Paul Robichaux

Paul Robichaux is a senior contributing editor for Windows IT Pro, a principal architect for Summit 7 Systems specializing in Exchange and Office 365, and an 11-time Microsoft Exchange Server MVP. He is the author of several books, most recently Exchange Server 2013 Inside Out: Clients, Connectivity, and UM (Microsoft Press). Paul is on Twitter at @paulrobichaux, and he blogs at paulrobichaux.wordpress.com.

Articles
Major Changes in Exchange 2013 

Every new version of Exchange brings changes, and Exchange 2013 is no exception. This event will help equip you to upgrade to Exchange 2013 by examining the most critical changes Microsoft has made in the new version, including the new division of labor between the mailbox and CAS roles, the introduction of PowerShell 3.0, and a rethinking of how Microsoft believes customers should provide perimeter security and message hygiene for Exchange.

Virtualization for Exchange Server Training 1
Virtualized Microsoft Exchange Server systems provide a perfect opportunity for personal training in a test bed environment or full production replica.
Contest Kickoff: Worst Software in the Exchange World 1
What's the worst experience you've had with third-party software for Microsoft Exchange Server? It could be the winner of a contest no one wants to win.
MEC Brings Back Exchange Community
Microsoft announced it's bringing back the Microsoft Exchange Conference (MEC), which will be a boost to the Exchange Server community.
The CalCheck Tool for Microsoft Outlook
This free tool helps you discover errors with Microsoft Outlook calendar items that can create a range of problems for your Exchange Server environment.
Use TLS with SMTP to Secure Your Email
Email transmission over SMTP is inherently insecure, but with Microsoft Exchange Server 2010, you can enable TLS with SMTP to encrypt messages during transport.
You Must Be Crazy: News from the Messaging World 1
Stories from the Microsoft Exchange Server world about Research in Motion's change in leadership, IBM's messaging announcements at Lotusphere, and more make you wonder if the world's gone crazy.
Microsoft Outlook 2011 for Mac OS X
This renamed and revised email client for Mac OS X features new functionality, an updated UI, and a bright future.
Exchange Virtualization Reconsidered: Is It Right for You?
In this paper, written by Paul Robichaux, we'll explore the benefits of reduced license cost, reduced server sprawl, and lower overhead that come from using the simple, cost-effective HP E5000 system to host your Exchange mailbox and client access services on physical hardware.
Exchange Server Database Errors: Patch That Page!
When a checksum check on a Microsoft Exchange Server database detects a page error, the page patching process will replace the bad page with a good copy, provided you're using a high availability architecture.
Exchange & Messaging Year-End Wrap-up
Microsoft Office 365 adoption, the rumored death of email, and the tidal shift in the mobile device market are trends to watch for Microsoft Exchange Server admins.
Hosted Versus On-Premises Email Archiving 1
Evaluating the pros and cons of different archiving systems will help you understand the benefits and drawbacks so that you can determine how a particular archiving solution might meet your organization's needs.
Video: Session 3: Exchange Management Shell
Exchange 2010 Management Shell
Exchange 2010 SP2: The HCW Makes it Easier to Adopt the Cloud 1
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 2 (SP2), released earlier this week, includes the Hybrid Configuration Wizard, which makes setting up coexistence between Microsoft Office 365 and on-premises Exchange much easier.
Comments
Microsoft Outlook for Mac
November 7, 2014

PSTs are funny. Microsoft is in a tough position because two different sets of customers-- end users and admins-- are making conflicting demands about PST support. The format...

Exchange Server 2013 SP1: What's New
March 18, 2014

Excellent. Glad to hear that SP1 is getting out there.

Managing Exchange ActiveSync Device Access
December 24, 2013

Kevin, not really. Once you establish the sync partnership, Exchange expects to be able to use it to sync. Most EAS clients (including the ones in iOS and Windows Phone) let...

Will Exchange 15 Require an AD Version Update?
May 16, 2012
Mike, thanks for that-- it's a perspective I hadn't considered. I suspect the Exchange team wouldn't say that they thought only of themselves; rather, they made the (...
Windows Phone 7 as a Mail Device
December 14, 2010
I'm delighted to see so much feedback-- it's clear that WP7 is drawing a lot of attention for Microsoft. I agree with those of you who have said that WP7 is missing some things,...
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