When Outlook Anywhere stops working

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So where do you start looking when Outlook Anywhere HAS been working fine now stops? I had this case today on a Exchange 2007 server with Sp1 and Rollup 2 deployed. The remote outlook clients were receiving mail, but calendaring and GAL lookups failed. Turned out that the RPCPROXY key was mangled. Thanks to Riccardo […]

I have a new Toy – a Blackberry 8800

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Yup – it’s not a Windows phone – it’s a Blackberry – Why ? Battery life with good follow-me email support. The Blackberry service knows how to suck mail out of OWA and push it to my phone – while it’s not the rich phone experience I’m used to on the Windows Phone platform, it’s […]

MVP summit feedback on – DPM

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DPM rocks. After years of stuffing around with backup, I found a Microsoft centric backup solution which I would trust, and ironically it’s from Microsoft. The nice thing is that hitting the DPM homepage immediately gives you useful white papers on how to use the product, calculate sizing on backup solutions by product, etc. Stuff […]

Why talk about PowerShell ?

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You might be wondering why I’m posting so much about PowerShell since I’m an Exchange MVP. I’m going to try and expand on this a little bit and add as much clarity as I can. Jeffrey Snover has spoken about this a lot in his introductory sessions on PowerShell and I’d like to amplify this […]

The Small Business Server ‘BPA’ – Best Practices Analyzer was publicly released today on the Download Center.

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I received this from Mariëtte Knap from smallbizserver.net today:   The Small Business Server ‘BPA’ – Best Practices Analyzer was publicly released today on the Download Center. Download Center Page:  http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=3874527A-DE19-49BB-800F-352F3B6F2922&displaylang=en Knowledge Base Article:  http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;940439 Official SBS Post:  http://blogs.technet.com/sbs/archive/2007/10/16/sbs-now-has-a-best-practices-analyzer.aspx This tool applies the collective knowledge of product support into over 250 rules, warnings, and errors easily run on any […]

PowerGUI supports Exchange 2003

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     Yip, PowerGUI now supports Exchange 2003 – but then it always did 😉 My earlier posts talked about how to get data out of Exchange 2003 – well might as well see it in a usable format in a GUI that doesn’t cost you anything. Here’s another node I added – Get Services […]