What’s New in Exchange Server 2010

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd298136(EXCHG.149).aspx What’s New in Exchange Server 2010 [This is pre-release documentation and subject to change in future releases. This topic’s current status is: Writing.] Applies to: Exchange Server 2010 Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 brings a new and rich set of technologies, features, and services to the Exchange Server product line. This topic includes a list…


Exchange 2007 SP2 has been released

Hi all for all of those that were anxious for SP2 here’s the download link: The download site is located here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=4c4bd2a3-5e50-42b0-8bbb-2cc9afe3216a Some new features: Enhanced Auditing – New Exchange auditing events and audit log repository enable Exchange administrators to more easily audit the activities occurring on their Exchange servers. It allows the right balance…


Windows 7 and Windows 2008 R2 Released To Manufacturing

  http://windowsteamblog.com/blogs/windows7/archive/2009/07/22/windows-7-has-been-released-to-manufacturing.aspx Release dates http://windowsteamblog.com/blogs/windows7/archive/2009/07/21/when-will-you-get-windows-7-rtm.aspx


OCS front end service fails to start after KB967831

KB967831 patch will try to update OCS and afterwards will try to start RtcQmsAgent (aka Monitoring Agent) If you dont use or configure this service it will never start, causing the rollback of the patch and with it the failure of the frontend service. So just install MS messaging queue services (ServerManagerCmd -i MSMQ-Services)  and…


How to update OCS external address book url

Here’s how to update the external address book url:   Lcscmd /web /action:updatepoolurls /externalwebfqdn:<WebfarmFQDN> /poolname:<poolname more info:   http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb803611.aspx


Presenting Exchange Server 2010

Presenting the Exchange 2010…… http://msexchangeteam.com/archive/2009/04/14/451032.aspx


OCS R2 Global settings changes in AD

After a new deployment, a great question mark appeared in my head when the follow popup appeared: So what’s next? In some multidomain scenarios where the configuration stays in the root domain there where some reports of performance issues so the OCS team decided to enable the ability to change the the settings from the…



Hi all OCS R2 is out there, just check the virtual launch   http://www.microsoft.com/communicationsserver/r2-virtual-launch/event/default.aspx


How to check Mailbox Backup status

Hi all just a simple line to check with PS the backup status of your MBX: Get-MailboxDatabase "Database Name Here" -status | select *backup* | fl