Project Coconut Entries: Part 1 – Getting the environment up to scratch Part 2 – Sizing the Exchange Server 2007 servers Part 3 – Deploying the first Exchange Server 2007 server Part 4 – Configuring Standby Continuous Replication Part 5 – Its mailbox migration time! Part 6 – Finishing the job Deploying the first Exchange […]
In earlier versions of Exchange Server the Message Tracking log settings were configured through the GUI interface. Now with Exchange Server 2007 you can set the Message Tracking log path in the GUI, but you need to hit the Exchange Management Shell for other settings such as the log retention period. To view the retention […]
The Windows Server 2008 ServerManagerCmd.exe tool makes installing the Exchange Server 2007 pre-requisites a snap. In this example I am installing the pre-requisites for a typical Exchange Server 2007 installation (Mailbox Server, Client Access Server, Hub Transport Server). The components are installed using ServerManagerCmd.exe. The following commands can be executed in a command shell to […]
How to apply the Exchange Server 2007 schema update on a 32-bit domain controller that holds the Schema Master FSMO role.
Project Coconut Entries: Part 1 – Getting the environment up to scratch Part 2 – Sizing the Exchange Server 2007 servers Part 3 – Deploying the first Exchange Server 2007 server Part 4 – Configuring Standby Continuous Replication Part 5 – Its mailbox migration time! Part 6 – Finishing the job Sizing the Exchange Server […]
Storage guys do not love talking about IOPS, especially when far too much attention is being paid to them by customers buying Exchange solutions. You would think a die hard storage guy would delight in pulling out one of their many spreadsheets and calculating the optimal disk layout to meet your IOPS needs, but sadly […]
Microsoft has announced the release of Microsoft Office Sharepoint Server (MOSS) 2007 with SP1 and Windows Sharepoint Services (WSS) 3.0 with SP1. This is a significant release as it allows Sharepoint administrators and developers to deploy an SP1 integrated installation of MOSS or WSS on a new server. The RTM version of MOSS and WSS […]
One of the enhancements to Exchange Server 2007 with Service Pack 1 is the ability to view public folders when logged in to Outlook Web Access. When an Exchange Server 2007 mailbox user attempts to open a public folder they may see the following information in the OWA window. This will appear if the public […]
After upgrading your Exchange Server 2007 system to Service Pack 1 you may experience Backup Exec job failures for your Exchange backups. The following error may appear in your Backup Exec job logs. Unable to complete the operation for the selected resource using the specified options. The following error was returned when opening the Exchange […]
A sample PowerShell script for automating creation of Exchange Server 2007 storage groups and mailbox databases.