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New Features in Exchange Server 2016 CU6 (Part 2 of 2)

This is part 2 of the article.  See part 1 here

Original Folder Item Recovery

In older versions of Exchange Server, like Exchange 2003 and 2007, there was a feature called Dumpster (or Dumpster 1.0), that allowed restoring deleted items. It worked in the following way:

When a user removes an item, it remains in the same folder, but the deleted object becomes stamped with ptagDeletedOnFlag. Items tagged with this flag become invisible and cannot be searched or indexed. If a user needed to restore a deleted message, they could use the Recover Deleted Items view to find it and perform the restore. They could also purge the message from this view as well.

When Exchange 2010 was released, there was a new feature called “litigation hold” that allowedContinue reading

New Features in Exchange Server 2016 CU6 (Part 1 of 2)

This is part 1 of the article.  See part 2 here

Starting with Microsoft Exchange Server 2013, Microsoft delivers hotfixes and service packs using a scheduled delivery model. Unlike a rollup update model used by previous versions, Exchange now receives quarterly cumulative updates, which addresses customer-reported issues and may include new functionality and/or features as well.

Within Exchange quarterly updates, Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 Cumulative Update 6 was released at the end of June. Along with fixes and compatibility updates, the new CU contains two new features: Sent Items Behavior Control and Original Folder Item Recovery.

Sent Items Behavior Control

One of the issues of granting send as or send of behalf permissions has always been where the sent item is stored.  Normally if someone sends a message as someone else, it is only saved in the sender’s mailbox.

Back in 2013, when Exchange Server 2010 SP3 was released, it added a new feature: “Set-MailboxSentItemsConfiguration”, that could be used to Continue reading