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Random Musings on Exchange and Virtualization

August, 2014

  • Hyper-V Did Not Find Virtual Machines to Import - Error 32784

    When importing a VM into Windows Server 2012 that was exported from Windows 2012 R2 you will be unable to import the VM. If you import the VM using PowerShell’s Import-VM cmdlet the error message is not very descriptive – “ The operation cannot be performed...
  • Exchange 2013 CU6 Released

    Exchange 2013 CU6 has been released to the Microsoft download centre! Exchange 2013 has a different servicing strategy than Exchange 2007/2010 and utilises Cumulative Updates (CUs) rather than the Rollup Updates (RU/UR) which were used previously. CUs...
  • Exchange 2010 SP3 RU7 Released

    The Exchange team today announced the availability of Update Rollup 7 for Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 3 . RU7 is the latest rollup of customer fixes available for Exchange Server 2010. The release contains fixes for customer reported issues and...
  • Back To The Real World

    You may have noticed that I’ve been a bit quiet on the blog, TechNet forums and also replying to comments. I took some time off to go back to Europe for a few weeks travelling around Malta and Scotland. Will get back to normal soon, just have to...
  • PowerShell Input Output Escapades

    After using various types, architectures and generations of computers over the years there is always the habit of “you go to what you know!” In other words once you figure out a solution to an issue, you then use that repeatedly in the future as you know...
  • Quick Tip - Event Viewer Filtering

    I was recently reminded of a simple yet effective Event Viewer filtering tip.  If you have thousands of event entries that are pollution/flooding the log it becomes very difficult to see the actual real issues.  For example this tip has proved...
  • How To Rename DAG Network Using PowerShell

    Quick post for a Friday! A customer had an “interesting” issue where the DAG networks were not being displayed inside the Exchange Management Console. The underlying reason is because the implemented firewalls between Exchange servers,...