July, 2010

  • Exchange Server 2010 Design and Architecture

    Microsoft Information Technology (Microsoft IT) maintains a complex Microsoft® Exchange Server environment that consists of several geographic locations and multiple Active Directory® forests. There are 16 data centers, four of which host Exchange servers...
  • Exchange Server 2010 UM Troubleshooting Tool

    I am pleased to announce that starting today you can download the BETA version of the Exchange UM 2010 troubleshooting tool from Microsoft Download Center . The Exchange Unified Messaging team needs your feedback! Download the tool, use it and let us...
  • DAGs Protection Hints – DPM 2010

    DPM 2010 provides node based protection so the state of the database on the node - whether it is an Active copy or a Passive copy of the Exchange 2010 DB does not matter. The state of the database may switch back and forth from Active to Passive, but...
  • OWA Coexistence With Legacy Versions

    In most environments that plan to implement Exchange 2010, there will probably be an older (legacy) version of Exchange Server running. This document provides information on how Exchange 2003, Exchange 2007, and Exchange 2010 will work together in regards...
  • Mailbox Quarantine

    One corrupted mailbox can have the potential to disrupt service by taking down the entire information store, thereby affecting all users on that server. Mailbox quarantine has been introduced in Exchange Server 2010 to help prevent this situation. What...
  • Database Availability Groups

    A database availability group (DAG) is a set of up to 16 Exchange Server 2010 Mailbox servers that provide automatic database-level recovery from a database, server, or network failure.  DAGs use continuous replication and a subset of Microsoft Windows...