Dude where's my PFE?

I was a Premier Field Engineer (PFE) for Microsoft.

September, 2008

  • Spoof your old dead Exchange Server

    Ok, so if you have say, Citrix, or a standard image with Office pre-installed, then someone had to pick an Exchange server to point to for the Outlook profile creation wizard. So sometimes, in large organizations, teams don't necessarily speak to one...
  • Version Store 624 events

    Applies to Exchange 2000, Exchange 2003, Exchange 2007. So in Version Store 623 errors, Version Store gets 'clogged', if you will, and will fail to process transactions. 624 errors on the other hand, are caused by a lack of available virtual memory...
  • Avoiding Version Store problems in the enterprise environment

    Applies to Exchange 2003 So one of the things that can go wrong with Exchange is that it can run out of something called Version Store. Version store is an in-memory list of changes made to the database. Nagesh Mahadev has an awesome post about Version...