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Exchange 2010 – Online Archiving and Retention Tags/Policies a practical example

November 7, 2011

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Ok so I had heard that one of the great new features of Exchange 2010 was its archiving feature but it was something that I had not made use of until coming across one of our clients. The client did not have any management policies in place so what had happened to a number of […]

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IP Expo – VDI/Cloud/Wireless Technology

October 20, 2011

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I first was made aware of this event through a colleague at work and since reading and investigating what exactly it was about I was instantly impressed. The sheer amount of IT companies present I thought would give me a great insight into the market of today and the potential picture of tomorrow. I must […]

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Windows Corrupt Profiles – even after creating a new profile? why?

May 9, 2011

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In many cases to resolve a corrupt profile problem one simply creates a new profile in either c:\documents and settings (xp) or c:\users (vista/7).  Then copying the old user data from their old profile file to their new one thus fixing the problem, this article will show how to edit the registry in order to […]

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Exchange 2010 Adding Global Signatures

March 28, 2011

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> Many companies will often require a global signature or disclaimer for their outgoing emails, this can be done either on the client through Outlook or on the Server. In many cases one would want to implement this on the server, one of the advantages of this is that the signature remains on the server […]

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Forwarding in Exchange 2010

January 11, 2011

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>Interesting case here, one of our clients required that a particular user have their emails automatically forwarded to their line manager without the user knowing. At first I gave full access rights in exchange 2010 and then added the user as explained in a earlier post, this proved to be problematic as the user in […]

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Exchange 2003 – Circular Logging

January 10, 2011

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>Currently I am managing an environment that holds all its mailboxes in one database using exchange 2003 the database is almost 1TB in size with the average mailbox being above 10GB having said this the recommended max size for each mailbox is 2GB so you can imagine it has been quite a hassle managing this […]

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Granting User Access to another mailbox in exchange 2010

January 10, 2011

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>Quite simple really Can be done from the console or from shell command, article below explains how this can be done. There are cases where a user would require access to another mailboxes practical examples include a user who is also the admin user for a sales email account and is required to send and […]

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Exchange 2003 to 2010

January 3, 2011

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>Last week I was involved in an upgrade of exchange system at one of our clients from their current exchange 2003 system to Microsoft’s new exchange 2010 system. Before carrying out this upgrade I had set up 3 test servers to replicate their environment and test the upgrade to ensure that it ran smoothly, this […]

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