How do I check Rollup Update version on Exchange 2007 server?

This is one question that gets asked around many times! The article “Exchange Server 2007: Platforms, Editions and Versions” gives important information to identify the build numbers for each Rollup […]

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 […]

Force Mount-Database

I wanted to mount All mailbox databases from all servers that had them. This was a scenario where I had servers recovered with no DB files. I did not need […]

Exchange 2007 Setup Error: Setup Cannot use Domain Controller…

On one of my tests I was trying to add Hub role to a server that already had Mailbox role installed. When I started the setup, I got an error […]

CustomAttribute is too long

I recently had an opportunity to learn about an issue that I have not seen personally but I found it very interesting. When you introduce Exchange Server in your environment, […]

Update Rollup 8 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1 is released

Update Rollup 8 for Exchange Server 2007 SP1 has been released. Exchange 2007 Service Pack 2 is announced.

Benefits of using Outlook 2007 with Exchange 2007

I get asked many times why should one switch to Outlook 2007 from Outlook 2003 when using it with Exchange 2007 platform. I understand the reason as besides the obvious […]

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 […]