FYI: Exchange 2007 on its way!

The launch of the decade continues… The Exchange team announced that they have signed off on the release of Exchange 2007 today!


FYI: Better Together: A look at how Exchange 2007 and Outlook 2007 work together…

There is a new technet article written by Michael Khalili, an Exchange PM, which talks about some of the ways that Exchange 2007 and Outlook 2007 play together better than their older relatives did.  The most exciting piece mentioned in this article for me, as an Outlook/Exchange developer, is the Calendaring piece.  Of all the APIs we…


FYI: Glen’s Exchange Dev Blog is awesome…

If you are an Exchange developer and haven’t checked out Glen Scales’s blog then you are missing out.  Chances are he has written part of your project for you and posted it on his blog.  Check out his latest post for a script which generates a report of mailbox size broken down by the age…


KB: 919169, Access Denied or 403 Forbidden When Creating Appointments in WebDAV/CDOEX

I saw another case on this issue and remembered that I hadn’t put this on my blog yet.  If you are getting 403’s when trying to create an appointment in another user’s calendar using WebDAV or an access denied in CDOEX after installing our Send As hotfix (895949) then check out this article… 919169 You cannot save…


FYI: MSDNWiki and ExchangeNinjas, our first cracks at Wikis

Support Engineers, like myself, at Microsoft interact with online documentation as much as anybody else inside the company (except the content folks of course) and probably more than anybody outside of MS as well.  On my team alone I support over a half a dozen products each having as many as a dozen APIs with…


KB: You receive an error message when you try to send an e-mail message by using the System.Web.Mail namespace in the .NET Framework

We have an article published now which addresses my earlier post about the myths regarding SmtpServer.Insert… 922777 You receive an error message when you try to send an e-mail message by using the System.Web.Mail namespace in the .NET Framework 1.0http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;922777


FYI: Want to build VSTO AddIns for Office 2007? VSTO 2005 SE Download Available Now!

VSTO 2005 SE is a free download for Visual Studio 2005 Tools for Office AND Visual Studio 2005 Professional that will allow you to build VSTO AddIns for Office 2007 applications. Note if you installed the CTP this summer… “VSTO “v3” CTP users: If you previously installed any of the VSTO “v3” CTPs, you need to completely remove…


FYI: Exchange 2007, New Features, Discontinued Features, and De-Emphasized Functionality

There are some new posts on Tech Net regarding Microsoft Exchange 2007…   Discontinued Features and De-Emphasized Functionality http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/exchange/e2k7help/79df6a3a-29a8-4935-b143-8a66c8d082d4.mspx?mfr=true http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa998911.aspx   Here are the development features that are discontinued… " APIs and Development Features Feature Comments and mitigation Transport event hooks Retain a computer that is running Exchange 2000 or Exchange 2003 in the Exchange…


FYI: Supported Configurations of Exchange and Windows

I always find myself looking for this table so I thought I would post it here as well for anybody who is interested… Supported configurations Windows Server operating system Active Directory environment Exchange Version Windows 2000 + SP3 Windows Server 2003 Windows 2000 + SP3 Windows Server 2003 Exchange 5.5 + SP3 Yes No Not…


FYI: KC Lemson On Viewing Internet Headers of Mail Messages…

This post by KC Lemson provides some good sample code to view the internet headers of mail messages in Outlook but also illustrates the huge advantage the Outlook 2007 object model provides with the PropertyAccessor object.  Notice the differences between the Outlook 2007 code which is done completely through OOM compared to the Outlook 2003…