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 2010, PowerShell

C#.NET – Create Mailboxes

Updated: Version 1.0.1 is released I’ve added the possibility to create Room, Equipment and Shared Mailboxes. The zip file with the application is now updated, one CSV example file is included. ===== This is my 3rd C#.Net application, this one is creating mailboxes based on CSV file (semi colon separated). I’m using FileHelpers for reading the CSV file, this dll file is embedded into the exe file for easier handle. The application is using remote PowerShell, so make sure that you have enabled remote PowerShell for the user that’s configured.…

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Exchange 2010, PowerShell

C#.NET – List all mailboxes

Since I promised to put the source code and the application here on the blog, so here it is. The source code can be downloaded here. It’s not any kind of advanced application, it lists all mailboxes in the environment it’s connected to. The connection is done by using Remote PowerShell and can be configured in the Settings tab. The importance to get the application working is to have Remote PowerShell configured for the connecting user. And don’t forget if you’re using HTTPS the certificate names needs to be in…

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Exchange 2010

Exchange 2010 SP2 Update Rollup 1 is released

Yesterday Microsoft announced on their Exchange Team blog (URL: http://bit.ly/ynvrHT) that Update Rollup 1 has been released for Exchange 2010 SP2.   Read about what the update roll will fix: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2645995 Download link http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=28809 Make sure you deploy this update into a test environment before deploying it into production! If you’re looking for feedback, check in the comments field or go to the team blog link above and read the comments. Leave feedback around the update in the comments field, thanks   Cheers

Exchange 2010

Search for PST files on clients

Wrote a basic PowerShell script that searches all computers listed in the clients.txt file. Saving the pst files into the destination path. For each computer, a folder is created with the corresponding computer name so that the PST files is collected per client. Before the PST Capture Tool was released I wrote a post about “How to consolidate PST” files. This script is just a little adjustment of that one. Also have a look at the PST Capture Tool, it can be found here. Anyway, feel free to use the…

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Exchange 2010

Consolidate PST files

Published: 2012-01-25 Updated: – Version: 1.0 A time ago I was developing a PowerShell script for finding all PST files on a drive and copying them to a folder. Type in a drive that should be searched and the UNC path to save them on The script have been tested and verified on Exchange 2010 SP2 They are divided into two separate scripts. Feel free to give feedback on it. It can be downloaded here. End of script The import script starts below Feel free spread them just make sure…

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Exchange 2010

Can’t connect to Exchange using EMC / EMS

I was facing an issue after upgrading to Exchange 2010 SP2 in my lab environment. When starting up the Management Shell and Console, it was telling me that it couldn’t connect to the Exchange server and that it couldn’t find an Exchange server in this site. It was giving me the error message below “The WinRM client cannot process the request. It cannot determine the content type of the HTTP response from the destination computer.” After some research I found out that it could be because of the “WinRM IIS…

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Exchange 2010

Exchange 2010 SP2 released

Today it was announced that Service Pack 2 for Exchange 2010 is released. Many of us were looking forward to it since it will give some feature’s that were requested like GAL segmentation and ABP. Download link: http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=28190 FYI; there is also a schema update included in this SP, most likely to prepare for O365 coex and/or E15 What’s new in Exchange 2010 SP2 http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh529924.aspx Release Notes http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh529928.aspx For more information around the GAL segmentation follow the link below http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2011/01/27/3411882.aspx If you find issues related to SP2, post them as…

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Exchange 2010

MSExchangeSA service doesn’t start

Published: 2011-11-17 Updated: 2011-11-20 Version: 1.1 A while ago I got a power outage within my lab, so nothing serious this time.. But anyway I got a problem with that the service “MSExchangeSA” didn’t start and it couldn’t be started manually. And this needs to be said before you will follow and steps here, I think this is unsupported… With that said, use the information below on your own risk. But it worked for me this time. Those errors below did appear in the event viewer when I tried to…

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