Exchange Server 2010: EWS application crashes when calling GetStreamingEvents

One of my developer customer updated that he created an EWS Managed API based application which is getting crashed when they call the GetStreamingEvents operation to request notifications from a server that is running Exchange Server 2010; also the Client Access server (CAS) role installed. In general, the GetStreamingEvents response returns an array of items…


Exchange Server 2007, 2010: How to query user mailboxes, its permissions using Exchange PowerShell?

In Exchange Server 2007/2010, you can use Exchange PowerShell cmdlets (especially using Get-Mailbox, Get-MailboxPermission, Get-ADPermission, Get-MailboxFolderPermission) to get a verity of info. I played with couple of the below in different scenarios and want to share the same with you – so that you can give a shot and make use of. Scenario # 1:…

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Exchange Server 2010 Architecture and its feature set

You can download the following PDF file – a poster, which highlights the architecture and feature set of Microsoft Exchange Server 2010. Apart from showing the high-level architecture, it highlights the feature set of Exchange Server 2010 and sections include: Management and Monitoring High Availability Mailbox Server Role Client Access Server Role Unified Messaging Server…


Receive Server Error while browsing the Exchange EWS or Autodiscover sites

Recently i received the following error while try to browse the following /autodiscover/Autodiscover.xml">https://<servername>/autodiscover/Autodiscover.xml  or /ews/exchange.asmx">https://<servername>/ews/exchange.asmx: Could not load file or assembly ‘Microsoft.Exchange.Diagnostics, Version=8.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31bf3856ad364e35’ or one of its dependencies. The system cannot find the file specified. Description: An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the current web request. Please review the stack trace…


Customizing OWA 2007 language settings

With the continuation of the previous blogpost, today we’re going to see how we can use Microsoft Office Outlook Web Access or the Exchange Management Shell to configure language settings for Outlook Web Access in Microsoft Exchange Server 2007. Microsoft have provided various options to customize the OWA pages, contents/images/themes in a simpler way. As…

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Combining SQL Server tables and Exchange Web Services

Have you tried programmatically combining the two powerful enterprise tools: SQL Server 2005 (table-valued user-defined functions) with Exchange Server 2007(Exchange Web Services)? I followed the Microsoft article written by Jim Kleewein and Ray Dixon, which talks about how we can combine the SQL Server tables and Exchange Web Services to provide data from both Microsoft…

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Tutorial : Free/Busy data – Series # 1

Publishing Free/Busy data: Free/busy data is published information that contains a user’s personal availability data based on the user’s schedule. Microsoft Exchange Server uses the information extensively when users schedule meetings. Exchange Server 2003 stores free/busy information in a dedicated public folder that is named SCHEDULE+ FREE BUSY. This folder contains a separate subfolder for…

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How to access a particular mailbox using Microsoft Exchange web services ?

In this article, we will see how we can access a particular mailbox using Microsoft Exchange web services ? The DistinguishedFolderId element identifies Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 folders that can be referenced by name. The DistinguishedFolderId class has an optional Mailbox property on it that allows you to indicate which mailbox you are accessing. 1:…