Issues with setting default language for Outlook Web App 2010

Now and then I get request to implement a default language for Outlook Web Access or App. This meant that users already had their language and regional settings set for OWA. Exchange only asks this the first time the user logs into OWA, this is because the language code is set to 0. It’s just a little service for your users for when you are certain the organization only uses one language. The solution was to set the default language

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Forgot your Exchange OWA URL?

Even if you have a computer with Outlook 2010, sometimes you want or need to do stuff in Outlook Web App (OWA). For instance, remote wipe your lost ActiveSync smartphone. But what if you do not remember the URL and the servicedesk is closed etc. etc.? Well, if you have Outlook 2010, you can look it up. Go to File>Info A new screen will appear and the URL will be shown right under Account Settings: For security reasons I obfuscated

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“My Site” button in OWA 2010

During a Exchange 2010 course, a student actually showed me a cool little feature I wasn’t aware of. If you enter the AD attribute “Web page” in Active Directory, that user will get an extra button in Outlook Web App. Pressing that button opens a new browser windows/tab and opens the page. Especially nice in combination with an Intranet or other important portal pages. This also works in Exchange 2007 OWA: Does anybody have an Exchange 2003 server to test

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*update* Zarafa Web Access vs Outlook Web App

*** update 25/2/2010: Zarafa has contacted me with some additional info: The final release of the new Zarafa Web Access is expected end 2011 or beginning 2012 and will have a seperate versioning than ZCP itself. So, it is still in development and my and other feedback will be taken in consideration. 🙂 The Outlook Web Team has also responded and is looking into possibly integrating the Calendar Overlay functionality in Exchange. Yay! *** Recently, I’ve tweeted that I was

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OWA 2010 and browsers tidbits

I love Outlook Web App. It’s rich functionality, management capabilities via ECP and especially the multiple browser support for the Premium experience. Yes, you do not need IE for (almost) full functionality anymore. Exchange 2007 OWA Premium still was only supported by IE and I ended up using IE just for OWA2007. In my opinion, IE couldn’t compete with Firefox. After an upgrade to Exchange 2010 I fully jousted IE and went on to fully use Firefox with a full

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