MCS UK Unified Communications Blog

All things UC related from Microsoft Consulting Services UK : architecture, best practice, news for Exchange and Lync, both on-premise and cloud

February, 2009

  • Shared Mailboxes

    Exchange Server 2007 introduces many new and really well defined recipient types. One of them is the one my customer asked me about. The process to create a Shared Mailbox will create a disable Active Directory user as there is no point to have it - that...
  • Exchange Recipients

    Exchange Recipients have changed a quite a bit since Exchange Server 2003. With this post I will try to give you an overview of how it works now and eventually a few tips regarding troubleshooting. Recipient Management One thing that definitely will make...
  • Mailbox Management

    In continuation of my last post, Exchange Recipients, I brought this one to kind of complement a bit more and go deep on the troubleshoot side. Besides that will try to show differences or what we have new since Exchange Server 2003 to Exchange Server...
  • Recipients List

    In this post I will try to bring you the way that all Recipient Lists, such as Address Lists or Distribution Lists behave in Exchange Server 2007 and what should we do with our old ones from Exchange Server 2003 and a few advices to some possible issues...
  • Mail routing with a single namespace during migration co-existence

    I've been spending quite a lot of time looking at mail routing options using a shared namespace - not something most people tend to do, however quite important in this case J I found some information at MSExchange.org that helps clarify the routing...
  • Step by step guide on failing over from CCR to SCR

    There's a very good TechNet article available that describes the steps that are required in order to fail over from a CCR cluster in one site, to an SCR target in another site. It also covers the procedure to fail back once the problem has been resolved...