End Of Exchange 2010 SP2 Support

Time files and we are now at the end of the Exchange 2010 SP2 support lifecycle. And as previously discussed Windows XP and Office 2003 left extended support yesterday.   It seems like only yesterday when Exchange 2010 SP2 was released in November 2011.    The support lifecycle marker is the Exchange 2010 Service Pack.  Exchange…

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Save The Date - End of Exchange 2003 Support–T Minus 6 Months

As mentioned 6 months ago, Exchange 2003 is rapidly approaching the end of its extended product lifecycle.  The ship is getting ready to launch, and hopefully this should not surprise anyone.   Exchange 2003 certainly has had a good run over the last 10 years since it was released back in back in October 2003. …

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Exchange 2010 SP2 RU7 Released

It’s a busy day in the land of Exchange today, with updates also released for Exchange 2007, Exchange 2010 SP3, and Exchange 2013.  Exchange 2010 SP2 RU7 is now available as update 2874216.  Exchange 2010 SP2 RU7 is also released as part of Patch Tuesday to resolve the security issues that are addressed in Exchange 2007…

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Dude, Where’s My Set-DAG Command

Have you read a blog or web site that asked you to run the Set-DAG command?  Were you told by someone to run the Get-DAG command?  You then went to your lab Exchange server to test and validate the command only to find that it does not work.  At this point it’s a case of:…

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Exchange 2010 DAG AllowCrossSiteRPCClientAccess Reverts to False

Update 28-7-2013:  This issue is now resolved in Exchange 2010 SP3 RU1.  See end for details.   When browsing a customer’s Disaster Recovery document I noticed that the Exchange admins had added a step at the end of the document when recovering the DAG back to the primary datacentre. This was to enable AllowCrossSiteRPCClientAccess in…

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Exchange Support – Save The Date 8th April 2014

Well it’s a year from today until a raft of products reach the end of their extended support window.   As they say in the boy scouts, better be prepared!   Please make sure that the 8th of April 2014 is in your calendar.   Outlook 2003 will transition out of extended support on 8th of…

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Exchange 2010 SP2 RU6 and SP3 Unable To Delete Messages

Edit 30-5-2013:  Exchange 2010 SP3 RU1 has been released to address this issue.   Details and download are here.   Quick heads up on an issue from Exchange 2010 SP2 RU6 and that is also in Exchange 2010 SP3.  After installing either of these updates, users may report that they are unable to delete certain items…

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Exchange 2010 SP2 RU6 Released

It’s a busy day in the land of Exchange today, with updates for both Exchange 2007 and Exchange 2010.  Exchange 2010 SP2 RU6 is now available as update 2746164.    Exchange 2010 SP2 RU6 is also released as part of Patch Tuesday to resolve the security issues that are addressed in Exchange 2007 SP3 RU10. …

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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…

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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…

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