Dgoldman's WebLog

The daily adventures of an Escalation Engineer

The Official Stance on Address List Segregation

Since the early days of Exchange Server our customers have used various methods to provide different...

Author: DGoldman [MSFT] Date: 01/28/2011

The future of Exchange 2010 Address List Segregation

Hey folks, I know it has been some time since I have last posted anything on this topic and you are...

Author: DGoldman [MSFT] Date: 09/09/2010

Proper virus exclusions for servers hosting the OAB

I often run in to situations where customers are seeing the following events in the application log:...

Author: DGoldman [MSFT] Date: 05/12/2010

CRITICAL UPDATE - Exchange 2010 Address List Segregation and Current Support Stances

Back on Wednesday, [January 06, 2010] I published the following blog: Exchange 2010 Address List...

Author: DGoldman [MSFT] Date: 05/10/2010

UPDATE: Looking up Free/Busy information in a mixed org (E2K3/E2k7) will return a 4004 error.

Hey guys, this is a long over due update with regards to...

Author: DGoldman [MSFT] Date: 04/30/2010

What are the default permissions on the ExchangeOAB directory?

When an OAB is being built by the system the OAB Generation process (OABGen.dll) will create the...

Author: DGoldman [MSFT] Date: 04/01/2010

UPDATE – Exchange 2010 Address List Segregation White Paper

Hey guys, I wanted to post an update. At this current time the white paper is on hold. I will keep...

Author: DGoldman [MSFT] Date: 03/25/2010

UPDATE - Attribute truncation and Event Logging with regards to OABGen and MSExchangeSA 9320 and 9359

Back on Tuesday, December 01, 2009 I wrote the following blog: PLEASE READ –> Events 9320 and...

Author: DGoldman [MSFT] Date: 03/24/2010

Exchange 2010 Address List Segregation – Update

Hey guys, I think you will be happy to know that I am towards the end of wrapping up the Exchange...

Author: DGoldman [MSFT] Date: 03/15/2010

GAL Photos in Exchange 2010 and Outlook 2010

Bharat Suneja has written an EXCELLENT article on how to use GAL Photos in Exchange 2010 and Outlook...

Author: DGoldman [MSFT] Date: 03/15/2010

How to set use OAB Throttling effectively

In this blog I will break down how to use OAB throttling. There are a few things that I need to...

Author: DGoldman [MSFT] Date: 03/12/2010

How to change the temp location for the OAB Generation process on Exchange 2007 sp2 and Exchange 2010

In all version of Exchange the OAB Generation process will store the data is reads from the active...

Author: DGoldman [MSFT] Date: 02/06/2010

Exchange 2007 and 2010 Address List Segregation changes

We’re in the process of validating the existing Exchange Address List Segmentation whitepaper...

Author: DGoldman [MSFT] Date: 01/06/2010

PLEASE READ –> Events 9320 and 9359 on new installation of Exchange 2010

When you attempt to generate your OAB you will see the following event id’s logged in your...

Author: DGoldman [MSFT] Date: 12/01/2009

IP_V6 is a must if you are trying to install Exchange 2010

I am getting ready to write the whitepaper for Exchange 2010 address list segregation and I ran in...

Author: DGoldman [MSFT] Date: 11/03/2009

A new version of FindSearchFolder.exe has been posted to the internet and is available for download

Back on Tuesday, July 01, 2008 I wrote the following blog on Microsoft Exchange and Search Folders....

Author: DGoldman [MSFT] Date: 10/28/2009

How can we try to control the network consumption by using OAB Throttling?

The answer to this is throttling the bandwidth from the server. By default, every client request for...

Author: DGoldman [MSFT] Date: 10/21/2009

Event ID 9373 is logged in the Application log when you update the offline address book in Exchange Server 2007

This was an article that I wrote about two years ago. I have high lighted a section in red which I...

Author: DGoldman [MSFT] Date: 08/28/2009

Global Address list shows the legacyExchangeDN instead of the email address

There are certain situations where the Global Address list display will show the legacyExchangeDN...

Author: DGoldman [MSFT] Date: 07/01/2009

Unable to delete the OAB system folders in Exchange 2007?

Often we will get question that have to deal with deleting system folders in Exchange 2007. When...

Author: DGoldman [MSFT] Date: 05/20/2009

Full OAB downloads caused by mis-configured anti virus software settings

Over the last few months I have seen a rash of calls come in where clients were being forced to...

Author: DGoldman [MSFT] Date: 04/08/2009

Forward to Internet recipients without internal mail-enabled contacts no longer works on Exchange 2007 – Part 2

I was recently asked by a HMC customer to see if this solution...

Author: DGoldman [MSFT] Date: 03/25/2009

A new build of OABInteg has been posted to the web

I complied a new build of OABInteg that has a fix for a problem when someone runs the tool with an...

Author: DGoldman [MSFT] Date: 02/23/2009

The OAB Generation process fails to generate an OAB with error MAPI_E_FAILONEPROVIDER

I just finished troubleshooting an error where we were generating multiple OAB's on a server with 6...

Author: DGoldman [MSFT] Date: 02/04/2009

How to set the msExchQueryBaseDN attribute for users via powershell

I was working in the lab today trying to debug a reproduction of an OWA hosting issue and I had the...

Author: DGoldman [MSFT] Date: 01/08/2009

OAB, Exchange Replication Service and the fix for OAB Generation failing on CCR and SCC clusters

Back on Thursday, December 11, 2008 i published a blog that contained information on the fix for OAB...

Author: DGoldman [MSFT] Date: 12/23/2008

Exchange 2007 OAB Generation fails with the following errors: 9369, 9328 and 9328

I recently fixed an issue where the Default Offline Address List was on Exchange 2003, deleted and...

Author: DGoldman [MSFT] Date: 12/17/2008

OAB Generation logs an Event ID 9373 when you update the offline address book in Exchange Server 2007

When you update the offline address book by using the Update-OfflineAddressBook command or by using...

Author: DGoldman [MSFT] Date: 12/16/2008

Fix for OAB Generation failing on CCR and SCC clusters

The failure of the offline address list to generate was the direct result of two separate issues....

Author: DGoldman [MSFT] Date: 12/11/2008

Warning message when you start Outlook 2007 and then connect to a mailbox that is hosted on an Exchange 2007-based server: "The name of the security certificate is invalid or does not match the name of the site"

When you start Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 and then connect to a mailbox that is hosted on a...

Author: DGoldman [MSFT] Date: 11/24/2008

OABInteg and certificate testing

I just have finished a new code path for OABInteg that will now allow you to do a proactive scan...

Author: DGoldman [MSFT] Date: 11/21/2008

Understanding why error code 0X8004010F is thrown when trying to download an OAB

When it comes to downloading an OAB the following error code [ 0X8004010F ] is the biggest pain for...

Author: DGoldman [MSFT] Date: 10/01/2008

How to get HideFromAddressBook to work on Exchange 2007

Often times customer have a need to create bulk contacts for their organization, but have business...

Author: DGoldman [MSFT] Date: 08/30/2008

SearchFolderFinder has now been posted for download

Today I posted the SearchFolderFinder.exe on http://code.msdn.com/SearchFolderFinder. I hope that...

Author: DGoldman [MSFT] Date: 08/26/2008

Exchange search folders and performance ramifications

A while back I wrote a few blogs so I could get some detailed information out on how search folders...

Author: DGoldman [MSFT] Date: 08/22/2008

Update - Changing the display name of active directory users

Back on Thursday, June 19, 2008 3:06 PM I published a blog on Changing the display name of active...

Author: DGoldman [MSFT] Date: 08/18/2008

Why details template changes don't seem to show up on clients after being made

I wanted to elaborate a little on the topic of details templates and how they work. Details...

Author: DGoldman [MSFT] Date: 08/09/2008

Microsoft Exchange and Search Folders

The Exchange search folders tend to be a very complicated subject for a lot of administrators. There...

Author: DGoldman [MSFT] Date: 07/01/2008

OAB generation on a CCR cluster will fail with error 1021

OAB generation on a CCR cluster will fail with error 1021 There was a new bug found that stops the...

Author: DGoldman [MSFT] Date: 06/19/2008

Changing the display name of active directory users

Some companies have requirements to change how their users display name show up in the active...

Author: DGoldman [MSFT] Date: 06/19/2008

ISA Delegation breaks OAB downloads

We have had a few cases where customers were not able to download their OAB files externally due to...

Author: DGoldman [MSFT] Date: 05/29/2008

How to forward to Internet recipients without creating an internal mail-enabled contact

I often work with the HMC hosting team when weird OAB generation problems come about. This request...

Author: DGoldman [MSFT] Date: 04/09/2008

How to prepare your organization for Exchange 2007 Address List Segregation or revert from Address List Segregation back to Exchange

Before you can start to follow the Exchange 2007 Address List Segregation white paper...

Author: DGoldman [MSFT] Date: 04/03/2008

Paged searches against Address Book in OWA lite not retaining DC session information during PageNext Operations

A while back I checked in a bug for fix that was affecting OWA lite clients. Basically the problem...

Author: DGoldman [MSFT] Date: 04/02/2008

How to force Outlook 2007 to use a static autodiscover.xml file

Brian Tirch is any army contractor work very closely with the Beta team here at Microsoft. He wrote...

Author: DGoldman [MSFT] Date: 03/31/2008

OABInteg - New Information

As most people know we took down GotDotNet and have relocated most of our external tools and code to...

Author: DGoldman [MSFT] Date: 03/26/2008

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