19 novembre 2012

How to tackle the default database in Exchange 2013

The steps are the same, as in the 2010 world.   As in Exchange 2010, installation of 2013 Mailbox role creates a new mailbox database with a name “Mailbox Database *”, where * represents a long number. Exchange administrators prefer to follow a naming convention and keep things clean. Easiest will be to rename the default database to something that suits your naming convention. Click the Edit button and rename the database & hit the Save button. --> Please see the rest on the blog... [Lire la suite]
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26 octobre 2010

RPC Encryption Disabled By Default In Exchange 2010 SP1…

One of the big issues that admins had while migrating to Exchange 2010 was the RPC Encryption requirement on CAS servers and Outlook 2003 clients. Outlook 2003 users had to have their RPC encryption turned on for them to get connected to a 2010 mailbox. Check my previous article for more info. Few admins sorted the issue by turning the encryption off on the server while few others turned on encryption on Outlook 2003 clients manually or by using group policy. Exchange Product Group have disabled the RPC encryption on CAS servers in... [Lire la suite]
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12 novembre 2009

Dangerous default on ESX 4

My colleague (thanks Kevin), just alerted me to a default setting on ESX 4, which I think is potentially dangerous these days.  If you hit Ctrl-Alt-Del on an ESX 4 console, it will reboot the server even if there are running VMs and it doesn’t care if the server is not in Maintenance Mode. This is an old throwback which most modern Linux distribution disable these days.  To disable this yourself, open up /etc/inittab in your favourite editor and comment out the “ca::ctrlaltdel:/sbin/shutdown -t3 -r now” line with a #... [Lire la suite]
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