Messaging & the world of UC

Ramblings on all things tech, trying to stick to Exch & UC...

Browse by Tags

Related Posts
  • Blog Post: Exchange Server 2010 Troubleshooting Issues – Part III

    Common issues seen in Exchange 2007 migrations to Exchange 2010 Strange errors may appear during OWA/Outlook Anywhere, Offline Address book management (e.g. Event ID 9519 "Error 0x80004005" in the application event log, etc.). Event ID 9519 "Error 0x80004005" is logged in the Application...
  • Blog Post: Exchange Server 2010 SP1 - Its coming - Details HERE!!

    The latest from EHLO; While we appreciate all the positive feedback we've received on Exchange Server 2010, we know you all are eager to find out what's been going on in Redmond since November. Today, we are happy to give you a first look at what's coming later this year in Exchange Server 2010 Service...
  • Blog Post: Exchange Webcast - Virtualization - Lets hope they confirm the Exchange 2010 support stance!!

    The Exchange team have announced a good webcast coming up next week to discuss recommendations for virtualizing Exchange server and the benefits of choosing Hyper-V + System Center as your virtualization solution . Heres hoping they talk about Exchnage 2010! TechNet Webcast: Microsoft Virtualization...
  • Blog Post: Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 - HOT ISSUES LIST Nov 2009

    A series Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 issues have been reported to Microsoft customer support. From these issues, we figured out several hot issues and authored Knowledge base articles to explain the solutions. To identify and troubleshoot these issues, you can find more information from...
  • Blog Post: A New Year Tip - HOWTO enable GODMODE in Win7 and Svr2008r2 !!

    Happy New Year to all, lets hope its a great one. To start the year off, here's a really cool hidden "feature" that works in both Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008r2 that im using more and more; What is God Mode? This is a secret Windows 7 Feature (If you can call so!!), which provides you an extended...
  • Blog Post: PLEASE Dont put HUB or CAS in the Perimeter Network!!

    This is a GREAT post from the team over at EHLO about the dangers of a bad design decision; We sometimes hear customers talking about putting Exchange 2007 or Exchange 2010 Client Access Servers (CAS) into the Perimeter network (sometimes referred to as the "DMZ" - Demilitarized Zone). A Perimeter...
  • Blog Post: Public Folder Problems in Exchange 2007 CCR - its all about replication...

    We see a number of cases coming through support regarding an issue with Public Folder databases after a CCR failover on an Exchange 2007SP1/SP2 Cluster Continuous Replication (CCR) cluster. This is pretty well documented, but seems to be either misunderstood or simply unknown to many Exchange admins...
  • Blog Post: New support statement issued for OCS2007R2 - Get it HERE!

    Microsoft have release a new support statement regarding OCS2007R2 and Server 2008R2. Follow the link for details.
  • Blog Post: Windows 2008R2 and Exchange 2007 - Supported or not...??

    Server administrators be warned; if you’re looking at Windows Server 2008 R2 you need to be aware we (Microsoft) are not currently supporting Microsoft Exchange 2007 on this platform. Instead, you must upgrade to Exchange 2010. This news was made public via the Microsoft Exchange Team blog when discussing...
  • Blog Post: Update Rollup 1 for Exchange Server 2007 SP2 has now been released!

    Microsoft has released Update Rollup 1 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 2 (KB 971534) to the download center. The release of the rollup via Microsoft Update will happen on November 24. While the bulk of the changes in this rollup are bug fixes, there have also been some great improvements to...
  • Blog Post: Exchange 2010 Pre-Deployment Analyzer now available for download HERE

    A great reporting tool that was published to the Microsoft Download site yesterday. It will really help consultants who are planning / performing the Exchange 2010 transitions in their companies or for their customers. The reports will alert you if there are any issues within your organization, which...
  • Blog Post: Window 2000 Server, Pro, XPSP2 nearing end of life... be ready!!

    Hello all, this is just a quick reminder that Windows 2000 and Windows XP Service Pack 2 are nearing end-of-support. This applies to both Windows 2000 Server and Windows 2000 Professional , as well as all editions of Windows XP with SP2 . On July 13th, 2010, these products will no longer be eligible...
  • Blog Post: WARNING about KB974571 and Event ID 12290

    We've found that the update released by Microsoft on 13th October 2009 to fix CryptoAPI issues will cause OCS services to fail . We are also seeing reports of client side issues. The server will log event ID 12290 which says: "The evaulation period for Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 has...
  • Blog Post: Exchange 2010 - Launch details starting to emerge, ballpark pricing - Exchange Server Standard will support HA DAG!!!

    Thanks to Julie White for confirming some really GREAT early Exchange 2010 launch info: Exchange 2010 – Revving the Engines for Launch Two weeks ago we announced that Exchange 2010 was code complete and, as we get ready for launch, we’re seeing some amazing results from our early adopter...
  • Blog Post: Exchange 2010 perf counters and thresholds to watch

    Good post from Erin Bookey here: "Seeing that many will be finding a copy of Exchange 2010 under the tree soon (...right?), we wanted to let you know that we have been working to create the performance counter guidance for Exchange 2010 as we have for Exchange 2007 (see Monitoring Without System Center...
  • Blog Post: UPDATE - Support for Exchange 2007 on Windows Server 2008R2 is coming!!

    Great news on the Exchange 2007 support front as posted here at EHLO We are listening and this sort of U turn really shows how powerful your feedback really is! " We always talk about listening to customers and sometimes this is written off by many as 'marketing speak'. In fact, we do take feedback...
  • Blog Post: Update Rollup 10 for Exchange Server 2007 SP1, Update Rollup 3 for Exchange 2007 SP2 and Update Rollup 3 for Exchange 2010 have been released - Links HERE!

    MIcrosoft has released the following update for Exchange Server : Security Update for Exchange 2000 Server (KB976703) Security Update for Exchange 2003 SP2 (KB976702) Update Rollup 10 for Exchange 2007 SP1 (KB981407) Update Rollup 4 for Exchange 2007 SP2 (KB981383) Update Rollup 3 for...
  • Blog Post: Scalable Networking Pack revisited for 2008 - COULD STILL BE ISSUES!!

    A number of customers have been enquiring about the current situation of our Scalable Networking Pack in relation to Windows 2008 and thanks to Jane Lewis of the UK PFE team for running the ground work on this. So, Info and recommendations are as follows; With Windows 2003 SP2 this setting was enabled...
  • Blog Post: The Cryptic NDR Codes Revealed!

    Seems I am always being asked about the actual meaning of the various cryptic non delivery reports generated by Exchange, This blog explains the meaning of the NDR Error Codes received in Non-Delivery reports. This information can be useful in determining the specific cause of the email delivery failure...
  • Blog Post: Exchange 2010 RU1 is now available for download

    We have just released the Exchange 2010 Update Rollup 1. You can download the update here and read more information about fixes included in the following KB article: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/976573
  • Blog Post: Exchange Server 2010 Deployment Assistant Released - Get it Here!

    We heard concerns from our early adoption Exchange Server 2010 customers regarding transitioning from Exchange Server 2003 and/or Exchange Server 2007 in a few key areas. One of which is the fact that you, Exchange/IT administrators, are burdened with complex migration steps (multiple firewall rules...
  • Blog Post: Exchange Server Supportability Matrix

    It seems currently there are so many different versions of Windows/Active Directory we can all easily get confused to what Exchange Server version is supported on which OS/Active Directory. Luckily there is a support matrix that explains this very clearly! Below is a screenshot of the Active Directory...
  • Blog Post: Windows 7 released on 22nd October 2009 - 7 days and counting!!

    Windows 7 is almost here! The release date is set for 22nd October and Im getting alot of great questions and feedback from early adopters. I also know there are a number of great Win7 house parties going on as well, so if you have any questions on this cool new product please let me know and I will...
  • Blog Post: Exchange Server 2010 Troubleshooting Issues – Part I

    The following article will provide a summary on common issues in Exchange 2010 deployment in the Enterprise. The information in this article consists of my own experience and official Microsoft knowledgebase articles. Due to the fact that your Exchange environments will all vary, please read the information...
  • Blog Post: Exchange 2010 Migration / Transisition Options CLEARLY Explained HERE!

    There seems to be a great deal of confusion currently around the question of migrating to Exchange 2010 - Everyone seems pretty intent on doing it, but many find it hard to identify the correct upgrade path to suit thier current environment. Exchange has always had a specific combination of operating...