WebDAV can expose private meetings/appointments to users who should not see them.

This is quite frequently asked and with surprise & worries mixed together… Why WebDAV is able to see my Private meetings/appointments? Isn’t this a security breach? How can I get it fixed? The answer is very simple, not this is not a bug. This is how it should work and then comes a even bigger…

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HOWTO: WebDAV: Send mail with Custom Form and set properties

This is going to be a very simple sample of how you can send an email with custom properties set and also change the message class so that it render on outlook as Custom Form. Prerequisites: A custom form must be published with same class name to render the email properly. How it works… Step…

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HOWTO: WebDAV: EWS: Programmatically recover soft deleted items from dumpster

As you may already know, EWS has support for Soft-Deleting items but the irony is it cannot access the soft-deleted items. This is a design challenge and product group is aware of this limitation. Hopefully we should see this support natively in EWS sooner or later. If you really need a solution or as we term it…

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HOWTO: EWS: Update IsRead Flag for items using Exchange Web Services

First thing first, you cannot use Exchange Web Services (as of now) to update the IsRead flag for items other than MessageType. MessageType has IsRead property in place to update the MAPI property PR_MESSAGE_FLAGS. Product group is aware of this limitation and very soon we should see an fix for this. In the mean time…

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What is supported in Exchange 2007?

Cut Down APIs from Exchange 2007   Management APIs • CDOExM • Queue Viewer API (QAPI) • WMI Classes for Exchange With the release of Exchange 2007 all of exchange management is done via cmdlets in PowerShell™.   Transport APIs • EDK Gateways • Routing Objects • Transport Event Sinks   Store Access APIs •…

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Microsoft a.k.a. Challenges !

Microsoft is a company full of challenges where challenges turns into opportunities, opportunities which makes you feel out of this world. You see technology, you feel technology, you live technology, technology which drive this world. To give you a brief about myself, I joined Microsoft on 22nd June 2006. I have to say time really fly and I…

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