In Exchange 2007, Microsoft has all but removed the ability to use ExMerge in working with Exchange mailboxes. They now encourage you to use the Export-Mailbox cmdlet which sounds like a great idea… until you actually try to use it.
Microsoft has recently released version of the Exchange System Manager for Windows Vista. This is the Exchange 2003 version of ESM so for all of those Exchange administrators out there, you can now sit back and administer your routing groups and send connectors right from your Windows Aero enabled desktop!
The witty Microsoft Exchange team has released their first single and its all about the new Autodiscover feature found in Exchange Server 2007. You can view the lyrics and grab a copy of the song in WMA format over at the Microsoft Exchange Team Blog.
There are a ton of things that the Exchange team did to improve manageability in Exchange Server 2007. This is evident in the number of new rule based wizards that appear throughout the Exchange Management Console. However there are still quite a few things that an administrator needs to handle via the trusty Exchange Management Shell. One of those is the creation of custom E-mail address policies.
For the most part the Edge Transport role of Exchange 2007 requires little configuration. However one of the major configuration items is the Edge Subscription between the Edge server and the Hub Transport server(s).