Last Updated on 21 July 2016, Total: 1158 Blog Posts

  1. Conferencing in Office Communicator

    The Communicator Team has blogged how to use the conference resource in OCS 2007 and there some examples how to start a conference from Outlook Client as well. Conferencing was a large investment for OCS and OC in the 2007 release. We define conferencing as a conversation having three or more participants in it. This can be IM, Audio, Audio/Video,... Read More

  2. How to schedule an OCS conference call from Outlook

    An interesting post from Communicator Team explaining how to schedule an OCS confence call from Outlook. With the Office Communicator and the Conferencing Add-in for Outlook, you can schedule a VoIP conference call well in advance, and join the call using Microsoft Office Communicator.Read more at source: Read More

  3. Windows Search 4.0 has been released

    A new version of Windows Search was released yesterday. This new version has some improvements related to Exchange Server/Outlook. Check this information that came from the Windows Vista Team Blog ( Speaking of accessing Microsoft Exchange Server - if your organization selects not to use Microsoft Office Outlook in cached mode, you can set a Group Policy to index Exchange... Read More

  4. Protecting and Recovering E-Mail Using DPM 2007 and Exchange 2007

    As more and more data is stored in electronic formats, data backup and recovery is increasingly becoming a key business requirement. Apart from being an operational requirement, today companies also may need to maintain a backup of their data for other reasons such as to fulfill legal requirements. Data comes in various forms, such as operational data, accounting information, and... Read More

  5. New release of Microsoft Exchange Server MAPI Client and Collaboration Data Objects 1.2.1 supports Windows 2008

    The Messaging API is a COM-like API that provides access to the contents of messaging stores. CDO 1.2.1 (Collaboration Data Objects, version 1.2.1) is a package providing access to Outlook-compatible objects through a COM-based API. Using either CDO or MAPI, a program can connect to a MAPI store, and then perform operations against that store. Starting with Exchange 2007, Microsoft... Read More

  6. Troubleshooting top Exchange 2007 SP1 SCR issues

    This blog post discusses several top issues seen to date by the Microsoft Exchange Product Support Team regarding the Standby Continuous Replication (SCR) feature introduced in Exchange 2007 Service Pack 1. We wanted to share this information as it can be used as a preventative measure as well as for resolving issues you may have experienced. It is understood that... Read More

  7. ISA Server 2006 Service Pack 1 Features and SAN certificates support

    There is a new post about the new features of ISA Server 2006 SP1 in the ISA Server Team blog. One of these upcoming features will be the SAN Certificates support. This Service Pack introduces new features and improved functionality for ISA Server 2006 Enterprise and Standard Editions. The new features focus primarily on enhanced troubleshooting mechanisms designed to help... Read More

  8. Simplifying Enhanced Presence

    An interesting post was posted at Communications Server Team about Enhanced Presence in OCS 2007. What is Enhanced Presence? OCS 2007 allows its client applications to publish and subscribe to Enhanced Presence information. The enhanced presence infrastructure includes categories and containers. State, note, contact information, or calendar data (e.g. Free/Busy) are examples of categories. Containers are logical buckets into which... Read More

  9. Exchange Server 2007 SP1 Hub transport throughput with different message sizes

    Large message size: effect of transport database cache size on throughput. Background Recently one of our support engineers came to us requesting performance data for a client deploying Exchange 2007 SP1 (E2K7 from now on). The client wanted to know what level of steady state throughput was achievable by a Hub Transport server receiving 4 widely different average message sizes:... Read More

  10. New maximum database cache size guidance for Exchange 2007 Hub Transport Server role

    Exchange 2007 SP1 has a default transport database cache size of 128MB. This size doesn't allow as much dynamic growth as may be necessary on Hub servers with higher than normal message rates, or when an unexpected load from increased message size comes into a server. To better allow for cache growth, the new guidance is to increase the DatabaseMaxCacheSize... Read More

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