Exchange Server

Exchange Server

PAL tool treshold file for Exchange 2013

PAL (http://pal.codeplex.com/) is the best tool to assist with Exchange performance issues. The tool helps with the creation of performance monitor counter logs and analyzing the logs against a threshold file. Unfortunately there's no threshold file for Exchange 2013 and the author of the 2010 versions doesn't respond to email. It would be great if the Exchange Team could support this, the tool is just as valuable as... more »

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13 votes

Exchange Server

Calendar improvement

We host our Exchange and Lync community calls and send the invites out via DL’s. Generally this has been good and a major improvement over trying to maintain the list of invitees within the event itself. However, it’s far from perfect, people end up with old/stale invites, don’t get updates, get forward the invite so never receive updates etc. The solution, to my mind, is a calendar that people subscribe to – that way... more »

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12 votes

Exchange Server

Attachment Database with Deduplication

Title says it all. Exchange databases grows mainly because of the attachments witch causes challenges to backup and maintain operations. There has to be some kind of solution in the future that reduces database size and disk utilization.

 

It would be a killer feature that all the attachments could be stored to a deduplication database and original message could refer with link to the attachment.

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-10 votes

Exchange Server

Enhanced Retention Policies

At the moment Retention Policies are only triggered on their retention age. Enhancing it with additional regular expressions (like transport/mail rules) will help manage the mailbox. For instance: Mail to archive when retention age is 90 days, unless object has attachment the mail is moved to archive when retention age is 45 days. (In my own mailbox, I move certain mails via a rule to a folder which has a specific retention... more »

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13 votes

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Integrated multi layers, multi engines antivirus & antispam back

The combination of Exchange 2010 and Forefront protection for Exchange 2010 is/was offering a decent multi engines antivirus and antispam solution. Forefront integrates on Exchange/Edge features like recipient filtering or safelist aggregation. Messages can be scanned at Edge, at internal transport level (and at mailbox level)… It offers a better protection than what is possible with Exchange 2013.

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-6 votes