.Net, Data Sources, MS Exchange, MS Office, MS Outlook, Outlook, Outlook 2010, Programming, Software, VB.NET, Visual Studio, VSTO

Programatically Connecting to MS Exchange Using EWS

You can do a lot with your code when you write an application that communicates with your Exchange server. But getting the setup to work for you in Visual Studio isn’t always as intuitive as it should be. Here are the steps I went through getting my project in Visual Studio set up and connecting to MS Exchange.
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Internet Explorer, Programming, SharePoint, Software

SharePoint: Getting EML Emails to Open in Outlook


If you are sending emails to a SharePoint document library, they get saved as .eml files rather than .msg like when you drag and drop emails into SharePoint. Unfortunately .eml files do not always handle as nicely as .msg files and require extra steps to open. The challenge is to get those files to open for your users when they click on the file. In this article I’ll review the basic steps for making this happen, but you may need to dig deeper depending on your situation. Continue reading “SharePoint: Getting EML Emails to Open in Outlook”

Database, Programming, Software, SQL, SQL Server 2000, SQL Server 2005, SQL Server 2008, SQL Server 2012, SQL Tips, Transact-SQL, tSQL

SQL Server Error: Fixing The Transaction Log for Database is Full Due to log_backup


If you are working with SQL Server, you may see an ominous sounding error: the transaction log for database {Your Database Name} is full due to log_backup Continue reading “SQL Server Error: Fixing The Transaction Log for Database is Full Due to log_backup”