Is this thing on?

Scott Schnoll's weblog

Browse by Tags

Related Posts
  • Blog Post: High Availability Changes in Exchange Server 2013 Cumulative Update 1

    Exchange Server 2013 Cumulative Update 1 (CU1) has been released and is now available for download !  CU1 is the first release to use the servicing model introduced with Exchange 2013.  CU1 includes new features, new functionality and bug fixes, including in the area of high availability. ...
  • Blog Post: Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 1 Beta Available for Download

    This morning, we released a Beta of Service Pack 1 for Exchange 2010 to the Microsoft Download Center. You can download the beta from http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=193120 . Exchange Server 2010 SP1 Beta includes archiving and discovery enhancements, a faster Outlook Web App, upgraded mobility...
  • Blog Post: Exchange 2010 Mailbox Server Role Requirements Calculator v3.2 Available

    We just released an updated version of the Exchange Server 2010 Mailbox Server Role Requirements Calculator. This version includes several improvements and new features, as well as some important bug fixes. For more information about the updates to the Exchange 2010 Mailbox Server Requirements Calculator...
  • Blog Post: Exchange Server 2013 Preview Available

    We just released the Exchange Server 2013 Preview (build 466.13) for worldwide public download . After working on Exchange Server 2013 for several years now, I am super-excited to see this release go public. We've also posted several Help (CHM) files , as well. Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Preview...
  • Blog Post: Update Rollup 7 for Exchange Server 2007 SP1 Released

    UR7 for Exchange 2007 SP1 (Build 08.01.0359.002) is now live . I recommend this update for all Exchange 2007 SP1 servers, especially if you use standby continuous replication. UR7 for Exchange 2007 SP1 includes three critical SCR fixes: KB 961281 Update Rollup 5 for Exchange Server 2007 Service...
  • Blog Post: Download Exchange 2010 RTM!

    Download Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 helps you achieve new levels of reliability and performance by delivering features that simplify your administration, protect your communications, and meet demands for greater business mobility. Download it today from http://go.microsoft...
  • Blog Post: New High Availability Features in Exchange 2010 SP1

    As you may read by now, we've started to release the first details on Exchange 2010 SP1. In addition to the features mentioned in the Exchange Team blog post , there's a lot of other goodness in there, too. In this post, I describe the new high availability features in Exchange 2010 SP1, and there are...
  • Blog Post: Windows Server Cluster Management Pack for Operations Manager 2007

    The Windows Server Failover Cluster Management Pack provides both proactive and reactive monitoring of your Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008 cluster deployments. It monitors Cluster services components—such as nodes, networks, resources, and resource groups—to report issues that can cause...
  • Blog Post: Why You Should Attend Tech·Ed North America 2009

    The Tech·Ed Web site has some great reasons as to why you should attend this year, but I thought I would add a few more: Sessions, sessions, and more sessions. In case you haven't looked at the Session List , there's 738 technical sessions available. Of the 738 sessions, 67 of them are Unified...
  • Blog Post: Update to Windows Server 2008 Brings Failure Behavior Change for the File Share Witness resource

    My friend and colleague, Tim McMichael, recently blogged about a behvaior change that was made in Windows Server 2008 R2 that was back-ported to Windows Server 2008. The basics of the behavior change are as follows: When the server hosting the File Share Witness becomes unavailable, the File Share...
  • Blog Post: Exchange Server 2007 SP2 and Backups

    In my Exchange Server 2007 SP1 Tips and Tricks session last year at Microsoft Tech •Ed 2008 in Orlando, Florida, I announced that we would be providing a VSS-based plug-in for Windows Server Backup in Windows Server 2008 that will enable customers to take Exchange-aware, VSS backups on Windows Server...
  • Blog Post: Exchange Server 2010 Release Candidate Available!

    Today, we announced that the Exchange Server 2010 Release Candidate is feature complete and available for download here . Updated online documentation for this release can be found at http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb124558(EXCHG.149).aspx . Make sure your computer and infrastructure meet...
  • Blog Post: Project Natal - I Can't Wait!

    I'm an avid XBOX 360 gamer, so when something cool like this comes along, I pay close attention! And you should, too. This is some of the coolest technology evar (and I said 'evar' instead of 'ever' so you know it's true).
  • Blog Post: Update for Exchange Server 2007 Mailbox Storage Requirements Calculator Released

    We just updated the Exchange 2007 Mailbox Server Role Storage Requirements Calculator to coincide with the BlackBerry Enterprise Server for Microsoft Exchange 2007 Performance Benchmarking Guide whitepaper update. The main blog post has been updated, and you can view the Updates Tracking page to see...
  • Blog Post: Check out the Exchange Server Remote Connectivity Analyzer Beta

    Want an easy way to check if AutoDiscover is working? Not sure if Exchange ActiveSync is configured correctly? Need to test your inbound mail flow? For help with these questions, and more, check out the Exchange Server Remote Connectivity Analyzer . This newly announced tool, nicknamed ExRCA, is a free...
  • Blog Post: Internet Explorer 8 RTM is Released!

    Welcome to the future of Web browsing! Today at 9:00am PDT, we released Internet Explorer 8 to the web for Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows Server. Visit http://www.microsoft.com/ie8 for complete details on IE8. To see some of the very cool new IE8 features in action, check out the IE8...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Tech·Ed North America 2009 - Get On the Bus

    Hey MCPeeps, Are you proud of your MCP status? Want to win a free trip to Tech·Ed North America 2009? Microsoft Learning has launched an....well, I'm not sure what to call it <g>. Let's just say, they've launched an adventure like nothing you've seen before. It's called Get on the Bus . ...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Exchange Server Training Portal

    Microsoft Learning has just launched their Exchange Server training portal , which includes training for both Exchange Server 2007 and Exchange Server 2010. Visit the portal, take advantage of new Exchange 2010 training resources, and become an expert on Exchange 2010!. While you're there, be sure...
  • Blog Post: Exchange Server 2010 Mailbox Server Role Requirements Calculator Update Released

    Today we've released an update to the Exchange Server 2010 Mailbox Server Role Requirements Calculator that addresses some issues that were identified in the previous (v12.8) release.  You can visit the updates tracking page to see what is in this new version, but here’s a brief synopsis of what...
  • Blog Post: Recommended Hotfixes for Windows Server 2012 Failover Clusters

    Today, Microsoft released Knowledge Base article 2784261 , which describes the hotfixes we recommend being installed on all Windows Server 2012 failover clusters.  This includes Exchange database availability groups that are running on Windows Server 2012, as well. Although these hotfixes are generally...
  • Blog Post: First Details of Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 1 Available!

    We've published a post on the Exchange Team Blog that provides the first public details about Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 1 (SP1). SP1 will of course include fixes and enhancements in the areas customers have helped us identify (including code from all of the Exchange 2010 post RTM update rollups...
  • Blog Post: TechNet Webcast: How Microsoft IT Deployed Exchange 2010 on Premises

    Ever wondered how we deployed Exchange 2010 on premise internally at Microsoft? You can find out on Tuesday, May 11th (9:30 AM Pacific Time), when Microsoft IT Service Manager Luisa Garcia Zapata presents a 60-minute Webcast that discusses the Exchange Server 2010 deployment within Microsoft IT. She...
  • Blog Post: RELEASED: Updated Mailbox Server Role Requirements Calculator, Jetstress 2010 RTM and Load Generator 2010 RTM

    It's only Wednesday, and it's been quite a week for Exchange tool releases. Seems like only yesterday we released Remote Desktop Connection Manager ( RDCMan ). But, alas, that was Friday. Since then, we've had three major updates to some Exchange "must-have" tools: Mailbox Server Role Requirements...