Exchange Solutions

General introduction of OST file encryption

OST file (.ost) is an offline folder file in Microsoft Outlook. Offline folders make it possible for the user to work offline and then to synchronize changes with the Exchange server the next time they connect. The ability to work offline is useful in environments with limited or unreliable connectivity. In this article, I’ll talk about OST file encryption setting in Microsoft Outlook. I’ve seen many problems like “I can not change the default Compressible Encryption setting in...

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Deploying Exchange 2007 on Windows Server 2008

In this article I will cover the installation of Exchange 2007 SP1 on Windows Server 2008.   1. Install  Windows Server 2008  Windows Server 2008 is the latest Server OS of Microsoft,  inheriting functions of  Windows Server 2003. It is a set of server system similar to Windows Vista, both will likely have many similar functions. Their relationship is similar to that between XP and Server 2003.  To install   Windows Server 2008 is a piece of cake if you have experience in...

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Key Tips to Help You Recover Your Emails From OST files

Microsoft Outlook mail management client uses OST files to store the data in the mailbox of users in an offline file, which enables users to access their emails even when they are not connected to the internet. The OST file is stored locally on user hard drive and is linked to a specific email account. It acts like a handy back-up for all the mails on users' Outlook account. Sometime, a bug in the email client might corrupt the OST file, making it inaccessible. Here are some key tips that might...

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