Windows Mobile emulators in Hyper-V internal network Win2008 R2

 2 items that will help WM emulators on Hyper V clients in Win2k8 R2…   1.       upgrade the HyperV integration services 2.       enable MAC address spoofing on the VM in network adapter settings   Here’s the details:   I just upgraded my VMs from Win2k8 to Win2k8 R2 RTM.  I have my lab environments running…

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How to set the Default Calendar permissions for all users in Exchange 2000, 2003 and 2007

Configuring appropriate default calendar permissions globally in an Exchange environment can be accomplished for Exchange 2000, 2003 or 2007 with a handy tool called PFDAVadmin found here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=635BE792-D8AD-49E3-ADA4-E2422C0AB424&displaylang=en    The Exchange 2007 commandlet Set-MailboxCalendarSettings only works for resource mailboxes and won’t accomplish what PFDAVadmin can for calendar client permissions.  The only commandlet currently that mirrors this capability simply retrieves…

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401 Error when attempting to run Test-OutlookWebServices locally

First some mad props to Exchange Genie for getting the info on this out 2 years ago… http://www.exchange-genie.com/2007/07/401-error-when-attempting-test-outlookwebservices/ I saw this issue popup recently with a Windows 2008 server with the CAS role installed.  Advanced security on Windows 2008 helps prevent NTLM man in the middle and “reflection attacks” by blocking access when the FQDN…

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cryptic error from Test-ActiveSyncConnectivity

I came across some strange output when running the Exchange 2007 commandlet  Test-ActiveSyncConnectivity so I thought I’d share with those of you who might be trying to figure out what it means…   Test-ActiveSyncConnectivity -ClientAccessServer 02e2k7cas -TrustAnySSLCertificate:$true -LightMode:$true   CasServer  MailboxServer Scenario        Result  Latency(MS) Error            ———  ————- ——–        ——  ———– —–                   02e2k7cas  mclab02E2k7MB FolderSync      Failure            …

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Mismatched CAS versions causes proxy to fail with Event id 46

Event ID 46 for OWA CAS proxy really attempts to discuss two separate topologies as shown below.  When CAS1 is the Internet facing CAS, you can manually copy the resource folder from CAS2 to CAS1 to resolve this issue.  After copying the resource folder, you will need to restart the MSExchangeServicesAppPool.    When CAS2 is…

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Connecting Entourage with Exchange 2007

*UPDATED 6/28/2010* The typical installation of Exchange 2007 includes the CAS, MBX and HUB roles.  Entourage requires little if any server configuration to connect in this topology.   However, once these roles are separated, there’s a few additional steps to take.   One thing to note – you do not need to install the latest…

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Autodiscover and the Active Directory

When browsing through your Active Directory, you’ll see Autodiscover objects in several places.  Here I’m going to help explain a little bit about the differences between these objects and some simple ways to troubleshoot them.  Using tools like ADSIedit or LDP can have far-reaching consequences.  Don’t use those tools to modify or delete objects unless you…

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