Monthly Archives: October 2012

Let Your .local Users Log Into Outlook Web App 2010 By Using Their Email Addresses

I'm sure that the .local Top Level Domain (TLD) must be by far the most commonly used domain name out there. And all users in a .local TLD will have a User Principal Name (UPN) in the form username@domain.local. It's ...

Walton Hall Gardens Car Parking Fiasco.

A few months ago, my missus took our little boy to the gardens at Walton Hall, near Warrington. She came home in a bit of a temper (even more than usual), because the car park attendant had stuck a Penalty ...

How to access another user’s shared Exchange/Outlook mailbox using OWA For PDA

Here, I will show how you can access another user's mailbox on your mobile device or cellphone by using OWA For PDA (you will, of course, need to have been given the correct permissions to do so).  Your normal OWA For PDA access ...

Solved – IIS/WordPress Permalinks Error: “403 – Forbidden: Access is denied.”

I'm running Wordpress on IIS7.5 .  After I'd enabled the Permalinks feature, I found that whenever I clicked on a link, I'd just see an error message 403 - Forbidden: Access is denied. Not nice.  The IIS log revealed that it was ...

How To Hide The External Out-Of-Office Assistant From The Exchange 2010 Outlook Web App GUI

This was written in response to a question in the Experts Exchange MS Exchange forum. Someone was asking if there was a way of removing the external reply parts of the OWA 2010 Options GUI.  They had a company policy that dictated ...

A simple tool to send EWS requests to your Exchange server.

I was looking for something that I could use to easily and quickly send SOAP requests to my Exchange 2010 server.  If there's already something out there, I've completely failed to find it.  Anyway, I thought I would just write ...

How to reply to an item in a Public Folder using Exchange Web Services (EWS)

I recently found out that Exchange Web Services cannot satisfactorily reply to an item in a Public Folder.  Communicating with MicroSoft via the TechNet Exchange Development forum reveals that, in fact, it has never been able to do so, and it ...

A Script To Delete ALL Of The Attachments In ALL Of Your Exchange Server Mailboxes (use with care!)

(Edit) If you want a script to delete the attachments in a single mailbox, go here. If you really are looking for the nuclear option, read on... Did you ever want to just delete all of the attachments in all of ...

How To Access The Chronological Edition Of The Film ‘Memento’ On The Standard DVD

I saw the film Memento recently, and I have to say that I enjoyed it immensely. It was one of those films that make me go and search on the Net, and see what people think it all means. I ...

How To Test Your Infra-Red Remote Control With A Digital Camera

I discovered the other day that you can test a handheld infra-red remote control unit by pointing it at a digital camera in photo mode, and pressing the buttons on the remote control. If the RC is working, you should ...