Exchange Federation – part I

Since Exchange 2003 it’s possible to setup a federation between Exchange organizations. Compared to older Exchange versions configuring a federation between two organizations became quiet easy in Exchange 2010.

Although you might encounter some issues while configuring the federation.

Microsoft releases first rollup for Exchange 2010 SP2

Earlier today Microsoft has release rollup 2 for Exchange 2010 SP2. This is the first rollup for service pack 2 which is being released. This rollup contains fixes for the following issues:

Use Outlook cached mode or not?

Use Outlook cached mode or not?

What happened to Exchange 2010 in 2011

2012 has arrived, but what has happened in the past year with Exchange 2010? In this blog we will have a look at some of the high lights of the news about Exchange 2010 in 2011.

Kerberos authentication fails sporadically

Earlier this year a blog on the Exchange Team site was poste by Ross Smith IV. In this blog he encouraged to use Kerberos as authentication method for Outlook clients.

Deploying the Barracuda Load Balancer with Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 – the missing manual

 In a lot of Exchange environments you will see that a hardware load balancer is used to load balance the traffic to the Client Access Servers (CAS) and Hub Transport Servers (HUB).

Exchange 2010 SP1 Rollup 6 released

Microsoft has released Rollup 6 for Exchange Server 2010 SP1. This rollup will fix the following issues:

How is the OAB being distributed?

 As you may know Exchange by default has one Offline Address Book (OAB) and one Global Address List (GAL). The GAL contains all objects for which Exchange attributes are configured. For example groups, userobjects and contacts.

New-MailboxImportRequest: Couldn’t connect to the target mailbox

Starting from Exchange 2010 it is possible to import pst files using the New-MailboxImportRequest cmdlet. By default this cmdlet can’t be executed. This is caused by the fact that the New-MailboxImportRequest cmdlet is not a part of the default RBAC groups.

Hidden features of Exchange 2010 – part II