Powershell & cmdlet – In a Nutshell – Part 8 – Configure deleted mailbox retention using Set-Mailboxdatabase cmdlet

Now we’ll discuss how to configure the deleted mailbox retention period in Exchange Server 2007 Run the following command in Exchange Management shell,Set-MailboxDatabase dbName -MailboxRetention 32.00:00:00Here,dbname – specifies database name, 32.00:00:00 – specifies the retention period, i.e., the number of days, hours, minutes, and seconds required for it. By default, deleted mailboxes are retained for 30 days before they…

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Powershell & cmdlet – In a Nutshell – Part 7 – Configure the Pickup directory using Set-TransportServer cmdlet

Find the small article which talks about how to configure the pickup directory in Exchange Server 2007.  Exchange Server 2007 & configuring Pickup directory: Its’ quite interesting to configure the pickup directory in Exchange Server 2007 environment. As we know that the Pickup directory is used by administrators for mail flow testing, or by applications that…

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TNEF & Winmail.dat

Issue with TNEF: The use of TNEF is commonly affected by settings in Outlook that are referred to as “Microsoft Outlook Rich Text Format.” Rich Text Format and TNEF are not exactly the same, but they are closely related.A TNEF-encoded message contains a plain text version of the message, and a binary attachment that “packages”…

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Creating MailBox Store programatically

I have found this wonderful piece of code(Visual Basic 6.0), used to create mailbox store. ‘//////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////‘// Name:       CreateNewMailboxStoreDB‘// Purpose:    To create a new Mailbox Store (MDB) with a given name‘// Input:      strMDBName            = contains the name of the new MDB to be created‘//             blnMount                    = True if the new MDB will be mounted after creation…

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Exchange Server 2003 SP2 – API Changes

Microsoft have done changes in Exchange Server 2003 SP2. It includes new DLLs for several key APIs, and includes some key changes in behavior. While Exchange Server 2003 SP2 does not include any changes to the objects, classes, and interfaces, it does introduce key differences in how some of the APIs work. The following API libraries that ship with Exchange Server 2003…

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Development related technology & feature changes: Exchange Server 2003 & Exchange server 2000

Do you know? MS Exchange 2000 Server application development-related technologies and features were changed in MS Exchange Server 2003. Some technologies were enhanced, while others were removed, or are not supported in specific scenarios. Exchange WMI Provider Changes Active Directory Schema Changes Managed Wrappers for SMTP Server Event Sinks Anti-spam Infrastructure CDO Component Names Did Not Change …

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