A Month in #Exchange: November 2009

Damm November already, where has this year gone?

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Quick Start Guide for Outlook Voice Access 2010
Outlook Voice Access lets UM-enabled users to access their Exchange 2010 mailbox using analog, digital, or cellular telephones. By using the menu system found in Outlook Voice Access, UM-enabled users can read e-mail, listen to voice messages, and interact with their Outlook calendar. This quick reference sheet shows the navigational tree and the options that are available to UM-enabled users when they are using Outlook Voice Access.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=77f1f82e-5da1-4ab5-9969-d1eb72b2ee0f

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

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TechNet Webcast: Optimizing Operations Manager for Monitoring, Auditing, and Dashboards (Level 300) 
Learn how to optimize Microsoft System Center Operations Manager for cross-platform devices, applications, and regulatory auditing requirements, and see how to create advanced line-of-business (LOB), geographic, and executive-level dashboards in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032425622&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

MSDN Webcast: Exchange Server 2010 Development (Part 1 of 6): Migrating Applications to Exchange Web Services (Level 300) 
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 offers the most powerful platform Microsoft Exchange Server has ever provided to developers, further bolstering the capabilities of the Microsoft Exchange Web Services API. However, at the same release of Exchange 2010, several APIs (like WebDav, Store Events, Collaboration Data Objects (CDO) 3.0, and the Exchange OLE DB Provider) were removed, and others (like MAPI and CDO 1.2.1) were deemphasized and went into Extended Support. In this webcast, Jason Henderson, the lead program manager of the Exchange Web Services team, gives an overview of what to consider when migrating applications that rely on Exchange Server and highlights the resources that are available on the Web to help you.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032427566&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

MSDN Webcast: Exchange Server 2010 Development (Part 2 of 6): A Deep Dive into Using Autodiscover Service in Exchange Web Services, (Level 400) 
Microsoft Exchange Web Services offers an extremely powerful API and algorithm to easily let users log on to Microsoft Exchange Server. In this webcast, David Claux, the responsible program manager in the Exchange Web Services team, provides a deep dive into the Autodiscover service, explains how you—as a developer—can use it to your advantage for your custom Exchange Server application, and highlights the resources that are available on the Web to help you.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032427589&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

MSDN Webcast: Exchange Server 2010 Development (Part 3 of 6): A Deep Dive into Impersonation and Delegation in Exchange Web Services (Level 400) 
When your Microsoft Exchange Server application needs to act on behalf of users, you can either use Exchange Impersonation in Microsoft Exchange Web Services or let users set up delegation of permissions. In this webcast, Alice Tang, the responsible program manager in the Exchange Web Services team, provides a deep dive into which mechanism to use when, explains what to consider when implementing these features, and highlights the resources that are available on the Web to help you.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032427594&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

MSDN Webcast: Exchange Server 2010 Development (Part 4 of 6): A Deep Dive into Exchange Web Services Notifications (Push/Pull) (Level 400) 
Many applications built on the Microsoft Exchange Server platform are depending on events that happen in the mailboxes. Microsoft Exchange Web Services includes an event notification subsystem to notify server and client applications of such events. In this webcast, the responsible program manager, Andrew Salamatov, gives an overview of your options to either implement push event notifications or pull notifications in a scalable fashion and highlights the resources that are available on the Web to help you.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032427598&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

MSDN Webcast: Exchange Server 2010 Development (Part 5 of 6): A Deep Dive into the Exchange Web Services Managed API (Level 300) 
New in Microsoft Exchange Server is the Microsoft Exchange Web Services (EWS) Managed API 1.0. In this webcast, David Claux, the responsible program manager in the Exchange Web Services team, provides a deep dive into the EWS Managed API and describes how it can help you, even if you develop applications that are not based on the Microsoft .NET Framework.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032427602
&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

MSDN Webcast: Exchange Server 2010 Development (Part 6 of 6): Best Practices for Building Scalable Exchange Server Applications (Level 400) 
Building scalable and robust applications on Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 is something that requires careful architecting and planning. In this webcast, Raz Mathias, the lead developer of the Microsoft Exchange Web Services team, provides an overview of the things to consider when building Exchange Server applications on Microsoft Exchange Server 2007, Exchange 2010, or Exchange Online and describes the resources that are available on the Web to help you. The session primarily focuses on Exchange Web Services APIs.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032427606&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

TechNet Webcast: Thrive Live! A Technical Framework for Data Governance (Level 200) 
Organizations struggle every day with the tradeoffs resulting from the need to maximize benefits derived from IT, while preserving the confidentiality of customer and company data. Using a technical framework for data governance can help you deal with privacy and security issues and develop a road map for the implementation and execution of governance, risk, and compliance efforts. Attend this webcast to find out how you can employ your knowledge of your own organization’s data flows and data privacy and security policies to identify threats to data resources, manage risk, and select technical controls to improve the privacy and security of your sensitive information.      
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032428883&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

TechNet Webcast: Microsoft Virtualization Best Practices for SQL Server (Level 300) 
Virtualizing business-critical applications delivers significant customer benefits, including cost savings, enhanced business continuity, and an agile and efficient management solution. In this webcast, we focus on virtualizing Microsoft SQL Server using Microsoft solutions, we discuss the benefits of using Microsoft virtualization technologies instead of technologies from key competitors such as VMware, and we provide guidance and technical best practices for virtualizing SQL Server in various production, test, and development scenarios. Topics we cover include consolidation, scale, load balancing, dynamic provisioning, and high availability. We also discuss customer results from lab deployment tests.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032428764&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

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November 03, 2009: TechNet Webcast: Technical Overview: System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SP2 and R3 (Level 200) 
With the release of the Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 operating systems, new capabilities and usage scenarios are emerging for system management. Economic, regulatory, green IT, and security issues continue to be the challenges organizations face. In this webcast, we provide a technical update and overview for Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007. We focus on Service Pack 2 and R3 enhancements, market capabilities, and describe our near-term release road map.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032428200

November 04, 2009: TechNet Webcast: Microsoft Virtualization Best Practices for Exchange Server (Level 300) 
Virtualizing business critical applications delivers significant benefits, including cost savings, enhanced business continuity, and an agile and efficient management solution. In this webcast, we focus on virtualizing Microsoft Exchange Server using Microsoft solutions, we discuss the benefits of using Microsoft virtualization technologies instead of technologies from key competitors such as VMware, and we provide technical guidance and best practices for virtualizing Exchange Server in various production scenarios. We also discuss results from lab deployment tests.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032428203

November 05, 2009: Microsoft Office System Webcast: Managing E-Mail Overload (Level 100) 
E-mail is a powerful business tool in a fast paced, always-on environment. E-mail allows us to quickly and effectively communicate to a broad audience. That’s the good news. The bad news is that many people are being managed by e-mail instead of them managing it. In this webcast, we look at several strategies for you to “take back your life” as it relates to e-mail. We explore how to reduce e-mail; how to be crystal clear on what you are doing and, maybe more importantly, what you are not doing; how to ensure that things are not slipping through the cracks; how to quickly find and file information; and how to write e-mail that helps you get what you want.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032429203

November 11, 2009: TechNet Webcast: Information About Microsoft November Security Bulletins (Level 200) 
On November 11, 2009, Microsoft releases its monthly security bulletins. Join us for a brief overview of the technical details of the November security bulletins. We intend to address your concerns in this webcast, therefore, most of the webcast is devoted to attendees asking questions about the bulletins and getting answers from Microsoft security experts.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032407490

November 12, 2009: Momentum Webcast: What’s New with Office Communications Server 2007 R2? (Level 100) 
Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 helps you deliver streamlined communications to users, so your organization can communicate with the right person, right now, from the applications they use most. Attend this webcast to learn about some of the new features introduced with the latest version of Office Communications Server. We discuss some of the new capabilities of software-powered voice over IP (VoIP), Web and audio/video conferencing, and enterprise instant messaging through Office Communications Server 2007 R2.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032428471

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http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc164340.aspx

No Updates

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http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd795096(EXCHG.140).aspx

Nothing New

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http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc164372.aspx

Still not updated since April 2009 and nothing new here either: http://msexchangeteam.com/archive/category/11153.aspx

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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
Exchange 2010: http://kbalertz.com/Technology_1282.aspx
Exchange 2010 Coexistence: http://kbalertz.com/Technology_1281.aspx
Forefront For Exchange: http://kbalertz.com/Technology_523.aspx

Not many this month, but Exchange 2010 has appeared on the list ;-)

October 26, 2009
976592 Event ID 2059 is logged after a successful restore on an Exchange 2007 CCR Cluster service

October 12, 2009
976066 A new Exchange 2007 database cannot be mounted, and you receive a “MapiExceptionNoAccess: Unable to mount database, (hr=0x80070005, ec=-2147024891)” error

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