M. Omer Siddiqui's Blog

Infrastructure pieces on the web

October, 2012

  • iOS6 devices erroneously take ownership of meetings

    One of the great benefits to running one of the world’s largest Exchange deployments is that we at Microsoft get to see all the things that our customers face on a daily basis. With the recent release of iOS6, we have noticed a marked increase in support...
  • The New Exchange Reaches RTM!

    Yesterday, we reached an important milestone in the development of the new Exchange. The Exchange engineering team signed off on the Release to Manufacturing (RTM) build. This milestone means the coding and testing phase of the project is complete and...
  • Re-released Exchange 2010 and Exchange 2007 update rollups

    Earlier 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...
  • Exchange Deployment Assistant for Exchange Server 2013 is on the way

    Yes, we’ve heard your feedback and the Exchange Deployment Assistant for Exchange Server 2013 is on the way! We want to let you know that we’re working, right now, on the Exchange Server 2013 Deployment Assistant. It will be very similar to the current...
  • Managing High Availability with the EAC

    You may have seen the introduction to the new Exchange Administration Center ( EAC ). The EAC is a unified Web-based portal for both on-premises and online Exchange deployments. Managing high availability (HA) is one of the key scenarios for on-premises...