Exchange Server 2010 SP1 Beta Hosting Deployment… Part #7 – Transport Segregation

Back in 2008, I wrote a couple of blogs about the things we do to multi-tenant Exchange Server 2007 in HMC. In those blog posts, I walked through from a high level the components in Exchange that HMC changes to make the product multi-tenant. You can read them here, http://blogs.technet.com/b/provtest/archive/tags/hosted+exchange+server+2007/ Now, in those posts, I talked about…

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Exchange Server 2010 SP1 Beta Hosting Deployment… Part #6 – Btw, Remote Powershell works too. Now, that’s wicked!

In Part #5, I blogged about how you can utilize Exchange Control Panel (ECP) in a hosting deployment. Those are all really good. What I didn’t tell you is that, Remote PowerShell works too for tenant organization in a hosting deployment. Now, most of you already know that in Exchange Server 2010, the PowerShell concept…

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Exchange Server 2010 SP1 Beta Hosting Deployment… Part #4 – Wait wait… are you saying mail contact actually works now? No way!

Hey folks, that’s right, mail contact actually works properly now in Exchange Server 2010 SP1 Beta Hosting Deployment. I know many of you are saying, “Yeah, it is about time!” So, it is true, each tenant can create their own list of contacts and not afraid of having any conflict with other tenant organization. Those…

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Exchange Server 2010 SP1 Beta Hosting Deployment… Part #3 – Creating New Mailbox

Alright, let’s continue with this. So, you have seen how we can enable the hosting mode in Exchange Server 2010 SP1 beta by using the installation with /hosting switch in the Part #1, the first look and also how to create a hosted organization/tenant in part #2. Now let us continue with creating a tenant…

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Exchange Server 2010 SP1 Beta Hosting Deployment… Part #2 – Creating New Organization

In my previous blog, Exchange Server 2010 SP1 Beta Hosting Deployment… Part #1 – The First Look, I blogged about some differences in the configuration container as well as in the domain naming context when you deploy Exchange Server 2010 SP1 beta with the /hosting switch. We saw that it created additional OUs. We also…

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What’s not available in Exchange 2010 SP1 Hosting Mode

This is what documented in the Exchange 2010 SP1 beta Hosting Deployment Help file, Exchange 2010 SP1 doesn’t support the following features in Hosting mode: Exchange Management Console Public Folders Unified Messaging Server role Federation Business-to-Business features such as cross-premises message tracking and calendar sharing IRM Outlook 2003 support (EnableLegacyOutlook) Edge Transport Server role  …

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Exchange Server 2010 SP1 Beta Hosting Deployment… Part #1 – The First Look

For those who are planning to move from HMC to Exchange Server 2010 SP1 Beta Hosting deployment or if you are interested in doing a multi-tenant Exchange environment, you should definitely download the bit and give it a try. It will give you a sense of how the next hosting model is going to look…

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Want to ask a question on Exchange 2010 SP1 Hosting Deployment?

Microsoft has created a forum to respond to any question for hosters on Exchange 2010 SP1 Hosting. Here is link,   http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/exchange2010hosters/threads So, what are you waiting? 🙂

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Thinking about migrating to Exchange 2010 SP1 from HMC already?

Here is a shameless copy and paste from a deck by Microsoft Communication Sector Industry Director. A pretty good high level diagram that tells you 2 different scenarios and how you can move to Exchange 2010 Hosting Deployment. Here, a picture says it all, For both scenarios, you need to manually migrate the users as well as the…

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