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

DAG in Exchange Server 2010

Hello folks, I’ve just read In the UC blog an entry where the UC team states that DAG will be supported on Exchange Server 2010 Standard Edition. Isn’t that cool? 🙂 On the server side, Exchange Server Standard will now support high availability, so all customers can take full advantage of the new database availability group capabilities. Exchange Server Enterprise enables configurations with up to 100 databases per server. Read more at source: http://blogs.technet.com/uc/archive/2009/10/27/exchange-2010-revving-the-engines-for-launch.aspx Technorati : DAG, Exchange Server 2010, Standard Edition Del.icio.us : DAG, Exchange Server 2010, Standard Edition Zooomr : DAG, Exchange Server 2010, Standard Edition Flickr : … Continue reading DAG in Exchange Server 2010

Configuring DAG witness in a non-Exchange Server

Hi folks, Exchange Server 2010 is just around the corner and today we are going over the witness server/directory creation in a regular member server. The first question is why? Well, we already know that in this new release we can have only 2 servers and provide high availability for all roles the essential roles with those two servers. Remember that the same thing was accomplished with 4 servers in Exchange Server 2007 (2 CAS/HUB and 2 MBX – CCR). However DAG witness has some requirements, such as: it cannot be a member of the DAG; must be in the … Continue reading Configuring DAG witness in a non-Exchange Server

Exchange Server 2010 version-based routing

Hi Folks, Really nice post from MSExchangeTeam explaining the Exchange 2010 version-based routing. Long story short, Exchange 2010 Hub will communicate only with a Mailbox Exchange 2010, if you have an Exchange Server 2007 Mailbox a Hub 2007 is required to communicate with the legacy mailbox. By now, you’ve seen a few of our Spotlight on Exchange 2010 postings. If you have, hopefully you’re excited about the great work that has been going on to make Exchange 2010 the best version of Exchange yet. So then the practical side of you kicks in and starts to wonder what it is … Continue reading Exchange Server 2010 version-based routing

How to renew the self-signed certificate using Exchange 2010 console

Hi Folks, Exchange Server 2010 introduced the certificate management through Exchange Management Console. In order to manage it, just expand Server Configuration and click on the required server on the left and on the bottom you will see certificates available for that server and at the Toolbox actions you will be able to all available options. In this post we are going to renew the certificate created during the server installation. Let’s click on Renew Exchange Certificate as shown in the figure above, and in the first wizard page we can select the services associated to the certificate. The renew … Continue reading How to renew the self-signed certificate using Exchange 2010 console

DPM 2010 Beta available for download

Hello folks, DPM 2010 beta is available and this beta supports Exchange Server 2010 DAG protection! 🙂 Overview of DPM 2010: http://www.microsoft.com/systemcenter/dataprotectionmanager/en/us/2010beta-overview.aspx You can download it from here: https://connect.microsoft.com/Downloads/DownloadDetails.aspx?SiteID=840&DownloadID=22070 Cheers, Anderson Patricio http://msmvps.org/blogs/AndersonPatricio http://www.andersonpatricio.org Technorati : DAG backup, DPM 2010, Exchange Server 2010 Del.icio.us : DAG backup, DPM 2010, Exchange Server 2010 Zooomr : DAG backup, DPM 2010, Exchange Server 2010 Flickr : DAG backup, DPM 2010, Exchange Server 2010

Exchange Server 2010 and Dumpster 2.0

Hi folks, MSExchangeTeam blogged about the architectural changes in the Recover Deleted items in Exchange Server 2010. Users often delete data from their mailboxes that they later want recovered. Recovery of these deleted items is the most common reason for IT admins to recover data from traditional point-in-time backups today. With previous versions of Exchange Server, administrators implemented two solutions to enable single item recovery, dumpster and restores. Both had their issues, unfortunately. Exchange 2010 aims to reduce the complexity and administrative costs associated with single item recovery. Read more at source: http://msexchangeteam.com/archive/2009/09/25/452632.aspx

Exchange Server 2010: Managing Archive feature #03

Hi folks, Continuing the Archive Mailbox Week.. Today, we are going to talk about Archive Mailbox Name and Quota. Change the Archive Mailbox name… Using Exchange Management Console, we can double click on an user and go to the Mailbox Features tab, and get Properties of Archive item. Then, we can change the name of the Archive Mailbox … and the results can be seen on either Outlook Web App or Outlook 2010. Changing the warning quota for the Archive Mailbox… We can also use Exchange Management console to change que Quota Warning, we just need to go to Mailbox … Continue reading Exchange Server 2010: Managing Archive feature #03