Exchange Server 2013 http://windowsitpro.com/taxonomy/term/9281/more en Good week for Exchange on-premises customers as Microsoft makes some important updates http://windowsitpro.com/blog/good-week-exchange-premises-customers-microsoft-makes-some-important-updates <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Some pretty good things happened in the world of Exchange over the last week that might have passed you by because they didn&rsquo;t receive much publicity - or maybe because we&#39;re all punch drunk from the blizzard of new functionality that has appeared in Office 365. Let me bring the on-premises crowd up to date.</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/good-week-exchange-premises-customers-microsoft-makes-some-important-updates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/good-week-exchange-premises-customers-microsoft-makes-some-important-updates#comments Exchange Server 2013 Office 365 Exchange Server 2010 Azure Azure DAG DAG Database Availability Group Database Availability Group Exchange 2013 CU8 Exchange 2013 CU8 FSW FSW HCW HCW MaxSendSize MaxSendSize migration migration Office 365 Office 365 OWA OWA troubleshooting Troubleshooting witness server witness server Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Blog Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Tue, 13 Jan 2015 12:30:00 +0000 126491 at http://windowsitpro.com Behind the scenes with the Managed Folder Assistant http://windowsitpro.com/blog/behind-scenes-managed-folder-assistant <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Given the amount of information accumulating in ever-swelling mailboxes, the Exchange <a href="http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb123958(v=exchg.150).aspx" target="_blank">Managed Folder Assistant (MFA)</a> has a lot of work to do each time it sets out to make sure that retention policies have been correctly applied to mailboxes.&nbsp;</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/behind-scenes-managed-folder-assistant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/behind-scenes-managed-folder-assistant#comments Exchange Server 2013 Office 365 Dumpster Dumpster Email lifecycle Email lifecycle Export-MailboxDiagnostics Export-MailboxDiagnostics Managed Folder Assistant Managed Folder Assistant Messaging Records Management Messaging Records Management MFA MFA MRM MRM Start-ManagedFolderAssistant Start-ManagedFolderAssistant Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Blog Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Thu, 08 Jan 2015 13:00:00 +0000 120401 at http://windowsitpro.com Exchange administrative tools and Active Directory: Not as close as they once were http://windowsitpro.com/blog/exchange-administrative-tools-and-active-directory-not-close-they-once-were <div class="node-body blog-body"><p> When Exchange first embraced Active Directory in Exchange, Microsoft integrated the functionality to allow administrators to work with the Exchange-specific attributes that are used when objects are mail-enabled. When the Exchange management tools are installed on a server, three tabs are added to AD Users and Computers to display attributes grouped under Exchange General, Exchange Advanced, and Exchange Features. The integration eased the movement from the older Exchange 5.5 administration model and hid some of the perceived complexity of dealing with the brand-new Active Directory.</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-administrative-tools-and-active-directory-not-close-they-once-were" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/exchange-administrative-tools-and-active-directory-not-close-they-once-were#comments Exchange Server 2013 Exchange Server 2010 Exchange Server 2007 Exchange Server 2003 Active Directory Active Directory AD Users and Computers AD Users and Computers Exchange 2003 Exchange 2003 Exchange 2007 Exchange 2007 Exchange 2010 Exchange 2010 Exchange 2013 Exchange 2013 Exchange Toolbox Exchange Toolbox MMC MMC Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Blog Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Tue, 06 Jan 2015 11:00:00 +0000 78891 at http://windowsitpro.com The World of Exchange in 2014 and What's Likely in 2015 http://windowsitpro.com/blog/world-exchange-2014-and-whats-likely-2015 <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>At the end of last year I made <a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/ten-predictions-world-exchange-2014" target="_blank">some predictions for the world of Exchange in 2014</a>. As is the way of the world, some I got right and some I got wrong. But everyone loves to argue as to what will happen with technology and it&rsquo;s time that I made some forecasts for 2015. Before that, here&rsquo;s a summary of the year gone by in the form of some</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/tony-redmonds-exchange-unwashed-blog">Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/world-exchange-2014-and-whats-likely-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/world-exchange-2014-and-whats-likely-2015#comments Exchange Server 2013 Office 365 Exchange Server 2010 Exchange 2013 Exchange 2013 Exchange 2016 Exchange 2016 Exchange Online Exchange Online Gemini Gemini Office 365 Office 365 Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Blog Thu, 01 Jan 2015 11:01:00 +0000 61761 at http://windowsitpro.com What's changed in the fifteen years since Exchange 2000 shipped http://windowsitpro.com/blog/whats-changed-fifteen-years-exchange-2000-shipped <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Browsing my Exchange 2000 book recently (don&#39;t ask why I should be doing such a thing!), I found a quote by Scott McNealy, then CEO of Sun Microsystems. The quote is from an article in the Wall Street Journal (<a href="http://business.highbeam.com/3594/article-1G1-57634800/outsourcing-your-into-infrastructure" style="font-size: 13px;" target="_blank">September 2, 1999</a><span style="font-size: 13px;">):</span></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/whats-changed-fifteen-years-exchange-2000-shipped" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/whats-changed-fifteen-years-exchange-2000-shipped#comments Exchange Server 2013 Office 365 Active Directory Active Directory cloud email Cloud email Exchange 2000 Exchange 2000 Exchange 2013 Exchange 2013 Office 365 Office 365 Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Blog Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Tue, 30 Dec 2014 11:00:00 +0000 68231 at http://windowsitpro.com Changing circumstances make it difficult to measure adoption rate for Exchange 2013 http://windowsitpro.com/blog/changing-circumstances-make-it-difficult-measure-adoption-rate-exchange-2013 <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>A journalist asked me whether companies are deploying Exchange 2013 faster or slower than previous versions and what reasons are driving its adoption. I thought about the question a little and then replied that it is impossible to compare the adoption rate of one Exchange version against another because of the different circumstances that surrounded each release. Here&rsquo;s what I meant.</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/changing-circumstances-make-it-difficult-measure-adoption-rate-exchange-2013" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/changing-circumstances-make-it-difficult-measure-adoption-rate-exchange-2013#comments Exchange Server 2013 adoption rate adoption rate Exchange 2010 Exchange 2010 Exchange 2013 Exchange 2013 Exchange Online Exchange Online migration migration Office 365 Office 365 Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Blog Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Wed, 24 Dec 2014 13:00:00 +0000 101381 at http://windowsitpro.com Exchange Exposed #2: A Look Back, a Look Forward http://windowsitpro.com/exchange-exposed/exchange-exposed-2-look-back-look-forward <div class="node-body audio-body">Tony Redmond and Paul Robichaux discuss Exchange 2013 CU7, Microsoft's software release cadence, the Acompli acquisition, a potential replacement for Yammer, Exchange 2016, and more.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/exchange-exposed/exchange-exposed-2-look-back-look-forward" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="Exchange Exposed" src="http://windowsitpro.com/site-files/windowsitpro.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/uploads/2014/12/0929141617graphicwindowsexchangeexposedpodcastgraphic04jpgcropdisplay.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="http://windowsitpro.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/site-files/windowsitpro.com/files/podcast/audio/Episode-02-preproduction-cut2.mp3" type="audio/mpeg; length=22368284">Episode-02-preproduction-cut2.mp3</a></div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/exchange-exposed/exchange-exposed-2-look-back-look-forward" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/exchange-exposed/exchange-exposed-2-look-back-look-forward#comments Exchange Exposed Exchange Server 2013 Office 365 Wed, 24 Dec 2014 12:37:00 +0000 125881 at http://windowsitpro.com <p>Exchange Exposed, with Paul Robichaux and Tony Redmond</p> Does anyone care that the Exchange 2013 Edge Transport server role came back? http://windowsitpro.com/blog/exchange-2013-SP1-edge-transport-server-role-returns <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>When Microsoft shipped Exchange 2013 RTM, they forgot to include the Edge Transport (ET) role in the set available for deployment. Or maybe they omitted ET on purpose. In any case, customers were instructed that they could continue to use the Exchange 2010 version of ET and all would be well. And it was. That is, if you ignore the complaints.</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-SP1-edge-transport-server-role-returns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/exchange-2013-SP1-edge-transport-server-role-returns#comments Exchange Server 2013 Anti-spam anti-spam anti-virus appliances anti-virus appliances Barracuda Barracuda Cisco Ironport Cisco Ironport Edge transport role Edge transport role email hygiene email hygiene ET ET Exchange 2013 SP1 Exchange 2013 SP1 Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Blog Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Tue, 23 Dec 2014 13:00:00 +0000 94101 at http://windowsitpro.com The Confusion around Yammer and Office 365 Groups http://windowsitpro.com/blog/confusion-around-yammer-and-office-365-groups <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>I wrote about my experiences of using <a href="https://www.yammer.com/itpronetwork/#/threads/company?type=general" target="_blank">Microsoft&rsquo;s Yammer-based Office 365 Community network</a> last July and concluded that <a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/yammer-technology-still-looking-solution" target="_blank">Yammer seemed to be a technology looking for a solution to fill</a>.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/tony-redmonds-exchange-unwashed-blog">Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/confusion-around-yammer-and-office-365-groups" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/confusion-around-yammer-and-office-365-groups#comments Exchange Server 2013 Office 365 distribution groups distribution groups enterprise social networking enterprise social networking Exchange Exchange Groups Groups Office 365 Office 365 Office Delve Office Delve Outlook Outlook YamJam YamJam Yammer Yammer Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Blog Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:00:00 +0000 124541 at http://windowsitpro.com Exchange Online increases eDiscovery mailbox limit and boasts better performance too http://windowsitpro.com/blog/exchange-online-increases-ediscovery-mailbox-limit-and-boasts-better-performance-too <div class="node-body blog-body"><div> <p>The <a href="http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/products/office-365-roadmap-FX104343353.aspx" target="_blank">Office 365 Roadmap</a> is a great place to look for information about what&rsquo;s coming up in the cloud-based versions of the Office servers and potentially new versions of their on-premises counterparts. Browsing the &ldquo;Rolling Out&rdquo; section recently, I noticed that an entry saying &ldquo;Exchange eDiscovery mailbox search limit increased to 10K mailboxes,&rdquo; which prompted some investigation.</p></div></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-online-increases-ediscovery-mailbox-limit-and-boasts-better-performance-too" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/exchange-online-increases-ediscovery-mailbox-limit-and-boasts-better-performance-too#comments Exchange Server Exchange Server 2013 SharePoint 2013 AQS AQS eDiscovery searches eDiscovery searches Exchange 2010 Exchange 2010 Exchange 2013 Exchange 2013 Exchange Online Exchange Online Exchange Server Exchange Server 2013 KQL KQL Mobile Computing Devices &amp; OSs Office 365 Office 365 Performance performance SharePoint 2013 SharePoint 2013 Windows Phone 7.5 Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Blog Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Tue, 16 Dec 2014 13:08:00 +0000 41548 at http://windowsitpro.com