Need to pull data from your Exchange 2007 – 2013 logs?

Here’s how using PowerShell in the Exchange Management Shell: get-messagetrackinglog -EventID “RECEIVE” -Start “10/22/2013 10:30:00 AM” -End “10/22/2013 4:00:00 PM” -ResultSize Unlimited |fl >c:\trackinglog.txt By the way, the “-ResultSize Unlimited” will get you the full results to your text file and not truncate it.

Exchange 2007 updates week of 10/7/2012 – Exchange down on reboot.

Small Business Server 2008 (Exchange 2007) updates from this past week’s patch Tuesday are causing an interaction that is causing Microsoft Exchange System Attendant and Microsoft Exchange Information Store to not fire up. Hearing that two reboots may get you there. You can also fire them up manually in the Services MMC. If you see the Microsoft Exchange System Attendant “starting,” then you’ll need to kill the mad.exe process from the Task Manager in order to get the services to start.

How to create (or recreate) an Edge Subscription in Exchange 2007

The following directions are for EBS 2008, but will work for any 2-server Exchange 2007 deployment: Security (Edge) Server1. From Exchange Management Shell, enter the following command:a. New-EdgeSubscription -FileName “c:\windows\temp\EdgeSubscriptionInfo.xml”2. Copy “c:\windows\temp\EdgeSubscriptoinInfo.xml” to the Messaging server Messaging Server1. Open the Exchange Management Console. a. Expand Organization Configurationb. Select Hub Transportc. In the result pane, click the Edge Subscriptions tab.2. In the action pane, click New Edge Subscription. The New Edge Subscription Wizard starts.3. On the New Edge Subscription page, in the Active Directory Site: drop-down list, select an Active Directory site.4. On the New Edge Subscription page, click Browse. Locate the Edge Subscription file to import. Select the file, and … Continue reading How to create (or recreate) an Edge Subscription in Exchange 2007

Exchange 2007 Rollups and how they behave

Had an Exchange Rollup questions on Twitter over the past week, so asked around for some clarification. The question was “…downloaded rollup 1 and 4 and they both say rollup 9 when I launch them, can’t install old rollups over new ones?” Here are responses from Dave Shackelford, Exchange MVP, and Scott Roberts, Test Lead for the Exchange CXP team. From Dave Shackelford: FWIW–Every new rollup includes all updates to date: if there is a worry that an update hasn’t taken effect, best to just rerun latest rollup, unless there is a suspected issue with it. But some rollups fix … Continue reading Exchange 2007 Rollups and how they behave