Author Archives: Jason Sherry

December Exchange 2010 updates

A few key updates from other blogs: (Just HowExchangeWorks.com right now) Exchange 2010 Tested Solutions From Microsoft… Single site, 16000 mailboxes Single site, 500 mailboxes Two sites, 9000 mailboxes Outlook 2007 SP2 Cumulative Update Brings Personal Archive & Mailbox Auto-Mapping … Continue reading

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Check out: Using Cmdlet Extension Agents to cause automatic events to occur in Exchange 2010

This post, from Pat Richard, covers how to setup pre & post PowerShell cmdlets to run when things are done in any Exchange 2010 management tool (EMC, EMS, etc). Very cool! When I worked for NetIQ in the ’90 the … Continue reading

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W7 SP1 Beta & Internet Explorer 9 Beta installed

11/4: Don’t recommend installing IE9 beta currently Just installed Windows 7 SP1 Beta & Internet Explorer 9 Beta (they don’t require each other btw) and all seems good, so far. I’ll update this post if\when I come across any issues. … Continue reading

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Released: Update Rollup 1 for Exchange Server 2010 SP1

From: http://msexchangeteam.com/archive/2010/10/07/456538.aspx Earlier today the Exchange CXP team released Update Rollup 1 for Exchange Server 2010 SP1 to the Download Center. The release of the rollup via Microsoft Update will happen on October 12th. This update includes new fixes for … Continue reading

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Exchange 2010 Deployment Outline Wizard

Want to have an outline of what it would take to get from Exchange 2000, 2003, and/or 2007 to Exchange 2010? See Microsoft’s Exchange 2010 Deployment Outline Wizard

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Exchange 2010 SP1 summary

See the You Had Me at EHLO blog post for the links below and some good client feedback on these new features. What’s New in SP1 Release Notes Download New and Changed Features New Deployment Functionality Client Access Server Role … Continue reading

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Users stop getting new message on Exchange 2010

Had an issue today with a client where some of their users stopped getting new messages.  The Information Store service was running and all databases were mounted. After they contacted me I confirming IS and databases were on-line then I … Continue reading

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Exchange 2010 RTM schema prep fails with Exchange 2007 SP3 installed

When you run the prepare schema command (/PS) using the SETUP CLI for Exchange 2010 it fails with the following error: Setup encountered a problem while validating the state of Active Directory. The Active Directory schema version (14625) is higher … Continue reading

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Repairing an Exchange 2003 storage group after a dirty shut down

I just had to go through this process at a client, who is running Exchange 2003, and haven’t had to do this in a few years.  Since I mainly focus on design\architecture work I don’t do troubleshooting or system down … Continue reading

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How to fix an out of sync password issue in SharePoint 2010

SharePoint 2010 now stores service account passwords in the config database.  So if you attempt to change the password in the AD and on the services that use it this will break SharePoint. To fix this issue do the following … Continue reading

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