Use Outlook cached mode or not?

Use Outlook cached mode or not?

What happened to Exchange 2010 in 2011

2012 has arrived, but what has happened in the past year with Exchange 2010? In this blog we will have a look at some of the high lights of the news about Exchange 2010 in 2011.

Kerberos authentication fails sporadically

Earlier this year a blog on the Exchange Team site was poste by Ross Smith IV. In this blog he encouraged to use Kerberos as authentication method for Outlook clients.

Deploying the Barracuda Load Balancer with Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 – the missing manual

 In a lot of Exchange environments you will see that a hardware load balancer is used to load balance the traffic to the Client Access Servers (CAS) and Hub Transport Servers (HUB).

Exchange 2010 SP1 Rollup 6 released

Microsoft has released Rollup 6 for Exchange Server 2010 SP1. This rollup will fix the following issues:

How is the OAB being distributed?

 As you may know Exchange by default has one Offline Address Book (OAB) and one Global Address List (GAL). The GAL contains all objects for which Exchange attributes are configured. For example groups, userobjects and contacts.

New-MailboxImportRequest: Couldn’t connect to the target mailbox

Starting from Exchange 2010 it is possible to import pst files using the New-MailboxImportRequest cmdlet. By default this cmdlet can’t be executed. This is caused by the fact that the New-MailboxImportRequest cmdlet is not a part of the default RBAC groups.

Hidden features of Exchange 2010 – part II


Hidden features of Exchange 2010 – part I

When you have worked with Exchange 2010 you might know that some things only can be configured by using the Exchange Management Shell (EMS). A few examples are:

New version of fix-alias.ps1

During a migration you may encounter the issue that incorrect aliasses are used, for exampe spaces or incorrect characters in the alias. Microsoft has published a nice script fix-alias.ps1. There are some limitations when using this script. Because of this I modified the script a bit and added the following features: