Verify Exchange Server Schema Version

UPDATED Feb 25, 2014 to include Exchange 2013 Service Pack 1 information. Since Microsoft has a dedicated TechNet article on this topic, I will no longer update this post. You […]

Exchange 2003 support and Windows Server 2008 R2 Domain Controllers

When I originally wrote this post, Windows Server 2008 R2 Domain Controllers were not supported for Exchange 2003, however, in recent months the guidance from product team has changed and […]

Check Exchange 2003 vitals with PowerShell – Part II

In continuation to my previous post “Check Exchange 2003 vitals with PowerShell”, I also have a code block that you can replace if you want to query all exchange servers […]

Check Exchange 2003 vitals with PowerShell

I have written recently about Free System PTEs and /PAE usage in Exchange 2003 mailbox servers. I set out to write a PowerShell script that will run against given list […]

Why should I use /PAE on my Exchange 2003 servers?

Many times I come across the configurations where the servers physically have 4GB memory installed but OS does not see it all. OS usually reports between 512 to 768 MB […]

Free System Page Table Entries in Exchange 2003

When troubleshooting performance of Exchange 2003, most overlooked performance counter is Free System PTEs. Very simply put PTE is basically an I/O partition table. Why is PTE important? If a […]

Error c10308a2 when remotely adding e-mail address to users

We encountered an error today at my client site. When an administrator tried to add an e-mail address to mail-enabled user from their workstation using Active Directory Users and Computers, […]