A Month in #Exchange: March 2010

#Exchange2010 …

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New Downloads available in February 2010

EMEA case study resources
Avanade Case Study
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=76cb47e0-546a-4212-9b4a-c58959427b0d

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 2 Help
The Exchange Server 2007 SP2 Help can help you in the day-to-day administration of Exchange. Use this information to guide you through Exchange Server 2007 SP2 features, tasks, and administration procedures.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=85c5ef71-6a1f-4eb0-9ff3-3feee6057e96

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 and Outlook Standards Documentation
The Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 and Outlook Standards documentation is intended for use in conjunction with publicly available standard specifications and network programming art, and assumes that the reader either is familiar with the aforementioned material or has immediate access to it. A protocol specification does not require the use of Microsoft programming tools or programming environments in order for you to develop an implementation. If you have access to Microsoft programming tools and environments you are free to take advantage of them.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=6fa94dc9-d4b6-402b-8c22-8a52acea2284

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2) Release Notes
The Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 SP2 Release Notes contain late-breaking information for Exchange Server 2007.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=ee7829a3-0ae8-44de-822c-908cd1034523

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Protocol Documentation
The Microsoft Exchange Server protocols documentation provides detailed technical specifications for Microsoft proprietary protocols (including extensions to industry-standard or other published protocols) used by Microsoft Exchange Server to communicate with other Microsoft products.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=a9aae935-ad23-4117-a3d9-9ed6093d6d7f

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! Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.6
  • Updated! IPD Series Introduction – guide version 2.1

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

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TechNet Webcast: Network Considerations for Deploying Communications Server 2007 R2 (Level 300)
Deploying and scaling Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 in your enterprise network requires thoughtful consideration to ensure the quality of experience for end users. In this webcast, we discuss the features of Office Communications Server (OCS) 2007 R2 that are relevant to the network administrator, including codecs, quality monitoring, quality of service (QoS), and virtual local area network (VLAN) support. Discover how large enterprises have used these features, along with network right-provisioning and bandwidth planning, for their own successful OCS deployments, and learn how to apply these techniques to your enterprise network.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032439127&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

TechNet Webcast: Exchange Server 2010 Upgrade and Coexistence with Exchange Server 2007 and 2003 (Level 200)
In this webcast, we walk you through the process for introducing Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 into an organization that already has Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 or Exchange Server 2003. Learn the prerequisites, steps required, and the impact to client access for MAPI, Outlook Anywhere, Microsoft Office Outlook Web Access (OWA), ActiveSync, and POP/IMAP clients after the upgrade to Exchange Server 2010 has occurred
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032438996&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

TechNet Webcast: Yankee Group: Analyst Perspectives on Office Communications Server and the Enterprise Network (Level 200)
Join Microsoft for a special webcast presented by two highly respected analysts from the Yankee Group (www.yankeegroup.com) as they discuss their perspectives on unified communications (UC), customer deployments of Microsoft Office Communications Server, and the effects of UC on enterprise networks. In this webcast, we look at UC through the lens of a strategic collaboration platform, consider four diverse customer UC deployment case studies, review recommendations and best practices regarding network considerations for implementing UC, and we discuss the costs and benefits of Office Communications Server, including a look at the potential savings. Don’t miss this chance for a unique, third-party perspective of Microsoft unified communications offerings and customer deployments.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032440895&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

TechNet Webcast: Voice Administration and Monitoring for Communications Server 2007 R2 (Level 300)
If you have deployed Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 or are
about to start your deployment, it is critical that you have the right monitoring and administration approach. Attend this this webcast to learn about the Microsoft Quality of Experience approach to voice quality monitoring and how you can incorporate this approach into your deployment.  

This webcast covers the fundamentals of the various voice-related administration and monitoring capabilities within Communications Server 2007 R2. We discuss voice-related monitoring theory and practice, how to ensure your Communications Server deployments are set up for successful monitoring, and how to integrate Communications Server monitoring with other management products so that you can fix problems before they affect your users
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032440397&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

TechNet Webcast: Information Protection and Control in Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 (Level 300) 
Are you worried about employees accidentally leaking valuable corporate e-mail? In this webcast, we introduce new methods of information protection and control powered by Microsoft Exchange Server 2010, including a new transport rule for moderation, dynamic signatures, and application of rights management. We also discuss the use of Active Directory Rights Management Service in parallel with Exchange Server, and we explain how new features in Exchange Server 2010 can be applied to real-world messaging control scenarios.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032440403&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

TechNet Webcast: Voice Architecture and Planning for Communications Server 2007 R2 (Level 300)
Do you want to know the architecture behind the voice features in Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2, and what it would take to deploy the product? In this webcast, we present the deployment scenarios for enterprise voice functionality, including sizing and topology considerations, call routing and management, and interoperability with existing telephony infrastructure. Whether you are interested in blending voice features and functionality with your enterprise IP-PBX or exploring how Communications Server 2007 R2 can be used as a peer voice platform, this webcast provides you with the framework and knowledge to confidently move forward with your Communications Server deployment.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032440405&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

Microsoft Office System Webcast: Tips and Tricks for Outlook 2007 (Level 100)
We invite you to attend a Live Meeting presentation that will help you get the most out of Outlook 2007. Learn about new features and timesavers to help you in your day-to-day work. This session is good for beginner and intermediate users. We’ll also include a look at some of the new features in Office 2010.

The time you take to attend this session can help save you time later – past participants report saving from 15 to over 30 minutes a day after attending a Tips and Tricks session. Led by an expert Microsoft technology presenter, the session will be informative and entertaining, designed to help you learn how to work more effectively.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032442268&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

TechNet Webcast: Getting the Most Out of Exchange Server 2010: Performance and Scalability (Level 300)

Selecting the right server hardware for a Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 deployment becomes much easier when you know the product team’s scalability and performance guidelines. In this webcast, we review the product team’s guidance for the processor and memory requirements of each server role in Exchange Server 2010. We discuss a number of key performance enhancements from this release, and we explain how to use related tools like the Exchange Storage Calculator, Exchange Profile Analyzer, Loadgen, and Jetstress to take the guesswork out of server sizing
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032441262&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

Momentum Webcast: Secure Messaging and Collaboration (Level 100)
Please join us for the Microsoft-led seminar Secure Messaging and Collaboration, where you can learn how secure messaging and collaboration is a key tenet of the Microsoft business-ready security approach
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032432854&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

TechNet Webcast: Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 High Availability (Level 300)
Welcome to the future of Microsoft Exchange high availability. In this webcast we reveal the changes and improvements to the built-in high-availability platform in Microsoft Exchange Server 2010, including a unified solution for high availability and disaster recovery that is quick to deploy and easy to manage. Join us to learn about all of the new features in Exchange Server 2010 that make it the most resilient, highly available version of Microsoft Exchange yet.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032441266&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

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Monday, March 01, 2010: TechNet Webcast: Hyper-V for the VMware Administrator (Level 300)
If you are a VMware administrator or you are considering a virtualization platform purchase, then this webcast is for you. Using demonstrations, we compare Microsoft and VMware virtualization platforms and highlight the differences in the two platforms. Topics we cover include Failover Clustering, the Microsoft high availability solution; live migration, how Microsoft does VMotion; using Performance and Resource Optimization (PRO) to move virtual machines; and much more. 
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032441810

Tuesday, March 02, 2010: TechNet Webcast: Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Audio Conferencing Deep Dive (Level 200)
Are you familiar with Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 dial-in conferencing and want to go deeper into the technical details? Or, are you thinking about deploying dial-in conferencing but have not yet done so? Attend this webcast for a demonstration of how Communications Server 2007 R2 works in pract
ice, and get a detailed look at component interactions and call flows.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032441774

Wednesday, March 03, 2010: TechNet Webcast: Monitoring, Backing Up, and Restoring Exchange Server 2010 with System Center (Level 300)
Microsoft System Center helps you get the most from your mission-critical messaging infrastructure with management solutions that enhance the availability features built into Microsoft Exchange Server 2010. In this webcast, we look at how System Center can improve the health and availability of your servers running Exchange with the Exchange Server 2010 Management Pack for Microsoft Operations Manager 2007 and Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2007. System Center has application awareness built into its management solutions to help deliver guidance and best practices to Exchange administrators, ensuring service level agreements (SLAs) are met and saving organizations money.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032437151

Thursday, March 04, 2010: TechNet Webcast: Discover the New OWA: Outlook Web App (Level 200)
Outlook Web App provides the most robust Web experience for accessing Microsoft Exchange Server 2010. With Outlook Web App, users get more ways to communicate from the Web, including the new Outlook Web App instant messaging (IM) and SMS sync features, changes made to the conversation view, new communication types, and presentation methods in Outlook Web App that can increase user productivity. Attend this webcast to learn about Outlook Web Access and to see demonstrations of new features like MailTips, side-by-side calendars, delegate access, and delivery reports. We focus on the new end-user functions in Outlook Web App 2010, walk you through the configuration of IM with Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2, and demonstrate how to troubleshoot common configuration errors in setting up Outlook Web App IM.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032441267

Wednesday, March 10, 2010: TechNet Webcast: Information About Microsoft March Security Bulletins (Level 200)
Join us for a brief overview of the technical details of the March 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=1032427711

Thursday, March 11, 2010: TechNet Webcast: Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Management and Operations (Level 200)
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 includes new capabilities that make the operation of your Exchange environment more efficient. Attend this webcast to discover how Microsoft made the Exchange Management Console more powerful, extended the reach of PowerShell, made it easier to delegate management tasks, and built Web-based tools to make the job of managing Exchange easier than ever. Join us to learn more.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032441269

Tuesday, March 16, 2010: TechNet Webcast: Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Unified Messaging (Level 300)
Unified messaging in Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 made it possible to connect with a telephone system and put voice mail into an Outlook inbox. In this webcast, we demonstrate how deeper use of speech recognition in Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 unified messaging makes “anywhere access” to information even easier. We also discuss other new features, product architecture, and upgrading from Exchange Server 2007.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032442907

Tuesday, March 23, 2010: TechNet Webcast: Deploying and Managing Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Transport Servers (Level 200)
The transport server role in Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 provides some exciting new management functionality that makes mail flow issues easier to monitor and diagnose. In this webcast, we show you the best ways to take advantage this functionality, including Direct Deliver, Shadow Redundancy, and transport service level agreement (SLA) measurement and reporting. Learn how to plan for the most efficient transition to Exchange Server 2010, whether you are moving from Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 or Exchange Server 2003
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032441274

Thursday, March 25, 2010: TechNet Webcast: Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Storage Architecture (Level 300)
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 carries on the tradition begun in Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 of dramatically reducing mailbox storage costs. Attend this webcast to learn about the new levels of storage flexibility in Exchange Server 2010, and find out the technical details to help you select the right storage solution for your Exchange Server 2010 environment. We focus on how the storage architecture in Exchange Server 2010 has evolved and goes beyond the investments previously made to positively impact Microsoft customers.
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032442911

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

White Paper: Configuring Virtual Organizations and Address List Segregation in Exchange 2007
Topic Last Modified: 2010-01-28
This white paper provides the information that you need in order to configure Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 with multiple address lists so different groups of users can have their own address list and secure those address lists so that groups of users can only see their specific address list.
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb936719(EXCHG.80).aspx

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

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http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc164372.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
Communications Server 2007: http://kbalertz.com/Technology_557.aspx

February 19, 2010
980048 Error message when you try to submit an HTTP POST programmatically to Exchange Server 2010 Web Services: “HTTP 404 Resource Not Found”

February 15, 2010
979704 Description of Update Rollup 6 for Hosted Messaging and Collaboration 4.5

February 10, 2010
980050 The Exchange Server 2010 setup on a Hyper-V virtual machine fails and a “2147504141” error occurs

February 8, 2010
979177You cannot use Outlook 2003 to connect to an Exchange 2003 server by using RPC over HTTPS

February 5, 2010
978973 Error message when you try to install Forefront Security for Exchange or Antigen 9.0 for Exchange: “Setup failed to create the Antigen resource and configuration in the EVS”

February 2, 2010
978775 You cannot remove the OWA virtual directory from IIS 7 on an Exchange Server 2007 server

February 1, 2010
979174 Event ID: 1035 is logged when some e-mail messages are stuck in a remote delivery queue in a Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 environment or in a Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 environment
975807After you install Exchange Server 2007 CCR Service Pack 2, the Exchange Management Console displays an error: “Warning: The server administrator ” not a member of the Exchange View-Only Administrators”

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