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Exchange 2010


June 8, 2012  1:08 PM

Exchange 2003-2010 Tools



Posted by: Nathan Simon
Active Directory, Daylight Saving Time, Daylight Savings Time, Development, DSE, DST, Exchange, Exchange 2003, Exchange 2007, Exchange 2010, internet, Manageability, Messaging, Outlook 2007, Outlook 2010, PFE, SCCM, security update, SharePoint, SQL, Support Lifecycle, tips and tricks, Windows

If you are an Exchange Admin, you need tools, and we have just the list for you... below is a quick list, the full list can be found here, and the list contains 20+ useful tools and explanations of each tool.

May 27, 2011  1:35 PM

Exchange Mailbox Server Role Requirements Calculator



Posted by: Nathan Simon
Exchange 2010, Exchange 2010 Mailbox Server Role Requirements Calculator, Exchange requirements, Mailbox Server Role, microsoft, Virtualization

I was perusing "The Exchange Team Blog" and I came across v16.5 of the Exchange 2010 Mailbox Server Role Requirements Calculator

After you have determined the design you would like to implement, you can follow the steps in the Exchange 2010 Mailbox Server Role Design Example article...


April 9, 2011  6:13 PM

Exchange 2010 “Default Policy” Edit Error



Posted by: Nathan Simon
Exchange 2003, Exchange 2010, powershell

You get the error message when trying to edit the "Default Policy" The specified e-mail address policy couldn't be edited. E-mail address policies with legacy versions of Exchange must be upgraded using the "Set-EmailAddressPolicy" task with the Exchange 2010 filter specified. What this means...


March 22, 2011  3:21 PM

How to get Public Folder Statistics in Outlook 2007 and 2010



Posted by: Nathan Simon
EMC, Exchange 2003, Exchange 2007, Exchange 2010, Exchange Management Console, Get-PublicFolderStatistics, powershell, Public Folder Replication, retrieve public folder statistics

You cannot use the EMC to retrieve public folder statistics. This example returns the statistics for the public folder Marketing with a piped command to format the list. Copy Code Get-PublicFolderStatistics -Identity \Marketing | fl Note: The value for the Identity parameter must include...


March 12, 2011  9:03 PM

Exchange Management Console fails to Launch



Posted by: Nathan Simon
Active Directory, EMC, Exchange 2010, Exchange Management Console, Organization Management, security group, Windows Server 2008

You get the following error message. ‘The following error occurred when searching for On-Premises Exchange server:[myservername.local] Processing data from remote server failed with the following error message: The user "domain\username" isn’t assigned to any management roles. For more…....


April 30, 2010  5:26 AM

Exchange Server 2010 SP1



Posted by: Nathan Simon
DAG, Database Availability Group, Exchange 2010, Exchange Server 2010, microsoft, Server 2008, Service Pack 1

So Exchange Server 2010 SP1 details are out, there are many great new features...

The following new features for high availability and improvements to existing high availability features are available in Exchange Server 2010 SP1: Continuous replication - block mode Active mailbox...


April 1, 2010  4:34 PM

Exchange 2010 Large Mailboxes



Posted by: Nathan Simon
e-mail, Exchange 2010, large mailboxes, mail store, Microsoft Exchange 2007, outlook data file, pst

Exchange 2010 has now been out in the wild for a while. I like how no one has to worry about that 75gb limit anymore(was gone in Exchange 2007) With the new limit, comes the ability to store many large mailboxes...


January 26, 2010  12:54 AM

Symatec Backup Exec 2010 to be released February 1st!



Posted by: Nathan Simon
Backup Exec 2010, Backup Exex 12.5d, Database Availability Group, deduplication, enhanced granular recovery, Exchange 2010, fast recovery of individual email and mailboxes, VMWare vSphere 4.0, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 Support

Well I have been waiting for this update ever since I deployed Exchange 2010 into customer environments. I really didn't like how I had to use Windows Server Backup to backup the whole VM, not being able to select Exchange in Backup Exec 12.5d was a little annoying. Knowing that this was on its way...


December 12, 2009  6:46 PM

Exchange 2010 Gotcha



Posted by: Nathan Simon
Exchange 2010, Exchange 2010 backup, Exchange Server 2003, how to backup Exchange 2010 database, VSS, Windows Server 2008 Foundation, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server Backup

There is currently no third party exchange aware backup software, but using Windows Server Backup, you are able to backup the data store and flush the logs. Over at Exchange.org, Henrik explains how to use Windows Server Backup to perform backups and restores using the new Exchange volume snapshot...


December 3, 2009  9:51 PM

Solution : User Fails to Migrate from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2010



Posted by: Nathan Simon
Exchange 2003, Exchange 2010, Microsoft.Exchange.MailboxReplicationService, migration fails from 2003 to 2010, OutlookWebApp, Windows Server 2008

Hey Everyone I was working on an Exchange 2003 to 2010 migration and came up with an error similar to this...

Microsoft.Exchange.MailboxReplicationService.MailboxReplicationTransientException: Exception details: MailboxReplicationTransientException (80040111): Mailbox database...


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