Exchange 2010: Service Pack 1 (SP1) – We have News !


Microsoft Exchange Server Team has finally made the annoucement on Exchange Server 2010 SP1 – the expected dates and what is to be expected. On expected lines the focus has been on:

Archiving and Discovery Enhancements

  • Option of Seperate Database for Personal Archive
  • Outlook 2007 support for Personal Archive (expected in same timeframe)
  • Direct import of data from PSTs to Exchange server
  • Access Delegation for Personal Archive
  • Multi-Mailbox Search enhancements

Outlook Web App enhacements

  • Reading Pane options
  • Web-Ready Document Viewing of IRM-protected documents
  • Calendar Sharing to anonymous viewers via the web
  • Work on UI improvements (rearrangements)

New Management UI

  • Create/configure Retention Tags + Retention Policies in EMC
  • Configure Transport Rules in ECP
  • Configure Journal Rules in ECP
  • Configure MailTips in ECP
  • Provision and configure the Personal Archive in ECP
  • Configure Litigation Hold in ECP & EMC
  • Configure Allow/Block/Quarantine mobile device policies in ECP
  • RBAC role management in ECP
  • Configure Database Availability Group (DAG) IP Addresses and Alternate Witness Server in EMC
  • Recursive public folder settings management (including permissions) in EMC

and the Mobility enhancements…. Read it all here

Smilesssssssssss all around !!