FREE! @Exchange 2010 – A Practical Approach ebook

Check it out, all you need is your name and email address.

It’s a 195 PDF doc with five chapters:

Chapter 1 is an overall chapter, what’s new in Exchange Server 2010 and what has deprecated with respect to Exchange Server 2007. Also there’s some information regarding Active Directory, the three containers in Active Directory and some information regarding Active Directory sites;

Chapter 2 is an installation chapter dealing with a fresh installation of Exchange Server 2010 and the subsequent basic confi guration to get it up-and-running;

Chapter 3 is the coexistence chapter and I probably deals with most scenarios; installing Exchange Server 2010 in an existing Exchange Server 2003 or Exchange Server 2007 environment;

Chapter 4 is about managing the Exchange environment using the Exchange Management Console, the Exchange Management Shell and the Exchange Control Panel. And real cool in Exchange Server 2010 are the remote options in PowerShell version 2;

Chapter 5 is the high availability chapter. It deals with the new continuous replication when using Database Availability Groups, the best Exchange Server high availability solution ever made.

Download it and check it out .. it’s FREE!

Roadmap for Outlook Personal Folders (.pst) Documentation

Interesting .. maybe someone will write a PST interface for Outlook Web Access :-o

Data portability has become an increasing need for our customers and partners as more information is stored and shared in digital formats. One scenario that has come up recently is how to further improve platform-independent access to email, calendar, contacts, and other data generated by Microsoft Outlook.

In order to facilitate interoperability and enable customers and vendors to access the data in .pst files on a variety of platforms, we will be releasing documentation for the .pst file format. This will allow developers to read, create, and interoperate with the data in .pst files in server and client scenarios using the programming language and platform of their choice. The technical documentation will detail how the data is stored, along with guidance for accessing that data from other software applications. It also will highlight the structure of the .pst file, provide details like how to navigate the folder hierarchy, and explain how to access the individual data objects and properties.