Update to the Exchange Supportability Matrix – Download it HERE

from Kevin Allison, General Manager, Exchange Customer Experience  “With the release of Exchange 2007 SP2 we provided a Supportability Matrix which outlined the supported configurations for Exchange 2000 SP3, Exchange 2003 SP2, and Exchange 2007 (RTM, SP1, and SP2).   But as many are aware, with the release of Windows Server 2008 R2 there have been…

Exchange 2010 RU1 is now available for download

We have just released the Exchange 2010 Update Rollup 1. You can download the update here and read more information about fixes included in the following KB article: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/976573

Exchange 2010 perf counters and thresholds to watch

Good post from Erin Bookey here: “Seeing that many will be finding a copy of Exchange 2010 under the tree soon (…right?), we wanted to let you know that we have been working to create the performance counter guidance for Exchange 2010 as we have for Exchange 2007 (see Monitoring Without System Center Operations Manager)….

Forefront Protection for Exchange – Antispam Video HERE

Alex Nikolayev, a program manager on the Forefront Server Protection team, was recently interviewed on video about the new antispam filters available in Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server (FPE). Alex gives an excellent overview of the antispam filters in FPE and how they are integrated into a seamless antispam solution for protecting Exchange servers from…

Keeping your head in the cloud – Monitoring BPOS

MessageOps has posted an applicaiton for monitoring Exchange Online. This looks like a really useful tool for identyfing service latency or connection issues. Keep an eye on these guys! http://www.messageops.com/ExmonDownload.html