A Month in #Exchange: May 2010

#Exchange2010 #OCS

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Microsoft Office Communications Server … In
Blog Posts & News from last month

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Exchange Server 2010 Release Notes
The Exchange Server 2010 Release Notes contain late-breaking information about Exchange Server 2010.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=884b5e4c-912c-4335-8b35-432aba919535

Microsoft Exchange Server Public Folder DAV-based Administration Tool
Use the Exchange Server Public Folder Distributed Authoring and Versioning (DAV)-based Administration tool (PFDAVAdmin) to perform various management tasks related to public folders and mailboxes. The tool checks the permissions status of each public and mailbox folder and corrects any problems found. The ability to bulk export/import the permissions and replica lists make this tool invaluable in achieving greater productivity in managing public folders. The program can also reports content information of each public folder and mailbox folder such as the number of items in each folder, size of folder and most recent modification date of any item in the folder.
Version: 06.05.8164
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=635be792-d8ad-49e3-ada4-e2422c0ab424

Update Rollup 4 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 2 (KB981383)
Update Rollup 4 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2) resolves issues that were found in Exchange Server 2007 SP2 since the software was released. This update rollup is highly recommended for all Exchange Server 2007 SP2 customers.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=b8f7f872-16d5-49d6-9867-adc01351c06f

Update Rollup 10 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1 (KB981407)
Update Rollup 10 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1 (SP1) resolves issues that were found in Exchange Server 2007 SP1 since the software was released. This update rollup is highly recommended for all Exchange Server 2007 SP1 customers.
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=6a894b4e-12b6-4a91-9555-d813956b6aac

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

Microsoft Exchange Server MAPI Client and Collaboration Data Objects 1.2.1
The Messaging API is a COM-like API that provides access to the contents of messaging stores. CDO 1.2.1 (Collaboration Data Objects, version 1.2.1) is a package providing access to Outlook-compatible objects through a COM-based API. Using either CDO or MAPI, a program can connect to a MAPI store, and then perform operations against that store. Starting with Exchange 2007, Microsoft will distribute the MAPI client libraries and CDO 1.2.1 as a Web download.
Version: 6.5.8165.0
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=94274318-27c4-4d8d-9bc5-3e6484286b1f

Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies Protocol Documentation
The Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies protocol documentation provides detailed technical specifications for Microsoft proprietary protocols (including extensions to industry-standard or other published protocols) that are implemented and used in SharePoint Products and Technologies to interoperate or communicate with Microsoft products.

The documentation includes a set of companion overview and reference documents that supplement the technical specifications with conceptual background, overviews of inter-protocol relationships and interactions, and technical reference information.

Version: 0410
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=5e94ad07-902c-422f-aadd-ff2bba9e540a

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TechNet Webcast: Security Best Practices for Hyper-V and Server Virtualization (Level 300)
Virtualization is one of the hottest topics in IT today and security is a top priory for IT staff. In this webcast, we cover security best practices for Hyper-V and introduce the Hyper-V Security Guide, the Microsoft reference for hardening servers running Windows Server 2008 with Hyper-V enabled.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032445997&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

TechNet Webcast: Publishing SharePoint and Exchange with Forefront Unified Access Gateway (Level 200)
Accessing your messaging and collaboration software solutions while working remotely has never been easier. Attend this webcast to learn how to use Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG) 2010 to securely publish Microsoft Exchange Server, Microsoft SharePoint Server, and other applications to your remote users—employees, partn
ers, vendors, and others.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032447232&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

TechNet Webcast: Forefront Unified Access Gateway and DirectAccess – Better Together (Level 200)
Attend this webcast to learn about the additional manageabilty, scalability, and security Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway (UAG) brings to DirectAccess deployments. We provide a short overview of DirectAccess, a new innovative technology available in the Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 operating systems, and we explain what Network Address Translation64 (NAT64) and Domain Name System64 (DNS64) are used for, why do you need two tunnels, and how to set tunnels up
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032447229&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

Business Insights Webcast: How to Migrate from Your POP E-Mail Account to Exchange Online (Level 200)
Join us for the fifth webcast in this migration series. This week we discuss migrating POP and IMAP mailboxes to Microsoft Exchange Online. Learn about the workflow for POP and IMAP migrations, the availability of Microsoft partner tools for migration, and how to use the Microsoft Online Migration Tools to help you move to Exchange Online.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032447716&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

TechNet Webcast: Capacity Planning and Sizing for Session Virtualization and VDI with RDS (Level 300)
Customers are increasingly looking at centralizing their users’ desktops and applications as a way to lower their total cost of ownership (TCO) or to increase business agility. Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) and session virtualization (formerly Terminal Services) are two scenarios supported by Remote Desktop Services (RDS) in the Windows Server 2008 R2 operating system, and both have different pros and cons from an IT professional’s perspective. From a scalability and user-density standpoint, session virtualization looks like the clear winner, but just how many virtual desktops—or sessions—can you host on any given hardware? Attend this webcast to learn about Microsoft tests and tools to measure capacity and performance of your RDS deployments, so you arrive at the right planning and sizing conclusions.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032447904&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

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May 04, 2010: TechNet Webcast: Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) 2.0 – Technical Overview (Level 200)
Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) 2.0 is designed to meet the growing demand for a single sign-on solution that crosses organization, application, and platform boundaries. In this webcast, we explain what’s new in AD FS 2.0 and share best practices for achieving a secure and highly available AD FS 2.0 deployment.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032446000

May 11, 2010: TechNet Webcast: How Microsoft IT Deployed Exchange 2010 on Premises (Level 300)
Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 introduces numerous advances in performance, scalability, and reliability, while lowering the total cost of ownership. In this Webcast, we discuss the Exchange Server 2010 deployment within Microsoft IT. The session includes descriptions of the Exchange Server 2010 roles, design criteria, hardware choices, and operational changes.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032448859

May 12, 2010: TechNet Webcast: Information About Microsoft May Security Bulletins (Level 200)
Join us for a brief overview of the technical details of the May 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.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032427724

May 13, 2010: TechNet Webcast: Automating Virtual Infrastructure Management with PRO Tips in System Center (Level 200) 
You don’t want to miss this webcast on how you can turn your virtualization infrastructure into a highly automated and dynamic application servicing machine. See how Performance and Resource Optimization (PRO) in Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 and Microsoft System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2 provides application-aware optimization of virtual machines. Using demos, we show how PRO tips make it possible for administrators to dynamically balance and optimize their servers at physical, virtual, and workloads levels. We also discuss partner solutions that extend PRO tips to address complex virtualization management scenarios.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032446002

May 14, 2010: TechNet Webcast: Protecting Exchange Server 2010 Using Hybrid Forefront Protection for Exchange (Level 300)
Attend this webcast to learn how Microsoft Forefront and Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 work better together. Discover how Microsoft Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server (FPE) and Microsoft Forefront Online Protection for Exchange (FOPE) facilitate the protection of Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 from malware, unsolicited e-mail, and other security threats.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032433626

May 18, 2010: Microsoft Simulcast Event: Launch 2010 Technical Decision Maker Briefings, Maximizing your Business Productivity Infrastructure
Discover how Microsoft Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 can help drive efficiency for you and your enterprise — across PC, phone, and browser.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032451127

May 19, 2010: TechNet Webcast: Clusters and Virtualization: Guest Clustering vs. Host Clustering (Level 300)
In host clustering the Hyper-V parent partition handles the clustering of virtual machines, while in guest clustering each virtual machine manages the clustering of services or applications running inside the virtual machin
e. What are the pros and cons of each clustering model? What approach is right for which scenarios? What about combining physical and virtual machines in the same cluster? How do I configure clusters? In this webcast, we address these questions and many more.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032448849

May 24, 2010: TechNet Webcast: Automating and Managing Windows Server Failover Clusters with PowerShell (Level 300)
Learn how the new failover clustering PowerShell cmdlets introduced in the Windows Server 2008 R2 operating system simplify server management. Coupled with other PowerShell cmdlets included in Windows Server that provide a variety of features and server roles, these new failover clustering tools provide both a powerful command-line interface and scripting capabilities for automation of failover clusters. Attend this webcast to see how easy managing clusters running on Server Core or Microsoft Hyper-V Server can be.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032448851

May 27, 2010: MSDN Simulcast Event: Launch 2010 Technical Readiness Series, Life Runs on Code
Find out how you can ride the next wave of innovation ushered in by Microsoft Visual Studio 2010. Join us online for this full-day event where you’ll learn about the rich platforms that Visual Studio 2010 supports and what that means for creativity, collaboration, and more. Find out about the variety of rich application platforms that Visual Studio 2010 supports, including Windows 7, web, Microsoft SharePoint Server, Windows Azure, Microsoft SQL Server, and Windows Phone 7 Series. From tighter testing and collaboration to application development, it’s a whole new world of innovation. You’ll get a full day of training from Microsoft engineers, evangelists, and partners
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032451132

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

April 23, 2010
982463 “Outlook Web Access has disabled this link for your security” error message when you click a link in an e-mail message in Outlook Web Access 2007

April 21, 2010
979693 You cannot mount a public folder store on a newly installed Exchange 2007 server, and it fails with a MapiExceptionNoAccess error
979695 Exchange Management Console (EMC) crashes, and you receive an error: “MMC could not create the snap-in”

April 15, 2010
981257 An update to the Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Audio Video Conferencing server is required to maintain existing behavior after update 977547 is applied

April 14, 2010
982351 Custom Address Lists are not shown in the GAL in Microsoft Office Outlook

April 13, 2010
976703 MS10-024: Description of the security update for Exchange 2000 Server: April 13, 2010
976702 MS10-024: Description of the security update for Exchange Server 2003 Service Pack 2: April 13, 2010
981383 Description of Update Rollup 4 for Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 2
980639 A user can only set the time zone to Bucharest in OWA after you update Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack1 to Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 2
981407 Description of Update Rollup 10 for Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1
981401 Description of Update Rollup 3 for Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Release to Manufacturing
981664 RPC clients or MAPI on the Middle Tier clients may not receive responses from the mailbox server role on an Exchange 2010 server

April 2, 2010
981539 Installation of Exchange Server 2007 fails on a multiprocessor server

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