Category Archives: Exchange

DPM 2012 R2 Search Recovery Point Action Failing to Produce Results

Recently I’ve had to switch from Backup Exec 2014 to Microsofts System Center Data Protection Manager 2012 R2 to handle our Exchange 2013 CU5 backups due the Backup Exec 2014 not supporting the Exchange 2013 SP1 + Server 2012 R2 … Continue reading

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#IAMMEC Session Report: Exchange 2007/2010 to 2013 Migration

Preparation Prepare “Exchange Deployment Assistant” – available on TechNet Verify Prerequisites Install Exchange SP and/or updates across the ORG Exchange 2007 will be a RU, therefore it cannot verify in AD that all servers are at the same level UPDATES … Continue reading

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#IAMMEC Session Report: Ex2013 Planning and Deploying High Availability

Lagged Copies Dealt with automatically by the system but the tradeoff is that it can be automatically played forward in case it’s needed SafetyNet is what was Transport Dumpster, now it’s Transport Dumpster on Steroids Lagged Copy is 7 days, … Continue reading

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#IAMMEC Tip: Exchange 2013 Admin Center Access via Downlevel Account

When you first install Exchange 2013, the Exchange Admin Center is a bit quirky if you want to use it with an administrative account that is sitting on an earlier version. You will run into an issue where it will … Continue reading

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#IAMMEC Session Report: Exchange 2013 High Availability & Business Continuity

Simply put, Scott Schnoll is and always will be a legend among the Exchange crowd.  He always gives some great talks. Let’s hop right into it: Storage Enhancements Multiple Databases per volume Number of copies must equal the number on … Continue reading

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#IAMMEC Session Recap: Manageability and Monitoring Talk

In the afternoon I attended the Manageability and Monitoring talk by Charlie Chung and Greg Thiel and took some rough notes. EX2013 – Protocols are always served from the protocol instance that is local to the active database copy Best … Continue reading

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#IAMMEC Day 1 Keynote Recap

Big thanks to Microsoft for getting MEC going again.  I started dealing with Exchange just before they held the last one of these, so I’ve always been a bit sad that I had never had the chance to attend. So, … Continue reading

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