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  • Exchange 2000 WSS: Web Storage System Improves Exchange Data Accessibility
    Sean McCormick - May 2001
    The Web Storage System (WSS) in Exchange 2000 is a Web-accessible database that stores any type of data such as e-mail, contacts, appointments, threaded discussions, and multimedia files, and renders the data in HTML in any browser. WSS is based on Internet standards, therefore data can be accessed through URLs, an Exchange OLE DB provider, drive mapping, XML, and Web Documenting and Versioning (WebDAV). This article discusses the WSS schema and how to extend the default schema for custom data. A sample application that uses a custom schema and a custom form to display WSS data is available for download.

  • Exchange 2000: Web Storage System, Workflow Tools, and CDO Turbocharge Collaboration Apps
    Sean McCormick - July 2000
    Microsoft Exchange 2000, the upcoming version of Exchange Server for Windows 2000, provides many new features including integration with Active Directory, Web Storage System events and forms, and a new version of Collaboration Data Objects (CDO). Exchange 2000 also provides a workflow engine and design tool to create workflow applications. This article will give you an overview of these new features and looks at ways to do a few standard tasks with the new version of CDO. Also included is a sample workflow application that manages the posting of messages to a public server to illustrate the new workflow engine and workflow design tool.

  • Collaboration Data Objects: Send Microsoft Exchange Appointment Reminders to Your Pager Using CDO
    Sean McCormick - June 2000
    Besides your typical e-mail services, Microsoft Exchange also provides the service infrastructure you need to build extensible knowledge and workflow management systems. Understanding Collaboration Data Objects (CDO) is the key to accessing these Exchange services for your own programs. With CDO you can automate tedious tasks and integrate information such as e-mail, calendars, and contacts with almost any application. This article explains how CDO enables you to access Exchange services, then walks you through a sample application that reads calendar events from an Exchange server and sends pager reminders to your users.

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