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  • Blog Post: Exchange 2010 SP2 RU1 and CAS-to-CAS Proxy Incompatibility

    Update 04/23/12 : we have updated this blog post to indicate that fixes for this issue have been released. Please see below table or our announcements for release of Exchange 2010 SP2 RU2 and Exchange 2007 SP3 RU7 We wanted to give you a heads up regarding a change in CAS to CAS proxy behavior between...
  • Blog Post: Re-released Exchange 2010 and Exchange 2007 update rollups

    Earlier today we re-released the following Rollup Updates. These updates address an issue in which digital signatures on files produced and signed by Microsoft will expire prematurely, as described in Microsoft Security Advisory 2749655 . Also see Security Advisory 2749655 and timestamping on the Security...
  • Blog Post: Exchange Server Deployment Assistant Update for Exchange 2010 SP2 and Office 365 Hybrid Deployments

    We're happy to announce that the Exchange Server Deployment Assistant (ExDeploy) has been enhanced to include support for configuring hybrid deployments using Exchange 2010 SP2 and the Hybrid Configuration Wizard . The first in several upcoming scenario additions for configuring hybrid deployments when...
  • Blog Post: Exchange Server 2013 Deployment Assistant Updated!

    We’re happy to announce the latest updates to the Exchange Server 2013 Deployment Assistant ! We’ve updated the Deployment Assistant to include the following new scenarios: Upgrading from a mixed Exchange 2007/Exchange 2010 deployment to Exchange 2013 Configuring an Exchange 2013...
  • Blog Post: Geek Out With Perry: Why Exchange does migrations instead of in-place upgrades

    After a brief hiatus, Perry Clarke is back to geek out with you through his blog and the Geek Out with Perry video series! In the latest installment of Geek Out with Perry, we asked Perry to share some insight into Exchange design decisions and address a frequently asked question that comes up when customers...
  • Blog Post: Exchange 2007 Autodiscover and certificates

    Update 10/4/2007: Since this post has been published, we've updated the Exchange 2007 Autodiscover Service whitepaper to include this information. Please consult the whitepaper for most up-to-date information. In Exchange 2007, we introduce the idea of the Autodiscover service. This service allows...
  • Blog Post: Coexistence Scenario Now Available in the Exchange Deployment Assistant

    Roughly a year ago, we launched the Exchange Server 2010 Deployment Assistant . It allows you to create Exchange Server 2010 on-premises deployment instructions that are customized to your environment. The Deployment Assistant asks you a small set of questions and, based on your answers, it provides...
  • Blog Post: Windows 2008 R2 SP1 general availability and what it means for Exchange

    Now that you might have seen the announcement for general availability of Windows 2008 R2 SP1 , we wanted to get ahead of the inevitable question: "Is Exchange supported running on Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1?" We wanted to let you know that we've completed testing with Windows 2008 R2 SP1 and the following...
  • Blog Post: Introducing: Exchange 2010 Tested Solutions

    I'd like to take this opportunity to introduce a new initiative that the Exchange Team has been working on. Exchange Tested Solutions 2010 is a joint venture between Microsoft and participating server, storage, and network partners that examines common customer scenarios and the key design decision points...
  • Blog Post: IORepl and Exchange 2010 SP1

    This post discusses the considerations for coexistence and migration of public folders from your Exchange Server 2003 environment to Exchange 2007/2010 organization. IORepl (also known as Exchsync or Inter-Org Replication tool) is a MAPI -based application that allows for the replication of public folder...
  • Blog Post: Robert's Rules of Exchange: Table of Blog Contents

    Overview This post will be kept up to date as a sort of "Table of Contents" for the Robert's Rules of Exchange series. As each post is published, the list will be updated with the title and link to that post. Each post in the series will also have a link to this "Table of Blogs" to...
  • Blog Post: Released: Update Rollup 4 for Exchange Server 2007 SP3

    Earlier today the Exchange CXP team released Update Rollup 4 for Exchange Server 2007 SP3 to the Download Center. This update contains a number of customer-reported and internally found issues since the release of RU3. For a list of changes included in this rollup, see KBA 2509911 Description of Update...
  • Blog Post: Updated: Exchange Server 2010 Deployment Assistant for Exchange 2010 SP3 and Office 365

    We're happy to announce that the Exchange Server 2010 Deployment Assistant (ExDeploy) now includes updates for supporting hybrid deployments with Exchange 2010 Service Pack 3 (SP3) organizations and the latest release of Office 365. Important information to know about the SP3 update for the Exchange...
  • Blog Post: Demystifying the CAS Array Object - Part 2

    Welcome back! In Demystifying the CAS Array Object - Part 1 we covered these three items to begin demystifying the CAS array object in Exchange Server 2010. A CAS array object does not load balance your traffic A CAS array object does not service OWA, ECP, EWS, Autodiscover, IMAP, SMTP, or POP...
  • Blog Post: MS IT: Leveraging dual SMTP Virtual server approach for Exchange 2003 gateway perimeter system

    The vast majority of modern messaging environments have a challenge of establishing and maintaining reliable and secure Internet e-mail connectivity. While the task of enabling Internet e-mail routing is relatively straight forward and usually well documented for most messaging platforms (most people...
  • Blog Post: Exchange Server Deployment Assistant Update for Exchange 2007 and Office 365 Hybrid Deployments

    We're happy to announce that the Exchange Server Deployment Assistant (ExDeploy) now includes support for configuring hybrid deployments using Exchange 2010 SP2 and Exchange 2007 on-premises organizations. This newly added scenario is for Exchange 2007 organizations interested in maintaining some...
  • Blog Post: Released: The new Exchange Server Deployment Assistant

    We’ve listened to your feedback for improving the on-premises and hybrid Exchange Server deployment experience, and we’re happy to announce the release of the new, consolidated Deployment Assistant! The Exchange Server Deployment Assistant now combines all the on-premises and hybrid deployment...
  • Blog Post: Exchange Server Deployment Assistant Update for Exchange 2010 and Office 365 Coexistence

    We're happy to announce that we've enhanced Exchange Server Deployment Assistant to include support for configuring rich coexistence (also known as “ hybrid deployment ”) for organizations interested in maintaining some users on-premises with Exchange 2010 and some users hosted in the cloud by Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: AD RMS Cryptographic Mode 2 and Exchange 2010 Information Rights Management

    In Exchange 2010, we built the Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS) integration functionality introduced in Exchange 2007 into a suite of information protection features known as Information Rights Management (IRM). IRM requires that you have an AD RMS server deployed in your on-premises...
  • Blog Post: Accepted Domains, Shared SMTP Address Spaces and Recipient Filtering

    Accepting inbound mail for a DNS domain and relaying it to responsible mail hosts outside your Exchange organization was a simple process in Exchange 2003, albeit one that required some explanation, which was discussed in the following articles: KB 321721 How to share an SMTP address space in Exchange...
  • Blog Post: Robert’s Rules of Exchange: Multi-Role Servers

    Overview Robert's Rules of Exchange is a series of blog posts in which we take a fictitious company, describe their existing Exchange implementation, and then walk you through the design, installation, and configuration of their Exchange 2010 environment. See Robert's Rules of Exchange: Table of...
  • Blog Post: Exchange Server Deployment Assistant Update for Exchange 2007 and Office 365 Coexistence

    We're happy to announce that the Exchange Server Deployment Assistant has been enhanced to include support for configuring rich coexistence for organizations interested in maintaining some users on-premises with Exchange 2007 and some users hosted by Microsoft Office 365 Beta for enterprises in the cloud...
  • Blog Post: Windows Server 2012 and Exchange

    Windows Server 2012 RTM became available a few days ago. Many of you have been busy downloading and testing this latest and greatest version of Windows Server and now you're waiting to find out when you can install Exchange on it. If you’re testing or planning to test Exchange Server 2013 Preview, it...
  • Blog Post: Life in a Post TMG World – Is It As Scary As You Think?

    Let’s start this post about Exchange with a common question: Now that Microsoft has stopped selling TMG, should I rip it out and find something else to publish Exchange with? I have occasionally tried to answer this question with an analogy. Let’s try it. My car (let’s call it Threat Management Gateway...
  • Blog Post: Exchange Server 2013 Service Pack 1 Coming in Early 2014

    Today on the Office blog we announced that service pack 1 for the 2013 set of products including Office, SharePoint and Exchange will be released early next year. We know our Exchange customers have been looking for confirmation of the release but also have a desire for an early look at what's coming...