RecipientDataProperty, which is described in the following TechNet article: Import-RecipientDataProperty….


And then there is the Exchange 2010 Storage Calculator

Only two days after being able to download the newest release of Exchange 2010, here is the Exchange 2010 Storage Calculator 🙂 For more information, one place, the Ms Exchange Team blog site! Here’s the link: Exchange 2010 Mailbox Server Role Requirements Calculator Happy calculating 😉   -Ilse


Exchange 2010 RTM is available for download NOW!

Announced at Teched Europe today, Exchange 2010 RTM is availble now for download 🙂 So go ahead, and explore the new features of this new Exchange version:  Enjoy!!!!!!!!!!   -Ilse