Exchange 2013 Logging and Space Requirements

There are a lot of changes that were incorporated into Exchange 2013 both from an Architecture and Operational standpoint. One of these changes is something that can be overlooked very easily so I wanted to point out the reasoning behind this change and what to expect. If you look at the disk space requirements for…

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Exchange 2010 SP3, SP2 RU6, and Exchange 2007 SP3 RU10 released!

The much anticipated Exchange 2010 SP3 has been released along with SP2 RU6 and 2007 SP3 RU10. There are links below to the actual KB articles below. Note the excerpt below about coexistence between Exchange 2010 SP2 and Exchange 2013. NOTE: Exchange 2010 SP3 allows Exchange 2010 servers to coexist with Exchange 2013 CU1, which…


**Update** iOS 6.1 Causing problems with Exchange (Resolution iOS 6.1.2)

**Update** – Apple has released iOS 6.1.2 which apparently resolves this Exchange Calendar Issue (http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1639).   In case you haven’t read any blogs or forums about this issue I wanted to communication our KB article that discusses the problem. Basically we are seeing problems around devices that have been upgraded to iOS 6.1 causing transaction…

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KBs: Exchange 2010 SP2 RU4 BlackberryRIM Issues

These are some BB\RIM existing issues that were caused by SP2 RU4. Below are KB articles written with details around the issues and resolutions\workarounds.   Exchange 2010 SP2 RU4 Blackberry\RIM Issues KB:2797529Email message delivery is delayed on a Blackberry mobile device after you install Update Rollup 4 for Exchange Server 2010 SP2 KB:2787500Declined meeting request…


Question the PFE: January 2013 Edition

I did get a couple of questions from users this month which hopefully I can answer. Again please feel free to contact me through “Email Blog Author” with any Exchange\Lync questions you may have. I will post these questions at the end of every month. Question 1: What steps should I be taking to further…


Lync 2013 Persistent Chat (Lab Environment)

I started to extend my lab to include Lync 2013 last week and ran into a problem. After getting a Standard Edition pool installed everything was working great. Then I decided I wanted to do some testing on a new Persistent Chat pool since some of my customers are interested in this updated service. Here…

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OCS 2007R2 migration to Lync 2010 Live Meeting problems

I ran into another situation that could have a big impact on your OCS to Lync migration. If you are migrating OCS 2k7R2 users to Lync you might want to read the warning on Lync 2010 CU7. When you go to download the Installer (link) under the Overview section you will find the warning below….


Dial-out Conferencing for non-Enterprise Voice users

We recently ran into a problem with one of my customers around Lync Dialin Conferencing. The problem was around using the “Call me at:” feature while joining the audio portion of Lync online meetings. Unfortunately we found out that in order for this dial back to succeed either the organizer or the participant must be…

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