At the end of 2014, Microsoft released a cool new feature in Office 365 called Clutter.Clutter learns from your actions to determine the messages you are likely to ignore. As less important messages arrive, they are automatically moved to the Clutter folder. Clutter does this by leveraging Office Graph’s sophisticated machine learning techniques to determine […]
Well, I’ve run into multiple issues with this task, so I might as well write a post on how to successfully update your Exchange 2010 Edge server to Service Pack 3. In my scenario, I’m running a single server with the following services: Exchange 2010 SP1 Edge server Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) 2010 Forefront […]
In Office 365, the default password policy requires users to change their password every 90 days. To some users this is a ridiculously short period of time, but to some administrators this is too long. You can work it out between your users and your security team what the right time period is for password […]
There is a nice new feature in Exchange 2010 with Outlook 2007/2010/2013, called automapping. Autodiscover automatically maps all mailboxes in Outlook to which a user has Full Access Permission. This can also cause issues.
When Exchange 2003 came out, it offered Outlook Anywhere, although it was called “RPC/HTTPS”. This was an all or nothing service. In other words, if you set up Outlook Anywhere on the server then every user was able to use it. This poses a data security risk because users could connect to their mailbox from […]
Exchange 2010 Service Pack 2 includes a number of new improvements. For details on all of the features check out Technet. This post will walk through the steps to upgrade to SP2 from Exchange 2010 SP1.
There is a bug in the creation process for Dynamic Distribution Groups (DDG) in Exchange 2010. When you use the Exchange Management Shell to create a DDG and specify the Organizational Unit (OU) where the DDG should reside in Active Directory, you must also specify the –RecipientContainer to search for that DDG. Otherwise the DDG […]
Exchange logs quite a bit of info about ActiveSync device partnerships and you can use this to create reports about the utilization of mobility features in your organization. Getting this data requires a couple of intermediate steps before you can export it to a CSV for processing in something like Excel (or another script). The […]
When managing Exchange 2007, the recipient scope for Exchange Management Shell (EMS) and Exchange Management Console (EMC) defaults to the domain where the Exchange servers are located. Recipient scope refers to the specified portion of the Active Directory directory service hierarchy that the Exchange Management Console and the Exchange Management Shell uses for recipient management. When […]