How to link existing AD accounts to the correct organization in a Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 SP1 multi-tenant environment

With Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 SP1 there is a built-in multi-tenant support feature available that replaces many features of HMC. A good overview about the features, limitations, installation and configuration is available at Technet article: Multi-Tenant Support http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff923272.aspx  The hosting solution available for Exchange 2010 SP1 includes most of the features and functionality available in…


How to stop extra.exe tracing triggered on an event id

Problem was that an event ID 1040 was logged which says, a server based rule (configured in Outlook) was stopped, but without mentioning the reason or more details. Event ID: 1040Level:    ErrorProvider: MSExchangeIS Mailbox StoreMessage:  The rule “rulename”” with the sequence number 20 was disabled due to the error -2147467259 that was encountered  while applying…


Winmail.dat received with a Lotus Notes Client

When an Exchange based email organization sends out an email to a non Exchange based organization (Lotus Notes or other systems for example web mailers) it could happen, that a non mapi client receives an empty email with a winmail.dat file attachment. The client is unable to open the winmail.dat file and so the email…


Data recovery out of “lost” or corrupted Transaction Logfiles ?

Many customers ask for data recovery out of corrupt transaction log files or “lost”  transaction log files following a gap when running eseutil /ml e0X. (Restore from backup running hard recovery being interrupted by a corrupted transaction log file)      In other words – can we extract data out of Transaction log files? The answer is…