Outlook 2013 deprecated features and components

HoHoHo my friends! It’s that time of the year to start watching The Grinch and al that stuff right? The Outlook Team blogged about some features that will be no longer in use in Exchange Server 2013 and here is a short list: Exchange “Classic Offline” mode Deliver to PST for Exchange accounts Calendar Publishing to office.com (PubCal) VPN and Dialup Settings Outlook Search via Windows Shell Journaling Import/Export to Legacy Applications Legacy Contact Linking/Activites Tab Something seems important to you? Please check the original post with all information about each one of the features above: http://blogs.office.com/b/microsoft-outlook/archive/2012/12/19/outlook-2013-deprecated-features-and-components.aspx Cheers and Happy … Continue reading Outlook 2013 deprecated features and components

Managing Windows Time

Hello my friends I got in Canada this morning at 6:00AM and around 8AM I had a time issue because the freaking atomic clock that I was using was down (Can you believe it? Well if you are using from USA, you can check the list of their status on this site http://tf.nist.gov/tf-cgi/servers.cgi). So, the topic of Today is going to be Time! (when I say that I keep hearing Morgan Freeman initial speech on Through the Wormhole series. If you haven’t seen it, please do!). There are several ways to implement time on your environment and Microsoft has great … Continue reading Managing Windows Time

Getting additional information in a Mailbox Export Request

Hi folks, In Todays post let’s get more information about a Mailbox Export Request. First of all let’s get a list of the current requests using Get-MailboxExportRequest We can get a brief summary of the operationrunning Get-MailboxExportRequest | select Identity,Status | fl  however it doesn’t give you a lot of details if something goes wrong. However we just run this cmdlet to make sure Now that we have the Identity information of the request, we can use the Get-MailboxExportRequestStatistics to get more details, as follows.   Cheers, Anderson Patricio http://www.andersonpatricio.ca http://www.andersonpatricio.org (Portuguese) Twitter: @apatricio

Released: Update Rollup 5 v2 for Exchange 2010 SP2, Exchange 2010 SP1 RU8 and Exchange 2007 SP3 RU9

Today the Exchange CXP team released the following update rollups to the Download Center. All three releases cover Security Bulletin MS12-080. Because this is a security release, the updates will also be available on Microsoft Update. Update Rollup 5-v2 for Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 2 Update Rollup 8 for Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 1 Update Rollup 9 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3 Read more at source: http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2012/12/11/released-update-rollup-5-v2-for-exchange-2010-sp2-exchange-2010-sp1-ru8-and-exchange-2007-sp3-ru9.aspx Cheers, Anderson Patricio http://www.andersonpatricio.ca http://www.andersonpatricio.org (Portuguese) Twitter: @apatricio

Exchange Server 2013: Deploying a new DAG

Good morning Folks! All posts of this week were related to the process of creating a new DAG in Exchange Server 2013. We went over the process to create the CNO object for the DAG in Active Directory, create the DAG using EAC, add the server members, and finally we managed the databases to test our solution. It’s just the beginning however this process will give you all required steps to build and test an Exchange Server 2013 DAG in your lab environment. Here is a list with all posts of this week: Exchange Server 2013: Deploying a new DAG … Continue reading Exchange Server 2013: Deploying a new DAG

Exchange Server 2013: Deploying a new DAG – Adding Mailbox Databases copies and failover

Boa Tarde meus amigos, So far in our series we got to the point of having the DAG configured and the servers ready for the final component: the Mailbox Database!! In order to create a Mailbox Database and enable replication for this new database in our DAG these following steps can be used: Logged on the EAC, let’s click on servers item on the left and then on databases. Let’s click on Add icon button and in the new wizard let’s name the new database (in our example here MVD-DB02) and let’s click on browse… the list of servers will … Continue reading Exchange Server 2013: Deploying a new DAG – Adding Mailbox Databases copies and failover

Exchange Server 2013: Deploying a new DAG – Adding Members

Good morning it’s almost Friday! Okay, so far in our series we created the CNO object for the new DAG in our brand new Windows Server 2012 DCs and we also created the DAG object using EAC, now it’s time to add the mailbox servers to our new DAG. Let’s click on servers in the main page and then let’s click on database availability groups and a list of all our DAGs will be listed. Let’s click on the 5th button of the toolbox as shown in the Figure below. In the new page, let’s click on Add icon and … Continue reading Exchange Server 2013: Deploying a new DAG – Adding Members

Exchange Server 2013: Deploying a new DAG – Creating the new DAG

Bom dia my friends! Yesterday we configured the CNO to support our DAG and in Today’s post we are going to create the DAG using EAC. To make sure that we are on the same page here are the key features of my lab: 2 Domain Controllers running Windows Server 2012 RTM; my forest and domain were configured to Windows Server 2012 2 Exchange Server 2013 RTM deployed with Client Access role 2 Exchange Server 2013 RTM deployed with Mailbox role and a key components: 2 Network adapters (one for LAN and another one for replication); The DNS registration is … Continue reading Exchange Server 2013: Deploying a new DAG – Creating the new DAG

Exchange Server 2013: Deploying a new DAG – Pre-stating the CNO

Bom dia amigos (Today’s post is coming from Sao Paulo, Brazil) This week we are going to create a DAG in Exchange Server 2013 and in the first post we will be pre-stating the computer account that will be used by our future DAG also known as CNO (Cluster Network Object). Usually the entire process is done automatic during the DAG creation using either EAC or Exchange Management Shell which is going to be our topic for tomorrow. However in a restrict environment or in some circumstances you may want to create the object before executing the wizard. Also, when … Continue reading Exchange Server 2013: Deploying a new DAG – Pre-stating the CNO