Tony Redmond

Tony
Redmond

Tony Redmond is a senior contributing editor for Windows IT Pro and the author of Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Inside Out (Microsoft Press) and Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Inside Out: Mailbox and High Availability (Microsoft Press). He blogs about Exchange and related topics at Tony Redmond's Exchange Unwashed and also at thoughtsofanidlemind.wordpress.com. Follow Tony on Google+.

Articles
Search & Destroy Email Content with Exchange 2010
Need to rid your Exchange mailboxes of unwanted messages, fast? A few cmdlets are all you need.
Corrupted Items and Mailbox Moves in Exchange 2010 5
Are your mailbox moves constantly disrupted by an excess of "bad" items? Find out how you can adjust Mailbox Replication Service (MRS) settings to mitigate this issue.
Using Shared Mailboxes with Office 365 2
The version of the Exchange Control Panel (ECP) that is provided for Office 365 tenants doesn't support the creation of shared mailboxes. Luckily, you can easily use the Exchange Management Shell (EMS) for this purpose.
Exchange 2010 SP2: The Value of Custom Attributes 2
Use these new multivalued custom attributes as the basis for dynamic distribution groups, and save valuable administration time.
7 Important Microsoft Exchange Server Innovations
Microsoft Exchange Server has evolved from its humble origins as a LAN-based email server into a messaging giant that spans on-premises servers as well as the cloud. Several technical advances made this growth possible and matter most to today’s Exchange admins and users.
Planning for Exchange Server 2010 Personal Archives 1
Plan ahead to successfully deploy archive mailboxes in Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 SP1.
Database Maintenance in Exchange Server 2010 SP1
Although most Microsoft Exchange Server database maintenance is ongoing, some on-demand repairs are necessary to remedy problems at both the logical and physical level.
Microsoft Works On Regaining User Confidence After Software Fiascos 3
The Microsoft Exchange Server team has rereleased the previously withdrawn Rollup Update 4 for Exchange Server 2010 SP1. The team is taking responsibility for the problem, and taking steps to ensure future update go smoothly.
Office 365 Deployment Options 1
Learn about the Microsoft Office 365 options available for small and large businesses, as well as the challenges and opportunities that the service holds for affected third-party companies.
Auditing Administrators’ Actions with Exchange 2010 3
Exchange 2010’s new ability to audit administrators’ actions lets companies maintain records of who did what and when. Here’s what you need to know to use administrator auditing as well as mailbox auditing, a complementary feature introduced in Exchange 2010 SP1.
Exchange Server 2010 SP1 Mailbox Import and Export
Exchange 2010 SP1 discards previous import/export approaches in favor of a new model based on import and export requests managed by the Microsoft Exchange Mailbox Replication Service.
Exchange 2010 MRM: How to Modify and Reduce Help Desk Calls About Retention Policies
Exchange 2010's messaging records management (MRM) system will likely become an important part of many Exchange deployments. Here's how to modify, remove, and customize retention policies as well as how to help users understand them.
Exchange 2010 SP1: More Than a Simple Upgrade 1
Almost more like a new version than a service pack, Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 SP1 improves management features such as PST data imports and RBAC role management as well as adding granular replication for DAGs and a new OWA interface for users.
Exchange 2010 MRM: Implementing New Retention Policies 3
Instead of using managed folders like its predecessor, Exchange 2010's messaging records management (MRM) system uses retention tags and policies. Here's how to design, create, and apply retention tags and policies using PowerShell.
Exchange 2010 SP1 On the Way
Service Pack 1 for Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 will enhance many of the most compelling features from the RTM release, such as RBAC, discovery searches, and personal archives, making it easier for organizations to choose to upgrade from previous versions of Exchange.
Comments
Microsoft fails to communicate over Exchange Online IMAP4 outage
February 1, 2016

Well, Microsoft did fail to communicate if you understand that term to mean that they were effective. Cutting and pasting the same text into five updates after the first is...

Online protection the only way to go
January 21, 2016

Excellent point. You are absolutely correct that the potential exists that someone could bring in an infected file and transmit it within an organization. If you use something...

How small glitches can cause big problems for complex cloud infrastructures
January 12, 2016

Backing items up to the cloud means that you have some data. Unfortunately, you then have to have the applications installed somewhere (cloud or on-premises) to make sense of...

Talking with Javier Soltero, the outsider Microsoft tapped to reinvent Outlook across platforms
January 9, 2016

Given that so many people depend on search to locate items rather than careful filing in folders, does Outlook need a better filing system? I agree that pasting into text into...

Predicting the world of Exchange in 2016
January 5, 2016

I think that's a fair prediction. Those who are on Exchange 2007 or 2010 now should move to 2016. It's the right thing to do.

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