Office Web Apps 2013 integration with Exchange 2013

In this blog we will have a look at the integration of Exchange 2013 with Office Web Apps What are the advantages of this change and we will have a look if there also are some disadvantages.

The risks of publishing EWS

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Provisioning mailbox rules

You may not see it in every organization but in a lot of organizations Outlook rules are used to automate some tasks such as: moving item to another folder, auto reply on messages, etc.

Lync integration doesn’t work with OWA

During an implementation of Lync 2010 I had an issue with the integration of Lync in OWA. This worked on all CAS servers except one. This despite all the needed software prerequisits had been installed:

Exchange 2013 and Lync 2013 Preview versions available

Microsoft has released a whole set of Wave 15 last monday which are available for everyone interested in the new versions. The version which is released is the so called Preview version, also known as Beta. So this are not the final versions of the products yet and it is not recommend to install them in a production environment.

The UC Architects

 A few weeks ago it started with the following tweet of Steve Goodman:

Disable Exchange Store Time-Out Detection

In my last blog we discussed the functionality of quarantining a mailbox if:

Redmond my mailbox is quarantined

As you may know Exchange 2010 contains several built-in security features to prevent issues with your server. Think of the back pressure mechanism which protects your Hub Transport from being brought down due to lack of resources.

The impact of Bring Your Own Device on Exchange – mobile devices

Using ActiveSync or BlackBerry you can give users the ability to sync the content of their mailbox to their mobile device. When BYOD will be introduced in a company you might see an explosion of the number of ActiveSync/BlackBerry devices that connect to your Exchange environment.

Exchange 2010 SP2 Rollup 3 released

Microsoft released Rollup 3 for Exchange 2010 SP2 yesterday. The rollup contains fixes for the following issues: