Update Rollup 1 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 2 (KB971534)

Update Rollup 1 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2) resolves issues that were found in Exchange Server 2007 SP2 since the software was released. This update rollup is highly recommended for all Exchange Server 2007 SP2 customers. For a list of changes that are included in this update rollup, see KB971534. This update rollup does not apply to Exchange Server 2007 Release To Manufacturing (RTM) or Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1 (SP1). For a list of update rollups applicable to Exchange Server 2007 RTM or Exchange Server 2007 SP1, refer to the Knowledge Base article KB937052. Get … Continue reading Update Rollup 1 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 2 (KB971534)

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Transport Server Role Architecture Diagrams

Hi Folks, The best way to understand a product is to study its architecture. If you want to learn a little bit more about Hub Transport, then this download is for you. Many components are involved in the transport of messages through the Exchange Server 2010 mail flow pipeline. The Hub Transport server role diagram can help you understand the role each component plays in the processing of messages that enter the Exchange 2010 mail flow pipeline. Exchange administrators can use this information to help diagnose mail flow problems. The Hub Transport extensibility diagram can help you understand how the … Continue reading Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Transport Server Role Architecture Diagrams

Installing Exchange Server 2010 pre-requisites on Windows Server 2008 R2 – Part 2

Hi folks, Bhargav Shukla (http://www.bhargavs.com) added the Filter Pack installation on the current script and now the script can download and install the Filter Pack. Great job Bhargav and thanks for sharing this with the community. His blog entry with the script can be seen at his blog http://www.bhargavs.com/index.php/powershell/2009/11/script-to-install-exchange-2010-pre-requisites-for-windows-server-2008-r2/ and also saved his script on this location: http://cid-a9fab8a859bc28e5.skydrive.live.com/self.aspx/.Public/Ex2010-PreRequisites-v2.ps1?ccr=6123 Cheers, Anderson Patricio

Installing Exchange Server 2010 pre-requisites on Windows Server 2008 R2

Hi folks, If you have ever tried to use ServerManagerCMD on Windows Server 2008 R2 probably you will remember this message: “Servermanagercmd.exe is deprecated, and is not guaranteed to be supported in future releases of Windows. We recommend that you use the Windows PowerShell cmdlets that are available for Server Manager“ So.. which means that we can use the XML files to install the pre-requisites but we should start using the new method which is PowerShell. In order to use PowerShell to add Windows Features we need to know three cmdlets: Get-WindowsFeature, Add-WindowsFeature and Remove-WindowsFeature. If you open a PowerShell … Continue reading Installing Exchange Server 2010 pre-requisites on Windows Server 2008 R2

Exchange Server 2010 Deployment Assistant

Hi folks, MSExchange Team released a great tool to help mail administrators to move from their current environment to Exchange Server 2010. The name of this web interface tool is Exchange Deployment Assistant and it can be found at http://technet.microsoft.com/en-ca/exdeploy2010/default.aspx#Home. At this point the only option available is Upgrade from Exchange Server 2003 and the other transition scenarios will be covered soon. You will be asked a couple of questions about your environment and based on your answers you will have a list of steps to be performed and those tasks are explained step-by-step which makes really easy a migration … Continue reading Exchange Server 2010 Deployment Assistant

Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server

Microsoft Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server (FPE) provides fast and effective protection against malware and spam by including multiple scanning engines from industry-leading security partners. It also integrates with Forefront Online Protection for Exchange to provide the defense-in-depth benefits of hosted and on-premise filtering in a single solution. Get it here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=b8a7d36f-cc8d-4335-ae60-8f27c48f3a37&displaylang=en&hash=cAyQs16hHEBYVnB%2bP3agzqA51Mb0PGLnQg%2b%2bugdWiPe0six3xFieUb5SYqPaSRR9Nfw34kg6oUKYiufP%2fPqX0Q%3d%3d#filelist Technorati : FPE 2010, ForeFront Protection for Exchange Server Del.icio.us : FPE 2010, ForeFront Protection for Exchange Server Zooomr : FPE 2010, ForeFront Protection for Exchange Server Flickr : FPE 2010, ForeFront Protection for Exchange Server

Exchange 2010 Mailbox Server Role Requirements Calculator

Hi Folks, MSExchangeTeam released the Storage Calculator for the new version just one day after the release of the RTM version. The Exchange Mailbox Server role is arguably one of the most important roles within an Exchange deployment for it stores the data that users will ultimately access on a daily basis. Therefore, ensuring that you design the mailbox server role correctly is critical to your design. With Exchange 2010 you can deploy a solution that leverages mailbox resiliency and has multiple database copies deployed across datacenters, implements single item recovery for data recovery, and has the flexibility in storage … Continue reading Exchange 2010 Mailbox Server Role Requirements Calculator

Exchange Server 2010 RTM download available

Hi folks, Exchange Server 2010 RTM has just been released for download at Microsoft download site. Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 helps IT Professionals achieve new levels of reliability with greater flexibility, enhanced user experiences, and increased protection for business communications. Flexible and reliable – Exchange Server 2010 gives you the flexibility to tailor your deployment based on your company’s unique needs and a simplified way to keep e-mail continuously available for your users. Anywhere access – Exchange Server 2010 helps your users get more done by giving them the freedom to securely access all their communications – e-mail, voice mail, … Continue reading Exchange Server 2010 RTM download available

Exchange Server 2007 will be supported on Windows Server 2008 R2

Hi Folks, If you are planning to upgrade your entire infrastructure to Windows Server 2008 R2, then Exchange Server 2007 (in case you still have it :)) won’t be an issue. Today, it was posted a note about that in the MSExchangeTeam, as follows: We always talk about listening to customers and sometimes this is written off by many as ‘marketing speak’. In fact, we do take feedback seriously and no input is more important to our engineering processes than your voice. Earlier this year we made a decision in one direction, and due to the feedback we have received … Continue reading Exchange Server 2007 will be supported on Windows Server 2008 R2

Programmatic Access via Remote PowerShell in Exchange Server 2010

MSExchangeTeam posted about Remote PowerShell and some examples of scripts using remote access (exchange 2010) instead of local one (exchange 2007). The management experience given by Exchange 2010 through PowerShell has been moved all the way from Local to Remote. This will mean that enterprise Admins will have to adjust their regular scripts to connect to Remote PowerShell instead of creating a local session. Read more at source: http://msexchangeteam.com/archive/2009/11/02/453016.aspx Technorati : Exchange Server 2010, PowerShell v2, Remote PowerShell Del.icio.us : Exchange Server 2010, PowerShell v2, Remote PowerShell Zooomr : Exchange Server 2010, PowerShell v2, Remote PowerShell Flickr : Exchange Server … Continue reading Programmatic Access via Remote PowerShell in Exchange Server 2010