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January, 2006

  • From wet to dry: Phoenix breaks record for days without rain

    I spent almost 2 weeks in Seattle and came so close to seeing the record for consecutive days of rain get broken. Unfortunately, on Sunday, January 15th there was no measurable rain. Then I return home to Phoenix and we are closing in on the record for...
  • Webcast: Implementing Messaging Security for Exchange Clients - Q&A Log from 1-30-06

    Earlier today, I presented a webcast titled "Implementing Messaging Security for Exchange Clients" from 10 AM - 11:30 AM (MST) with my team mates Chris Avis and John Baker helping with Q&A [Thanks Chris and John]. Below is the Question and Answer...
  • Webcast: Exchange Server 2003 Tips, Tricks and Shortcuts - Q&A Log

    Earlier today, I presented a webcast titled "Exchange Server 2003 Tips, Tricks and Shortcuts". My team mates, Matt Hester and Keith Combs helped out in the background answering the questions that were posted by attendees. [Thanks Matt and Keith!] Below...
  • Exchange and LCS Together Again??

    Wow!! Did you see the announcement today that the Exchange and Real Time Collaboration (RTC) Groups were combined to form the Unified Communications Group (UCG)? If not, you can read about it here . Before you send me a blast of emails, I don't know...
  • Windows Mobile 5 Devices and MSFP Update 2

    In my previous post ( http://blogs.technet.com/haroldwong/archive/2006/01/19/417776.aspx ), I tried to clarify the link between Exchange 2003 SP2, Direct Push, Windows Mobile 5 Devices and the Messaging and Security Feature Pack. Evidently, I was not...
  • Tech Ed 2006 Registration Opens!!!

    The registration site for Tech Ed 2006 has officially opened today - http://www.microsoft.com/events/teched2006/default.mspx . It will be in Boston this year from June 11 - 16th. If you register before April 14th, you will get a 10% discount so if...
  • TechNet Plus Subscribers: Exchange 12 Beta coming in March

    I just got some great information from the TechNet Subscription Product Manager that the March shipment will include a special Beta version of Exchange 12 bits!!!! As far as I know, this is not a beta that is available for general public.
  • Exchange 12: Public Folders

    I've had a lot of emails over the past couple of months asking about Public Folder support in Exchange 12 (or lack of it). I am not sure where this information came from, but Exchange 12 does indeed have Public Folders available! With our support lifecycle...
  • Exchange 2003 SP2: Direct Push, Windows Mobile 5 and MSFP

    Since doing my Exchange 2003 Webcast Series, I've had a fair share of questions regarding the Direct Push capability in Exchange Server 2003 SP2 and what is really required on the Windows Mobile 5 Device. In order to take advantage of this capability...
  • Seattle: Consecutive Days of Rain

    I was in Seattle from January 6th through January 19th. When I first arrived, Seattle was on it's way to breaking the record for consecutive days of rain. Even though I don't care for the gloominess and wetness, I was excited that I would be there to...
  • Webcasts: My upcoming webcasts

    For those of you who are interested, I have a couple of webcasts that I'll be delivering here shortly. The first one is on Wednesday, January 25, 2006 from 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM (MST). The title of this webcast is: Exchange Server 2003 Tips, Tricks and...
  • TechNet Events: Upcoming In-Person Events

    Now that the new year has finally rolled around, our team is indeed delivering In-Person TechNet Events again. For those of you who are interested in stopping by one of my events, I want to let you know where I'll be in the month of February and March...