João Ribeiro

Exchange Server ;Office Communications Server and Windows Mobile / Phones

Announcing Enhanced Hardware Virtualization Support for Exchange 2010

The Microsoft Exchange team is enhancing positioning by including additional supported scenarios regarding Exchange Server 2010 running under hardware virtualization software. As of today, the following support scenarios are being updated, for Exchange 2010 SP1, and later: The Unified Messaging server role is supported in a virtualized environment. Combining Exchange 2010 high availability solutions (database… Read more

Outlook Anywhere runs best on Windows 2008 R2

We recently compared the performance of the Exchange 2010 Client Access role supporting Outlook Anywhere users on both Windows 2008 SP2 and Windows 2008 R2, and found that the improvements the Windows Team has made in R2 more than doubles the number of concurrent users a given server can support, assuming CPU is the limiting… Read more

Updates to the Exchange Supportability Matrix

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 a variety of questions raised about our support… Read more

UPDATE – Supporting Exchange 2007 on Windows Server 2008 R2

As a member of the Exchange Server support team nothing gives me more pleasure than announcing this  ” We always talk about listening to customers and sometimes this is written off by many as ‘marketing speak’. In fact, we do take feedback seriously and no input is more important to our engineering processes than your… Read more

The fix for installation of Exchange 2007 SP2 with Windows 2008 R2 Domain Controllers is now available

Installation on non-Internet connected computers Using an Internet connected computer: 1. Download and extract Exchange 2007 SP2 to a local hard drive. 2. Download the updated ExBPA.PreReqs.xml and ExBPA.Readiness.xml files listed below. Please note: We suggest that you right-click the link and select “Save target as…” as otherwise the XML file might open in your… Read more