News

Exchange Solution Reviewed Program (ESRP) - Storage

Find out about storage products designed for use with Exchange Server 2007. The ESRP program gives storage vendors a common way to show off their Exchange-specific solutions.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/exchange/bb412164.aspx

Quickly Evaluate Microsoft and Partner Solutions Through a Series of Pre-Configured Virtual Hard Disks

Microsoft Exchange on virtual hard disk (VHD) lets you try out the key features of Exchange Server 2007. With the VHD Test Drive program, you can download VHDs and evaluate them for free in your own environment, without the need for dedicated servers or complex installations.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=692a6e3c-81c9-4d8a-93fa-266d651735dc&DisplayLang=en

Exchange Team Blog

http://msexchangeteam.com/default.aspx

Outlook Team Blog

http://blogs.msdn.com/outlook/default.aspx

Unified Communications Team Blog

http://blogs.technet.com/uc/default.aspx

Downloads

Microsoft Exchange 2007 Unified Messaging PBX Configuration Note for Cisco Call Manager 5.1

This PBX configuration note contains information about deploying Exchange 2007 UM with a Cisco Call Manager 5.1 using direct SIP connection. You can use it to help decide if Exchange 2007 UM is the appropriate solution for your organization.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=2&SrcDisplayLang=en&SrcCategoryId=&SrcFamilyId=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3fFamilyID%3d68b43d3c-7c84-4c2f-bfd7-98754970d70e%26DisplayLang%3den

LG-Nortel Case Study

LG-Nortel Case Study

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=3&SrcDisplayLang=en&SrcCategoryId=&SrcFamilyId=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3fFamilyID%3de2955fd5-326a-43bb-9093-d122cdd98164%26DisplayLang%3den

Exchange 2003 SDK Documentation and Samples June 2007

This release of the Exchange Server 2003 SDK Documentation and Samples provides new and updated documentation and samples for building applications that use Exchange 2003.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=4&SrcDisplayLang=en&SrcCategoryId=&SrcFamilyId=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3fFamilyID%3d5ca18d40-5a37-4a20-94ae-6a6cf6cb846d%26DisplayLang%3den

Exchange Load Generator

Exchange Load Generator is a benchmarking, pre-deployment validation, and stress testing tool that introduces various types of workloads into a test (non-production) Exchange messaging system.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=5&SrcDisplayLang=en&SrcCategoryId=&SrcFamilyId=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3fFamilyID%3dc7534cb2-4234-41f1-b0b2-ed9f376b4cb2%26DisplayLang%3den

5 repurposed case studies

Repurposed case studies

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=6&SrcDisplayLang=en&SrcCategoryId=&SrcFamilyId=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3fFamilyID%3d604dba49-673a-418d-a750-39bd7e4e0b4d%26DisplayLang%3den

VSNL Case Study

Case Study

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=7&SrcDisplayLang=en&SrcCategoryId=&SrcFamilyId=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3fFamilyID%3d92254736-b957-44cc-a696-f0821423e3b9%26DisplayLang%3den

TechReady 2007 Exchange Web Services Samples

The TechReady 2007 Exchange Web Services samples show you how you can integrate Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 data within line-of-business applications and third-party solutions by using the new Exchange Web Services feature.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=8&SrcDisplayLang=en&SrcCategoryId=&SrcFamilyId=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3fFamilyID%3d211d60c1-55eb-4bfd-8425-fcf980e9ceab%26DisplayLang%3den

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Management Pack for MOM 2005

This version of the Exchange Server Management Pack monitors Microsoft Exchange Server 2007.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=9&SrcDisplayLang=en&SrcCategoryId=&SrcFamilyId=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3fFamilyID%3d30eebc7c-a35a-41ae-9cd1-2047847fde85%26DisplayLang%3den

Microsoft Exchange Server Jetstress Tool (64 bit)

Simulate disk I/O load on a test server running Exchange to verify the performance and stability of your disk subsystem before putting your server into a production environment.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=10&SrcDisplayLang=en&SrcCategoryId=&SrcFamilyId=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3fFamilyID%3d73dfe056-0900-4dbb-b14a-0932338cecac%26DisplayLang%3den

Microsoft Transporter Suite for Lotus Domino

Microsoft Transporter Suite for Lotus Domino is used for interoperability and migration from Lotus Domino to Active Directory, Exchange Server 2007, and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=11&SrcDisplayLang=en&SrcCategoryId=&SrcFamilyId=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3fFamilyID%3d35fc4205-792b-4306-8e4b-0de9cce72172%26DisplayLang%3den

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Shell Help

This download contains an update to the Exchange Management Shell Help

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=12&SrcDisplayLang=en&SrcCategoryId=&SrcFamilyId=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3fFamilyID%3d65c12b39-dbca-4b22-baa4-5f5d96613574%26DisplayLang%3den

Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Migration Wizard for Lotus Notes

The Migration Wizard for Lotus Notes is a tool designed for organizations that are migrating from Lotus Notes/Domino to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=13&SrcDisplayLang=en&SrcCategoryId=&SrcFamilyId=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3fFamilyID%3dc105b3e4-3beb-4f1e-8f52-e345af6c3e50%26DisplayLang%3den

Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Calendar Connector for Lotus Notes

The Calendar Connector for Lotus Notes is a tool designed for organizations that need to coexist during a migration from Lotus Domino to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=14&SrcDisplayLang=en&SrcCategoryId=&SrcFamilyId=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3fFamilyID%3dc14932a1-55f4-4256-af7e-617639d46024%26DisplayLang%3den

Exchange Best Practices Analyzer

The Microsoft Exchange Best Practices Analyzer is designed for administrators who want to determine the overall health of their Exchange servers and topology. The tool scans Exchange servers and identifies items that do not conform to Microsoft best practices.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=15&SrcDisplayLang=en&SrcCategoryId=&SrcFamilyId=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3fFamilyID%3ddbab201f-4bee-4943-ac22-e2ddbd258df3%26DisplayLang%3den

Exchange Load Generator (32 bit)

Exchange Load Generator is a simulation tool to measure the impact of MAPI clients on Exchange servers.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=16&SrcDisplayLang=en&SrcCategoryId=&SrcFamilyId=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3fFamilyID%3dddec1642-f6e3-4d66-a82f-8d3062c6fa98%26DisplayLang%3den

Exchange Load Generator (64 bit)

Exchange Load Generator is a simulation tool to measure the impact of MAPI clients on Exchange servers.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=17&SrcDisplayLang=en&SrcCategoryId=&SrcFamilyId=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3fFamilyID%3d0fdb6f14-1e42-4165-bb17-96c83916c3ec%26DisplayLang%3den

Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Connector for Lotus Notes

The Connector for Lotus Notes/Domino is a tool designed for organizations that need to coexist during a migration from Lotus Domino to Microsoft Exchange Server 2003.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=18&SrcDisplayLang=en&SrcCategoryId=&SrcFamilyId=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3fFamilyID%3dd9f3a35e-1046-47b5-b09b-bda9de60cd9d%26DisplayLang%3den

Educating Information Workers About Exchange Server 2007

The information and procedures in this document focus on the information worker features that can be accessed on a computer that is running Exchange Server 2007 that has the Client Access or Unified Messaging server role installed. This document provides overviews of these features and the tasks you must perform to manage and configure them.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=19&SrcDisplayLang=en&SrcCategoryId=&SrcFamilyId=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3fFamilyID%3d31f73783-0517-4b02-84bc-1fd957eb2f3c%26DisplayLang%3den

Getting Started with Exchange Server 2007

This document describes the features and functionality offered by Microsoft Exchange Server 2007. It also describes the basic concepts of Unified Messaging and the steps that are required to install the Unified Messaging server role. This document is designed to help users who are new to Exchange 2007 explore how they can use Unified Messaging in their Exchange organization.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=20&SrcDisplayLang=en&SrcCategoryId=&SrcFamilyId=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3fFamilyID%3dd67743af-9a64-44c5-8bae-bca9e140c604%26DisplayLang%3den

Planning for Exchange Server 2007 Client Access Servers

The purpose of this document is to help you plan your Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Client Access server deployment. The information and procedures included in this document focus on the planning considerations for the design of an Exchange 2007 Client Access server infrastructure.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=21&SrcDisplayLang=en&SrcCategoryId=&SrcFamilyId=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3fFamilyID%3d03a684bf-69b8-4354-bd9e-d9d50856ef23%26DisplayLang%3den

Application Analysis Envisioning Process for Lotus Domino Applications

This guide discusses the Application Analysis Envisioning Process (AAEP) for Lotus Domino applications. The AAEP provides you with a process to identify and classify Lotus Domino infrastructure, understand their core components and functionality, and guidance for a recommended target solution.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=22&SrcDisplayLang=en&SrcCategoryId=&SrcFamilyId=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3fFamilyID%3d75157bea-1cab-4962-8ca4-a12b3b14669f%26DisplayLang%3den

Managing Client Access in Exchange Server 2007

The purpose of this document is to help you manage and configure Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Client Access servers. The information in this document focuses on the features of an Exchange 2007 Client Access server. This document provides overviews of supported client protocols and features and the tasks you must perform to manage and configure them.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=23&SrcDisplayLang=en&SrcCategoryId=&SrcFamilyId=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3fFamilyID%3dee292c13-c933-4f59-91d9-16e4b38f5e34%26DisplayLang%3den

Microsoft Forefront Server Security Management Console Beta 2

Forefront Server Security Management Console allows administrators to easily manage Forefront Security for Exchange Server, Forefront Security for SharePoint, and Microsoft Antigen.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=24&SrcDisplayLang=en&SrcCategoryId=&SrcFamilyId=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3fFamilyID%3d2048daae-b9f2-4612-ada9-51537a5479ca%26DisplayLang%3den

Microsoft Forefront Server Security Management Console Beta 2 User Guide

Forefront Server Security Management Console allows administrators to easily manage Forefront Security for Exchange Server, Forefront Security for SharePoint, and Microsoft Antigen.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=25&SrcDisplayLang=en&SrcCategoryId=&SrcFamilyId=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3fFamilyID%3dea4bcd9a-470f-4051-845b-e79f5b3c77a6%26DisplayLang%3den

How Microsoft IT Designs and Architects its Exchange 2007 Based Messaging Environment

Ever wondered how a large enterprise plans and implements design and architecture of its next generation of messaging system? View this content to find out how the Microsoft IT messaging team will uncover these details.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=26&SrcDisplayLang=en&SrcCategoryId=&SrcFamilyId=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3fFamilyID%3d79234376-6934-475e-8a5e-9af76c1d6a95%26DisplayLang%3den

Events/WebCasts

2 July 2007 : TechNet Webcast: Giving the Administrator More Control with Exchange Server 2007 (Level 200)

Join this session to see how Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 gives administrators more control. We cover a broad range of topics in this webcast, starting with a quick review of the Exchange Server 2007 themes. We then discuss server role-based deployment, in addition to the wizard-driven and command-line installation routines. We go on to look at the Exchange Management Console and Exchange Management Shell, and we wrap up by exploring changes to the storage architecture that benefit administrators, including Local Continuous Replication (LCR) and Clustered Continuous Replication (CCR).

http://www.microsoft.com/events/EventDetails.aspx?CMTYSvcSource=MSCOMMedia&Params=%7eCMTYDataSvcParams%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22ID%22+Value%3d%221032343422%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22ProviderID%22+Value%3d%22A6B43178-497C-4225-BA42-DF595171F04C%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22lang%22+Value%3d%22en%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22cr%22+Value%3d%22US%22%2f%5e%7esParams%5e%7e%2fsParams%5e%7e%2fCMTYDataSvcParams%5e

5 July 2007 : TechNet Webcast: Overview of Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1 (Level 300)

Are you interested in learning about the new features and capabilities in Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1 (SP1)? Join this webcast as we take a closer look at:

The continued investments made in Microsoft Office Outlook Web Access (OWA).

Increased availability models.

New management tasks, such as public folder administration, built into the Exchange Management Console.

http://www.microsoft.com/events/EventDetails.aspx?CMTYSvcSource=MSCOMMedia&Params=%7eCMTYDataSvcParams%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22ID%22+Value%3d%221032341340%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22ProviderID%22+Value%3d%22A6B43178-497C-4225-BA42-DF595171F04C%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22lang%22+Value%3d%22en%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22cr%22+Value%3d%22US%22%2f%5e%7esParams%5e%7e%2fsParams%5e%7e%2fCMTYDataSvcParams%5e

11 July 2007 : TechNet Webcast: Introduction to Windows PowerShell Scripting in Exchange Server 2007 (Level 200)

Discover how you can use Windows PowerShell to perform day-to-day administrative tasks. In this session, we provide an overview of Windows PowerShell commands and describe how to construct them. Next, we demonstrate how to build more complex scripts in Microsoft Exchange Server 2007. We conclude the webcast with a review of the reporting facilities available in Windows PowerShell. 

http://www.microsoft.com/events/EventDetails.aspx?CMTYSvcSource=MSCOMMedia&Params=%7eCMTYDataSvcParams%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22ID%22+Value%3d%221032343632%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22ProviderID%22+Value%3d%22A6B43178-497C-4225-BA42-DF595171F04C%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22lang%22+Value%3d%22en%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22cr%22+Value%3d%22US%22%2f%5e%7esParams%5e%7e%2fsParams%5e%7e%2fCMTYDataSvcParams%5e

18 July 2007 : TechNet Webcast: Deploying and Migrating to Exchange Server 2007 (Level 200)

In this webcast, we look at deploying Microsoft Exchange Server 2007. We start by examining the hardware, software, infrastructure, and security requirements you need to meet before you can deploy the first Exchange Server computer. We also demonstrate the five server roles Exchange Server 2007 provides, illustrate what they do, and explore the options you have for implementing these roles within your organization. We describe the installation process itself, looking at both the GUI and command-line installation routines. Attend this session to learn more about the migration from and coexistence with earlier Exchange Server environments. http://www.microsoft.com/events/EventDetails.aspx?CMTYSvcSource=MSCOMMedia&Params=%7eCMTYDataSvcParams%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22ID%22+Value%3d%221032343650%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22ProviderID%22+Value%3d%22A6B43178-497C-4225-BA42-DF595171F04C%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22lang%22+Value%3d%22en%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22cr%22+Value%3d%22US%22%2f%5e%7esParams%5e%7e%2fsParams%5e%7e%2fCMTYDataSvcParams%5e

27 July 2007 : TechNet Webcast: Recipient Management, Policies, and Permissions in Exchange Server 2007 (Level 200)

In this webcast, we focus on the recipient management model in Microsoft Exchange Server 2007, and discuss how it has changed since Microsoft Exchange Server 2003. Learn how Exchange Server 2007 handles resources and find out about the changes to the administrative permission model. In Exchange Server 2007, you have the option to separate your Active Directory directory service administration from your Exchange Server administration. During this presentation, we explore how that is achieved. http://www.microsoft.com/events/EventDetails.aspx?CMTYSvcSource=MSCOMMedia&Params=%7eCMTYDataSvcParams%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22ID%22+Value%3d%221032343672%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22ProviderID%22+Value%3d%22A6B43178-497C-4225-BA42-DF595171F04C%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22lang%22+Value%3d%22en%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22cr%22+Value%3d%22US%22%2f%5e%7esParams%5e%7e%2fsParams%5e%7e%2fCMTYDataSvcParams%5e

Premier Soundbytes and Workshops (Ask your TAM for more details)

16/07/07 : Soundbyte : Exchange 2007 Messaging Records Management
08/10/07 : Soundbyte : Introduction to Exchange 2007 Powershell

22/10/07 : Soundbyte : Exchange 2007 High Availability

19/11/07 : Soundbyte : Exchange 2007 Messaging Records Management
17/12/07 : Soundbyte : Exchange 2007 Autodiscover

24/09/07 : Exchange 2003 Clustering

05/11/07 : Exchange Mobility

06/11/07 : Exchange 2003: Best Practices

20/11/07 : Exchange 2003: Performance Monitoring

26/11/07 : Exchange 2007 Upgrade & Migration

26/11/07 : Exchange 2003 Clustering

28/11/07 : Exchange 2003 Storage Design Concepts

New KB’s

Error message when you try to install Exchange Server 2007: "The image file <path>\setup.exe is valid, but is for a machine type other than the current machine"

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=937883

An Outlook client may be directed to a public folder store that is in the same administrative group in a different routing group in Exchange 2003

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=937909

Password expiration messages no longer appear in Outlook Web Access after you update Exchange Server 2003

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=937011

A rule that is based on the "through the specified account" option in Outlook 2003 works for two e-mail accounts, even though you specify only one e-mail account

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=937762

The Mail icon is missing from Control Panel after you upgrade to Office 2003 by using a custom transform (.mst) file that contains an Office Profile Settings (.ops) file

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=937763

Delivery status notifications are unexpectedly generated in your personal folders (.pst) file after you install security updates 925938 and 929969 for Outlook 2003

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=938104

An attachment is not available for some recipients when an e-mail message is sent to a distribution list in an Exchange 2003 environment

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=937770

POP3 and IMAP4 clients cannot connect to a server that is running Exchange Server 2007

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=937359

Error message when you try to create an IMAP profile in Outlook 2003: "The IMAP store could not be created"

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=937761

Description of the Outlook 2003 Junk E-mail Filter update: June 12, 2007

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=936030

Database resources are not brought online when you use a "HRESERestoreComplete" function to restore a cluster database programmatically in Exchange Server 2007

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=938442

Error message when you use Outlook to open an e-mail message that contains a PDF attachment from an external mail system: "There was an error opening this document. The file is damaged and could not be repaired"

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=937625

Error message when you use OWA to open a signed e-mail message that is sent as an attachment to an unsigned e-mail message: "The message has a digital signature, but it was not validated"

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=937851

Description of the Outlook 2007 hotfix package: June 12, 2007

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=937494

Description of the Outlook 2007 hotfix package: June 11, 2007

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=938534