Exchange 2010

Whenever a mailbox is moved in Exchange environment, it creates a move mailbox request entry to track the movement progress. This request will be set to completed once the movement is completed. However, this entry will not be deleted unless the Exchange admin deletes manually. If not done, when the same mailbox move is attempted, […]

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I have seen many complaining that message recall is not working as expected in their environments. I too often receive queries related to it. Today one of my colleague asked me whether the message recall that she/he did will work for sure or not. My answer is “YES/NO/MAYBE”. Because I never seen it working in […]

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In this post I will show you how to configure your Exchange 2010 server to send emails to internet. I recently entered Windows Azure 90 days trial program and hosted my test lab in the cloud. My test lab contains AD and Exchange services. Since this is not the first time I am configuring AD […]

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In this post I will show you how to hide/unhide a distribution group from Global Address List(GAL) using powershell. Powershell module for Exchange 2010 module has two cmdlets that helps in querying and setting the hide from address list option on distribution groups. They are “Get-DistributionGroup” and “Set-DistributionGroup“. The visibility status of a distribution group […]

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Do you know what is VSS? and how it works? Do you know how exchange backup will happen and what technology it uses? Do you know why and how exchange backups generally take less time(you can freezing and unfreezing events in eventlogs) when the databases are too big sizing in GBs? To get all you […]

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MS has released a updated management pack for Exchange 2010 to coincide with the release of Exchange 2010 Service Pack2. You can download the document and management packs from http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=692 Overview The Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 monitoring management pack is designed to be used for monitoring Exchange 2010 events, collecting Exchange component-specific performance counters in […]

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I recently came across a need for setting “Send As” and “Send on Behalf” permissions for a group of users on  a Distribution Group(so called mailing list). While looking out for the procedure to do it in 2010 environment, I stumbled on two articles from “http://exchangeserverpro.com” which are very informative and up to the task. […]

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The author of exchangeserverpro.com announced a free Exchange 2010 training program. This is very useful to people who are willing to learn exchange 2010. The training sessions contains mainly 4 modules which includes text, images, and videos. Module 1 – Get started by creating your own Exchange 2010 training lab environment Module 2 – Walk […]

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After installing MS Exchange 2010 in my test lab, I want to create new mailbox database in my server. While I can do it with GUI, I am more interested in exploring the powershell way… The exchange management shell is having very large set of cmdlets to manage exchange. In fact the GUI also is […]

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Once MS Exchange was my favorite technology. I loved each and everything I did and learned in Exchange. I think the same kind of era has started again for me as I decided to get good knowledge on Exchange 2010. As part of that, I enhanced my test lab to include Exchange 2010 servers. The […]

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