Evan Dodds - Microsoft Exchange Server Blog

Exchange, Exchange administration stuff, and other assorted ramblings

March, 2005

  • Antivirus getting in the way of IsAlive checks

    I wrote a long time ago about the IsAlive behavior in Exchange 200x clusters , but one interesting scenario was brought to my attention recently. Remember that the IsAlive check for the SMTP resource requires the cluster node actively running the SMTP...
  • Couple of Interesting KBs

    Here are a couple of interesting KBs that have come out or been updated recently: KB.884863 ( http://support.microsoft.com/kb/884863 ) – “Update to Exchange 2000 Server adds application event logging for deletion of public folders”...
  • Funky mail routing after cross-site mailbox moves

    When you move mailboxes across mixed-mode site boundaries with the Exchange 2003 SP1 feature, there is a period of time where mail will have trouble routing properly to these moved mailboxes. There are a couple of ways you may see this presented, as I...
  • Evan moves to Redmond

    Just wanted to let everyone know that I’ve moved to Redmond and taken a position within the Exchange product group. This may come as a surprise to folks who thought I already lived in Redmond (I actually lived in Charlotte, NC until last week)!...
  • Evan's blog now on blogs.technet.com

    Whoops, totally forgot to add my voice to the choir after this change last weekend — yes, the former http://blogs.msdn.com/evand has moved to the new “Technet bloggers” site as http://blogs.technet.com/evand . CommunityServer has lots...
  • Hotfix for E2k3 on W2k3 SP1 cluster

    Gerod points out in this blog post that if you install Windows 2003 SP1 onto your Exchange 2003 cluster nodes, you’ll need to install the hotfix in KB.841561 . If you don’t apply this hotfix, users will not be able to access OWA (they will receive...