Deep dive # 1: How to configure Exchange on-premise Server hybrid integration with Office 365/Azure Infrastructure and test REST API calls?

This is one of the regular discussion that comes across at my desk, how we can configure Hybrid Exchange on-premise server integration with Office 365/Exchange Online, so that users can make use of REST API. So I thought let me stitch all of them together which can be handy for both the Exchange administrators and…

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GA: Azure Service Bus & Event hubs availability zones

Availability Zones is a high availability offering that protects applications and data from datacenter failures. Availability Zones support for Azure Service Bus Premium and Azure Event Hubs Standard has been added for these regions: East US 2  West US 2  West Europe  North Europe  France Central  Southeast Asia Availability Zones support is now generally available…


C++/ATL Project throws error C2061: syntax error : identifier ‘_ATL_FUNC_INFO’

One of my customer reported that they created a ATL Project/MFC CDHtmlDialog based C++ application and they notice the following errors in afxdhtml.h (they created it using VS 2003). afxdhtml.h(272) : error C2238: unexpected token(s) preceding ‘;’ afxdhtml.h(289) : error C2061: syntax error : identifier ‘_ATL_FUNC_INFO’ afxdhtml.h(290) : error C2061: syntax error : identifier ‘_ATL_FUNC_INFO’…


Outlook Object Model: Handling mailbox items – read or unread – from any folder

Being Exchange/Office developer, you make use of Outlook Object Model (OOM) API to can handle the mailbox items programmatically and process as per your wish. Let me walkthrough through this sample: ‘Declaration block Dim iOut As Outlook.Application Dim iNs As Outlook.NameSpace Dim iFldr As Outlook.MAPIFolder Dim iCount As Integer Dim iMsg As Outlook.MailItem Dim iCtr…


Monitoring Event Sink # 31: Why Exchange Explorer doesn’t work ?

One of my customer reported that in one of his machine, the exchange explorer (available part of Exchange SDK) stop responding. But the same work in his rest of the machines. During the research, we found the following known issues (stop responding, doesn’t display etc) with exchange explorer: Cannot set member server schema scope using…


Gotcha : PowerShell questions

I composed couple of Windows PowerShell questions: Can you create your own PowerShell object? We can write a Cmdlet, but we have to do that with a .NET Framework language such as C# or VB.NET. Can we create a.BAT file using PowerShell? No. But we can create PowerShell scripts, which have a .PS1 file extension…

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