Tell Us Why You’re Still Using ECEs

We want to know why you’re still using ECEs as opposed to an add-in. Please hop over to Stephen Griffin’s blog and let us know: http://blogs.msdn.com/stephen_griffin/archive/2007/10/12/whither-ece.aspx  

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Ooh, SNP

We’ve recently been seeing an elevated number of cases where networking issues are adversely affecting performance and causing other problems with messaging technologies. The common thread in many of them is that the problem only started to occur after Windows Server 2003 SP2 was installed. I recently learned that we shipped a new feature in…

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DST: Do Some Testing

Are your DST woes over? Are you sure? Many of the problems that several of our customers experienced due to the change in daylight savings dates this past spring could have been either prevented or worked around easily if some testing had been done earlier. Admittedly, even some of our products at Microsoft had some…


Outlook Performance Improvement Patch Released

A new patch was released recently that helps performance on Outlook 2007 noticeably. Important Information for BCM users:  PLEASE READ THIS ARTICLE BEFORE INSTALLING THE UPDATE:  http://support.microsoft.com/kb/935569   Where do I get it: The Outlook update can be found here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/Browse.aspx?DisplayLang=en&nr=20&productId=50663FD1-DBAD-4705-B915-E4CF683E70FE&sortCriteria=date   The BCM patch can be found here:  http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=b1fadb55-e4e1-4f67-a69a-3e6bf9b130f0&displaylang=en   KB Article information: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/933493…


New Blogger on the Team: DVESPA

So my boy, Dave Vespa, has just posted his first real blog post: a good one, regarding using 32-bit MAPI on Exchange 2007 (64-bit). http://blogs.msdn.com/dvespa/archive/2007/03/22/accessing-exchange-s-extended-mapi-from-a-64-bit-process.aspx Dave is our resident COM / Interop (among other things) guy. He’s had plenty of good ideas for blog posts in the past and he’ll be a good one to…


HOWTO: Get Email Messages from Exchange to SharePoint

Many people ask about how to do this, so I thought I’d write up a sample. This sample basically searches the inbox of a user and then does an HTTP GET against the DAV:href to get the EML file and then does an HTTP PUT to upload it to a SharePoint document library.using System; using…

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Where the HELO are my images?

Have you ever developed an application that sends HTML formatted email messages to users in your organization, but when the messages are received, your users can’t render the images or are prompted before the images are rendered? It can be very difficult to figure out what is going on and why your images won’t render….


What am I gonna do with 40 subscriptions to http://Vibe?

So this is a scenario you could easily find yourself in as one of my larger customers did recently. The answer is also one of the less-obvious, more obvious of answers. So imagine the scenario: you have load balanced Exchange FE (front end) boxes serving a myriad of back ends. Or, in a slightly less…

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S/MIME Magic

I know it’s been a while since I posted (for all my loyal fans!) but my wife and I had a baby last month, so we’ve been busy with him. Jacob Matthew is a great kid though, so I’m not apologizing, just giving you an explanation! On to business… So recently I had a case…