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Exchange 2010 Beta Released

Microsoft announced the release today of the Exchange 2010 public beta, which you can download from the new Exchange 2010 Technet Site. The MS Exchange Team blog has a post about it too including some links to videos and other resources.  Meanwhile the Unified Communications blog also announced it and ran through a list of […]

April 16, 2009

Quota violation error when moving Exchange 2007 storage group log path

On Exchange Server 2007 you may encounter a quota violation error when attempting to move the storage group logs path for one of your storage groups. Summary: 1 item(s). 0 succeeded, 1 failed. Elapsed time: 01:35:36 SG Public Folders Failed Error: WMI exception occured on server ‘exchangeserver.domain.local’: Quota violation Quota violation Exchange Management Shell command […]

March 27, 2009

Are you anonymous at work? (ChrisBrogan.com)

Over at ChrisBrogan.com guest poster GL Hoffman shares 10 terrific tips on how to stand out (the good way) at your workplace.  Being visible and known for being a good worker might be important for you in the current economic climate as the axe swings on jobs across the industry. Read Are you Anonymous at […]

March 16, 2009

Managing Diagnostic Logging with Exchange Server 2007

For those familiar with the GUI interface for Exchange Server 2003 diagnostic logging the new Exchange Server 2007 diagnostic logging cmdlets might seem a little daunting at first.  But with a little PowerShell understanding they become much easier to manage.  Lets take a look at a few examples. First of all the two shell cmdlets […]

February 23, 2009

Emails not sending from Exchange 2003 to new Exchange 2007 server

When you introduce a the first Exchange Server 2007 server into an existing Exchange Server 2003 organization you may encounter an issue with mail flow between the two servers. Emails sent from Exchange 2007 to Exchange 2003 work fine, however emails sent from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2007 do not work and can be seen […]

February 20, 2009

Windows Server 2003 32-bit R2 media needed to prep a non-R2 domain before first 64-bit R2 DC can be promoted

In one of life’s “chicken and egg” situations I recently encountered the issue of promoting a Windows Server 2003 64-bit R2 server to be a Domain Controller in an environment with only Windows Server 2003 32-bit (non-R2) servers as existing Domain Controllers. DCPromo will tell you that the Forest has not been prepared for the […]

February 19, 2009

Broadcom NIC teaming using Dell-supplied drivers

While deploying a new Dell PowerEdge 2900 for a customer I enountered a problem where the Broadcom Advanced Control Suite displayed no options for NIC teaming.  I checked the Dell Support website first and confirmed that the latest Dell-supplied drivers were already installed on the server. After a little hunting around I decided to download […]

February 18, 2009

Articles about Exchange Server and spam prevention

I’ve written some more articles recently at AllSpammedUp.com.  One of the interesting things about writing these articles is that is has forced me to take a deeper look at Exchange Server 2007 antispam features and consider their effectiveness.  My view at the moment is that with the right attention and configuration Exchange Server 2007 can […]

February 18, 2009