When an Exchange Server doesn’t Exchange…

“Well the high sheriff, told his deputy, won’t you go out and bring my Lazarus?” Why am I quoting the Po Lazarus tune, the opening song of “O Brother Where Art Thou?” when I’m supposed to be talking about the Exchange Server that doesn’t?  It’s the Chewbacca defense!  This Exchange Server is so hosed I…

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Database Status Unknown in 2k7 EMC? This might be why....

Applies to Exchange 2007  So I ran into a case today that was pretty interesting.  The symptoms were a fairly generic error in the app log: Event ID: 4001Task Category: GeneralLevel: ErrorKeywords: ClassicUser: N/AComputer: server nameDescription:A transient failure has occurred. The problem may resolve itself in awhile. The service will retry in 56 seconds. Diagnostic…

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