The best subject of an email that I ever saw

From: XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX To: xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: Daylight saving timezone – is there any known issues?   Ah yes, Daylight Savings and Timezones.  The most straight forward construct known to man.  Well the one reader of my blog (thanks Mom) may not get why this is so funny to me but I spent more time than I ever wanted…

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How to configure a HTTP endpoint for Exchange Web Services in Exchange 2010

In Exchange 2007 if you wanted to enable HTTP for Exchange Web Services all you had to do was go into Internet Information Services (IIS) and uncheck the box ‘Require secure channel (SSL)’ on the EWS virtual directory.  In Exchange 2010 RTM this is no longer possible.  IIS still gives you this option; however it…

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Exchange 2010 RU 1 has been released

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=371add31-d7a0-4c8b-8325-a6fced2d05e6&displaylang=en  Along with a new version of the MAPI download: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=e17e7f31-079a-43a9-bff2-0a110307611e&displaylang=en Once the new MAPI download has been installed you should no longer have to disable MAPI Encryption on the Client Access Server Read more about it here: http://msexchangeteam.com/archive/2009/12/09/453486.aspx

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Remote Powershell Sample Explained…

This is a continuation of my previous post.  I wanted to take a moment and discuss the intent of the sample, how to get it working, and some caveats when you attempt to take the sample and turn it into production ready code. Purpose The purpose of the sample is to demonstrate how to use…

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How to call Exchange 2010 cmdlet’s using Remote Powershell in code

I have seen this question posed a lot so I decided that I would post a quick code sample here and the complete sample on my samples site. In my sample I created a managed client and a native client which both call into a managed DLL that runs the Get-ExchangeServer cmdlet using Remote Powershell.  Here…

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Exchange 2010 Code Complete

Congratulations to the Exchange product team, Exchange 2010 has been released to manufacturing.  http://msexchangeteam.com/archive/2009/10/08/452775.aspx

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Breaking Change : The System Attendant mailbox has been removed from Exchange 2010

In previous versions of Exchange, the System Attendant (SA) Mailbox was used by the link monitoring service and for publishing Free / Busy information.  However, this functionality is no longer needed in Exchange 2010.  As such the mailbox has been removed.  One catalyst to this change was the new High Availability (HA) features in Exchange 2010. …

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So what did you say you do here again?

I was recently asked the following questions regarding my blog and it’s purpose.  I decided that it would be good to post them here so my reader can understand the motivation of this blog. 1.       Have you defined a purpose or strategy for your blog? If so, what is it? The purpose of my blog…

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How to use MFCMAPI to create a MAPI profile to connect to Exchange 2010

** The following article is for only the Exchange MAPI / CDO download.  Outlook users will not have to use these steps.  Also this configuration may not work on previous versions of Exchange. Open up MFCMAPI, go to Profile > Launch Profile Wizard > Click OK Then Click Next Add the name of your Client…

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