The ranting of an IT Professional:



December 16, 2009  2:20 PM

BES now fully supported for Exchange 2010

Posted by: Jason Tramer
2010, BES, Blackberry, Enterprise, Exchange

A colleague sent me this link:

September 30, 2009  1:42 PM

Warning message when you start Outlook 2007 and then connect to a mailbox that is hosted on an Exchange 2007: Security certificate is invalid.

Posted by: Jason Tramer
2007, certificate, Exchange, internal, outlook, outlook 2007, Security, ssl, warning

I encountered this issue when setting up an Exchange 2007 environment. After I installed the SSL cert for OWA all of the users using Outlook 2007 reported that they got a certificate warning when opening Outlook internally.

A co-worker of mine found this support article which fixed the...

September 29, 2009  1:37 PM

Repairing an Exchange database that won’t mount

Posted by: Jason Tramer
eseutil, Exchange, Information Store, Won't mount

Here is a really useful tutorial for repairing an exchange database that won't mount. I know of many occasions where this has been required to get Exchange up and going in a crunch.

September 23, 2009  4:35 PM

Migrating to Exchange 2007

Posted by: Jason Tramer
Exchange 2003, Exchange 2007, migration, seamless

I recently completed my first migration from Exchange 2003 to 2007. I found this article really helpful: Overall I had to say I found the proccess really simple. The install lets you specify your existing exchange...

March 28, 2009  11:13 PM

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4 for Outlook cannot be installed on a computer where Microsoft Exchange Server versions prior to Exchange Server 2007 are installed

Posted by: Jason Tramer
Exchange, microsoft CRM, Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0

I got this error while trying to install the outlook plugin for Microsoft CRM on a terminal server. The terminal server was definitely not running Exchange. To fix this you need to get rid of a key in the registry.

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March 13, 2009  5:25 PM

Switching VM’s over to a different Virtual Center breaks connection between BES and Exchange server

Posted by: Jason Tramer
BES, Blackberry, Exchange, MAPIMailbox, MAPIMailbox::MAPIMailbox(2) - OpenMsgStore (0x8004011d) failed, virtual center, Vmotion, vmware

We had an issue with our BES server stop working properly. Some mail was getting to users but there were errors sending mail and we couldn't activate any new users. Here was the error when trying to activate. {e} MAPIMailbox::MAPIMailbox(2) - OpenMsgStore (0x8004011d) failed A reboot of...

February 25, 2009  2:50 PM

Using a POP connector when migrating to from POP to Exchange

Posted by: Jason Tramer
Exchange, Exchange Connector, Microsoft, POP, Quantum, sbs

When focussing on the SMB (Small-Medium Business) market I find that alot of companies don't yet have their own Exchange servers and are still using POP mail. With the age of virtual servers upon us it is easier then ever to sell them on Exchange when you are already selling them a physical server...

February 23, 2009  10:33 PM

BES – Email not syncing properly

Posted by: Jason Tramer
BES, Blackberry, Email not Syncing

I have been troubleshooting a BES issue with a user whose email isn't syncing properly. Some email sync's fine and others not at all. I found this useful article that explains it really well.


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