A Month in Exchange: July 2009

What a scorcher in June was in the UK, and it all down hill now until the end of 2009

#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#* Microsoft Exchange … In Blog Posts and News for June 2009ish

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Microsoft Exchange Server MAPI Editor
Download the Microsoft Exchange Server MAPI Editor (MFCMAPI) from CodePlex.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=55fdffd7-1878-4637-9808-1e21abb3ae37

Infrastructure Planning and Design
The Infrastructure Planning and Design (IPD) guides are the next version of Windows Server System Reference Architecture. The guides in this series help clarify and streamline design processes for Microsoft infrastructure technologies, with each guide addressing a unique infrastructure technology or scenario.

  • Updated! Exchange Online—Evaluating Software-plus-Services 1.1
  • Updated! Windows Optimized Desktop Scenarios 1.1
  • New! SharePoint Online—Evaluating Software-plus-Services

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=ad3921fb-8224-4681-9064-075fdf042b0c

Microsoft Exchange Server User Monitor (v14.00.0611.003)
Use the Microsoft Exchange Server User Monitor to gather real-time data to better understand current client usage patterns, and to plan for future work. Administrators can view several items, including IP addresses used by clients, versions and modes of Microsoft Office Outlook, and resources such as CPU usage, server-side processor latency, and total latency for network and processing. Works with Microsoft Exchange Server 2000, 2003 and 2007.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=9a49c22e-e0c7-4b7c-acef-729d48af7bc9

Microsoft Forefront Security for Exchange Server with Service Pack 2
Forefront Security for Exchange Server integrates multiple scan engines from industry-leading security firms into a comprehensive, layered solution, helping protect your Microsoft Exchange Server messaging environments from viruses, worms, spam, and inappropriate content. Features include antimalware engine amendments and rollup of software fixes.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=2ceb14d4-404b-4d8f-8a21-ebfc71b2e82b

#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#* New On-Demand Web Content from June 2009

TechNet Webcast: Exchange 2010 High Availability (Level 300) 
Welcome to the future!  The future of Exchange high availability, that is.  In this webcast, we reveal the changes and improvements to the built-in high availability platform in Exchange Server 2010.  Exchange 2010 includes a unified framework for high availability and disaster recovery that is quick to deploy and easy to manage. Learn about all of the new features in Exchange 2010 that make it the most resilient, highly available version of Exchange ever.       http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032416677&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

TechNet Webcast: Exchange 2010 Overview (Level 200) 
This webcast will introduce you to Exchange Server 2010, reviewing the major areas of investment for this release and highlighting marquee features.         
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032416680&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

Updates to Exchange Server 2010 specifically to support law firms 
This event will provide you with important information on the changes made to the upcoming Exchange Server 2010.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032415779&EventCategory=3&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

TechNet Webcast: Forefront code name “Stirling” – The next generation of Forefront Security for Exchange Server (Level 200) 
Forefront Security for Exchange Server (FSE) includes new industry-leading protection technologies that give customers additional tools for keeping spam out of their network. This session will provide attendees an in-depth review of new connection filtering, and content filtering technologies recently released Beta 2 version of the next generation of Forefront Security for Exchange Server. Learn about the next generation Beta 2 release of Forefront Security for Exchange Server and how it will integrate with the Microsoft Forefront integrated security suite codenamed “Stirling.”
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032413791&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

TechNet Webcast: Exchange 2010 Management Tools (Level 300) 
Exchange 2010 includes new capabilities that make the operation of your Exchange environment more efficient.   Learn how we’ve made the Exchange Management Console more powerful, extended the reach of PowerShell, and made it easier to delegate management tasks.       
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032416688&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=U
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TechNet Webcast: Exchange 2010 Archiving and Retention (Level 300) 
This webcast will introduce new ways to address archiving and retention with Exchange Server 2010.       
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032416695&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

TechNet Webcast: Exchange 2010 Outlook Web Access (Level 200) 
Exchange 2010 brings new features and functionality to Outlook Web Access. See product demonstrations of the latest capabilities and understand how browser-based communication and collaboration gets better than ever in Exchange 2010.       
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032416703&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

TechNet Webcast: Exchange 2010 Architecture (Level 300) 
This webcast describes the overall architecture of Exchange 2010 and key considerations for the scalability and performance of each server role. This webcast will provide the background and framework for the other Exchange 2010 webcasts, serving as a bridge between the overview session and drill-downs in each product area. This session is a recommended pre-requisite for the Exchange 2010 deployment and migration webcast.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032416707&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

TechNet Webcast: Federation in Exchange 2010 (Level 300) 
Federation is a key part of the architecture of Exchange 2010, powering new organization-to-organization sharing scenarios.  Learn how federation enhances the capabilities of Exchange 2010 and enables advanced coexistence between Exchange Server and Exchange Online.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032416725&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

TechNet Webcast: Exchange 2010 Voice Mail enabled by Unified Messaging (Level 300) 
Exchange 2010 Unified Messaging is Microsoft’s second generation unified messaging and voice mail solution. In this webcast, learn about the features, benefits, and architecture of  Unified Messaging in Exchange 2010.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032416727&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

TechNet Webcast: Exchange 2010 Information Protection and Control (Level 300) 
This webcast will introduce you to new ways to address information protection and control with Exchange Server 2010. A discussion of the use of encryption and rights management in parallel with Exchange will be included as well as an introduction to new functionality in Exchange that supports information protection scenarios.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032416729&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

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Wednesday, July 01, 2009: TechNet Webcast: Exchange 2010 Transition and Deployment (Level 300)
In this session we will cover the migration planning and deployment path to move an organization from Exchange 2003 or Exchange 2007 to Exchange 2010.       
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032416708

Monday, July 13, 2009: TechNet Webcast: Storage in Exchange 2010 (Level 300)
Exchange 2010 carries on the tradition that began in Exchange Server 2007 of dramatically reducing mailbox storage costs.  Attend this webcast and learn how we’ve enabled new levels of storage flexibility in Exchange 2010 and find out the technical details that will help you select the right storage for your Exchange 2010 environment.             
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032418920

Thursday, July 16, 2009: TechNet Webcast: Cheaper, Better Backups with Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2007 (Level 300)
In today’s economy, more than ever, IT Pro’s are looking for ways to reduce costs while still improving existing processes or fixing things that aren’t meeting expectations – including backup.  In this session, we’ll discuss legacy protection solutions for backup, disk-to-disk replication, and long-distance disaster recovery  — and how you can cut costs while gaining better backups and more reliable recoveries with System Center Data Protection Manager 2007.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032412440

Friday, July 17, 2009: TechNet Webcast: Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway – Hands on with Beta 2! (Level 300)
Spend an hour walking through the Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG) Beta 2. We’ll discuss the core scenarios and changes in this release and walk through the configuration for the common environments.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032414066

Thursday, July 30, 2009: TechNet Webcast: Dial-in Audio Conferencing in OCS 2007 R2 (Level 300)
Are you excited about the ROI of Office Communications Server 2007 R2 dial-in conferencing, but don’t feel confident with the technical details behind it? Register for this webcast and learn about deployment considerations, server configuration, call flows and end user options.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032418750

#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#* Technical White Papers for Exchange Server 2007
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc164340.aspx

Nothing New

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s for Exchange Server 2010
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd795096(EXCHG.140).aspx

Nothing New

#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#*#* Exchange 2007 Documentation Updates
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd535393.aspx

Nothing New

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New means they appear in KB as Revision 1.0! 
Exchange 5.5:  http://kbalertz.com/Technology_55.aspx
Exchange 2000: http://kbalertz.com/Technology_53.aspx
Exchange 2003: http://kbalertz.com/Technology_313.aspx
Exchange 2007: http://kbalertz.com/Technology_515.aspx
Forefront For Exchange: http://kbalertz.com/Technology_523.aspx

June 18, 2009
972405 Description of the Update for the Evaluation versions of Office Communications Server 2007 R2 and Office Communicator 2007 R2: June 2009
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/972405

June 11, 2009
960147 Error message when you run the “clean-mailboxdatabase” cmdlet on an Exchange Server 2007 computer by using an account that is lacking Exchange Organization Administrator permissions: “Exchange is unable to clean the database that you specified”
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/960147

972041 Description of the update package for Office Communications Server 2007 R2: June, 2009
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/972041

June 8, 2009
972263 Exchange Server 2007 Setup on Server 2003 Cluster Node Fails Intermittently
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/972263

June 4, 2009
971480 You cannot send an instant message that contains a clickable hyperlink when the Office Communications Server 2007 server is running Forefront Security for Office Communications Server
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971480

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