Exchange 2010 mailflow troubleshooting guide

I recently had a couple of cases where E-Mails were not being processed from the queues anymore causing mailflow issues and new e-mails were building up in the submission queue. As a result of those cases I have created a guide for troubleshooting such issues and have documented the main steps:   First of all…


More on Exchange Retention and Archiving Policies/troubleshooting

As the Exchange Retention and Archiving Policies is a topic many people run from, I think it is always better to get more info on the topic for easier troubleshooting. For more information and description of the Retention Tags and Policies, please refer to TechNet “Understanding Retention Tags and Retention Policies” article. I will summarize…


The curious case of the dot

'How often have I said to you that when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth?' Sherlock Holmes Quote -The Sign of Four Chapter 6: "Sherlock Holmes Gives a Demonstration     I was recently confronted with several cases where customers were complaining that when sending E-Mails with inline attachments,…


Recovering a Public Folder Database after a Hardware Crash

You’re just too "simple", to be true Can't take my eyes off of you… 🙂 (Stolen from Andy Williams’ song “You're Just Too Good To Be True”)   So simple it is to recover a Public Folder Database in case of a hardware crash, that this song comes to my mind each time I handle…