Way to go!! Millions Switch to Exchange and SharePoint from Notes

I was reading couple of relevant documents, i noticed this blog post “Millions Switch to Exchange and SharePoint from Notes”. It talks about millions of users switched to Exchange Server and SharePoint from Notes – Really it was amazing to hear. I noticed that, “…In our last fiscal year (July 2008 – June 2009), more…


How to : Determine the version number, build number & the service pack of Exchange Server?

Determine version number of Exchange: To determine the version number, the build number, and the service pack level of a Microsoft Exchange Server computer, check the following properties of the server. If you have Exchange Server 4.0, Exchange Server 5.0, or Exchange Server 5.5 then you can, follow these steps: Start the Microsoft Exchange Administrator…

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WebDAV : How to retrieve list of folders from Exchange Server using Search method (WebDAV) programmatically ?

using System; using System.Net; using System.IO; using System.Text; using System.Xml;   namespace SampleCode { class GetFolders { static void Main(string[] args) { // Variables. System.Net.HttpWebRequest Request; System.Net.WebResponse Response; System.Net.CredentialCache MyCredentialCache; string strRootURI = "http://server/exchange/username/Inbox/"; // Provide the valid URI string strUserName = "UserName"; string strPassword = "Password"; string strDomain = "Domain"; string strQuery =""; byte[]…


CDOEXM & C#.Net : How to mail-disable public folders in Exchange Server 2003 SP2 – Native Mode?

I created this code snippet, which helps us to mail-disable in the Exchange Server 2003 SP2 (Native mode) – public folders. For this i tried this, i used C#.Net & CDOEXM. In this below code, i try to mail-disable the public folder named “publicfolder1”. I used Visual Studio.Net 2008, C#.Net and CDOEXM – Collaboration Data…


OWA Customization: PSS support policy for Exchange Server 5.5, 2000 & 2003

Per the support KB, Microsoft PSS has the support policy for customization of Outlook Web Access for Exchange that cover its versions like 5.5, 2000 & 2003. Per the article, we can get more information regarding the support policy for OWA customization for its various versions like, “…The Exchange 5.5 version of OWA is made…

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Legacy CDOEX application throws error 8004011B when we open appointment created using Exchange Web Service (EWS)

My customer has CDOEX based legacy application which pulls the calendar and appointment items. Later they had merged their Exchange Server 2003 SP2 along with Exchange Server 2007 SP1 – mixed mode environment. He had an unique issue, whenever he tries to access couple of appointments created in Exchange Server 2007 environment, his CDOEX application…

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Exchange Server 2007 & Workflow designer for Exchange

What is CDO for Workflow? CDO for Workflow (CDOWF) is built-in functionality provided with Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server. By using CDOWF, which is driven by the Exchange store event architecture, you can design workflow applications without having to write the fundamental code that accesses, modifies, and controls data. CDOWF includes a workflow engine, modeling tools,…

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Exchange Server 2007 & OWA : Password change feature

If you work with Exchange Server 2007, this method is no longer required.  But, it can be used with Windows Server 2003 and Exchange Server 2007 configurations when the ability to change passwords after they have expired or when users are required to change their password at the first logon is needed.   When i…


How OWA & Exchange 2000, 2003 and 2007 coexists ?

If you work with Outlook Web Access (OWA) along with Exchange Server 2000 or/and Exchange Server 2003 or/and Exchange Server 2007, then please find the wonderful technet article, which i read frequently and distribute it with my customers. This article explains how Microsoft Outlook Web Access works in Exchange organizations that include computers that are…


Exchange Server: How to retrieve appointments using C# & WebDAV?

Code Snippet (C#): //Declaration part string strExchSvrName = “”; string strMailbox = “”; string strCalendarUri = “”; string strDomain = “”; string strUserName = “”; string strPassword = “”; System.Net.HttpWebRequest WebDavRequest = null; System.Net.HttpWebResponse WebDavResponse = null; System.Net.CredentialCache MyCredentialCache = null; byte[] bytes = null; System.IO.Stream WebDavRequestStream = null;  // Provide the Exchange server name;…

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How to show & recover the deleted subfolders using PFDAVAdmin tool?

Using PFDAVAdmin we need to use the "Show deleted subfolders" option which enumerates any deleted subfolders of the currently selected folder. Note that the deleted folders are preserved only if Deleted Item Retention has been configured on the public store. Any such folders appear in red. If you right-click a deleted folder, you have the…

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How to authenticate the Inbox in Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 with forms-based authentication enabled?

Please find the Code Snippet Access Exchange Server 2003 using WebDAV in your Web application per KB: 1: ‘Declaration Section 2: Dim strServerName as String = “Server Name” ‘TODO: Change to your environment 3: Dim strDomain as String = “Domain Name”       ‘TODO: Change to your environment 4: Dim strUserID as String = “Username” ‘TODO: Change to…


Gotcha – PermanentURL & WebDAV Series # 1

Take this scenario. One of my customer wanted to updated the contact fields using PR_ENTRY_ID and other fields. He can able to obtain the other all fields and getting issue with this property whenever he retrieve using WebDAV·  He gets garbage values at one client and another client it leads him to Exception. In this…

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