Exchange 2013 and Lync 2013 Preview versions available

Microsoft has released a whole set of Wave 15 last monday which are available for everyone interested in the new versions. The version which is released is the so called Preview version, also known as Beta. So this are not the final versions of the products yet and it is not recommend to install them in a production environment.

The UC Architects

 A few weeks ago it started with the following tweet of Steve Goodman:

Disable Exchange Store Time-Out Detection

In my last blog we discussed the functionality of quarantining a mailbox if:

Redmond my mailbox is quarantined

As you may know Exchange 2010 contains several built-in security features to prevent issues with your server. Think of the back pressure mechanism which protects your Hub Transport from being brought down due to lack of resources.

The impact of Bring Your Own Device on Exchange – mobile devices

Using ActiveSync or BlackBerry you can give users the ability to sync the content of their mailbox to their mobile device. When BYOD will be introduced in a company you might see an explosion of the number of ActiveSync/BlackBerry devices that connect to your Exchange environment.

Exchange 2010 SP2 Rollup 3 released

Microsoft released Rollup 3 for Exchange 2010 SP2 yesterday. The rollup contains fixes for the following issues:

How to deal with a proxy server in an Exchange 2010 environment

In this blog we will have a look at what the impact of a proxy server in your Exchange 2010 environment. The article is split up in two parts. This since we will also have a look at the client part and what the impact of a proxy server for it.

Exchange Federation – part II

Exchange Federation

Exchange Federation – part I

Since Exchange 2003 it’s possible to setup a federation between Exchange organizations. Compared to older Exchange versions configuring a federation between two organizations became quiet easy in Exchange 2010.

Although you might encounter some issues while configuring the federation.

Microsoft releases first rollup for Exchange 2010 SP2

Earlier today Microsoft has release rollup 2 for Exchange 2010 SP2. This is the first rollup for service pack 2 which is being released. This rollup contains fixes for the following issues: