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Quick Tip: Forcing OAB Generation

When migrating between Exchange version or when introducing a new CAS server sometimes we need to force the generation of the Offline Address Book so clients can pick it up and avoid unneeded outlook errors. Here is how to do

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Can’t install Exchange 2010 RTM when Exchange 2007 SP3 exists

I am faced with a very funny issue at a client where I’m migrating from Lotus Domino to Exchange. As you might know Microsoft didn’t release migration tools from Lotus to Exchange 2010 directly so the path was Domino ->

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Backup/Restore/Manage your Exchange whitelist using exchange management shell

I will show you today how to manage, backup and restore you sender safe list on Exchange 2007 and 2010 using exchange management shell cmdlets. To add a entry $SafeSenders = (Get-ContentFilterConfig).bypassedSenders $SafeSenders.Add(“[email protected]”) Set-ContentFilterConfig -BypassedSenders $SafeSenders To remove an entry

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BIS & other EWS applications in Exchange 2007 to 2010 coexistence

I have received comments about my “Installing your first Exchange 2010 CAS” 3 parts – tutorial that it didn’t include any reference to services other than OWA. The reason behind this is simply because other services like ActiveSync, POP3, IMAP4,

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Hub Transport Rule based on recipient’s domain

If you have played long enough with Hub Transport rules in Microsoft Exchange 2007 you might have noticed that they contain no flexible condition that applies on the recipient’s address. For whatever reason it is always assumed that the recipient

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Exclude hidden mailboxes from a Dynamic Distribution Group

Another interesting finding I made thanks to an Expert Exchange question I was involved with. The question sounded pretty simply I can create new dynamic distribution groups using powershell and the Exchange Console, but I cannot figure out how to

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