Product Review – Stellar OST Viewer

Why I need an OST Viewer? Exchange Server keeps mailbox data as EDB files at the Exchange Server end. The same mail data for a particular user is stored at the OST file when the user access the mailbox using a MAPI client like Outlook. There are cases were OST file fails to synchronize when the MAPI gets deleted … Continue reading “Product Review – Stellar OST Viewer”

Common mailbox / folder sharing scenarios Guided Walkthroughs

Microsoft has published certain Guided Walkthroughs helpful for us when working with Exchange, Outlook, Office 365 (o365) etc. to set up mailbox, calendar etc. Very helpful in learning and troubleshooting instances: Following are the guided walkthroughs available: Sharing calendar and contacts in Office 365 Setting up a mailbox that multiple users can access and use … Continue reading “Common mailbox / folder sharing scenarios Guided Walkthroughs”

Exchange 2013 with Outlook 2013-Force OAB Generation

In all previous Exchange releases, OAB generation was bound to a specific Exchange server. The disadvantage with this approach was that only one server was configured for OAB generation, and it was a single point of failure. In Exchange 2013, the OAB is generated by each Exchange 2013 Mailbox server(s) that hosts a special type of … Continue reading “Exchange 2013 with Outlook 2013-Force OAB Generation”

Block Syncing of Personal Phone Contacts in GAL through Social Connector

I have received a question on Exchange 2013 about the syncing of personal contacts in Outlook on GAL. For example, a user that has their own personal iPhone contact were uploaded to GAL. Obviously, a lot of users don’t like that (having their personal contacts loaded into the company directory). During the research on ‘How … Continue reading “Block Syncing of Personal Phone Contacts in GAL through Social Connector”

Use Digital IDs (Certificates) to prove your identity in Outlook email transactions

See MVP Manu Philip‘s article on Outlook 2010 posted on MVP Award Program Blog – MVP Monday Series. http://blogs.msdn.com/b/mvpawardprogram/archive/2012/04/09/use-digital-ids-certificates-to-prove-your-identity-in-outlook-email-transactions.aspx