Friday, September 27, 2013

How to Sync Public Folder Contacts to an iPhone

By Vern Weitzman


If your company has a few hundred employees, your company's Exchange Server likely has a few hundred iPhones attached via ActiveSync. Maybe there are also a few Android devices mashed in for good measure. I will take a wild guess and say that just a few years ago, your company may also have had a BlackBerry Server.

If your company uses Office 365, CiraSync is a cloud service will allow you to sync a public folder to Outlook Contacts in about a minute.

Friday, September 13, 2013

How to Configure an Office 365 Hybrid Premise Service Account

Updating Contacts in Office 365 from an On Premise Server

By Vern Weitzman

In case you are not familiar with the Microsoft Hybrid Exchange Server, an overly simplified explanation is that it's just an Exchange Server with a connector to the cloud. The hybrid connector makes the cloud an extension of your on-premise Exchange servers. I think this is an incredible enterprise solution and I plan to blog about it in the future.

Sunday, September 8, 2013

Exchange Service Account Permissions and itrezzo Contact Management

By Vern Weitzman

A Powerful Service Account for Exchange
Occasionally when we get a new customer that researches our installation prerequisites, members of the enterprise security team may throw up a red flag. Not surprisingly, they want to know exactly why the itrezzo platform requires full access to user mailboxes. As both a software vendor and a system administrator, I agree that this is a reasonable concern.

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Steps to add Employee Contact Photos to Outlook (Part 2)

Steps to add Employee Contact Photos to Outlook

In the part 1 of this blog post, I reviewed a little bit of history about photos for Outlook. In this posting, I will cover one specific strategy for getting contact photos into the GAL.
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Life Without Contact Photos


Not so long ago, any random sample of an employee's smartphone address book would reveal that they had almost no contact pictures.  This is despite the fact that smartphone address books have had that capability for several years.  Even though Microsoft Exchange and Outlook have had this capability for over a decade, few organizations have embraced the capability.

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