Troubleshooting Exchange 2007 VSS Backups

There have been some blogs on VSS backups in the past. Over last few months, we have worked on several cases where troubleshooting VSS was required. Seeing that the documentation around how to troubleshoot this is somewhat lacking, we decided to put together this blog post. This post will give you VSS troubleshooting tips using…


Voice Mail and Discoverability with Exchange 2007 Unified Messaging

Exchange 2007 was the first release of Exchange to include Unified Messaging (UM) and this was the first time many of our customers started considering replacing their existing voice mail systems with UM. As with any new technology, many have sent in questions or concerns regarding the legal implications of UM, and how to control…


Exchange Server 2007 Server Installation Templates and Build Automation Guidance Released

We have always recommended that customers prepare formal server build documentation for their Exchange environments. Until now, we’ve not provided any formal guidance around what that documentation should look like. We now have build documentation templates and instructions for preparing a build automation DVD. You can use these templates as a starting point for formally…


Understanding Exchange 2007 Memory Usage and its use of the Paging File

Lately, we’ve been getting a lot of questions related to Exchange 2007 memory consumption and why Exchange uses so much of the paging file. Well, there are some valid reasons why and some misconceptions that need to be corrected. Comparing memory usage between Exchange 2007 and Exchange 2003 First, let’s start with why Store.exe uses…


Where does the time go? -519 Jet_errLogSequenceEnd – Part II

In Part I of this blog post I covered the specifics of the -519 Jet_errLogSequenceEnd issue and the resolution. We had a great follow up question from our readers about the when and how often Exchange issues the ESE 514 warning events? We’ll answer those questions in detail here in Part II. How much time…


Where does the time go? -519 Jet_errLogSequenceEnd

Enterprise Communications Support (formerly known as Exchange Messaging Support) has recently seen an increase in support incidents around the -519 Jet_errLogSequenceEnd issue. In this blog I will explain this issue in detail, why it may occur, how to recognize it, and what to do next. Exchange has had a robust data engine that provides an…


EWS CAS to CAS Request Proxying

In Exchange Server 2007 SP1, the EWS team added a new feature called EWS Request Proxying.  It is sometimes also referred to as EWS Proxy or HTTP Proxy.  Not much has been said about this feature, but if you care about performance, it is important to understand why it is there, why you want to…