João Ribeiro

Exchange Server ;Office Communications Server and Windows Mobile / Phones

Exchange 2010 and New Exchange Web Services – What’s New Webcasts

As promised, I am proceeding with Exchange 2010 features and, this week, I went to Chris Mayo’s blog (referenced at the bottom) and found the following webcasts regarding EWS, Exchange Web Services, including 4 Deep Dive sessions. But first, “what is EWS” ? Exchange Web Services gives you programmatic access to the information and business… Read more

Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 2 – What’s new and how to upgrade . . .

Now that Service Pack 2 is out there is a lot of conversation around what to upgrade first and, how to upgrade when and if using Clustered Mailbox Servers. The installation order is, though this is not : – Hub Transport Server Role – Client Access Server Role – First upgrade the Internet facing CAS and… Read more

Understanding Exchange 2010 Shadow Redundancy

” Exchange 2007 introduced the Transport Dumpster feature for the Hub server role. An Exchange 2007 hub server maintains a queue of messages delivered recently to recipients whose mailboxes are on a clustered mailbox server. When a failover is experienced, the clustered mailbox server automatically requests every Hub server in the Active Directory site to… Read more

The fix for installation of Exchange 2007 SP2 with Windows 2008 R2 Domain Controllers is now available

Installation on non-Internet connected computers Using an Internet connected computer: 1. Download and extract Exchange 2007 SP2 to a local hard drive. 2. Download the updated ExBPA.PreReqs.xml and ExBPA.Readiness.xml files listed below. Please note: We suggest that you right-click the link and select “Save target as…” as otherwise the XML file might open in your… Read more

Exchange 2010 – Mapi On The Middle-tier

As many of you probably know Exchange Server 2010’s new CAS, Client Access Server, will be what the name says : the endpoint of ALL client connections. This is true for all kind of connections including Mapi, OWA, ActiveSync, Pop3, Imap, Outlook Anywhere and even …. Entourage. There is only one connection that is still… Read more

Update : Microsoft My Phone software included on Windows Phones

Updated version is out now : MyPhone Update 1.6.2718.0001   Post Original : Long time awaited, the new Windows Phones are ready for market. These new devices will be delivered by industry’s best manufacturers in accordance to our guidelines. On this new release, we are adding the Microsoft My Phone tool, developed in Portugal, that I will talk… Read more