Thursday, 27 August 2009

Exchange 2010 UM – interview and demo video

I recommend you watch this video What's new in Unified Messaging in Exchange 2010 on the site

Voicemail was in Exchange 2007 right, so what's new then? This video shows, Voicemail preview, call answering rules & custom routing menu options (setup using OWA), find me etc.

So simple, yet effective and powerful.


Dan -

Tuesday, 25 August 2009

Exchange Server 2007 SP2

Just in case you missed it, Exchange Server 2007 SP2 launched today. Get it here,

It will be of particular interest to those wishing to upgrade to Exchange Server 2010.


Wednesday, 19 August 2009

OCS R2 Mobile Client

Microsoft has kindly made a site for smartphones to download the software. Point your phone at:

Oliver Moazzezi

MVP - Exchange Server

Tuesday, 18 August 2009

Exchange Server 2010 Release Candidate Available

Well done to the Exchange Team – the Release Candidate for Exchange 2010 is ready. See

Worthy of note are the following new features in the Release Candidate:

  • Support for Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Support for in-place upgrade from Exchange Server 2010 Release Candidate to Exchange Server 2010 RTM. i.e. you can planning and deploying your Exchange Server 2010 environment today and rely on a safe upgrade to RTM later.
  • Co-existence with Exchange Server 2007 and Exchange Server 2003. For Exchange Server 2007 co-existence, Service Pack 2 (SP2) is required, and will be available later this month.


Dan -

Thursday, 13 August 2009

Entourage 2008 Exchange Web Services Edition


For those in the know, WebDAV is no more in Exchange 2010. This is big problem for Mac users who access Exchange mailboxes using Entourage. The solution to this is Exchange Web Services, a protocol that first appeared in Exchange 2007. Exchange Web Services also opens open the flood gates for custom applications that tie in to Exchange Server.

To get the latest Entourage 2008 Exchange Web Services Edition Beta you will need to go here, Note, you will need to have Office 2008 for Mac SP2 with the 12.2.1 update release.

From the Exchange side you will organisation will need to have Exchange 2007 SP1 RU4 or later. You’ll need to enter the EWS address which is normally similar to OWA, but with a different ending (e.g.

New features include:

  • AutoDiscover enhancements
  • Notes and Tasks synchronisation
  • GAL/LDAP access over the web