Office 2013 Visio Stencils released – Exchange 2013, Lync 2013, and SharePoint 2013 templates

Office 2013 Visio Stencils are available for download. The Office 2013 Visio Stencils are now available! You can download the stencils here: You can download the Exchange / Office 365 stencils (including the new Address Book Policy icon) here:


MEC 2014

PST Capture Tool V2.0 Now Available

What’s new in PST Capture 2.0? PST Capture 2.0 includes the following improvements: Support for Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Updated profile generation code to use Outlook Anywhere (RPC over HTTP). Fixed Exchange Online import failure issue when PST Capture is not installed on an Exchange server. Removed User Interface limit of 1,000 users when performing…

Exchange and Firewall Support

If I had a pound (or dollar if your in the US) for every time a customer had asked about Exchange and firewalls then I would be a very rich man. Brian Day has put together an excellent article that should clear this up once and for all, so make sure you all read it:…

Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Unattended Installation Script

Excellent article by Michel de Rooij over at on Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Unattended Installation Script.


Content Requests

Hi All Its been a while since I did anything with my Blog and the honest answer is “I just didn’t have time”, but I am going to make a major effort to resolve that and want to get some idea on what type of content you guys would like to see, I am open…

Rapid growth in transaction logs, CPU use, and memory consumption in Exchange Server 2010 when a user syncs a mailbox by using an iOS 6.1 or 6.1.1-based device

When a user syncs a mailbox by using an iOS 6.1 or 6.1.1-based device, Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Client Access server (CAS) and Mailbox (MBX) server resources are consumed, log growth becomes excessive, excessive growth in Recoverable Items may occur, and memory and CPU use may increase significantly.  Server performance is affected.