João Ribeiro

Exchange Server ;Office Communications Server and Windows Mobile / Phones

Transitioning from an Exchange 2003 Environment to Exchange 2010

Now that Exchange Server 2010 is out to market I bring you the Transitioning from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2010 guide : Transitioning an Exchange 2003 Environment to Exchange 2010 When you are ready to begin transitioning your organization to Exchange 2010, you must transition the “Internet Facing AD Site(s)” first, and then transition your… Read more

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

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 Availability  … 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

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

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

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