Exchange Tips

How to phase out Exchange archive mailboxes

A customer wants to phase out their Exchange archive mailboxes. There are no reason for them to keep them. Back then they were told about cheap storage and large ost files, but all their data is placed on the same SAN and they are soon using Outlook 2013. They have …

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MAPI over HTTP: Exchange 2013

Hi I just returned from MEC 2014 (Microsoft Exchange Conference) in Austin and one of the session I attended was about Outlook Connectivity. I thought that RPC/HTTP was the protocol of the future, but now we have the brand new protocol MAPI/HTTP. This is also the beginning of the end of …

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Granular Outlook Permissions

Recently a customer with a lot of shared mailboxes asked if it was possible to give granular Outlook permissions for some users. They wanted read only permissions to some shared mailboxes – to the Inbox only. The customer also asked if Automapping was possible even if we only was giving access to …