SQLMail Hates MAPI

Ok – not exactly. But there are a few things you need to configure on your SQL box if you want SQLMail to follow the rules of MAPI multithreading. Before we get too deep, a couple notes: The articles mentioned below only discuss SQL 2000, but they apply to both SQL 2000 and 2005. I…


December 2007 Release of MFCMAPI

The December 2007 Release (build is live: http://www.codeplex.com/MFCMAPI Here’s the change list – see the Issue Tracker on Codeplex for more details, or look at the code: Viewing properties on MSG files didn’t always work – with the right combination of settings you could get past the logic that figured out where the source…


Stay at Home Server??

Yesterday, a new Developer Support engineer started here – Rick Hallihan, of OneManShouting fame. We snagged him away from the Home Server MVP program. (I hope we didn’t make any enemies in doing so!) We’re gonna teach him up good in MAPI and he’ll in turn learn us all he knows about Home Server. Speaking…


Fixed the Wrapped PST Sample

When I announced the Outlook 2007 Auxiliary Reference, I noted there were a few issues with the wrapped PST sample that I hadn’t had time to fix. Well, they’re fixed now. You can find the updated download here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=ee0af8fd-bbb7-44de-be4d-f33cb1b59563&displaylang=en It should say Nov07 for version. If it says Oct07, then the new version hasn’t propagated…


November 2007 Release Of MFCMAPI

The November 2007 Release (build is live: http://www.codeplex.com/MFCMAPI Here’s the change list: Support for ComputeStoreHash and EncodeID, functions used in MAPI URLs Ability to save MSG files to Unicode Potential crash in OpenProfileSection (thanks to Thomas for pointing that out!) Various new props and constants from the Outlook 2007 Auxilliary reference – http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb905149.aspx I…


Announcing: Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 Auxiliary Reference

Excellent news! We just published the Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 Auxiliary Reference: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb905149.aspx (This is a greatly enhanced version of the earlier Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 Integration API) This reference was a huge collaborative effort, of which I was only a small part. Parts of this reference are based on my blog entries, but large…


Conflict Resolution and You

[This is now documented here: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb821131.aspx]  This is a topic from an upcoming refresh to the Outlook Integration API documentation. Since some folks had expressed interest in getting this topic now, development allowed me to blog it. Enjoy! About Conflict Resolution for Custom Item Types This topic describes how you can specify how conflicts are…


Whither ECE?

This is a question for those of you out there who still have Exchange Client Extensions. Aside from budget concerns and legacy support, what blocks you from re-implementing your extension as an Outlook Add-In? Specifically, I’m looking for events and capabilites that would have to be added to the Outlook Object Model to allow you to…


September 2007 Release of MFCMAPI

You can now get the September 2007 release ( of MFCMAPI up on the Codeplex site: http://www.codeplex.com/MFCMAPI I’m still getting the hang of Codeplex. There seems to be a lot of extra work involved in closing out bugs for a release. What I’m really looking for is a way to assign a list of bugs…


MFCMAPI Source is Live

I said I’d do it, and now I did it. Introducing the MFCMAPI project on CodePlex: http://www.codeplex.com/MFCMAPI Please download the source and inundate me with comments, bugs, and feature requests. There’s an issue tracker tab on the CodePlex site that we can use to track bugs, as well as a discussions tab for, well, um, discussions….