EWS Best Practices: Understand Throttling Policies

Understanding throttling policies, their default values, and how they are applied is a key in Exchange Online where they are used to protect connectivity to the online mailboxes. These policies can be applied per user – so a service account can be granted a unique policy apart from other mailbox users in your organization. The…


EWS Best Practices: Use Autodiscover…

This is often overlooked but you should definitely use Autodiscover to get the EWS endpoint (Url) for each mailbox you are accessing.  Autodiscover is a process which involves sending requests to a few pre-determined URLs and optionally [edited 9/16/2011 by mstehle for clarification] some DNS and AD queries to identify the Autodiscover service endpoint and then calling…