Licensing Logic: What Am I Actually Getting by Licensing Office 365?

Welcome to the first in the series of ‘Licensing Logic’. A series of exclusive articles brought to you from the Microsoft Licensing team, specifically for our TechNet audience, Office 365 is a brand. But we have a challenge to overcome by using that name. Our challenge is that the Office name is so synonymous with Word, Excel, PowerPoint…


Analyzing Exchange Transaction Log Generation Statistics

Update 1/31/2017: Please see the updated version of this post that explains a significant update to this script. Overview When designing a site resilient Exchange Server solution, one of the required planning tasks is to determine how many transaction logs are generated on an hourly basis. This helps figure out how much bandwidth will be…


Microsoft Premier Workshop: Application Virtualization V5 Infrastructure and Administration

Beschreibung Der zweitägige Workshop vermittelt den Teilnehmern einen umfangreichen und praxisnahen Überblick über die generellen Implementierungsmöglichkeiten der Application Virtualisierung der aktuellsten Version von App-V. Beginnend mit grundlegenden Architekturüberlegungen über die  Planung der Installation der beteiligten Systeme bis hin zur Sequenzierung von virtuellen Anwendungen wird das ganze Spektrum behandelt. Jeder Teil des Workshops verfügt über Labs…


Office 365 OWA Offline Feature

By: Caio Ribeiro Cesar Neste artigo irei explicar como habilitar a configuração de modo offline para o Outlook Web App em um ambiente O365 (a feature vem habilitada by default para organization config, porém existe a necessidade de habilitar no browser do usuário final). Esta feature está disponível para clientes que foram migrados para o…


Detecting ephemeral port exhaustion

Symptoms When Windows or Windows Server is out of ephemeral/outbound/dynamic network ports, it will not be able to establish any outbound network connections. This results in a lot of connection failures such as database and/or domain controller connections. If the system is not responding, then try increasing the port range (discussed below) – this change is…


How to Verify if Lync Server 2013 Database Updates Completed Successfully

Update 1/18/17 – Added database versions for January 2017 Cumulative Update. Update 12/13/16 – Added database versions for December 2016 Cumulative Update. Update 11/16/16 – Added database versions for November 2016 Cumulative Update. Update 6/23/16 – Added database versions for August 2016 Cumulative Update. Update 5/12/16 – Added database versions for May 2016 Cumulative Update. Update…

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Limite de regras em um ambiente O365

By: Caio Ribeiro César e Carlos Annes Este artigo faz referencia a documentação da Microsoft disponível no site http://support.microsoft.com/kb/924297 Alguns clientes usam diversas rules e nos perguntam quando eles terão problemas de scalability, se existe um limite de número/tamanho do ruleset para mailbox em um ambiente online. O limite máximo é de 256KB, com um…


Exchange Server Role Requirements Calculator Release Notes

download readme Change log for the Exchange Server Server Role Requirements calculator. Version 8.5 Bug Fixes Fixed export of CreateMBDatabaseCopies.ps1 to include contents of entire script Conditional formatting fixes Version 8.4 New Functionality Added support for ReplayLagMaxDelay Added support for SafetyNetHoldTime in CreateDAG.ps1 Bug Fixes Improved the DAG auto-calculation results display to highlight deployment configuration…


Troubleshoot your Exchange 2010 database backup functionality with VSSTester script

Download Frequently in support, we encounter several backup related calls for Exchange 2010 databases. A sample of common issues we hear from our customers are: “My backup software is not able to take a successful snapshot of the databases” “My backups have been failing for quite a while. I have several thousand log files consuming…


Tracing with Storport in Windows 2012 and Windows 8 with KB2819476 hotfix

Welcome back to the CORE Team Blog. Paul Reynolds here. I would like to let everyone know about changes on how to capture Storport traces in Windows Server 2012 and Windows 8. === IMPORTANT:  this blog has been superseded by https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/askcore/2014/08/19/deciphering-storport-traces-101/ === NOTE: The information below is based on having hotfix KB2819476 installed (part of…