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All Versions of On-Premises Exchange Server Vulnerable to New Attack

A newly-discovered vulnerability in Exchange potentially allows attackers to gain control over Active Directory. Since Exchange 2000, Exchange has been a highly-privileged server that's tightly connected to Active Directory. Add in some NTLM weakness, Exchange Web Services push notifications, and everything comes together for the bad guys.

Jan 25, 2019 | Tony Redmond

Choosing the Best Mobile Office 365 Email Client

Companies that move to Office 365 have to decide what mobile email client to use. A native client that uses Exchange ActiveSync (EAS) or Outlook? In the past, the best choice was probably something like the iOS mail app. Now, Outlook is the focus of Microsoft's mobile efforts and it's where all the new functionality appears. EAS is still valuable, just less so than it was before.

Mar 27, 2018 | Tony Redmond

iOS 11 and Exchange 2016/Online: Not Kissing Cousins

Apple released iOS 11 and found that the mail app cannot connect to Exchange Online or Exchange 2016. It's all to do with HTTP2 connections. Apple tries to connect via ActiveSync but doesn't do so the way that Exchange likes, or something like that. In any case, maybe now's the time to consider Outlook for iOS.

Sep 19, 2017 | Tony Redmond

Microsoft Migrates Exchange Public Folders to Office 365 Groups

Microsoft has new tools to migrate public folders (the "cockroaches of Exchange") to Office 365 Groups. Sounds good. The good news is that the tools work, even if they need a lot of manual oversight. ISVs offer tools to do the same job with more automation. The choice is yours!

Sep 5, 2017 | Tony Redmond

Games Vendors Play with Exchange Hardware Configurations

Hardware vendors publish their solutions for Exchange through the Microsoft ESRP. The only thing is that some of the solutions are illogical and unworkable. In fact, some solutions are simply ridiculous. Sure, you could implement them - but at what cost and what level of reliability. But the solutions get your attention and that's their purpose.

Aug 31, 2017 | Tony Redmond

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