News

Premier

OpsVault — Operate and Optimize IT

http://www.opsvault.com/

Microsoft Premier Support UK - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

http://blogs.technet.com/b/mspremuk/

Antigen & Forefront

http://blogs.technet.com/forefront

http://blogs.technet.com/fssnerds

Exchange

Exchange Team Blog - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/

MCS UK Unified Communications Blog - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

http://blogs.technet.com/b/msukucc

Microsoft Online Services Team Blog - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

http://blogs.technet.com/b/msonline/

How large is my Exchange Offline Address Book (OAB)?

http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2012/04/27/how-large-is-my-exchange-offline-address-book-oab.aspx

Released: Processor Query Tool v1.1

http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2012/04/30/released-processor-query-tool-v1-1.aspx

Exchange Server Deployment Assistant Update for Exchange 2007 and Office 365 Hybrid Deployments

http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2012/05/02/exchange-server-deployment-assistant-update-for-exchange-2007-hybrid-deployments-with-office-365.aspx

Is ARIA ready to make Web 2.0 accessible? The OWA team says "YES!"

http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2012/05/16/is-aria-ready-to-make-web-2-0-accessible-the-owa-team-says-quot-yes-quot.aspx

Exchange 2010 Service Pack 2 Language Pack Available for Download

http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2012/05/23/exchange-2010-service-pack-language-pack-available-for-download.aspx

Exchange Server Deployment Assistant Update for Exchange 2010 Hybrid Deployments with Office 365

http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2012/05/23/exchange-server-deployment-assistant-update-for-exchange-2010-hybrid-deployments-with-office-365.aspx

Released: Update Rollup 3 for Exchange 2010 Service Pack 2

http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2012/05/29/released-update-rollup-3-for-exchange-2010-service-pack-2.aspx

RPC Client Access Cross-Site Connectivity Changes

http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2012/05/30/rpc-client-access-cross-site-connectivity-changes.aspx

Holy COW! Changes to Recoverable Items versioning in Exchange 2010 SP2 RU3

http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2012/06/01/holy-cow-changes-to-recoverable-items-versioning-in-exchange-2010-sp2-ru3.aspx

Everything You Need to Know About Exchange Backups* - Part 1

http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2012/06/04/everything-you-need-to-know-about-exchange-backups-part-1.aspx

Check Out Some TechNet Radio Podcasts on Hybrid Deployments

http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2012/06/05/check-out-some-technet-radio-podcasts-on-hybrid.aspx

Lync, Office Communication Server & LiveMeeting

NextHop - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

http://blogs.technet.com/b/nexthop/

DrRez: Microsoft Lync Server Technical Reference Hub

http://blogs.technet.com/b/drrez/

Deploying Lync Jump Start Video Series

http://blogs.technet.com/b/nexthop/archive/2012/04/27/deploying-lync-jump-start-series.aspx

Lync and Learn: Delivering Professional Quality Webcasts Using Lync Online

http://blogs.technet.com/b/nexthop/archive/2012/04/27/lync-and-learn-session-delivering-professional-quality-webcasts-using-lync-online.aspx

Troubleshooting Lync Server 2010 with Snooper: Part 3

http://blogs.technet.com/b/nexthop/archive/2012/04/30/troubleshooting-lync-server-2010-with-snooper-part-3.aspx

Interview with a Lync Pro: Elan Shudnow

http://blogs.technet.com/b/nexthop/archive/2012/05/02/interview-with-a-lync-pro-elan-shudnow.aspx

Planning and Designing a Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Solution Jump Start

http://blogs.technet.com/b/nexthop/archive/2012/05/04/planning-and-designing-a-microsoft-lync-server-2010-solution-jump-start.aspx

Troubleshooting Lync Server 2010 with Snooper: Part 4

http://blogs.technet.com/b/nexthop/archive/2012/05/07/troubleshooting-lync-server-2010-with-snooper-part-4.aspx

Notes from the Field: Three Unified Communications Success Criteria Every IT Team Should Consider

http://blogs.technet.com/b/nexthop/archive/2012/05/09/notes-from-the-field-three-unified-communications-success-criteria-every-it-team-should-consider.aspx

Video: Troubleshooting “Cannot Connect to the Server” Error When Using Lync Mobile for Office 365

http://blogs.technet.com/b/nexthop/archive/2012/05/10/video-troubleshooting-cannot-connect-to-the-server-error-when-using-lync-mobile-for-office-365.aspx

Lync Server 2010 Geographically Dispersed Edge Topology: Part 1

http://blogs.technet.com/b/nexthop/archive/2012/05/15/lync-server-2010-geographically-dispersed-edge-topology-part-1.aspx

Push Notification Flow for Windows and iOS Mobile Device on Lync Server 2010 Internal Network

http://blogs.technet.com/b/nexthop/archive/2012/05/21/push-notification-flow-for-windows-and-ios-mobile-device-on-lync-server-2010-internal-network.aspx

Using Server-Side Logging to Troubleshoot Lync Server 2010 Mobility Issues

http://blogs.technet.com/b/nexthop/archive/2012/05/23/using-server-side-logging-to-troubleshoot-mobility-issues.aspx

LyncMD: Troubleshooting Installation Issues when Deploying Lync Server 2010 with Other Microsoft Products

http://blogs.technet.com/b/nexthop/archive/2012/05/24/lyncmd-troubleshooting-installation-issues-when-deploying-lync-server-2010-with-other-microsoft-products.aspx

Introducing Lync Partner Connect!

http://blogs.technet.com/b/nexthop/archive/2012/05/29/introducing-lync-partner-connect.aspx

Microsoft Announces New MVP Website

http://blogs.technet.com/b/nexthop/archive/2012/06/01/microsoft-announces-new-mvp-web-site.aspx

Outlook

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

Other

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/office/ocs/ee465814.aspx

http://blogs.technet.com/themasterblog

Documents

Antigen & Forefront

FOPE-EHA Support Contact Information and Support SLO Details

Document contains all contact and SLO information for FOPE-EHA

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=28774

Exchange

Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft Outlook Standards Documentation

The Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft Outlook standards documentation describes how Exchange and Outlook support industry messaging standards and Requests for Comments (RFCs) documents about iCalendar, Internet Message Access Protocol – Version 4 (IMAP4), and Post Office Protocol – Version 3 (POP3).

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=13800

Microsoft Exchange Server Protocol Documentation

The Microsoft Exchange protocol documentation provides detailed technical specifications for the Microsoft protocols that are implemented and used by Microsoft Exchange to interoperate or communicate with other products. It also provides technical specifications for extensions to industry-standard and other published protocols that are used by Microsoft Exchange.

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=15779

How To Successfully Migrate From Novell GroupWise to Microsoft Exchange

Learn how organizations perform successful migrations from Novell GroupWise to Exchange Server or Office 365 using migration tools from Quest Software and services provided by Dimension Data.

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=29683

Infrastructure Planning and Design

The Infrastructure Planning and Design (IPD) guides are the next version of Windows Server System Reference Architecture. The guides in this series help clarify and streamline design processes for Microsoft infrastructure technologies, with each guide addressing a unique infrastructure technology or scenario.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?familyid=ad3921fb-8224-4681-9064-075fdf042b0c

Open Specifications Poster

The Open Specifications Poster (PDF format) makes it easy for interoperability developers to explore the Open Specifications overview documents for Office client, Lync, SharePoint, Office file formats, and Exchange Server.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?familyid=1b9a43e0-2e37-481b-9e00-686973094ca0

Hosted Messaging Collaboration

Lync, Office Communication Server & LiveMeeting

Open Specifications Poster

The Open Specifications Poster (PDF format) makes it easy for interoperability developers to explore the Open Specifications overview documents for Office client, Lync, SharePoint, Office file formats, and Exchange Server.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?familyid=1b9a43e0-2e37-481b-9e00-686973094ca0

Unified Communications Phones and Peripherals Datasheets

These datasheets list the phones and peripheral devices that are qualified to display the "Optimized for Microsoft Lync" logo.

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=16857

Training Presentation - Scheduling Lync 2010 Online Meetings

Learn how to schedule online meetings and conference calls with Lync 2010, and the familiar user interface of Microsoft Outlook.

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=26793

Outlook

Open Specifications Poster

The Open Specifications Poster (PDF format) makes it easy for interoperability developers to explore the Open Specifications overview documents for Office client, Lync, SharePoint, Office file formats, and Exchange Server.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?familyid=1b9a43e0-2e37-481b-9e00-686973094ca0

Downloads

Exchange

Exchange Server 2010 SP2 Help

This download contains a standalone version of Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 SP2 Help.

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=28207

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 SP2 Language Pack Bundle

This download contains the most recently updated language packs for Exchange 2010. The language bundle includes all packs for all supported languages.

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=28953

Update Rollup 3 for Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 2 (KB2685289)

Update Rollup 3 for Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 2 (KB2685289)

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=29899

Lync, Office Communication Server & LiveMeeting

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Resource Kit Tools

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Resource Kit Tools are provided to help make some routine tasks easier for IT administrators who deploy and manage Lync Server 2010.

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=21165

Outlook

Update for Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 Junk Email Filter (KB2598343)

This update provides the Junk E-mail Filter in Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 with a more current definition of which e-mail messages should be considered junk e-mail.

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=29725

Calendar Checking Tool for Outlook

The Calendar Checking Tool for Outlook (CalCheck) is a program that checks the Microsoft Outlook Calendar and items for problems or for potential problems.

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=28786

Events/Webcasts

New KB's

Antigen & Forefront

Microsoft Forefront Online Protection for Exchange: Legitimate email messages are marked as spam for a Forefront Online Protection for Exchange (FOPE) user

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2669119/en-US

Microsoft Forefront Online Protection for Exchange: How to perform a message trace in the Forefront Online Protection for Exchange (FOPE) Administration Center

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2690809/en-US

Exchange

Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Enterprise Edition: How to reset system folders in Exchange Server 2003

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/822444/en-US

Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Enterprise Edition: How to reset the default virtual directories that are required to provide Outlook Web Access, Exchange ActiveSync, and Outlook Mobile Access services in Exchange Server 2003

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/883380/en-US

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Enterprise: The E-mail Signature text box is not editable in Outlook Web App when you use Google Chrome in an Exchange Server 2010 environment

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2695022/en-US

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Enterprise: You cannot move some users’ mailboxes from one Exchange Server 2010 mailbox database to another

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2698960/en-US

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Enterprise: Event ID 122 is logged incorrectly on a server that is running  Exchange Server 2010

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2716912/en-US

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Standard: Application-generated email messages or email messages from a user in an external organization generate an NDR that has a 5.6.0 status code when messages are sent to an Exchange Server user

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2710089/en-US

Outlook

Microsoft Office Outlook 2003: XCLN: Error Message: Text Formatting Command Is Not Available

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/235244/en-US

Microsoft Office Outlook 2003: Description of the Outlook 2003 Junk Email Filter update: May 8, 2012

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2598343/en-US

Microsoft Office Outlook 2003: You experience issues when your Exchange account uses Cached Exchange Mode and you set a .pst file as the default delivery location in Outlook

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2701020/en-US

Microsoft Office Outlook 2003: Error printing from Outlook 2003 "The system cannot find the file specified"

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2711221/en-US

Microsoft Office Outlook 2003: How to configure how the Offline Address Book is downloaded when you use Outlook in Cached Exchange Mode

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/823580/en-US

Microsoft Office Outlook 2007: Description of the Outlook 2007 Junk Email Filter update: May 8, 2012

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2598290/en-US

Microsoft Outlook 2010: How to configure the default message class for new items in an Outlook folder

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2697986/en-US

Microsoft Outlook 2010: Outlook cannot encrypt by using AES when Outlook is running on Windows XP

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2710636/en-US

Microsoft Outlook 2010: Email remains in the Outbox when the StrictAccountOrder registry value is non-zero

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2713772/en-US

Microsoft Outlook 2010: Office document attachments in Outlook unexpectedly open in Protected View mode

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2714439/en-US

Microsoft Outlook 2010: Problems when Outlook and Exchange components (2003 and earlier) are installed on the same computer

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2715315/en-US

Microsoft Outlook 2010: Administering the offline address book in Outlook

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/841273/en-US