IIS7 Primer for Non IIS Gurus (Originally written for Exchange engineers)

  IIS 7 Primer (for those accustomed to IIS 6) This “Primer” was condensed down from a week long IIS 7 class that I had the privilege of attending, which was delivered by Patty Stoy. You rock Patty! Laura LaFleur assisted with development of this content. Thanks Laura! And a BIG thank you to Courtney…

How to PROPERLY gather traces for Calendaring issues, including ExTra

To enable server side logging for an Organizer & Attendee(s), do the following:   1.Open Exchange Management Shell on the Organizer’s mailbox server. – you can use Start > Run to do this btw (by the way) a. The RUN box can be opened via Windows keyboard shortcuts as well – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/126449 b. And it…

Procdump: How to PROPERLY gather dump (.dmp) files for crashes and hangs, CPU spikes, etc, including gathering PERF data, for Exchange issues

Is your application crashing or hanging? Need to know why?   Well, prodcump may be able to help you.  Procdump is the newest thing around! You might remember adplus (eww!), well now its all about the Procdump! Procdump allows us to “dump” the contents of the memory at the time (hopefully) that the “issue” occurs….


The case of Outlook Autodiscover and Error 0x80072ee4

I had a customer who was having issues with a certain subset of Windows 7 machines. The issue presented itself as “users are unable to set out of office (otherwise known as oof) settings from within Outlook”. Upon syncing up with the client, I had them do a quick test to see if we could…