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A few favorite Microsoft Exchange Server blogs

One of these Microsoft Exchange Server blogs may contain the solution to that burning Exchange issue, Outlook dilemma or Outlook Web Access glitch that you've been searching for.

Blogs are a valuable business resource for the IT community. They make it easy to share knowledge, exchange ideas, learn how to troubleshoot a problem or even make new acquaintances.

I've compiled a list of some of my favorite blogs on Exchange Server and Microsoft Outlook. There's a mix of topics covered in each blog ranging from Exchange virtualization and Exchange mobile device management to Microsoft Outlook and SharePoint integration. You're bound to discover useful technical information in one of these blogs. Take a look...

94% Garbage with added Exchange
Mark Arnold has the quintessential blog; it's filled with honest opinions. Despite the title's claim that it only covers Exchange 6% of the time, the most populated tags are on Microsoft Exchange Server topics. Mark weighs in on the Exchange Server virtualization debate and has a great tag on all things Exchange Server 2007, including a myriad of information on Service Pack 1. For some Exchange Server troubleshooting tips -- or just a chuckle -- check it out.

Exchangepedia Blog
Not only does Exchange MVP Bharat Suneja cover popular Exchange topics such as Exchange 2007, Outlook, OWA, global address lists, Exchange mailbox management, ActiveSync, etc., but he also updates his blog on a regular basis. Get step-by-step instructions on how to forward Exchange Server email to an external email address or discover what to do when existing Exchange recipients suddenly disappear from the global address list (GAL).

Exchange Me!
John Bostock's blog is a valuable reference for Exchange Server administrators. It is chock full of insightful troubleshooting advice, tips and tutorials. Here are a few recent Exchange Me! entries from John:

Mr. Tweak - Windows Network & Admin Tweaks
IT expert Mike Bijon's blog features Windows network, systems and software administration tips and tricks. Pay special attention to the sections labeled Exchange Server, SAN and NAS storage, Microsoft Outlook, SharePoint and Windows Mobile devices.

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Brian Desmond's Blog
Brian Desmond has written a few good blog posts on Exchange Server and Outlook. In one recent post, he shares a workaround for an Exchange 2007 Single Copy Cluster (SCC) installation error.

Eric Legault My Eggo
Microsoft MVP Eric Legault's blog focuses on Microsoft Outlook and SharePoint integration as well as SharePoint development. Waffle lovers might be disappointed, but Outlook and SharePoint administrators will rejoice.

Jim McBee's Mostly Exchange Web Log
Jim writes about many topics, but as his blog title denotes, "mostly Exchange." Be sure to peruse Jim's Exchange Server blog entries.

Brad Dinerman's Favorite Tech Tips
While not a blog by definition, the Exchange Server and Outlook section on this page of Brad's website offers effective tips to solve common Microsoft Exchange and Outlook issues, such as:

Glen's Exchange Dev Blog
Programmer Glen Scales specializes in scripting solutions for Exchange Server. Read his blog entries on Exchange Server 2007 and Powershell.

Microsoft Community Blogs on Exchange Server
This is Microsoft's directory of Exchange Server blogs. I've sorted them by date so you'll be able to find the Exchange Server blogs that have been recently updated. Here are a few highlights from their list:

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