Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Site Resiliency White Paper

Using backup and restoration procedures for site disaster recovery as described in the Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 documentation library topic Backup and Restoration, can entail some downtime for users. This white paper describes a site resiliency solution for Office Communications Server 2007 R2. The solution includes an Enterprise pool that spans two geographically separate sites. The solution provides a failover mechanism between the two sites to ensure that Office Communications Server functionality such as instant messaging, presence, and conferencing remains available even if one of the sites becomes unavailable. This white paper is divided into three main sections: … Continue reading Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Site Resiliency White Paper

Free PowerShell V1 Book From the Makers of PowerShell Plus

Hello folks, A free book (Mastering Powershell) is avaialable (567 pages of good stuff) written by Dr Tobias Weltner (creator of PowerShell Plus). Here are the chapters of the free book: 1. The PowerShell Console 2. Interactive PowerShell 3. Variables 4. Arrays and Hashtables 5. The PowerShell Pipeline 6. Using Objects 7. Conditions 8. Loops 9. Functions 10. Scripts 11. Finding and Avoiding Errors 12. Command Discovery and Scriptblocks 13. Text and Regular Expressions 14. XML 15. The File System 16. The Registry 17. Processes, Services, Event Logs 18. Windows Management Instrumentation 19. User Management 20. Your Own Cmdlets and … Continue reading Free PowerShell V1 Book From the Makers of PowerShell Plus

Update Rollup 9 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1

Hi guys, MS Exchange Team released RU 9 for Exchange SErver 2007 SP1 but keep in mind that Exchange Server 2007 SP2 is just around the corner and it will bring all updates of the current RU 9 as well. Update Rollup 9 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1 (SP1) resolves issues that were found in Exchange Server 2007 SP1 since the software was released. This update rollup is highly recommended for all Exchange Server 2007 SP1 customers. RU 9 KB: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/970162 Download RU 9: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=55320be2-c65c-48bb-bab8-6335aa7d008c&displaylang=en Cheers, Anderson Patricio Technorati : Exchange Server 2007, RU9, SP1 Del.icio.us : Exchange … Continue reading Update Rollup 9 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1

OCS 2007 R2 Documentation

Hello guys, OCS 2007 R2 has an extensive documentation spread in different documents, one for each role/component/process you named it. So I found a link that may help you to find all of them in a single place, check this out: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=E9F86F96-AA09-4DCA-9088-F64B4F01C703&displaylang=en#filelist Cheers, Anderson Patricio

Exchange Server Databases and SQL

Hello folks, Is Exchange Database going to use SQL? I have received the same question in almost all trainings that I delivered. So, the MSExchangeTeam blogged about it, check this out: http://msexchangeteam.com/archive/2009/07/16/451784.aspx Cheers, Anderson Patricio Technorati : Database, Exchange Server, SQL Del.icio.us : Database, Exchange Server, SQL Zooomr : Database, Exchange Server, SQL Flickr : Database, Exchange Server, SQL