Enhancements to Exchange 2013 integration with AD RMS

Summary: Jaroslav Zikmund, one of our Czech Republic-based Microsoft Premier Field Engineers who focuses on Messaging, provides us with some insights and details on enhancements in Exchange 2013 for protecting email via Active Directory Rights Management.  Better safe than sorry!  Enjoy. When it comes to utilizing Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS) for protecting…


What You Should Know About Geographically Dispersed Exchange High Availability and FSW

Written by Jaroslav Zikmund, Microsoft Premier Field Engineer. This article discusses the recommendations around the placement of the Microsoft Exchange Server File Share Witness (FSW) in Database Availability Groups (DAG) where the DAG member is placed in two or more physical locations. Microsoft’s recommendation is to place the FSW in the primary location, or in…


What You Need To Know About Exchange 2010 DAG Failover Behavior

Article written by Jaroslav Zikmund, Microsoft Premier Field Engineer. In this article, I’ll provide some insight into changes in Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Database Availability Group (DAG) failover behavior. The Exchange 2010 mailbox server which is part of the DAG uses windows clustering in a different way than previous versions and many administrators who are…