Exchange 2010 SP1 Hosting – Part 2 “Hosting Description”

In this series of posts I started with giving an overview about Exchange 2010 SP1 Hosting here, and in this post I will go through Exchange 2010 SP1 Hosting Description, Exchange 2010 SP1 Hosting introduces a new multi-tenant model with accompanying PowerShell Cmdlets. In this new design each specific Exchange Object (such as an Address…

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Exchange 2010 SP1 Hosting – Part 1 “Overview”

In this series of posts I will go through Exchange 2010 SP1 Hosting details starting from Overview, Deployment, Migration, Multi-Tenant,…etc. Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 SP1 supports hosting deployments and provides Hosting Partners the core feature-set of Exchange Server in a manner that can be deployed to multiple customers in a single installation, and provides ease of…

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Move Mailboxes methods from Exchange 2003/2007 to Exchange 2010

Typically in the upgrade scenario moving mailboxes will be done from Exchange 2007/2003 mailbox databases (Source) to Exchange 2010 mailbox databases (Target). When moving mailboxes from Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2) to Exchange Server 2010, the following should be considered: · The move process is performed online, and end-users will be able…

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SharePoint Servers Time-zone

This is a small note. Please make sure that all servers belonging to the same farm are actually on the same time-zone. I had a very strange issue where performing any actions on a farm server would not be executed (as far as I saw it initially). I was trying to start or stop services…

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New Windows 2008 / 2008 R2 Group Policy Preferences

I found that it is very important to know what is new in Windows 2008 and Windows 2008 R2 Group Policy Preferences, that is why I shared this information that I collected from Microsoft Documentation. With the release of Windows Server 2008 additional GPO functionality has been included in the operating system for the configuration…

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Private Cloud Architecture – Part 3: Concepts

  In the first part of this series (here and here), I started by some discussion regarding the basic definition that we will build upon toward achieving the Private Cloud Promises. In the second part (here and here) I discussed the Core Principles for Private Cloud. In this post, I will discuss the main concepts…


SharePoint 2010 User Profile Service: Part 1a Configuration

I wanted to write a series about how to get SharePoint 2010 user profiles service and synchronization scenario working. So this is the first post of this series and I will talk about the configuration alternatives of the user profiles service. The user profile service can be configured either on a single server installation or…

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Using a custom user profile property for people search results scopes

The scenario is simple; what have configured people search and allowed that to search using a custom metadata property that is being populated into the user profiles from an external system like a BCS system. For this post I assume that the user profiles synchronization is up and running and that we added an extra…

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Configuring WCF connection timeout for BCS

The scenario is that you have configured a BCS system connecting to a WCF service. Now this service is not connecting to a reliable system and you have a failover node for it. But since BCS by default will keep waiting for the service to respond you will not be able to fail to the…

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SharePoint 2010 People Search using Metadata

The scenario is simple; what you want is to configure people search and allow that to search using a custom metadata property that is being populated into the user profiles from an external system like a BCS system. I will dedicate several posts for configuring the user profiles service and synchronization from an external source….

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