Why do I see ETL Log files showing up on my Exchange 2013 servers post CU6?

Starting with Exchange 2013 CU6, you may notice that the search service may take some additional log file space.  This is because of some changes that Microsoft made where log files are written to the disk in the case of a search issue. These log paths are located at: C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\V15\Bin\Search\Ceres\Diagnostics\logfile C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\V15\Bin\Search\Ceres\Diagnostics\ETLTraces…


Rebuild an Index on Exchange 2013 for Specific Databases

***The  ResetSearchIndex.ps1 used in Exchange 2010 has been deprecated from Exchange 2013*** There are a few different ways to rebuild a search index inExchange 2013. Reseed the Search Catalog from another DAG member. If the server is part of a DAG, you can reseed the index (Catalog) by running the Update-MailboxDatabaseCopyusing the –CatalogOnly switch (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd335201(v=exchg.150).aspx) Example:…


eDiscovery information

We have received a few different queries through support onhow Exchange 2013 works with eDiscovery and legal hold.  Here is a great article from the office SharePointteam that talks about eDiscovery and legal hold with the SharePoint, Exchangeand Lync 2013 products.   http://blogs.office.com/b/sharepoint/archive/2012/11/08/intro-to-ediscovery-in-sharepoint-exchange-and-lync-2013.aspx   We also have an eDiscovery FAQ that comes in handy if…