Managing Mailbox Owner Audit in Exchange Server 2010

Hi there, In Today’s post we are going over a a feature that is not used very often which is the mailbox owner audit in Exchange Server 2010. This feature can be used for legal reasons to make sure that we have audit not just from Delegates, Administrator but also owners. In some companies we have users that open restore tickets because the message “disappeared” from their mailbox and since IT department by default don’t have anything to proof that wasn’t the mail system fault we just need to start restoring data (of course when they open the ticket the … Continue reading Managing Mailbox Owner Audit in Exchange Server 2010

Exchange Server 2013 at Technet Videos

Good morning folks, Exchange Team released two new videos about Exchange Server 2013, as follows: What’s new in Exchange 2013? http://technet.microsoft.com/en-US/video/JJ898602(MSDN.10)?query=1 Exchange 2013 ABC’s: Architecture, Best Practices and Client Access http://technet.microsoft.com/en-US/video/JJ937130(MSDN.10)?query=1 Cheers, Anderson Patricio http://www.andersonpatricio.ca http://www.andersonpatricio.org (Portuguese) Twitter: @apatricio

Managing Calendar permissions using PowerShell in Exchange Server 2010

Good morning folks (A beautiful winter day without snow here in Toronto), In Today’s post we are going over the Add-MailboxFolderPermission cmdlet. This command is very helpful if you have a busy Director that wants a new assistant to have access to his Calendar and he doesn’t have time to do it. First of all, I would recommend to list the current Calendar permissions for our user and it can be done using Get-MailboxFolderPermission <mailbox>:\Calendar Adding permissions… Now that you know what is going on, you can add a new user and to do that just run the following cmdlet … Continue reading Managing Calendar permissions using PowerShell in Exchange Server 2010

Removing the first line (#TYPE) when using Export-csv cmdlet

Hello my friends, If you export data from Exchange you may have already noticed that after exporting data you will have a first line which by default starts with #TYPE and then specifies the object (full qualified). If you are not sure we can show you the issue in a couple of steps. First Let’s get a list of all our mailboxes and then export to the file OUTemp.csv If we open the file, here we have the first line with the information. It’s not a big deal but when you open on Excel instead of having your columns ready … Continue reading Removing the first line (#TYPE) when using Export-csv cmdlet

Using OAB Global Web Distribution in Exchange Server 2010

Happy new year my dear friends (and a freezing –5 here in Toronto Today!) In Today’s post we are going over a nice feature that is not used a lot in most of the customers that I worked with which is the Global web Distribution for OAB. In the default OAB we will see something like this for the Default Offline Address Book. In a normal situation we would go there and enable the Web-based distribution and add the servers which is totally fine when you have a few servers and you don’t change a lot. However let’s think for … Continue reading Using OAB Global Web Distribution in Exchange Server 2010

Outlook 2013 deprecated features and components

HoHoHo my friends! It’s that time of the year to start watching The Grinch and al that stuff right? The Outlook Team blogged about some features that will be no longer in use in Exchange Server 2013 and here is a short list: Exchange “Classic Offline” mode Deliver to PST for Exchange accounts Calendar Publishing to office.com (PubCal) VPN and Dialup Settings Outlook Search via Windows Shell Journaling Import/Export to Legacy Applications Legacy Contact Linking/Activites Tab Something seems important to you? Please check the original post with all information about each one of the features above: http://blogs.office.com/b/microsoft-outlook/archive/2012/12/19/outlook-2013-deprecated-features-and-components.aspx Cheers and Happy … Continue reading Outlook 2013 deprecated features and components

Getting additional information in a Mailbox Export Request

Hi folks, In Todays post let’s get more information about a Mailbox Export Request. First of all let’s get a list of the current requests using Get-MailboxExportRequest We can get a brief summary of the operationrunning Get-MailboxExportRequest | select Identity,Status | fl  however it doesn’t give you a lot of details if something goes wrong. However we just run this cmdlet to make sure Now that we have the Identity information of the request, we can use the Get-MailboxExportRequestStatistics to get more details, as follows.   Cheers, Anderson Patricio http://www.andersonpatricio.ca http://www.andersonpatricio.org (Portuguese) Twitter: @apatricio

Released: Update Rollup 5 v2 for Exchange 2010 SP2, Exchange 2010 SP1 RU8 and Exchange 2007 SP3 RU9

Today the Exchange CXP team released the following update rollups to the Download Center. All three releases cover Security Bulletin MS12-080. Because this is a security release, the updates will also be available on Microsoft Update. Update Rollup 5-v2 for Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 2 Update Rollup 8 for Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 1 Update Rollup 9 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3 Read more at source: http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2012/12/11/released-update-rollup-5-v2-for-exchange-2010-sp2-exchange-2010-sp1-ru8-and-exchange-2007-sp3-ru9.aspx Cheers, Anderson Patricio http://www.andersonpatricio.ca http://www.andersonpatricio.org (Portuguese) Twitter: @apatricio

Exchange Server 2013: Deploying a new DAG

Good morning Folks! All posts of this week were related to the process of creating a new DAG in Exchange Server 2013. We went over the process to create the CNO object for the DAG in Active Directory, create the DAG using EAC, add the server members, and finally we managed the databases to test our solution. It’s just the beginning however this process will give you all required steps to build and test an Exchange Server 2013 DAG in your lab environment. Here is a list with all posts of this week: Exchange Server 2013: Deploying a new DAG … Continue reading Exchange Server 2013: Deploying a new DAG