Tony Redmond

Senior Contributing Editor , Windows IT Pro

Tony Redmond is a senior contributing editor for Windows IT Pro and the author of Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Inside Out (Microsoft Press) and Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Inside Out: Mailbox and High Availability (Microsoft Press, October 2013).
 

Posts by Tony Redmond

Exchange 2013 CU6 hybrid and co-existence bugs cause administrators to despair

If you are a regular reader of this blog, you can’t say that you haven’t been warned to test newly released cumulative updates before you......

OWA bug compromises item preservation for litigation and in-place holds

Microsoft has confirmed that a bug in Outlook Web App (OWA) can be exploited to compromise in-place or litigation holds. The bug means that a user......

Exchange 2013 Cumulative Update 6 begins to address public folder scalability

The release of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Cumulative Update 6 (CU6 – build 995.29) comes as the summer vacation period winds down. Still,......

TechEd Europe session selection not good news for on-premises customers or independent voices

Those of you who plan to go to TechEd EMEA in Barcelona at the end of October might be disappointed to discover the lack of independent advice that......

Another opportunity for automation in eDiscovery for SharePoint 2013 and Exchange 2013

Why is it that anything that involves co-operation between Exchange 2013 and SharePoint 2013 is quite so hard to setup and fragile to manage? It......

The joy of an impractical 100,000 Exchange 2013 mailbox configuration

Last November, I wrote about some configurations advanced by Hitachi and IBM that appeared to meet the storage needs of 120,000 Exchange 2013......

Rapid development in Office 365 reflects current software engineering practice

The old carefully-paced world of software engineering worked well at a time when everyone accepted that it took time to design, program, test, and......

Update causes Outlook 2013 to fail to open archive mailboxes

I don’t tend to pay much attention to my archive mailbox. It sits there in the list of resources opened by Outlook but I never really feel the......

2TB seems like such a good size for a mailbox database

I am sometimes asked about how large an Exchange mailbox database should be allowed to grow. In an era of ever-swelling mailboxes, it’s a good......

Why an Office 365 update caused the Exchange 2013 HCW to crash

The publication of KB2988229 on July 30 and an accompanying EHLO post provided formal acknowledgement that a problem exists with the Exchange 2013......