Exchange 2010 PowerShell 3.0 and WSUS

Last Tuesday was December’s Patch Tuesday, it also featured the re-release of Exchange 2010 SP2 RU5 as the V2 of the update.  As a result Exchange administrators have been busy updating servers and installing patches. If you read no further, remember only this – do not install Windows Management Framework 3.0 onto Exchange 2010 SP2…


Exchange 2010 SP2 RU5v2 Released

  The Exchange 2010 SP2 RU5 update was removed from the download centre last month.  The V2 of this update is now available and resolves issues with the Get-DatabaseAvailabilityGroup cmdlets.  With the v1 of the update installed this error may have been observed: WARNING: An unexpected error has occurred and a Watson dump is being…


Fine Grained Control When Registering Multiple IP Addresses–Part Deux

30-1-2013 Edit – Link to part 3 is here.   In the Exchange 2007 and 2010 world there are definite scenarios where there is a need to add multiple IP addresses to a server so that we can assign specific IP addresses to different web sites.  However we do not want clients resolving the Exchange…

Forefront Update Page

One issue that is often encountered on Exchange engagements is that of maintaining the update level of other applications in the environment.  This can relate to backup software, management software in addition to just the Exchange server’s service pack and rollup version.    To assist with keeping the Forefront products at the latest patch level,…

9 Free Microsoft Virtual Academy Courses

Looking to ramp up on Windows 2012?    Look no further then!  Prepare for Windows Server 2012 with 9 free courses from @MSVirtualAcademy.  You can also follow the #MVA tag to be part of conversation around this offering.     Cheers, Rhoderick   Technorati Tags: Windows,Windows 2012,Windows Server 2012


Exchange 2010 SP2 RU5 Released

Update 17-11-2012:  2010 SP2 RU5 is currently not available due to an issue with the update. Update 11-12-2012 2010 SP2 RU5v2 is now available.  Details are here. Exchange sustained engineering has released Exchange 2010 SP2 RU5 to the Microsoft Download Center.   The list of fixes is at the bottom of the post, though one…


RSS Feed For Recently Updated Exchange Articles

This could be a handy dandy addition to your RSS feed so you can keep track of the updated articles relating to Exchange.     The RSS feed contains a list of the recent KBs for a given version of Exchange, this is the Exchange 2010 feed for example:       Exchange 2007 feed can…

Downloadable Now – Exchange 2013 Evaluation Edition

  The evaluation build of Exchange 2013 is now available on the TechNet Evaluation Centre.      That’s a lot of Exchange 2013 loving in the last week — enjoy!   Cheers, Rhoderick   Technorati Tags: Exchange 2013,Exchange

Lenovo Windows 8 Drivers

  I’d previously mentioned the availability of Lenovo’s Windows 8 beta drivers.    There  is now an updated ThinkVantage System Update tool which supports Windows 8 which is neat.       Updated my W510, so let’s see what new features this brings .      Cheers, Rhoderick   Technorati Tags: Windows 8,Windows

Exchange 2013 RTM Now Available On TechNet

If it wasn’t enough to be spoiled with the Exchange 2013 RTM help files being made available yesterday, now you can hit up TechNet and download the actual product.    How neat is that?     If you are reading this, why are you still here?? Go get downloading now……   Cheers, Rhoderick Technorati Tags:…