João Ribeiro

Exchange Server ;Office Communications Server and Windows Mobile / Phones

Exchange Server 2007 Anti-spam myths revealed and compared to Exchange 2010

In Microsoft CSS (Customer Service and Support) we deal with many anti-spam questions. While the anti-spam features that come out of the box with Exchange 2007 provide a robust level of protection against unwanted garbage in your inbox, there is still a lot of confusion out there as to how all the parts work together…. Read more

Development Technologies Removed from Exchange 2010

Some development technologies that shipped in earlier versions of Exchange Server are not included in Exchange 2010. The following technologies were removed from Exchange Server 2007: •Exchange providers for Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) •Collaboration Data Objects for Exchange Management (CDOEXM) •Collaboration Data Objects for Exchange Workflow (CDOWF) •Exchange Web Forms •At Functions •DAPI.DLL The following… Read more

Learn about the Exchange 2010 Developer Story Today!

We’ve just finished our 6 part series of webcasts on six key topics that developers need to know about as they start planning for moving their applications to Exchange 2010.  Those webcasts are now available as on-demand webcasts below, check them out today!  If you’d like a bit more human contact than these webcasts, then… Read more

Announcing the Release of the Exchange Server 2010 Deployment Assistant

We heard concerns from our early adoption Exchange Server 2010 customers regarding transitioning from Exchange Server 2003 and/or Exchange Server 2007 in a few key areas. One of which is the fact that you, Exchange/IT administrators, are burdened with complex migration steps (multiple firewall rules, multiple certificates, multiple external URLs/ports for clients). This complexity means… Read more

UPDATE – Issues in OCS 2007/ LCS 2005 caused by applying KB974571

As promised, here goes the update to the “Issues in OCS 2007/ LCS 2005 caused by applying KB974571” post. The KB that contains all the information regarding this issue has been updated and so, please find below the part that will resolve the issue for LCS and OCS. Resolution for the known issue :A fix… Read more

UPDATE – Supporting Exchange 2007 on Windows Server 2008 R2

As a member of the Exchange Server support team nothing gives me more pleasure than announcing this  ” We always talk about listening to customers and sometimes this is written off by many as ‘marketing speak’. In fact, we do take feedback seriously and no input is more important to our engineering processes than your… Read more

Moving to Microsoft Exchange Hosted Services

Long time ago we launched Exchange Hosted Services, or EHS, where customer have the chance to get their e-mail from Microsoft Exchange Online Servers. These servers are disperselly located throughout the world for Business continuity and redundancy. There is not that much “easy to find” information on theinternet about this so, I am writing this… Read more

Issues in OCS 2007/ LCS 2005 caused by applying KB974571

This is my first OCS related post. In this first post I would to make available the information regarding KB974571 and the disruption it causes to OCS and LCS systems. The KB is now on version 4.0 and it was re-writen to face the errors stated from our customers.  Kb is available at : http://support.microsoft.com/kb/974571/en-us . This… Read more

Exchange 2010 is Code Complete and on its way to General Availability

According to the MS Exchange Team Blog, Exchange 2010 Code is ready for RTM 🙂  You can read all the details at the original post location : You Had Me At EHLO… : Exchange 2010 is Code Complete and on its way to General Availabilityhttp://msexchangeteam.com/archive/2009/10/08/452775.aspx  … Read more

Upgrading to Exchange Server 2010

As RTM date approaches, people are starting to ask “how can I migrate to Exchange Server 2010 ?” This post will walk you along the migration path on a high level perspective, not going into 0’s and 1’s detail, but this will sure help you out. First let’s go ahead and cover the pre-requisites needed… Read more