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Increasing the rule quota limit/size (Exchange 2007)
This has always bugged me. When using Exchange you have a limit on how many rules you can create for your mailbox. At first sight you might say,what is the big deal-you almost never hit the limit. The problem is that once one of your users does actually...

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UC practical demo
I stumbled upon a video that demos the abilities of Microsoft UC. It looks at it from the lighter side by building upon the plot of the “Devil Wears Prada”. I found this demo to be one of the better demos I have witnessed, it simply shows how technology...

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Exchange 2007 SP1 (available for download)
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=44C66AD6-F185-4A1D-A9AB-473C1188954C&displaylang=en

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Exchange 2007 and Windows 2008
A post about the interoperability of these two systems has been published on the Exchange team blog. The highlights are: Exchange 2007 (RTM) can not be installed on Windows 2008. Exchange 2007 SP1 (when released) will be supported on Windows 2008. Exchange...

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Testing RPC over HTTP through ISA Server 2006
The ISA server team has posted a guide on the subject (in three parts). The guide covers most aspects of the subject including troubleshooting. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3

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Exchange 2007 documentation updated
Top Three Exchange Server 2007 Deployment Scenarios: Essential Reading Exchange 2007 Webcasts Stopping Junk E-mail with Exchange Hosted Filtering For additional information take a look at the following post by the Microsoft Exchange team.

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Active Directory Explorer
This tool (from Mark Russinovich and Bryce Cogswell) is basically ADSI Edit on steroids. It allows you to connect to your AD environment directly thus providing you a "raw" view of your directory and in turn the ability to change the directory...

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Exchange 2003 OWA and Vista
An oldie but I see it coming up in the newsgroups...my guess is that some sysadmins forgot to fix the problem and the users (specifically home users) trying to access their mailboxes are surprised and convinced that something is wrong with their own system...

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Reset log file generation (Exchange)
Ok,so you actually ran out of transaction files(hopefully you noticed event 514/ESE). A relatively annoying issue with a simple solution: Preform a full backup of the storage group. Dismount all stores inside the storage group(you should verify that your...

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ADModify- Making bulk changes in style
ADModify is a tool that will enable an AD/Exchange admin to make bulk changes in user properties. One of the special treats of this tool is the fact that it provides a simple GUI for configuring the accepted MAPI level for clients. You can download the...

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Blackberry and Goodlink may be affected by Exchange store patch
I happened to stumble upon this one by chance-and I do admit I am really happy since I am very familiar with the situation. It seems that a patch intended for the information store changes the behavior of permissions thus causing lose of functionality...

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Setting the language of the OWA interface
When you work at a multinational/multilingual company the OWA interface's language might become important. Currently (Exchange 2003) provides the language of the interface based on the settings configured on the IE used to access OWA. The problem...

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Why sandboxes are important...or in other words don't shoot yourself in the leg
Why not you ask? Well since it may be painfull... Microsoft released a patch for Exchange 2003(888619). I read the documentation and it seemed to be relatively harmless...so I decided to apply it to my environment. http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=888619...

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NNTP server does not work correctly on a Windows Server 2003-based computer
Now what exactly does that mean... http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;883479

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Exchange Out Of Office in over quota mailboxes...
When a mailbox is over quota and it can not send messages, out of office messages for the will still be sent.

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Preventing Out of Office Messages from being sent ou to distribution lists
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=825370 Valid for Exchange 2003 only. Key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\MSExchangeIS\ParametersSystem Value: SuppressOOFsToDistributionLists (DWORD) Set 1 to suppress or 0 to allow. The setting...

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Displaying the Security property page
An oldie but still worthwhile mentioning. The Exchange System Manager does not display the Security property page for the organization or for the Administrative Groups. To display the page add the following registry entry: Key: HKCU>Software>Microsoft>Exchange>ExAdmin...

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Understanding Exchange Databases Disk Consumption
Ok, So here I go again with my shameless self promotion-I have published my second article at MSEXCHANGE.ORG. Here is a direct link to it: http://www.msexchange.org/articles/Exchange-Databases-Disk-Consumption.html Hope you enjoy it.

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Mix and match Exchange versions with Windows
The following knowledge base article has a table that describes the mixing options: http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=321648

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My first article on msexchange.org
I do feel proud-I had my first article published on msexchange.org . The article deals with the cosy situation in which a system's log disk runs out of space, I called the article: “Exchange log disk is full, Prevention and Remedies” . It...

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