Exchange standard vs enterprise licence

Exchange 2010 Feature Details Exchange 2010 Server Licenses: Existing features have been significantly enhanced and new features have been added to both of the Exchange Server editions. The following table provides a feature breakdown for each server edition of Exchange Server 2010: Feature Standard Server Edition Enterprise Server Edition Mailbox Databases 1-5 databases 6-100 databases…

How to restore Exchange Server 2010 Mailbox from DPM Server 2010 Backup

DPM Server uses a combination of transaction log replication and block-level synchronization in conjunction with the Exchange Server VSS Writer to help ensure your ability to recover Exchange data. In this post, I’m explaining the process of how to restore the Exchange Server 2010 mailbox from the DPM Server 2010 backup; when compared with exchange…

remove corrupted or missing public folder database from exchange

  I suspected that perhaps some replicas had been missed by the Management Command – but I was running short of time and really needed to remove the Exchange Installation from the Machine so I thought – perhaps I could just remove the reference to the Public Folder from Active Directory. So I broke out…

How to Enable / Configure Circular Logging in Exchange Server 2007

Circular Logging feature was available in all Exchange previous versions. This feature allows Exchange server to overwrite transaction log files after the old transaction log data has been committed to the database. By default, this feature is disabled. The limitation of this feature is that in case of disaster, it will not be possible to…

Last Error: dns query failed in queue exchange 2007/2010

Firstly, make sure your firewall has an exception for DNS (UDP 53) and SMTP (TCP 25)If you cannot successfully ping the smart host and receive a reponse within a few seconds, I'd suggest clearing the cache of your Internal DNS Server then restarting the DNS Server service on your DC, and restarting Microsoft Exchange Transport…

Removing a dead Exchange 2007 server from Organization – AD and Console

  This will require some manual editing of the Configuration container. Done incorrectly you can destroy your domain, but that being said… Run ADSIEdit.msc or ldp.exe. Expand or go to configuration then follow path of CN=configuration,DC=company,dc=com -> Services -> Microsoft Exchange -> organization -> Admin groups -> name of the group -> servers. Right click…

How to renew a self signed certificate in Exchange Server 2007

When a new Exchange Server 2007 role is installed on a computer the server automatically generates a self signed certificate to be used with services like transport (SMTP), POP,  IIS (OWA and Exchange Web Services) and IMAP. This certificate expires right after the completion of one  year from the date server was installed or the…

Create new owa virtual directory

Prior to this we must first make a site called "clients" New-OWAVirtualDirectory –OwaVersion: Exchange2007 –Name "owa" –WebSiteName "clients" Set-OwaVirtualDirectory -identity "owa (clients)" -DefaultClientLanguage 3098 This is if you want to set the default one language, so that clients do not need to choose the first time they login to OWA 3098 is code for  Serbian…

generate exchange certificate without CA in your organization

New-ExchangeCertificate -domainname webmail.mydomain.com,SRVCASHUB-1,SRVCASHUB-1.mydomain.com,autodiscover.mydomain.com,mail.mydomain.com ###The old certificate is enabled for IIS, POP, IMAP and SMTP. The new certificate generated using the above command is enabled only for POP, IMAP and SMTP – IIS is missing. To enable the certificate for IIS: Enable-ExchangeCertificate -thumbprint "3DA55740509DBA19D1A43A9C7161ED2D0B3B9E3E" -services IIS Remove-ExchangeCertificate -thumbprint "C5DD5B60949267AD624618D8492C4C5281FDD10F"

generate exchange certificate with CA in your organization

New-ExchangeCertificate -GenerateRequest – Domainname mail.mydomain.com, Services.mydomain.com, autodiscover.mydomain.com, webmail.mydomain.com, ServerName -FriendlyName mail.mydomain.com -PrivateKeyExportable: $True -path c:\Cert.req Import-ExchaneCertificate -path c:\certnew2.cer | Enable-ExchangeCertificate -Services IIS, SMTP #delete the existing certificate, which we replaced Remove-ExchangeCertificate -Thumbprint 08AEB1E82FF900AD1EA7E05999E2F10EFAFB10BA