Update Rollup 10 for Exchange Server 2007 SP1, Update Rollup 3 for Exchange 2007 SP2 and Update Rollup 3 for Exchange 2010 have been released – Links HERE!

MIcrosoft has released the following update for Exchange Server: Security Update for Exchange 2000 Server (KB976703) Security Update for Exchange 2003 SP2 (KB976702) Update Rollup 10 for Exchange 2007 SP1 (KB981407) Update Rollup 4 for Exchange 2007 SP2 (KB981383) Update Rollup 3 for Exchange 2010 (KB981401)   Download information for Security Update for Exchange 2000 Server…


What?? Outlook 2003 and Outlook 2007 wont connect to my new Exchange 2010 install?? READ THIS…..

I was recently took a “Early Monday” call from a distraught customer, having just installed a nice new Exchange 2010 server they could not get any of their outlook clients to connect to their migrated mailboxes?! By default, Exchange 2010 requires Encryption for RPC client access.  Unless you specifically turn this off, Outlook 2003 clients…


Exchange 2010 Migration / Transisition Options CLEARLY Explained HERE!

  There seems to be a great deal of confusion currently around the question of migrating to Exchange 2010 – Everyone seems pretty intent on doing it, but many find it hard to identify the correct upgrade path to suit thier current environment.  Exchange has always had a specific combination of operating systems on which it…


Window 2000 Server, Pro, XPSP2 nearing end of life… be ready!!

Hello all, this is just a quick reminder that Windows 2000 and Windows XP Service Pack 2 are nearing end-of-support. This applies to both Windows 2000 Server and Windows 2000 Professional, as well as all editions of Windows XP with SP2. On July 13th, 2010, these products will no longer be eligible for regular support…


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


Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 – HOT ISSUES LIST Nov 2009

A series Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 issues have been reported to Microsoft customer support. From these issues, we figured out several hot issues and authored Knowledge base articles to explain the solutions.   To identify and troubleshoot these issues, you can find more information from the KB articles: ·         975787  Adjust User…


The Cryptic NDR Codes Revealed!

Seems I am always being asked about the actual meaning of the various cryptic non delivery reports generated by Exchange, This blog explains the meaning of the NDR Error Codes received in Non-Delivery reports. This information can be useful in determining the specific cause of the email delivery failure and indicates where to perform troubleshooting is…


UPDATE – Support for Exchange 2007 on Windows Server 2008R2 is coming!!

Great news on the Exchange 2007 support front as posted here at EHLO We are listening and this sort of U turn really shows how powerful your feedback really is! ” We always talk about listening to customers and sometimes this is written off by many as ‘marketing speak’. In fact, we do take feedback…


Windows 2008R2 and Exchange 2007 – Supported or not…??

Server administrators be warned; if you’re looking at Windows Server 2008 R2 you need to be aware we (Microsoft) are not currently supporting Microsoft Exchange 2007 on this platform. Instead, you must upgrade to Exchange 2010. This news was made public via the Microsoft Exchange Team blog when discussing rollup 9 for Exchange Server 2007 service…