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Exchange 2007 updates - Blogs for Exchange and Outlook, Virtual Machines, Webcasts, Service Pack 1 (SP1) and more

This information is from the last 2 Technet Newsletters (http://www.microsoft.com/technet).  Webcasts that have occurred in the past are available for download by clicking on the URLs.

Blogs

Exchange Team Blog

http://msexchangeteam.com/default.aspx

Outlook Team Blog

http://blogs.msdn.com/outlook/default.aspx

Awards

Exchange Server wins CRN award

The 2007 CRN Channel Champions Awards have been recently announced!

http://msexchangeteam.com/archive/2007/05/11/438675.aspx

Evaluation

Quickly Evaluate Microsoft and Partner Solutions Through a Series of Pre-Configured Virtual Hard Disks

Microsoft Exchange on virtual hard disk (VHD) lets you try out the key features of Exchange Server 2007. With the VHD Test Drive program, you can download VHDs and evaluate them for free in your own environment, without the need for dedicated servers or complex installations.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=692a6e3c-81c9-4d8a-93fa-266d651735dc&DisplayLang=en

Educating Information Workers About Exchange Server 2007

The information and procedures in this document focus on the information worker features that can be accessed on a computer that is running Exchange Server 2007 that has the Client Access or Unified Messaging server role installed. This document provides overviews of these features and the tasks you must perform to manage and configure them.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=19&SrcDisplayLang=en&SrcCategoryId=&SrcFamilyId=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3fFamilyID%3d31f73783-0517-4b02-84bc-1fd957eb2f3c%26DisplayLang%3den

 

1 June 2007 : TechNet Webcast: Exchange Server 2007 Client Access and Web Services (Level 200)

In this webcast, we focus on Client Access Services in Microsoft Exchange Server 2007. The overall goal of Client Access Services is to add value to the data in your inbox by enabling you to access that data from any location. We explain how to access inbox data using Microsoft Office Outlook, Microsoft Office Outlook Web Access (OWA), and mobile devices, and we also describe some of the new client access features introduced in Exchange Server 2007. Join us for a look at the various underlying components of Exchange Server 2007 Client Access Services. We cover the enhanced calendar functionality, the new Unified Messaging and Exchange Server Web services, and programmatic access to messaging data. We conclude the session by examining Exchange Server ActiveSync improvements.

http://www.microsoft.com/events/EventDetails.aspx?CMTYSvcSource=MSCOMMedia&Params=%7eCMTYDataSvcParams%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22ID%22+Value%3d%221032341207%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22ProviderID%22+Value%3d%22A6B43178-497C-4225-BA42-DF595171F04C%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22lang%22+Value%3d%22en%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22cr%22+Value%3d%22US%22%2f%5e%7esParams%5e%7e%2fsParams%5e%7e%2fCMTYDataSvcParams%5e

 

Technical Information

Getting Started with Exchange Server 2007

This document describes the features and functionality offered by Microsoft Exchange Server 2007. It also describes the basic concepts of Unified Messaging and the steps that are required to install the Unified Messaging server role. This document is designed to help users who are new to Exchange 2007 explore how they can use Unified Messaging in their Exchange organization.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=20&SrcDisplayLang=en&SrcCategoryId=&SrcFamilyId=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3fFamilyID%3dd67743af-9a64-44c5-8bae-bca9e140c604%26DisplayLang%3den

 

5 July 2007 : TechNet Webcast: Overview of Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1 (Level 300)

Are you interested in learning about the new features and capabilities in Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1 (SP1)? Join this webcast as we take a closer look at:

  • The continued investments made in Microsoft Office Outlook Web Access (OWA).
  • Increased availability models.
  • New management tasks, such as public folder administration, built into the Exchange Management Console.

http://www.microsoft.com/events/EventDetails.aspx?CMTYSvcSource=MSCOMMedia&Params=%7eCMTYDataSvcParams%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22ID%22+Value%3d%221032341340%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22ProviderID%22+Value%3d%22A6B43178-497C-4225-BA42-DF595171F04C%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22lang%22+Value%3d%22en%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22cr%22+Value%3d%22US%22%2f%5e%7esParams%5e%7e%2fsParams%5e%7e%2fCMTYDataSvcParams%5e

 

11 July 2007 : TechNet Webcast: Introduction to Windows PowerShell Scripting in Exchange Server 2007 (Level 200)

Discover how you can use Windows PowerShell to perform day-to-day administrative tasks. In this session, we provide an overview of Windows PowerShell commands and describe how to construct them. Next, we demonstrate how to build more complex scripts in Microsoft Exchange Server 2007. We conclude the webcast with a review of the reporting facilities available in Windows PowerShell. 

http://www.microsoft.com/events/EventDetails.aspx?CMTYSvcSource=MSCOMMedia&Params=%7eCMTYDataSvcParams%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22ID%22+Value%3d%221032343632%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22ProviderID%22+Value%3d%22A6B43178-497C-4225-BA42-DF595171F04C%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22lang%22+Value%3d%22en%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22cr%22+Value%3d%22US%22%2f%5e%7esParams%5e%7e%2fsParams%5e%7e%2fCMTYDataSvcParams%5e

 

2 July 2007 : TechNet Webcast: Giving the Administrator More Control with Exchange Server 2007 (Level 200)

Join this session to see how Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 gives administrators more control. We cover a broad range of topics in this webcast, starting with a quick review of the Exchange Server 2007 themes. We then discuss server role-based deployment, in addition to the wizard-driven and command-line installation routines. We go on to look at the Exchange Management Console and Exchange Management Shell, and we wrap up by exploring changes to the storage architecture that benefit administrators, including Local Continuous Replication (LCR) and Clustered Continuous Replication (CCR).

http://www.microsoft.com/events/EventDetails.aspx?CMTYSvcSource=MSCOMMedia&Params=%7eCMTYDataSvcParams%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22ID%22+Value%3d%221032343422%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22ProviderID%22+Value%3d%22A6B43178-497C-4225-BA42-DF595171F04C%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22lang%22+Value%3d%22en%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22cr%22+Value%3d%22US%22%2f%5e%7esParams%5e%7e%2fsParams%5e%7e%2fCMTYDataSvcParams%5e

 

18 July 2007 : TechNet Webcast: Deploying and Migrating to Exchange Server 2007 (Level 200)

In this webcast, we look at deploying Microsoft Exchange Server 2007. We start by examining the hardware, software, infrastructure, and security requirements you need to meet before you can deploy the first Exchange Server computer. We also demonstrate the five server roles Exchange Server 2007 provides, illustrate what they do, and explore the options you have for implementing these roles within your organization. We describe the installation process itself, looking at both the GUI and command-line installation routines. Attend this session to learn more about the migration from and coexistence with earlier Exchange Server environments. http://www.microsoft.com/events/EventDetails.aspx?CMTYSvcSource=MSCOMMedia&Params=%7eCMTYDataSvcParams%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22ID%22+Value%3d%221032343650%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22ProviderID%22+Value%3d%22A6B43178-497C-4225-BA42-DF595171F04C%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22lang%22+Value%3d%22en%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22cr%22+Value%3d%22US%22%2f%5e%7esParams%5e%7e%2fsParams%5e%7e%2fCMTYDataSvcParams%5e

 

27 July 2007 : TechNet Webcast: Recipient Management, Policies, and Permissions in Exchange Server 2007 (Level 200)

In this webcast, we focus on the recipient management model in Microsoft Exchange Server 2007, and discuss how it has changed since Microsoft Exchange Server 2003. Learn how Exchange Server 2007 handles resources and find out about the changes to the administrative permission model. In Exchange Server 2007, you have the option to separate your Active Directory directory service administration from your Exchange Server administration. During this presentation, we explore how that is achieved. http://www.microsoft.com/events/EventDetails.aspx?CMTYSvcSource=MSCOMMedia&Params=%7eCMTYDataSvcParams%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22ID%22+Value%3d%221032343672%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22ProviderID%22+Value%3d%22A6B43178-497C-4225-BA42-DF595171F04C%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22lang%22+Value%3d%22en%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22cr%22+Value%3d%22US%22%2f%5e%7esParams%5e%7e%2fsParams%5e%7e%2fCMTYDataSvcParams%5e

Technical Architecture of Exchange Server 2007

This document discusses the technical architecture of Exchange Server 2007, including descriptions of server roles, topologies, and the transport architecture.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=24&SrcDisplayLang=en&SrcCategoryId=&SrcFamilyId=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3fFamilyID%3db34fa7cc-8f13-4e21-ae87-eb824728ddd1%26DisplayLang%3den

 

Managing Mailbox Features in Exchange Server 2007

The purpose of this document is to help you manage and configure Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Mailbox servers. The information and procedures in this document focus specifically on the mailbox features of an Exchange 2007 computer that has the Mailbox server role installed.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=25&SrcDisplayLang=en&SrcCategoryId=&SrcFamilyId=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3fFamilyID%3d87332ece-5f95-45fe-9554-70c2f8d38408%26DisplayLang%3den

 

11 June 2007 : TechNet Webcast: Exchange Server 2007 Transport and Routing Architecture (Level 200)

In this session, we present the improvements made to transport and message routing in Microsoft Exchange Server 2007, and we highlight the benefits these changes offer to both users and administrators. We start by looking at the pros and cons of message routing and transport services in Microsoft Exchange Server 2000 and Exchange Server 2003. Next, we compare Exchange Server 2000 and Exchange Server 2003 with Exchange Server 2007. We conclude the webcast with demonstrations that show you how to set up connectors between the Hub and Edge Transport server roles, and how to enable transport rules within your organization.

http://www.microsoft.com/events/EventDetails.aspx?CMTYSvcSource=MSCOMMedia&Params=%7eCMTYDataSvcParams%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22ID%22+Value%3d%221032341211%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22ProviderID%22+Value%3d%22A6B43178-497C-4225-BA42-DF595171F04C%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22lang%22+Value%3d%22en%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22cr%22+Value%3d%22US%22%2f%5e%7esParams%5e%7e%2fsParams%5e%7e%2fCMTYDataSvcParams%5e

 

13 June 2007 : TechNet Webcast: Disaster Recovery in Exchange Server 2007 (Level 200)

In this session, we talk about disaster recovery in Microsoft Exchange Server 2007. We discuss how you can plan for disaster recovery by understanding what issues can arise with your servers running Exchange Server and the information they store and handle. We look at server roles, describe what each server role does, and explain what can happen to your Exchange Server organization when a server role fails. When a disaster occurs, you need to get the server up and running as quickly as possible, so we also look at the recovery solutions and available tools in this webcast.

http://www.microsoft.com/events/EventDetails.aspx?CMTYSvcSource=MSCOMMedia&Params=%7eCMTYDataSvcParams%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22ID%22+Value%3d%221032341213%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22ProviderID%22+Value%3d%22A6B43178-497C-4225-BA42-DF595171F04C%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22lang%22+Value%3d%22en%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22cr%22+Value%3d%22US%22%2f%5e%7esParams%5e%7e%2fsParams%5e%7e%2fCMTYDataSvcParams%5e

 

15 June 2007 : TechNet Webcast: Recipient Management, Policies, and Permissions in Exchange Server 2007 (Level 200)

In this webcast, we focus on the recipient management model in Microsoft Exchange Server 2007, and discuss how it has changed since Microsoft Exchange Server 2003. Learn how Exchange Server 2007 handles resources and find out about the changes to the administrative permission model. In Exchange Server 2007, you have the option to separate your Active Directory directory service administration from your Exchange Server administration. During this presentation, we explore how that is achieved.

http://www.microsoft.com/events/EventDetails.aspx?CMTYSvcSource=MSCOMMedia&Params=%7eCMTYDataSvcParams%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22ID%22+Value%3d%221032341245%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22ProviderID%22+Value%3d%22A6B43178-497C-4225-BA42-DF595171F04C%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22lang%22+Value%3d%22en%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22cr%22+Value%3d%22US%22%2f%5e%7esParams%5e%7e%2fsParams%5e%7e%2fCMTYDataSvcParams%5e

Downloads

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 SP1 Release Notes

This download contains a stand-alone version of the Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 SP1 Release Notes.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=1&SrcDisplayLang=en&SrcCategoryId=&SrcFamilyId=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3fFamilyID%3d5770bd59-376e-42ec-b940-be6225cd97ff%26DisplayLang%3den

 

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Shell Help

This download contains an update to the Exchange Management Shell Help

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/info.aspx?na=22&p=2&SrcDisplayLang=en&SrcCategoryId=&SrcFamilyId=&u=%2fdownloads%2fdetails.aspx%3fFamilyID%3d65c12b39-dbca-4b22-baa4-5f5d96613574%26DisplayLang%3den

 

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David

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