Introduction

In this table you will find the Exchange Features and Policies available in ActiveSync.

Using this table you can identify whether or not that feature or policy is actually enabled in the version of Exchange Server that you have deployed.

The following Exchange Server versions are documented in this chart:

  • Exchange 2003 SP2 (EAS 2.5) 
  • Exchange 2007 (EAS 12.0) 
  • Exchange 2007 SP1 (EAS 12.1) 
  • Exchange 2010 (EAS 14.0) 
  • Exchange 2010 SP1 (EAS 14.1) 
  • Exchange 2013 (EAS 14.1) 
  • Exchange 2016 (EAS 16.0)
  • Office 365 (EAS 16.0)

Exchange Features

Exchange Server Version

2003 SP2

2007

2007 SP1

2010

2010 SP1

2013

 2016

Office 365

 Exchange EAS Protocol Version

2.5

12

12.1

14.0

14.1

14.1

 16.0

16.0

 Direct Push

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 Yes

Yes

 Email sync

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 Yes

Yes

 Drafts Folder sync
 No
No
 No
 No
 No
 No
 Yes
 Yes

 Calendar sync

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 Yes

Yes

 Calendar attachments
No
 No
 No
 No
 No
 No
 Yes
Yes

 Contacts sync

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 Yes

Yes

 Tasks Sync

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 Yes

Yes

 Remote wipe initiated by

Admin

Admin and user

Admin and user

Admin and user

Admin and user

Admin and user

 Admin and user

Admin and user

 Sync multiple folders

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 Yes

Yes

 GAL lookup

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 Yes

Yes

 SSL encrypted transmission

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 Yes

Yes

 Link Access


Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 Yes

Yes

 HTML email


Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 Yes

Yes

 Server Search


Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 Yes

Yes

 Set Out of Office (OOF)


Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 Yes

Yes

 Set follow-up flags


Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 Yes

Yes

 Meeting attendee information


Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 Yes

Yes

 Password reset


No

No

No

No

No

 No

No

 AutoDiscover


Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 Yes

Yes

 Bandwidth reductions (compressed/ removed headers)



Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 Yes

Yes

 S/MIME



No

No

No

No

 No

No

 Reply state




Yes

Yes

Yes

 Yes

Yes

 Free/Busy lookup




No

No

No

 No

No

 Nickname cache




Yes

Yes

Yes

 Yes

Yes

 SMS sync




No

No

No

 No

No

 Notes sync




No

No

No

 No

No

 GAL photo





Yes

Yes

 Yes

Yes

 IRM support





Yes

Yes

 Yes

Yes

 Block/Allow/Quarantine List





Yes

Yes

 Yes

Yes


Exchange Policies

 Exchange Server Version

2003 SP2

2007

2007 SP1

2010

2010 SP1

2013

2016

Office 365

 Exchange EAS Protocol Version

2.5

12

12.1

14

14.1

14.1

16.0

16.0

 DevicePasswordEnabled


Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 Yes

Yes

 AllowSimpleDevicePassword


Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 Yes

Yes

 DevicePasswordExpiration


Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 Yes

Yes

 DevicePasswordHistory


Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 Yes

Yes

 PasswordRecoveryEnabled


No

No

No

No

No

 No

No

 AttachmentsEnabled


No

No

No

No

No

 No

No

 MaxAttachmentSize


No

No

No

No

No

 No

No

 RequireStorageCardEncryption


No

No

No

No

No

 No

No

 AllowDesktopSync



Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 Yes

Yes

 AllowStorageCard



No

No

No

No

 No

No

 AllowCamera



No

No

No

No

 No

No

 AllowTextMessaging



No

No

No

No

 No

No

 AllowWiFi



No

No

No

No

 No

No

 AllowBluetooth



No

No

No

No

 No

No

 AllowIrDA



Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 Yes

Yes

 AllowInternetSharing



No

No

No

No

 No

No

 AllowRemoteDesktop



No

No

No

No

 No

No

 AllowPOPIMAPEmail



No

No

No

No

 No

No

 AllowConsumerEmail



No

No

No

No

 No

No

 AllowBrowser



No

No

No

No

 No

No

 AllowUnsignedApplications



No

No

No

No

 No

No

 AllowUnsignedInstallationPackages



No

No

No

No

 No

No

 ApprovedApplicationList



No

No

No

No

 No

No

 UnapprovedInROMApplicationList



No

No

No

No

 No

No

 RequireSignedSMIMEMessages



No

No

No

No

 No

No

 RequireEncryptedSMIMEMessages



No

No

No

No

 No

No

 RequireSignedSMIMEAlgorithm



No

No

No

No

 No

No

 RequireEncryptionSMIMEAlgorithm



No

No

No

No

 No

No

 AllowSMIMEEncryptionAlgorithmNegotiation



No

No

No

No

 No

No

 AllowSMIMESoftCerts



No

No

No

No

 No

No

 RequireDeviceEncryption



Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 Yes

Yes

 MinDevicePasswordComplexCharacters



Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 Yes

Yes

 AllowHTMLEmail



Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 Yes

Yes

 MaxEmailAgeFilter



No

No

No

No

 No

No

 MaxEmailBodyTruncationSize



No

No

No

No

 No

No

 MaxEmailHTMLBodyTruncationSize



No

No

No

No

 No

No

 MaxCalendarAgeFilter



No

No

No

No

 No

No

 RequireManualSyncWhenRoaming



No

No

No

No

 No

No

 AlphanumericDevicePassword



Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 Yes

Yes

 MaxDevicePasswordFailedAttempts



Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 Yes

Yes

 MinDevicePasswordLength



Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 Yes

Yes

 MaxInactivityTimeDeviceLock



Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 Yes

Yes


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Table last update on Feb 29, 2016