TECHED 2005: More on Exchange SP2

Posted by bink on July 5 2005, 4:30 PM. Posted in Exchange.

I just been to an interesting session on Exchange. Last month Exchange SP2 was loudly announced at TechED US; mobile email push technology and mobile security feautures are the biggest enhancements but there is more!Exchange 2003 SP2 also brings:Public folder enhancements:

  • There is a new wizard added in SP2, the PB settings wizard, making life easier assigining permissions and more to folders.
  • A new option at organisation level to stop public folder replication at once, so the PF admin can solve replica issues more easily.
  • Folder deletion logging

Other enhancements

  • Exchange Standard Edition will have a major sotarge .limit increase from 16G to 75Gigs! (about time)
  • Improved cached mode performance
  • 30% size reduction of Offline Address Book (OAB)
  • Reduced causes for full OAB download
  • OAB indexing moved to the client
  • Connection controls and migration
  • Cached mode connection enforcement
  • Supported GroupWise 6.x connector/migration tools
  • Iberian & Brazilian Portuguese OWA spell check