Microsoft Clinic for Exchange Server 2007 – Unified Messaging

Hi, Please find the following Microsoft Clinic for Exchange Server 2007 available for free – limited period, so make use of this!! Course Name: Clinic 5091: Introduction to Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Unified MessagingURL:               https://www.microsoftelearning.com/eLearning/courseDetail.aspx?courseId=75413Estimated Time: 2 hrsAvailable Offline: Yes In this online clinic, you are introduced to the new Unified Messaging features and functionalities in…

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Monitoring Event Sink # 5 – How reliable Event sinks are?

After we implemented Event sink (either synchronous or asynchronous), there are certain situations we dont know why sinks are not firing and how reliable they are in real time situation. Both synchronous and asynchronous event notifications are reliable under normal conditions. That is, no notification is skipped on an event. However, if there is a…

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Monitoring Event Sink # 4 – Using Performance Counters

You can also monitor the Event sinks by using Performance Counters.  System monitor counters are fully supported for each event. For the core OLE DB functions, these counters are the same as the store counters. For Microsoft Exchange-specific implementations, such as the various event interfaces, the OLE DB layer in the store supports counters for…

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Monitoring Event sink # 3 – Using OLE DB Provider & Application Event Logs

When we work with event sink, many of the time we’ll get confuse, whether the event is working or not. Because there are quite some issues associated probably event sink might be not properly registered or not, how about its criteria filter or any of the interfaces or missing were some of the common reasons….

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The support guidelines for client-side messaging development

The support guidelines for client-side messaging development This is one of the finest article describes “what is supported” and “what is not supported” when you develop custom solutions that integrate with Microsoft-based messaging products or Microsoft technologies. This article also contains most of the key information to be aware of when you develop with Microsoft…

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Developer information about the calendar changes in Outlook 2003 Service Pack 2, in Exchange Server 2003 Service Pack 2, and in later versions of Exchange Server and of Outlook

Hi Exchange and Outlook developers!! I found this wonderful article, which describes a change in how Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 Service Pack 2 (SP2) and later service packs, Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Service Pack 2 (SP2), and later versions of Exchange Server and of Outlook handle meetings. This new design addresses disappearing-meeting scenarios that were…

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Windows Server 2008 Resources (E-learning, E-Book, Hands-on labs, Skills transitioning courses)

It’s for all Microsoft developers, enthusists!!    Windows Server 2008 Release Candidate helps IT professionals to increase the flexibility and reliability of their server infrastructure while offering developers a more robust web and applications platform for building connected applications and services.   To download the RC1 Enterprise 64 bit only with the Hyper-V Beta, go…

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Powershell & cmdlet – In a Nutshell – Part 9 – Modifying Transport Agent using Set-TransportAgent cmdlet (Exchange Management Shell)

Modifying Exchange Transport Agent For administer transport agents, we must use the Set-TransportAgent cmdlet (Exchange Management Shell). For its details syntax and parameters, please refer here. The following example shows how the priority of a sample agent for Exchange agent would be modified. You can use the Exchange Management Shell to modify the priority of an existing…

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A Glimpse on MAPI tables

1) What do you meant by “MAPI table”? A MAPI table is a MAPI object that is used to view a collection of properties belonging to other MAPI objects of a particular type. 2) How the values are stored and can be used in MAPI table? MAPI tables are structured in a row and column…

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Exchange Store – Experiences (FAQ) – Part 3

One of my customer asked this question, “what is the Difference between Mailbox store & Public folder store objects in Active Directory & Exchange System Manager ?”.  Yep, not only him, many of us want to know the same? @ Active Directory Sites and Services, mailbox store and public folder store objects are represented by leaf nodes…

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Top support issues for Exchange Server Information Stores

I found this wonderful article, which discusses the top support issues for the Microsoft Exchange 2000 & 2003 Server information stores. This article lists references to Microsoft Knowledge Base articles that describe the issues that may occur when you use the Microsoft Exchange information stores. Additionally, this article lists references to Microsoft Knowledge Base articles that discuss…

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Exchange Store Event interfaces

1) In general, by where Exchange Store event interfaces are implemented? Exchange Store event interfaces are implemented in EXOLEDB.DLL and EXEVTSNK.TLB. 2) What’re the unsupported Exchange store event interfaces?  When we program with Exchange store, certain event interfaces are not supported. It is recommended that they not be used in applications: IEventSinkIsCacheable Interface IExStoreLockEvents Interface IExStoreNotification Interface IExStoreRegisterNotification Interface…

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Exchange Store – Experiences (FAQ) – Part 2

Here are some questions that are frequently asked by my customers whenever they try to access/enumerate Exchange Store:  1) Can you name some of the known URL’s of users mailbox folders? Calendar          file://./backofficestorage/example.com/MBX/UserAlias/Calendar Contacts          file://./backofficestorage/example.com/MBX/UserAlias/Contacts Drafts              file://./backofficestorage/example.com/MBX/UserAlias/Drafts Inbox               file://./backofficestorage/example.com/MBX/UserAlias/Inbox Journal            file://./backofficestorage/example.com/MBX/UserAlias/Journal Notes              file://./backofficestorage/example.com/MBX/UserAlias/Notes Outbox            file://./backofficestorage/example.com/MBX/UserAlias/Outbox Sent Items       file://./backofficestorage/example.com/MBX/UserAlias/Sent%20Items Tasks              file://./backofficestorage/example.com/MBX/USerAlias/Tasks 2) What do you meant by “Public folder replication”? Public…

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Exchange Server – Technologies – FAQ

Exchange Server – Frequently Asked Questions  When we do Exchange programming with client and server versions of the Exchange Server Providers, MAPI32, EMSMDB, EMSABP and MSPST32 almost or always causes confusion. In this article, we’ll discuss about the common terminologies:  What is MAPI?  MAPI will generally mean MAPI32.dll, or the APIs contained. It’s an API, implemented largely in…

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Migrating from Exchange 2000 and Exchange 2003 APIs

Migrating from Exchange 2000 and Exchange 2003 APIs   I found the following article, which will help to users who want to migrate from Exchange Server 2000 and 2003 APIs to Exchange Server 2007. This article talks about Exchange 2000 Server and 2003 based several APIs that are not included in Microsoft Exchange Server 2007.   Also…

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