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April 15, 2009
With Exchange Server 2010, Microsoft marches into an area that was solely owned by archiving third-party partners. But the company is tight-lipped on Exchange 2007 SP2.
June 16, 2005
Microsoft plans to increase the individual mailbox store size for a version of Exchange Server 2003 favored by SMBs.
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Microsoft's enhanced Office 365 eDiscovery features will look familiar to administrators who have used case management features in on-premises Exchange Server. Continue Reading
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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
Discover Microsoft Exchange Server tools that will allow you to perform defined searches of .PST files, the Exchange information store and mailbox data. Continue Reading
If you have any experience with Microsoft Outlook's AutoArchive feature, you know that it doesn't always work as intended. Learn about a third-party email archiving software program called ArchiveAssist that alleviates Microsoft Outlook's ... Continue Reading
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When you're stumped on how to track email items following a central mailbox move, fix the dilemma by knowing what happens to items in mailboxes when they move to a PST file. Continue Reading
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
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If you run into problems with broken PST files when trying to move email, you have a choice of fixes. Continue Reading
An Outlook 2013 upgrade won't solve PST file problems, but Microsoft made two changes in Outlook 2013 to help you avoid using them all together. Continue Reading
Find out how to set home default locations and autoarchive your .pst files. Continue Reading