Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 1 has been released

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I’ll spare you the marketing, here are the three links you may be most interested in. The download link is here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=50b32685-4356-49cc-8b37-d9c9d4ea3f5b&displaylang=en The release notes are here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff728620(EXCHG.141).aspx MOST important – what’s new: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff459257(EXCHG.141).aspx   The CAS role has improved even more, with numerous improvements, including the ability to federate with self signed certificates (that’s […]

Released: Update Rollup 4 for Exchange Server 2010

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A quick mention and a quote from the original post. I’d like to encourage anyone who is in an architectural or operational capacity to subscribe to the Exchange teams blog. Quoting from the original blog post: Exchange CXP team has released Update Rollup 4 for Exchange Server 2010 RTM (KB 982639) to the download center. […]

Finding patches and hotfixes

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For some time we’ve had the luxury of a catalogue of patches, service packs, hot fixes and more, but it’s astounding how many people don’t seem to know about it. With that in mind, please feel free to browse to http://catalog.update.microsoft.com and search for just about anything. You may search for a technology – here […]

Yes there is, yes there is, YES THERE IS AN SP1

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News of SP1 is out, and we can talk about the new richness and goodness in SP1, including but not limited to: Becoming more attractive instantly after applying the SP. Outlook 2007 being able to access the Personal Archive OWA being faster than any other version ever, even faster than 2010 RTM Staggering amounts of […]

Yes there is, yes there is, YES THERE IS AN SP1

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Wohooo, news of SP1 is out, and we can talk about the new richness and goodness in SP1, including but not limited to: Becoming more attractive instantly after applying the SP. Outlook 2007 being able to access the Personal Archive OWA being faster than any other version ever, even faster than 2010 RTM Staggering amounts […]

Exchange 2007 SP3

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This may have snuck by a whole bunch of folks, so I thought I’d write a quick post about it. First off, SP3 isn’t out yet, but it’s currently in progress. Exchange 2007 owners can expect another service pack, specifically SP3 is scheduled for release in the later half of 2010 to add support to […]

Exchange Best Practices Analyzer revisited

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Ok so this isn’t a new topic – but actually it IS. Exchange Best Practices Analyzer or ExBPA updates quite regularly, and as such it’s something that the Exchange administrator should be running regularly. The reasons are quite simple: Owning Exchange is a moving target – Patches, Rollup Updates, etc change the software landscape and […]

Exchange 2007 SP2 is released

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The Exchange 2007 SP2 download is available right now. Besides being a service pack, Exchange 2007 SP2 is also a “feature pack”, meaning it introduces new functionality including the ability to backup Exchange natively using Windows 2008 backup amonst other features. Checkout the Exchange teams blog post on the new features.  Henrik Walther wrote a […]