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…


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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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….


Exchange Server Utility : PFDAVAdmin update is released

I use PFDAVAdmin  utility [Exchange Server Public Folder Distributed Authoring and Versioning (DAV)-based Administration tool]  to perform various management tasks related to public folders and mailboxes. An updated version of the PFDAVAdmin tool has been released to the web on 04/06/2010 (the prior version on the Download Center was from April of 2007) @ Microsoft…


Custom forms deployment : Where we can publish Outlook Custom forms?

In Outlook, custom forms are typically published to a forms library so that only one copy of a form is stored on your computer. Individual items contain a Message Class field that indicates which form to use to display the data that is contained in the item. When you publish custom forms to a forms…

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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…


API’s that are not included in Exchange Server 2007 ?

When you migrated from Microsoft Exchange 2000 & 2003, where they provide several API’s that are not included in Microsoft Exchange Server 2007. Please find the following API’s that are not included in the Exchange Server 2007 environment & the recommended technologies to migrate to. APIs that are not included in Exchange 2007 API Status…


Tutorial : Organizational Forms Library – Series # 2

Can we create it programmatically? To create it programmatically using MAPI, we need to make use of CreateFolder(), the MAPI function. It is necessary to have very special privileges (obtained by opening the store with an EntryID created using IExchangeManageStore::CreateStoreEntryID()) to get it to work. Please refer the following KB to create Org. forms library…


Tutorial : Organizational Forms Library – Series # 1

What are the various types of Outlook form libraries available? There are three types of Outlook form libraries are available, they are (i) Organizational Forms Libraries (2) Personal Form Libraries (3) Folder Libraries. What is an Organizational Forms Library? An organization’s forms library is a repository for forms (templates that help users to enter and…


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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Exchange Server 2003 & Public folders

Some organizations use public folders heavily, while others do not. The degree to which public folders are used in your organization may have a large effect on how you plan for migration and coexistence of public folders and the data stored therein. Factors to consider include: • The total number of public folders and the…