Exchange 2010 EMC and Certificate failed revocation check error

One of my customer had recently deployed Exchange 2010 and they had received the following error on EMC for certificate request I did a search on BING and found some blogs that helped us resolve the issue. Sharing it on my blog if you are in a similar boat


Script options for migrating mailboxes from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2010

I recently came across a customer query of migrating mailboxes from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2010 via a script. Sharing the options that I had discussed with him (There could be more so please share your comments ) Option1 1.            Create a text file with the alias of each Exchange 2003 mailbox that you want…


Microsoft Private Cloud Guided Labs available on TechNet

Click on a link below to launch an interactive guided lab that will help you evaluate the Microsoft private cloud core capabilities of Infrastructure Management, Service Delivery & Automation, and Application Management. The following guided labs require Silverlight. Guided Labs Provide resources through self-service requests This demo addresses creating and publishing new requests for cloud…


TechED 2012 India..12.15pm today

I am presenting today at TechED India 2012 12.15pm…on Windows server 8 Hyper-V.. You can see it live too on MSN India Hope to see you in my session.


Exchange 2010 EMC–not able to view all objects

In a recent installation of Exchange 2010 when we logged in using the Exchange Admin account for the FIRST time,  we were not able to view all objects. It was similar to the issue reported on the post – “The user “domain\administrator” isn’t assigned to any management roles.” To resolve this, I followed the…


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Lync Server 2010 : Different Meet URLs query

In one of my recent Lync 2010 deployments, I had to configure different meet url’s and multiple SIP Domains for the customer as it was a group of companies. The customer had , and configured in Exchange as accepted domain. The requirement from the customer was to have all configured as SIP domains…


SCOM 2007 R2 error–unable to connect to the specified Management Group

In one of the recent SCOM deployments, I was getting the following error while launching the “Availability Report” . When I try to generate a availability report ,the report get generated and when I try to explore the view ( state view,event view etc..) I get “connection to the specified management group could not be…


Lync 2010 NTLM sec policy mismatch error–cannot sign from XP clients

I recently did a Lync EE deployment for a customer. Lync EE with Remote access was deployed. I got stuck at an issue wherein the Remote User was not able to sign-in. The clients that the customer had XP clients and the user was getting “Lync was unable to sign in error”. Lync Server 2010…


Microsoft VDI POC with High Availability

Hi All, I had done a POC for MS VDI for a partner in the past and this has again come up for another POC 🙂 so I am going to re-use what I did sometime back.   I am happy 🙂 If you have a smiliar requirement, may be this can help you too  Refer the…