Now migrate your modern Public folders of on-prem Exchange Server 2013, 2016 to Exchange Online

Yesterday we announced the availability of public folder migration from Exchange Server 2013/2016 on-premises to Exchange Online! The Key requirements are, Exchange Server 2013 CU15 (or later), Exchange Server 2016 CU4 (or later) Exchange on-premises hybrid configured with Exchange Online So make sure to follow the respective article suitable to you: Use batch migration to…


End of support for Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 in April 2017

Last year we talked about end of support in April 2017 for Microsoft Exchange Server 2007.  On April 11, 2017, Exchange Server 2007 will reach End of Support Life Cycle . If you haven’t already begun your migration from Exchange 2007 to Office 365 or Exchange 2016, you need to start planning now. It also…


Book Review:- Exam Ref 70-345 Designing and Deploying Microsoft Exchange Server 2016

Are you preparing for Microsoft Exam 70-345? If yes, then have a look at this eBook. It helps you to demonstrate your real-world mastery of Exchange Server 2016 planning, deployment, migration, management, and troubleshooting. As you aware the Exam Ref is the official study guide for Microsoft certification exams. Featuring concise coverage of the skills…


FYI: Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 & end of support next year…

Yes you heard it right, Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 is approaching the end of support by next year; you can refer the Support lifecycle for it. Customers who are using Exchange Server 2007 for any of their email and calendar services should begin planning to move the associated mailbox data and resources to Office 365…


Free Jump Start course – Core Solutions on Microsoft Exchange Server 2013

Are you planning an upgrade to Microsoft Exchange Server 2013, or do you want to know more about what it would involve? Would you like help preparing for Exam 70-341 or Exam 70-342? Take this fast-paced, demo-rich Jump Start course, and learn about planning, deploying, and managing Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Exchange on-premises. You’ll find…

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After migration VS 2013 C++ project throws error TRK0005: Failed to locate: "CL.exe". The system cannot find the file specified.

Like earlier, I was involved in migration of VS 2013 C++ Outlook add-in project which was created in Visual Studio 2010. During the compilation I encountered the following error: In general, CL.exe is Visual Studio Compiler. So it should be in your Visual Studio installation directory. if there is no cl.exe in the directory, then…

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After migrating to VS 2013 C++ Outlook add-in throws error MSB6006: "CL.exe" exited with formula –1073741515

Recently I tried migrating the C++ Outlook add-in project (https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/ee941475(v=office.14).aspx). This project was created in Visual Studio 2010 and we tried migrating to Visual Studio 2013.  During compilation, I encountered the following error: error MSB6006: "CL.exe" exited with formula –1073741515 The same code compiled, worked successfully in Visual Studio 2010. We haven’t done any changes…


Developers, .Net Framework vNext 4.5.2 and its Support Life Cycle

.Net Framework vNext 4.5.2: Now you can download the .Net Framework 4.5.2 (also known as .Net Framework vNext), a highly compatible, in-place update to the .NET 4.x family (.NET 4, 4.5, and 4.5.1). It gives you the benefits of the greater stability, reliability, security and performance without any action beyond installing the .NET 4.5.2 update…


Microsoft Exchange Conference (MEC) 2014 – Recordings

As I updated earlier, MEC 2014 concluded in Austin, Texas -  MEC2014 delivered the latest content for Office 365 Exchange Online and Exchange on-premises customers. Content is delivered across tracks including: Architecture; Deployment & Migration; eDiscovery and Compliance; Exchange Extensibility; Manageability and Support; Outlook, OWA, and Mobility; and Security and Protection. Now you can get…


Migrated custom C++/CDOSYS app throws compiler errors

Recently I was working with one of the developer who earlier designed an CDOSYS based mail component in his C++ application built using earlier Visual Studio (2005) version . After migration to VS 2008 environment, they noticed compile errors with the same code/no changes made. When I debugged further and noticed that the msado15.tlh and…

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Developer Webcasts on Exchange Server 2010 programming

Please find the developer webcasts for Exchange Server 2010. If you’re planning to create your own custom application using Exchange Server 2010, i would recommend you to start from this. Exchange Server 2010 Development (Part 1 of 6): Migrating Applications to Exchange Web Services In this Webcast, Jason Henderson gives an overview of what to…


Migration: Exchange Public folders and its future

Public Folders are used in earlier versions of Microsoft Exchange Server to store free/busy data and files. From Microsoft Exchange Server 2007, free/busy data is no longer stored in public folders. It’s recommend that you do not store files in public folders in Exchange 2007. Instead, consider using Microsoft Office SharePoint, or Windows SharePoint Services….


Outlook 2010: Migrating CDO based application to Outlook Object Model(OOM) library

Recently one of my developer customer migrated from Outlook 2003 to 2010. He tried running the custom application (uses CDO & Outlook 2003) in Outlook 2010. It throws the error “ActiveX component can’t create object”.  Using the following test sample, I can reproduce the exact issue at my end: As you know, Microsoft Outlook 2010…

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Download: Microsoft Online Services Migration Tools

The Microsoft Online Services Migration Tools is used to support migration of Microsoft Exchange to Microsoft Online Services. You can use the Microsoft Online Services Migration Tools to forward copies of your Exchange Server mail to your Exchange Online mailboxes. You can also use the Migration Tools to copy content from your Exchange Server, POP3,…


Migration: 500,000 Windows Live Spaces blogs migrated to WordPress.com

Recently we heard the announcement regarding Microsoft Windows Live Spaces blogs working with WordPress.com to let customers connect the fantastic blogging capabilities of WordPress with the leading communications and sharing services of Windows Live. Per Dharmesh Mehta, Director of Windows Live Product Management, as of today, just over half a million Spaces blogs have now…