Office 365 – Hybrid Configuration Wizard (HCW)

Whilst working on a few O365 engagements over the last month or so I have seen various issues that have been caused by on-premise infrastructure/setup and which have not allowed the HCW (which was introduced in Exchange 2010 SP2) to complete successfully. These issues range from not correctly publishing autodiscover to not having the correct…


Exchange 2010 Q&A

Hi   please Join me at this event to talk about Exchange 2010, you can register here

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Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 2

Download Exchange 2007 SP2 and see what’s new:-   Deploying Exchange Server 2010 Exchange Backup Functionality Enhanced Auditing Dynamic Active Directory Schema Validation Public Folder Quota Management Centralized Organizational Settings

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Combined HT and CAS

Take a look at the new guidance for combing HT and CAS and you can install both roles by running Setup.com /mode:install /role:H,C (nice and easy) Written by Daniel Kenyon-Smith


www.TestExchangeConnectivity.com

Nice tool to help you sort out problems accessing Exchange from out on the Internet. For more information see the blog on You Had Me At EHLO.. here and there is a quick presentation on Edge.TechNet.com here . Test EAS with Windows Mobile 5, EAS with Windows Mobile 6 (& autodiscover), OutlookAnywhere via Outlook 2003…


CCR or SCC?

Have had this discussion on many occasions and this 3Sharp whitepaper by Missy Koslosky would have proved very useful as an external reference point… High Availability Choices for Exchange Server 2007: Continuous Cluster Replication or Single Copy Clustering In conclusion…  (this isn’t the only bit I read) “Exchange Server 2007 is a mission critical application….


A bit of love from Network World…

Exchange alternatives: Pros and cons Testing shows Microsoft’s Exchange still tops for features and management hooks @ http://www.networkworld.com/reviews/2009/030909-exchange-alternatives-test.html “In this Clear Choice Test, we explore how Exchange alternatives stack up against Microsoft’s offer, as well as each other. Our testing focuses on products for midsized deployments of 1,000 mailboxes or less. We tested six Exchange…


Deploying Exchange 2007 on VMWare?

VMWare Podcasts – VMWAre Infrastructure 3 Podcast: Disaster Recovery (DR) for Exchange using VMWare @ http://www.vmware.com/resources/podcasts/server_consolidation.html by Scott Salyer, VMware Technical Solutions Architect Using VMWare infrastructure we can help increase the flexibility of your high availability solution for exchange Reduce cost Enhance availability of Exchange through VMWare and MS Exchange features Scott makes a lot…


I used to do it this way…

Just found some useful stuff on a colleagues blog – Gerod Serafin ; a field engineer in the US. It’s a series of blogs showing the difference in administering Exchange Server 2007 from Exchange Server 2003… Part 1 – I used to do it this way… Now how do I do it? Administering Exchange 2003…