David Lemson's WebLog

Product Unit Manager, Exchange

What's the story with WINS?

Recently, someone asked the following question on an internal Microsoft distribution list: Can...

Author: dlemson Date: 09/07/2006

Exchange 12 unveiled

Where have I been? I have been so very bad at blog posting. I like to think that I favor quality...

Author: dlemson Date: 03/14/2006

TechEd Day 1&2 from an Exchange perspective

It’s been a huge couple of days for the Exchange team, especially the Exchange Mobile Sync team,...

Author: dlemson Date: 06/08/2005

Want to work on mobile/web access technologies in the Exchange Team?

See my post on the Exchange Blog for details on some job openings in my team. As a bonus, can you...

Author: dlemson Date: 02/03/2005

My favorite spot on the MS campus

I was just reading a not-so-old post on Adam Barr's blog about his favorite spots on the MS campus...

Author: dlemson Date: 01/26/2005

Great MCE 2005 feature: Info on Movies

It seems like every day I find a Media Center 2005 feature that makes me say, "wow isn't that cool!"...

Author: dlemson Date: 12/24/2004

Quiet MCE, Part Deux

Earlier this year, after being a TiVo fan for quite a few years (I have the little plush toy they...

Author: dlemson Date: 12/21/2004

HELLOMOTO

Today, our second Exchange ActiveSync licensee announced their upcoming device with direct Exchange...

Author: dlemson Date: 11/29/2004

Treo 650 and Exchange ActiveSync

I am sorely overdue in posting, and I apologize about that. I will hide behind the sorry excuse that...

Author: dlemson Date: 10/30/2004

The RFC 2821 "Covenant"

In a recent comment, Mark Hicks asks: Is there a way to accept a message for an invlaid recipient...

Author: dlemson Date: 07/02/2004

Blogging from TechEd: Exchange SP1 and IMF released

I'm sure you've read it elsewhere, but here's one more link. It was hard to sit on this as people...

Author: dlemson Date: 05/25/2004

Exchange Development at TechEd

What have I been spending my time on this week? Polishing my presentation on Exchange Development!...

Author: dlemson Date: 05/18/2004

IMF settings

Several people have commented or emailed me asking me for my IMF settings, since I mentioned that I...

Author: dlemson Date: 05/04/2004

ResolveP2 flags

In comments to my recent post on ResolveP2, several people asked me what the properties listed in...

Author: dlemson Date: 04/09/2004

ResolveP2, RerouteViaStore, and its equivalent in Exchange 2003

Recently I have encounted a number of people who asked what the ResolveP2 reg key in Exchange 5.5...

Author: dlemson Date: 03/27/2004

Sharing a domain between two Exchange orgs

Luke asks: I am in the process of migrating from Exchange 5.5 to Exchange 2003 for a company that...

Author: dlemson Date: 03/03/2004

How are you using the Windows 2003 POP Server, Part II

In a previous post, I asked people how they are using the Win2K3 POP server and what features they...

Author: dlemson Date: 02/24/2004

Essential Outlook 2003 document

One of the Outlook program managers just answered one of my questions with some info from an...

Author: dlemson Date: 02/09/2004

Who is David Lemson?

I am a Group Program Manager in the Exchange product group. I've worked in Exchange my entire time...

Author: dlemson Date: 01/29/2004

How are you using the Windows 2003 POP3 Server?

I saw a link on the “hellomate“ MS Exchange blog to a post singing the praises of the...

Author: dlemson Date: 01/29/2004

More from Michel on customer feedback

In a comment to my last post, Michel says: It sure helps to demystify the process, but also shows...

Author: dlemson Date: 01/28/2004

How do we decide what features make it in to Exchange?

In a recent comment, Michel asks: How do you come up with a list of new features that are to be...

Author: dlemson Date: 01/27/2004

Home Portrait Studio

KC mentioned the other day in her blog that we recently created a home photo studio. Leading up to...

Author: dlemson Date: 01/21/2004

HP Exchange 2003 Academies

HP is starting a new round of Exchange 2003 Customer Academies and I wanted to give them some press,...

Author: dlemson Date: 01/19/2004

Catchall vs Check recipients

We get two different common requests for features that we have solutions for, but it's funny that...

Author: dlemson Date: 01/19/2004

Tech Support for Life?

I read Rob Pegoraro's WP article linked from TechDirt and thought it was interesting to point out...

Author: dlemson Date: 12/22/2003

Cryptophone

I ran across a pretty neat new application for the Pocket PC Phone Edition, which I carry and really...

Author: dlemson Date: 11/18/2003

Exchange Intelligent Message Filter announced

In yesterday evening's keynote at Comdex, Bill Gates announced a new "Intelligent Message Filter"...

Author: dlemson Date: 11/17/2003

Configure Exchange 2003 to check recipients in SMTP protocol

For years, people have been asking me, "how can I make Exchange work just like sendmail, where it...

Author: dlemson Date: 10/17/2003

Server name != Domain name

In a posting to the Windows in Higher Education Listserv, I was asked about a new behavior in...

Author: dlemson Date: 10/16/2003

Sierra Wireless threatens the norms of Cell Phones

BusinessWeek Online has a dispatch from the floor of ITU Telecom World (where High-Volume...

Author: dlemson Date: 10/16/2003

Exchange 2003 Tools & Updates

From reading newsgroups and public lists, many Exchange customers aren't aware of our Tools &...

Author: dlemson Date: 10/03/2003

Okay, Okay, some Exchange content

A new Exchange Hotfix is making the news right now.  It's only for Exchange 5.5 servers,...

Author: dlemson Date: 10/03/2003

The importance of good HR

John Porcaro has an interesting insight about the importance of good recruiting.  When I was...

Author: dlemson Date: 10/03/2003

Yay Mark Cuban

Mark Cuban has used his dotcom wealth to buy Landmark Theatres.  I've had an HDTV for a couple...

Author: dlemson Date: 09/26/2003

Life with Baby

The other interesting thing that's gone on in the lives of my wife KC and I is that we had a baby,...

Author: dlemson Date: 09/26/2003

The ramblings of a PHB

I'm trying to become a better people and product manager.  I think I'm OK now, but we can all...

Author: dlemson Date: 09/26/2003

Who is this guy?

So I've decided to set up a blog.  Who knows if anyone will read it.  But at least it...

Author: dlemson Date: 09/26/2003

Not an Onion headline

The Chicago Tribune (not the Onion) reports: DES MOINES, Iowa -- Darden Restaurants Inc. Wednesday...

Author: dlemson Date: 09/25/2003