Hi folks, Microsoft released a document about high availability at Microsoft.com website and how they structure their environment and the most import how they monitor it. If High Availability is one of your favorite topics this article is a must read. Microsoft.com is a large and heavily visited site, yet it maintains high availability ratings because of a carefully planned infrastructure, team collaboration, and use of technology for maintenance, monitoring, and change management. Download the article at http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=84c59af0-da50-49bf-84e3-dd3f5bd6c0cd Cheers, Anderson Patricio http://msmvps.org/Blog/AndersonPatricio http://www.andersonpatricio.org Twitter: @apatricio
Hi folks, This week the second part of my series about Managing Groups in Exchange Server 2010 was released. One of the topics covered is the naming policy which is a new feature in Exchange Server 2010. Here is the article: http://www.msexchange.org/articles_tutorials/exchange-server-2010/management-administration/managing-distribution-groups-exchange-server-part2.html Cheers, Anderson Patricio http://msmvps.org/Blog/AndersonPatricio http://www.andersonpatricio.org Twitter: @apatricio
This .chm file contains management pack alerts and topics for Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 . You can use the procedure topics in the file to help resolve the alerts generated by the Operations Manager Management Pack. Download it from here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=e3141f70-3552-4dd6-80ac-97ee9cda8a39 Cheers, Anderson Patricio http://msmvps.org/Blog/AndersonPatricio http://www.andersonpatricio.org Twitter: @apatricio
Hi folks, In Today’s blog post the MSExchangeTeam explains the different disk technologies that can be used with some good examples. Really good stuff. Bear in mind that if you are really considering JBOD you need at least 3 copies of your database in your DAG. In this post, we want to discuss some of the thought process you should have as you decide what your storage infrastructure is for Exchange 2010. Further, we will discuss how and why you should test your storage. These processes belong early in the planning stages for Exchange 2010, because if you don’t test … Continue reading Storage Planning and Testing
Hi folks, In this video they will go over some of the new feature of Lync Server 2010. Microsoft Lync Server 2010 features a new way of deploying and administering a Microsoft Lync infrastructure. This session will review these new administration tools, dive into the Lync Server Control Panel and the Lync Server Management Shell, and look at how Role Based Access Control can help you set granular permissions in your Microsoft Lync infrastructure. How to plan and move from Office Communications Server 2007/Office Communications Server 2007 R2, to Microsoft Lync Server 2010 for servers and clients. It addresses the … Continue reading How to manage, migrate and maintain your Lync 2010 infrastructure & UC applications?
The DPM Team blogged about Exchange Server 2010 DAG protection and DPM where nodes can be protected by different DPM Servers. I like to draw attention to something that may not be well known and surprise some. You probably are familiar with the ‘rule’ that all protected hosts within a cluster must be protected by the same DPM server! This is does not apply to Exchange 2010 and is formally documented here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff399324.aspx . You still get the warning that all nodes must have a DPM agent installed but can be safely ignored for Exchange 2010. In that context you … Continue reading Exchange 2010 clusters can be protected by multiple DPM servers
Hi folks, I’ve just started a new article series about Distribution Groups in Exchange Server 2010. Read more at source: http://www.msexchange.org/articles_tutorials/exchange-server-2010/management-administration/managing-distribution-groups-exchange-server-part1.html Cheers, Anderson Patricio http://msmvps.org/Blog/AndersonPatricio http://www.andersonpatricio.org Twitter: @apatricio
Hi folks, I hope everybody had a wonderful Christmas and a even better New year! 🙂 Last year was really intense to keep it up my blog with all my other community activities, the main reason is that I stayed away from my home sweet home for 9 months in total in 2010 and most of the blogs and articles were created during flights but this year started way better and I will stay close to my home and also my Virtual Servers which will increase my number of posts for sure 🙂 Thanks for your time reading this blog … Continue reading Merry Christmas and a happy new year, a little bit late isn’t it? 🙂