How to patch the Multi Role DAG

I recently had a conversation with one of my customers who is about to patch their multi-role DAG environment. I thought this would make a great blog post, with the step-by-step information. The customer environment looks like this: Site 1 is the primary site, and mailbox databases are distributed evenly between SERVER1 and SERVER2. The…


Block Mobile apps that use Exchange Web Services

We all know that with Exchange 2007 and Exchange 2010, ActiveSync is the preferred option for Mobile Devices to connect and synchronize mail. However, some business do not wish ActiveSync devices to connect, preferring to opt for a solution such as BES or Good sync. These businesses will often disable ActiveSync at the user account…

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Manage Groups with Groups in Exchange 2010

Its been a while since I have posted anything useful, so I might as well start again! A Common issue with Exchange 2010 is that you are unable to allow a Distribution list to be managed by a “group”. This was changed by design in Exchange 2010 to allow greater separation of Active Directory and…