15 octobre 2012

The New Exchange 2013 Reaches RTM!

Today we reached an important milestone in the development of the new Exchange. Moments ago, the Exchange engineering team signed off on the Release to Manufacturing (RTM) build. This milestone means the coding and testing phase of the project is complete and we are now focused on releasing the new Exchange via multiple distribution channels to our business customers. General availability is planned for the first quarter of 2013. We have a number of programs that provide business customers with early access so they can begin... [Lire la suite]
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10 octobre 2012

Announcing Exchange 2010 Service Pack 3

The Exchange Team is pleased to announce that in the first half of calendar year 2013 we will be releasing Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 3 (SP3) to our customers. With SP3, the following new features and capabilities will be included: Coexistence with Exchange 2013: Customers that want to introduce Exchange Server 2013 into their existing Exchange 2010 infrastructure will need the coexistence changes shipping in SP3. Support for Windows Server 2012: With Service Pack 3, you will have the ability to install and deploy Exchange... [Lire la suite]
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10 octobre 2012

Exchange 2013 Server Roles Installation Order – Mailbox First

The Microsoft recommendation regarding the order in which the Exchange 2013 server roles should be introduced into a forest is the reverse of Exchange 2010. Mailbox role first & it does make sense. Why?   In the Exchange 2010 world, the order of installation was CAS, Hub & Mailbox, whereas in 2013, it is Mailbox first & then CAS. Why is it different in 2013? --> Please see the rest on the blog : http://www.howexchangeworks.com/2012/10/exchange-2013-server-roles-installation-order-mailbox-first.html
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10 octobre 2012

Exchange 2013 Public Folders – In A Nutshell

Yes, public folders can be configured in Exchange 2013 & it is an optional step. So what’s new in Exchange 2013 public folders?   The public folders in Exchange 2013 differ completely from the ones in earlier versions – the way they are stored, replicated and configured. Below are the key points an Exchange admin should know about the “modern” public folders. There are no public folder databases in Exchange 2013. Yes, you heard me right! Public folders are stored in public folder mailboxes in 2013.  -->... [Lire la suite]
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10 octobre 2012

Veeam Explorer for Exchange – VMworld Barcelona 2012 Demo

Veeam Explorer for Exchange presented by Rick Vanover. I passed by the Veeam’s stand and Rick Vanover from Veeam was able to show me a quick demo of new cool feature (yes feature) that will be built into Veeam Backup and Replication 6.5. The feature is called Veeam Explorer for Exchange, and it’s a feature that will be present also in the Free version of Veeam. It enables you to explore the MS exchange database through the Veeam Backup console. You can browse, search and selectively export items (emails, notes, contacts, etc.)... [Lire la suite]
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27 septembre 2012

Client Protocol Architecture In Exchange 2013 : WHERE IS MY HUB ?

Exchange 2013 has only two roles and the protocols handled by the roles are different to the ones in 2010.   In 2013, all types of clients connect to the CAS role. Rather than explaining all the types of access, the below slide from the recent TechEd session by Scott Schnoll shows the client protocol architecture in Exchange 2013. Clearly, a picture is worth a thousand words --> No more Hub, No more UC, things will be eased for deployments... please see the blog... [Lire la suite]
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27 septembre 2012

“The System Cannot Find The File Specified” – Error On Step 1 Of Exchange 2013 Setup

A number of Exchange guys are posting in various forums about this error message that appears very early in the Exchange 2013 setup process. The solution is really simple.   The issue is brought to light when you get the error message below during step one of the 2013 installation on Windows 2012. Error: The following error was generated when “$error.Clear(); install-ExchangeSchema -LdapFileName ($roleInstallPath + “Setup\Data\”+$RoleSchemaPrefix + “schema0.ldf”) ” was run: “The system cannot find the file specified”. The... [Lire la suite]
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27 septembre 2012

OS Requirements For Exchange 2013

With the release of Windows 2012 and the support for Exchange 2013, what are the operating system requirements for the new email platform?   Exchange 2013 supports both Windows 2012 and 2008 R2 SP1 as the base operating system. The good thing is that you only need Windows 2012 Standard for any deployment of Exchange 2013 – be it the CAS, Mailbox or Mailbox server as part of a DAG. The standard edition of Windows 2012 includes the failover clustering feature which DAG requires. As I have written before, there is no enterprise... [Lire la suite]
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27 septembre 2012

No More Setup.Com In Exchange 2013

Exchange admins who have installed Exchange 2010 using the command line will be familiar with the Setup.Com, which was part of the 2010 ISO/DVD. It doesn’t exist in Exchange 2013!   In Exchange 2010, we used setup.exe to install the product using the GUI and Setup.Com to install it from a command line. So, how are we supposed to run the setup from command line in 2013? I can hear you asking . Well, the answer is really simple. In Exchange 2013, the setup.exe is used for both purposes – installing from the command line and... [Lire la suite]
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27 septembre 2012

LoadMaster VLM virtual appliance by Kemp Technologies

LoadMaster VLM Virtual Appliance – install and configure KEMP Technologies is a load Balancing specialist offering both virtual and hardware-based solutions. For the virtual appliance, VMware vSphere, ESX, ESXi, Workstation, Player and Server along with Xen and Hyper-V are all currently supported. The virtual appliance can be downloaded HERE. Today we will focus on the installation and configuration of the Virtual LoadMaster (VLM) running on VMware vSphere 5.1. I’ll walk you through the setup process which I was able to do in my... [Lire la suite]
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