Configuring Certificate-Based Authentication for Exchange 2010 ActiveSync (Part 2)

In part one of this article, we configured our certificate authority to allow an Administrative user to request certificates on behalf of users, then configured ActiveSync on Exchange 2010 to accept certificate-based authentication from users. Next, in this final part of the series, we’ll examine how to request and issue certificates on behalf of end-users,…

Exporting iOS 6.1 and earlier device information

Update 12th February 2013: Yep, iOS 6.1 and 6.1.1 are out and causing more issues, where a meeting request response can cause catastrophic transaction log growth by resubmitting the same request repeatedly to Exchange 2010. You’ll find more information at the following Microsoft KB article: Rapid growth in transaction logs, CPU use, and memory consumption…

Configuring Certificate-Based Authentication for Exchange 2010 ActiveSync (Part 1)

Certificate-based Authentication is ideal for ActiveSync devices because, if like most organizations, your users have to change passwords regularly, this can cause confusion and even account lockouts each time users change their password. If you provision devices centrally, using certificates rather than password can allow administrators to make sure ActiveSync devices will work without user…

Quickly generate reports on ActiveSync users

Ever wondered how many users have ActiveSync devices connected, or how many devices each user has? This tip explains how to quickly do this using PowerShell. If you’ve been asked to generate a report showing who in your organization uses ActiveSync devices, then you’ll know that it’s not altogether easy using the Exchange Management Console.…

Interview on RunAs Radio

A few weeks ago Richard Campbell over on RunAs Radio was kind enough to have me on the show to talk about Mobile Email with Exchange Server. We’ were originally going to be just talking iPhone with Exchange server (as per the book) but we kind of strayed off the original topic and talked ActiveSync…

iPhone with Exchange 2010 – Business Integration and Deployment available for pre-order now

I am pleased to announce that my forthcoming book, iPhone with Exchange Server 2010 – Business Integration and Deployment is now available for pre-order, after what seems like an endless wait! Right now, we’re finishing off the technical reviewing process, where feedback from Exchange MCMs and MVPs, primarily Henrik Walther and Jeff Guillet has been…