Exchange 2003, Exchange 2007, Exchange 2010, Exchange 2013, Office 2013, Office 365

Part 1: Migrations – overview

This will be a collection of posts, regarding migrations in general in the first post will digging deeper in the following posts. Published: 2013-05-09 Updated: 2013-05-15 Version: 1.1 Thanks for the great input and feedback: Hakim Taoussi and Magnus Göransson Part 1: Overview I will try to keep the first post not technical since this is more common sense then anything else. In short I want to summarize some key takeaways and recommendation to stick with, explaining them a bit more in detail below. Planning Information & communication Pilot migrations…

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Exchange 2007, Exchange 2010

Update Rollup 2 + Update Rollup 7 released

Yesterday it was released.. I was waiting for the Update Rollup 2 for Exchange 2010 SP2 since it included a hotfix for Exchange ActiveSync devices regarding the error code 451. If you want to read more about the update, press here. Before deploying this into Production, make sure to test it before in a test environment. Also disable Forefront Protection services  before the update is getting installed. Download KB (what the update includes) Update Rollup 7 for Exchange 2007 SP3 was also announced earlier. More info can be found on…

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Exchange 2003, Exchange 2007, Exchange 2010

What to do when the Transaction Log LUN is full?

Hi everyone, I think most of us have or will run into this problem some day or another 🙂 With that said, I hope this post will help others that will hit into the same issue. A time ago I was heading into this issue when doing a large migration. We were using a 2 node DAG with normal logging enabled. Anyway, after some hours the LUN was so full that the databases were dismounted. I didn’t monitor the disks but I noticed that something was wrong with the system…

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Exchange 2007

Exchange 2007 SP3 Update Rollup 5

Today Microsoft released Update Rollup 5 for Exchange 2007 SP3 Read about what the update roll will fix: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2530488 (the link doesn’t seem right, check the download link below, it points to UR3..) Download link http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=27552 Make sure you deploy this update into a test environment before deploying it into production! Leave feedback around the update in the comments field, thanks

Exchange 2007, Exchange 2010

Out of Office and Free/Busy doesn’t work

  Hi! I’ve seen so many threads on the TechNet forum now so i thought it was time for a blog post around this topic.   I hit into trouble when the Out of Office (OoO) and Free Busy (F/B) functions didn’t work. It started with troubleshooting it regarding certificate, names, URL’s and autodiscover testing. Everything looked OK, but still the functions were out of order.. This issue will apply on both Exchange 2007 and 2010 as far as I know.   When using Outlook 2007 or newer and a…

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Exchange 2007

Released: Update Rollup 4 for Exchange 2007 SP3

  Update Rollup 4 for Exchange 2007 SP3 have been released. Have a look at the team blog here: http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2011/07/07/released-update-rollup-4-for-exchange-server-2007-sp3.aspx For downloading the UR4 Exchange 2010 SP1 directly, go to: http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=26692 KB for what issues have been fixed in the update rollup http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2509911      

Exchange 2007, Exchange 2010

Released: Update Rollup 3 for Exchange 2010 SP1 and Exchange 2007 SP3

  Update Rollup 3 for Exchange 2010 SP1 and Update Rollup 3 for Exchange 2007 SP3 have been released. Have a look at the team blog here: http://msexchangeteam.com/archive/2011/03/08/458566.aspx For downloading the UR3 Exchange 2010 SP1 directly, go to: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=413b8979-76b8-4be4-a18b-015d025eb368&displaylang=en KB for what issues have been fixed in the update rollup http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=2492690 For downloading the UR3 Exchange 2007 SP3 directly, go to: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=17615f50-8a56-428c-bc1a-629795692da1&displaylang=en KB for what issues have been fixed in the update rollup http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=2492691 Update Rollup 4 for Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 1 is currently scheduled to release in…

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Exchange 2003, Exchange 2007, Exchange 2010

How to install and configure Quest MessageStats in Lab environment

  Published: 2010-12-16 Updated: – Version: 1.0 Background Information I hope you will find this article helpful and interesting to read. I just want to mention to everyone that’s reading this article, it’s not any type of best practice, it’s just a sample of how it could be installed and configured in a Lab environment. It will not be a how-to guide in depth with every small step but it will provide as much information that you can be used as a reference. I’m going to use Quest: MessageStats 6.8.1…

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Exchange 2007, Exchange 2010

Configuring the Autodiscover Service for Multiple Forests

This text, is a copy and paste from: Exchange 2007 Autodiscover whitepaper (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb332063(EXCHG.80).aspx) I wanted to publish it to spread the knowledge how to deploy autodiscover function in large user and resource forests. You can deploy Microsoft Exchange by using multiple forests. Two of the multiple forest deployment scenarios are the resource forest topology and the multiple trusted forest topology. The following sections describe how the Autodiscover service is used in these two deployment scenarios. Configuring the Autodiscover Service in a Resource Forest Topology If you use a resource forest topology,…

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Exchange 2007

Exchange 2007 – SP3 released

  More news to catch up! Service Pack 3 for Exchange 2007 have been released It can be downloaded from here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=1687160b-634a-43cb-a65a-f355cff0afa6&displaylang=en And read about the changes can be done from here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee221150(EXCHG.80).aspx