Tony Redmond's Exchange Unwashed Blog http://windowsitpro.com/blog/41435/feed en Exchange transport pipeline not quite so much of a chokepoint as before http://windowsitpro.com/blog/Exchange-transport-pipeline-not-chokepoint <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>When <a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/exchange-2013-cu9-appears-alongside-roll-updates-exchange-2007-sp3-and-exchange-2010-sp3" target="_blank"><u>Exchange 2013 CU9</u></a> appeared in June 2016, I thought that there were no surprises lurking in the new code.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/tony-redmonds-exchange-unwashed-0">Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/Exchange-transport-pipeline-not-chokepoint" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/Exchange-transport-pipeline-not-chokepoint#comments Exchange Server 2013 Office 365 Agent Agent Exchange 2013 CU9 Exchange 2013 CU9 Health mailboxes Health mailboxes synthetic transactions synthetic transactions transport pipeline transport pipeline Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Blog Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Thu, 30 Jul 2015 12:00:00 +0000 145241 at http://windowsitpro.com Why I can't get my head around the Send App http://windowsitpro.com/blog/microsoft-garage-send-app <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>I confess to being totally underwhelmed at the prospect of being able to use &ldquo;<a href="https://blogs.office.com/2015/07/22/introducing-send-designed-for-in-and-out-email/"><u>Send</u></a>&rdquo;, the new email application from the Microsoft Garage that is &ldquo;<em>built specifically for those brief, snappy communications</em>.&rdquo; Apparently it&rsquo;s not good enough to have Outlook on mobile devices when you just want to send a line or so to update a single user about some news. Old-fashioned SMS won&rsquo;t do either, nor will WhatsApp or even an IM application.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/tony-redmonds-exchange-unwashed-0">Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/microsoft-garage-send-app" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/microsoft-garage-send-app#comments Office 365 Android Android EWS EWS Exchange Online Exchange Online Exchange Web Services Exchange Web Services IM IM iOS iOS Microsoft Garage Microsoft Garage Office 365 Office 365 Send App Send App SMS SMS WhatsApp WhatsApp Windows Phone Windows Phone Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Blog Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:00:00 +0000 145221 at http://windowsitpro.com Exchange 2016 (preview) now available for testing http://windowsitpro.com/blog/exchange-2016-preview-now-available <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Microsoft has made a <a href="http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=48210" target="_blank"><u>preview version of Exchange 2016 available for download</u></a>. The code is on track for final release later on this year as part of the Wave 16 set of Office server applications, probably in the late October timeframe, which would match the release cadence for the last few versions.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/tony-redmonds-exchange-unwashed-0">Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/exchange-2016-preview-now-available" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/exchange-2016-preview-now-available#comments Exchange Server 2016 Beta Beta Exchange 2010 SP3 RU10 Exchange 2010 SP3 RU10 Exchange 2013 CU9 Exchange 2013 CU9 Exchange 2016 preview Exchange 2016 preview test test unsupported unsupported Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Blog Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Wed, 22 Jul 2015 18:00:00 +0000 144931 at http://windowsitpro.com Microsoft says bring your data home as the Office 365 Import Service ingests everything http://windowsitpro.com/blog/Office-365-import-service-ingests-everything <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>You&rsquo;re probably well aware of the <a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/microsoft-declares-war-symantec-enterprise-vault" target="_blank"><u>Office 365 Import Service</u></a> and the way that it can import PSTs to mailboxes that are provided either on drives shipped to a Microsoft datacenter or uploaded over the network. Well, as it turns out, PSTs are just the first type of data to be ingested and brought into Office 365 by the Import Service.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/tony-redmonds-exchange-unwashed-0">Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/Office-365-import-service-ingests-everything" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/Office-365-import-service-ingests-everything#comments Office 365 actiance Actiance archive mailboxes archive mailboxes BlackBerry IM BlackBerry IM box Box Dropbox Dropbox Exchange Online Exchange Online file shares file shares Globanet Globanet Jabber Jabber Mailbox Replication Service Mailbox Replication service MRS MRS Office 365 Import Service Office 365 Import Service SharePoint sites SharePoint sites Yammer Yammer Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Blog Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Tue, 21 Jul 2015 12:00:00 +0000 144711 at http://windowsitpro.com What you should do to secure mailboxes when employees die http://windowsitpro.com/blog/what-you-should-do-secure-mailboxes-when-employees-die <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Last week, I discussed the steps that companies can take to secure&nbsp;<a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/securing-Exchange-mailbox-after-employee-leaves" target="_blank"><u><font color="#0066cc">an Exchange mailbox after an employee&nbsp;is terminated&nbsp;</font></u></a>or otherwise leaves the company. I also&nbsp;looked at the&nbsp;steps to accomplish the same goal for&nbsp;<a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/securing-exchange-online-mailbox-after-employee-fired" target="_blank"><u><font color="#0066cc">Office 365 in this article</font></u></a>.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/tony-redmonds-exchange-unwashed-0">Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/what-you-should-do-secure-mailboxes-when-employees-die" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/what-you-should-do-secure-mailboxes-when-employees-die#comments Exchange Server 2013 Exchange Server 2016 Exchange Server 2010 Office 365 eDiscovery search eDiscovery search employee death employee death Exchange 2010 Exchange 2010 Exchange 2013 Exchange 2013 Exchange Online Exchange Online in-place hold in-place hold inactive mailboxes inactive mailboxes New-TransportRule New-TransportRule Office 365 Office 365 Set-MailboxAutoReplyConfiguration Set-MailboxAutoReplyConfiguration Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Blog Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Thu, 16 Jul 2015 12:00:00 +0000 87991 at http://windowsitpro.com Microsoft announces new top-of-the-range E5 plan for Office 365 http://windowsitpro.com/blog/microsoft-announces-E5-Plan-Office365 <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Office 365 is in a state of constant evolution, so it&rsquo;s not at all surprising that Microsoft would attempt to capture some of that work in a new plan (literally, a menu of options sold to customers). At this week&rsquo;s Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in Orlando, we got the news that the old E4 plan has been replaced as the &ldquo;<em>premium Office 365 Enterprise Suite</em>&rdquo; by E5.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/tony-redmonds-exchange-unwashed-0">Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/microsoft-announces-E5-Plan-Office365" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/microsoft-announces-E5-Plan-Office365#comments Office 365 ATP ATP customer lockbox customer lockbox Delve Analytics Delve Analytics DLP DLP E4 E4 E5 plan E5 plan Equivio Zoom Equivio Zoom Microsoft Microsoft Office 365 Office 365 Power BI Power BI Worldwide Partner Conference Worldwide Partner Conference WPC WPC Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Blog Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Tue, 14 Jul 2015 13:00:00 +0000 144461 at http://windowsitpro.com Securing an Exchange Online mailbox after an employee is fired http://windowsitpro.com/blog/securing-exchange-online-mailbox-after-employee-fired <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>In my last post I covered <a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/securing-Exchange-mailbox-after-employee-leaves">the process that you can use to secure an on-premises Exchange mailbox</a> after an employee is fired from&nbsp;the organization. The situation is different when the mailbox is in the cloud because some of the same conditions and levers do not exist for administrators inside Office 365. Thus, a slightly different approach is necessary.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/tony-redmonds-exchange-unwashed-0">Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/securing-exchange-online-mailbox-after-employee-fired" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/securing-exchange-online-mailbox-after-employee-fired#comments Office 365 employee leaves employee leaves Exchange Online Exchange Online inactive mailbox inactive mailbox Office 365 Office 365 preserve preserve retain retain shared mailbox shared mailbox Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Blog Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Thu, 09 Jul 2015 12:00:00 +0000 133091 at http://windowsitpro.com Securing an Exchange on-premises mailbox after an employee is fired http://windowsitpro.com/blog/securing-Exchange-mailbox-after-employee-leaves <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Securing information after someone is fired (in HR terms, let go with good reason) is often important, especially if the now-terminated employee is suspected of some form of misconduct. &nbsp;Exchange 2010 and Exchange 2013 offer a range of methods to secure and protect mailbox data but software features are useless unless they are executed properly within a well-documented and tested process.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/tony-redmonds-exchange-unwashed-0">Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/securing-Exchange-mailbox-after-employee-leaves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/securing-Exchange-mailbox-after-employee-leaves#comments Exchange Server 2013 Exchange Server 2010 Office 365 Audit audit Clear-ActiveSyncDevice Clear-ActiveSyncDevice Clear-MobileDevice Clear-MobileDevice employee leaves employee leaves Litigation Hold litigation hold secure mailbox secure mailbox Set-CASMailbox Set-CASMailbox Set-Mailbox Set-Mailbox Set-MailboxAutoReplyConfiguration Set-MailboxAutoReplyConfiguration Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Blog Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Tue, 07 Jul 2015 12:00:00 +0000 92511 at http://windowsitpro.com Google’s Undo Send feature is better than Outlook Recall Message, but still not totally effective http://windowsitpro.com/blog/Gmail-Undo-Send-feature-still-not-totally-effective <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>For whatever reason, the news that Google had upgraded Gmail&rsquo;s experimental &ldquo;<a href="https://support.google.com/mail/answer/1284885?hl=en" target="_blank"><u><font color="#0563c1">Undo Send</font></u></a> feature from beta to become a full-blown feature available to all caused quite a fuss last week. The feature has been around since 2009, when it first revealed by Google Labs. It&rsquo;s a mystery why such a useful option took six years to make the transition.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/tony-redmonds-exchange-unwashed-0">Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/Gmail-Undo-Send-feature-still-not-totally-effective" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/Gmail-Undo-Send-feature-still-not-totally-effective#comments Exchange Server 2013 Office 365 ActiveSync ActiveSync Apple iOS Apple iOS Exchange Exchange Exchange Online Exchange Online Gmail gmail Google Google IMAP IMAP mobile clients mobile clients Office 365 Office 365 Outlook Outlook Undo Send Undo Send Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Blog Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Thu, 02 Jul 2015 14:00:00 +0000 143011 at http://windowsitpro.com Clutter and Groups killed Office 365's People View http://windowsitpro.com/blog/Clutter-Killed-People-View-Office365 <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>The harsh reality of an aspect of software development for cloud services is evident in the way Microsoft cut the <a href="http://windowsitpro.com/office-365/new-people-view-feature-outlook-web-app-office-365" target="_blank">People View feature</a> from Outlook Web App (OWA) in Office 365. Introduced to First Release tenants in August 2014 and then generally in November 2014, Microsoft took the decision to withdraw People View from March 30, 2015. That process completed in May 2015 and no Office 365 tenant now has access to People View.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/tony-redmonds-exchange-unwashed-0">Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/Clutter-Killed-People-View-Office365" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/Clutter-Killed-People-View-Office365#comments Office 365 Clutter Clutter Exchange Online Exchange Online Office 365 Office 365 Office 365 Groups Office 365 Groups Outlook Web App Outlook Web App OWA OWA People View People View Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Blog Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Tue, 30 Jun 2015 12:00:00 +0000 110031 at http://windowsitpro.com VMware tells Microsoft that they don't know anything about Exchange 2013 performance http://windowsitpro.com/blog/vmware-tells-microsoft-they-dont-know-anything-about-exchange-2013-performance <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>I always like it when technologists have a fight. Not a proper fight you understand, one with bare fists and the like, but a good old-fashioning mauling with words.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/tony-redmonds-exchange-unwashed-0">Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/vmware-tells-microsoft-they-dont-know-anything-about-exchange-2013-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/vmware-tells-microsoft-they-dont-know-anything-about-exchange-2013-performance#comments Exchange Server 2013 cpu cpu Exchange 2013 Exchange 2013 hypervisor hypervisor Jeff Mealiffe Jeff Mealiffe Microsoft Microsoft over-sizing over-sizing Performance performance role calculator role calculator Ross Smith IV Ross Smith IV server configuration server configuration virtualization virtualization VMware VMware Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Blog Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Thu, 25 Jun 2015 13:00:00 +0000 142761 at http://windowsitpro.com The value of First Release to Office 365 tenants http://windowsitpro.com/blog/value-first-release-office-365-tenants <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>As you probably know, Microsoft allows administrators to nominate tenants to participate in the <a href="https://support.office.com/en-US/Article/Office-365-release-programs-3b3adfa4-1777-4ff0-b606-fb8732101f47" target="_blank">&quot;First Release&quot; Office 365 program</a>. The default is to remain with &quot;Standard Release&quot;, which means that new functionality is released to your tenant when it&#39;s good and ready. Or as Microsoft puts it:</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/tony-redmonds-exchange-unwashed-0">Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/value-first-release-office-365-tenants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/value-first-release-office-365-tenants#comments Office 365 Delve Delve first release first release Groups Groups Office 365 Office 365 Standard Release Standard Release Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Blog Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Tue, 23 Jun 2015 12:00:00 +0000 131911 at http://windowsitpro.com Using intelligent capture and analysis tools to eliminate PSTs http://windowsitpro.com/blog/using-intelligent-capture-and-analysis-tools-eliminate-psts <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Returning to the topic of PSTs, but only because you can never have enough of these pestilent files, after I wrote about <a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/microsoft-declares-war-symantec-enterprise-vault" target="_blank">Microsoft&rsquo;s new Office 365 import service</a>, I had the chance to chat with some of the companies who are dedicated to tracking PSTs down.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/tony-redmonds-exchange-unwashed-0">Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/using-intelligent-capture-and-analysis-tools-eliminate-psts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/using-intelligent-capture-and-analysis-tools-eliminate-psts#comments Exchange Server 2013 Exchange Server 2016 Exchange Server 2010 Office 365 Advanced Ingestion Protocol Advanced Ingestion Protocol AIP AIP capture capture Compliance Compliance Exchange Online Exchange Online export Export import Import ingestion ingestion Office 365 Office 365 PST PST QuadroTech Flightdeck QuadroTech Flightdeck retention retention SCANPST SCANPST Symantec Enterprise Vault Symantec Enterprise Vault Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Blog Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Thu, 18 Jun 2015 13:00:00 +0000 140981 at http://windowsitpro.com Exchange 2013 CU9 appears alongside roll-up updates for Exchange 2007 SP3 and Exchange 2010 SP3 http://windowsitpro.com/blog/exchange-2013-cu9-appears-alongside-roll-updates-exchange-2007-sp3-and-exchange-2010-sp3 <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>It&rsquo;s a sad but true fact that all computer software loses some of its &ldquo;edginess&rdquo; as its lifecycle progresses. When Exchange 2013 CU8 appeared on March 17, I called it <a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/exchange-2013-cu8-appears-instant-boredom-ensues-best-possible-reason" target="_blank">a &ldquo;boring&rdquo; update</a> because it included no major new functionality. On the other hand, CU8 exhibited none of the obvious problems in areas like coexistence and hybrid connectivity that had afflicted previous updates.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/tony-redmonds-exchange-unwashed-0">Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/exchange-2013-cu9-appears-alongside-roll-updates-exchange-2007-sp3-and-exchange-2010-sp3" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/exchange-2013-cu9-appears-alongside-roll-updates-exchange-2007-sp3-and-exchange-2010-sp3#comments Exchange Server 2013 Exchange Server 2010 Exchange Server 2007 Exchange 2007 SP3 RU17 Exchange 2007 SP3 RU17 Exchange 2010 SP3 RU10 Exchange 2010 SP3 RU10 Exchange 2013 CU9 Exchange 2013 CU9 MS15-064 MS15-064 Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Blog Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Tue, 16 Jun 2015 19:00:00 +0000 141051 at http://windowsitpro.com Microsoft updates Exchange ActiveSync to ensure that mobile clients stay connected http://windowsitpro.com/blog/microsoft-updates-exchange-activesync-ensure-mobile-clients-stay-connected <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>The news that Microsoft is releasing a <a href="http://blogs.msdn.com/b/exchangedev/archive/2015/06/08/announcing-exchange-activesync-v16.aspx" target="_blank">new version of the Exchange ActiveSync (EAS) protocol (16) into Office 365</a> might have passed you by. It certainly didn&rsquo;t register on my radar (mostly because I don&rsquo;t read the development blogs &ndash; I mean, how many blogs can one person follow?), but fortunately one of the other Exchange MVPs shared the information.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/tony-redmonds-exchange-unwashed-0">Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/microsoft-updates-exchange-activesync-ensure-mobile-clients-stay-connected" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/microsoft-updates-exchange-activesync-ensure-mobile-clients-stay-connected#comments Exchange Server 2016 Office 365 Android Android Apple Apple EAS EAS Email client email client Exchange 2016 Exchange 2016 Exchange ActiveSync Exchange ActiveSync Exchange Online Exchange Online iOS iOS mobile client connections mobile client connections Office 365 Office 365 Outlook Outlook protocol protocol Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Blog Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Thu, 11 Jun 2015 13:00:00 +0000 140991 at http://windowsitpro.com