Get-ADPermission Anomaly

  You may have noticed a discrepancy between the output of Get-AdPermission in Exchange 2007 and Exchange 2010. Specifically the differences are in the way extended rights are displayed (or rather not displayed in the case of 2010). Below is an example of the output from Get-ReceiveConnector WINGTIP-E2K10\anon |Get-ADPermission -User ‘NT AUTHORITY\ANONYMOUS LOGON’ |fl from…


A Note on Content Conversion and Exchange 2007/2010

    When referring to content conversion what I am talking about is the decision to send a message encapsulated in TNEF vs. HTML/Plaintext when sending outgoing messages. Now I see there is some confusion as to when Exchange/Outlook will decide to send in TNEF as opposed to keeping a message in its native HTML…


Hidden Journaling Feature

  Ok it’s not really ‘hidden’ but based on what it does I’m surprised it hasn’t gotten more publicity. If you recall our journaling recommendations for mixed Exchange 2003 and Exchange 2007/2010 deployments we required you to put the journal recipient mailbox on an Exchange 2003 database. You can read about that here- From…


Test-Message Improvements in Exchange 2010 Sp1

  You may be familiar with the Test-Message cmdlet. If not check out this link here- Basically this cmdlet is useful for testing inbox rules. However rather than talking about the above link let’s discuss the newer and improved Test-Message that ships with SP1 and show some cool uses for this unsung little cmdlet….


My EHLO Blog on Read Receipts

Or more from the shameless self-promotion dept.- Blog I penned on how to block read receipts (or try) in Exchange 2007 and 2010


Thoughts on What is Journaled and What is not in Exchange 2003/2007/2010

  Whether read receipts, delivery receipts, moderation requests/acceptances, OOF messages, and admin audit messages are journaled depends are certain factors.   These factors are 1. Which database is being journaled. 2. Recipient or sender being journaled. 3. Which version of exchange (2003 or 2007/2010). 4.  Which type of report- DR,OOF,RR,etc.   Below is a guideline…


How to REALLY export multiple messages from your Exchange 2010 queues.

So you may have an issue where you want to extract many (>1000) messages from your Exchange 2010 queue(s). This could be because you want to play them in later via the replay folder after some outage or other scenario that may have caused transport to have issues (yes even in Exchange 2010 we sometimes…