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Applying “housekeeping” retention policies to the end users

Next post in my series of housekeeping with Exchange 2010 Retention Policies: Advertisements

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Basic housekeeping with Exchange 2010 Retention Policies

It might be coincidence but I have the feeling that archiving and retention are becoming more important on this side of the ocean. One of the customers I’m currently working for uses Enterprise Vault to archive all e-mail messages for

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Outlook Web App Help>About shows your CAS and MBX server

If  you’re deploying multiple Client Access and Mailbox  servers, possibly behind load balancers and/or reverse proxies, the host names of the physical servers are replaced with common DNS aliases. However for troubleshooting/validation purposes you may want to know the exact

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Me(e)t the Exchange Product team

Yesterday we were offered the occasion to meet with some people (Greg Taylor & Ross Smith IV) from MS Exchange product team during an exclusive pro-exchange event. Ilse Van Criekinge also joined the party. Here’s a twitter-style overview of the

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Tivoli TDP for mail requires CAS role on DAG node

The first version of TDP for Mail supporting Exchange Server 2010 was released during the summer holiday season. A customer was validating functionality offered for restoring individual mails/mailboxes. Full database backup/restores were working fine and we deployed the mapi toolkit

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Symantec Enterprise Vault vs. Microsoft Exchange Server Archiving

Update 12/03/2012: Comparison has been updated after a discussion with one of our customers. Earlier on today Symantec tweeted an article comparing archiving features offered by both Symantec Enterprise Vault and Microsoft Exchange Server. They might call it a Great

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TechDays BeLux 2010 Preconference

Another year is another TechDays conference. This year I took my netbook me with me to eliminate the effort of having to type over my paper notes. I did turn off most of the options in the BIOS or in

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