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June 06, 2005
Checklist: Top 10 Exchange performance worst practices, worst practice #8
October 14, 2004
Feeling that it had little control over its Sendmail-based messaging system, Utah's Private Mentoring Group decided to bring e-mail in-house. But it found there's no easy path from other e-mail servers to Exchange.
April 14, 2004
The following is Tip #21 from "25 Exchange 2003 Tips in 25 minutes."
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The release of Microsoft Office 2007 SP2 brought about a redesign of Outlook's internal storage engine. However, with the increase in performance comes bloating of your .ost and .pst files. Learn about the performance improvements this new file ... Continue Reading
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Despite Outlook improvements in Microsoft Office 2007 SP2, mailboxes that are larger than 5 GB can still experience performance problems. Use these recommendations and the WinSAT tool to accurately predict how large Outlook mailboxes will perform. Continue Reading
Premature shut downs of Microsoft Outlook 2007 can lead to performance problems. Educating your users and downloading patches can help smooth out the reconciliation process. Continue Reading
Using Outlook 2007 in cached mode allows mobile users to access mailboxes while not connected to Exchange Server. This tip explains some different .OST file group policy settings you can use to control how Outlook 2007 operates in cached mode. Continue Reading
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An admin is curious as to what will happen to users' .ost files after restoring a backup. Our expert explains how to find out with a few quick steps. Continue Reading
To fix a workstation and laptop that were both running out of hard disk space, Microsoft Exchange Server expert Brien Posey performed a bare-metal restore. Read about the issues he encountered and what steps he took to repair Microsoft Outlook 2007 ... Continue Reading
Exchange Server users have reported that their Microsoft Outlook 2007 email messages mysteriously disappear and then reappear later from their Sent Items or Deleted Items folders. Is this due to a configuration issue? Is it a latency issue? In this ... Continue Reading