Exchange Server http://windowsitpro.com/taxonomy/term/9277/more en Best practice evolves as knowledge transfers from Office 365 to on-premises Exchange http://windowsitpro.com/blog/best-practice-evolves-knowledge-transfers-office-365-premises-exchange <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>&nbsp;If you attended the recent Microsoft Exchange Conference (MEC) in Austin with a focus on some of the high availability sessions, you might have come away with two clear changes to what has been well-accepted best practice up to now. Of course, best practice is never static as it flexes and evolves in light of experience and changes in software and hardware, so it&rsquo;s hardly surprising that the first Exchange conference in eighteen months might challenge some established ideas.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/tony-redmonds-exchange-unwashed-0">Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/best-practice-evolves-knowledge-transfers-office-365-premises-exchange" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/best-practice-evolves-knowledge-transfers-office-365-premises-exchange#comments Exchange Server 2013 Office 365 best practice best practice Exchange 2013 Exchange 2013 Exchange Online Exchange Online lagged database copy lagged database copy NIC NIC Office 3645 Office 3645 Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Blog Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:00:00 +0000 100941 at http://windowsitpro.com DAG or server: A database's got to be owned somewhere http://windowsitpro.com/blog/dag-or-server-databases-got-be-owned-somewhere <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>The bug reported by Paul Cunningham in his article &ldquo;<a href="http://exchangeserverpro.com/exchange-server-2013-error-inconsistency-active-directory-detected" target="_blank">Exchange Server 2013 Error: An Inconsistency in the Active Directory Was Detected</a>&rdquo; describes a scenario when an attempt is made to create a new mailbox database only for Exchange to report an inconsistency in Active Directory. The error text indicates that <em>MsExchMasterServerOrAvailabilityGroup</em>&nbsp;property for the new database was invalid.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/tony-redmonds-exchange-unwashed-0">Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/dag-or-server-databases-got-be-owned-somewhere" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/dag-or-server-databases-got-be-owned-somewhere#comments Exchange Server 2013 DAG DAG Database Availability Group Database Availability Group database portability database portability Exchange 2013 SP1 Exchange 2013 SP1 Get-MailboxDatabase Get-MailboxDatabase Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Blog Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:00:00 +0000 96621 at http://windowsitpro.com Cherish old Exchange databases to avoid the pesky DatabaseGuidNotFound error http://windowsitpro.com/blog/cherish-old-exchange-databases-avoid-pesky-databaseguidnotfound-error <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Since Microsoft released Exchange 2013 SP1 on February 25, a number of similar errors have been reported in different forums, all of which have the following characteristics:</p> <p>&middot;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; User mailboxes are moved from Exchange 2007 or Exchange 2010 to Exchange 2013 SP1 databases.</p> <p>&middot;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The old databases are removed from the organization.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/tony-redmonds-exchange-unwashed-0">Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/cherish-old-exchange-databases-avoid-pesky-databaseguidnotfound-error" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/cherish-old-exchange-databases-avoid-pesky-databaseguidnotfound-error#comments Exchange Server 2013 Exchange Server 2010 Exchange Server 2007 ActiveSync ActiveSync bug bug DatabaseGuidNotFound DatabaseGuidNotFound EAS EAS error error Exchange 2007 Exchange 2007 Exchange 2010 Exchange 2010 Exchange 2013 SP1 Exchange 2013 SP1 Outlook Web App Outlook Web App OWA OWA Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Blog Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Fri, 11 Apr 2014 20:53:00 +0000 101411 at http://windowsitpro.com Being open about Office 365 operations drives credibility of "the service" http://windowsitpro.com/blog/being-open-about-office-365-operations-drives-credibility-service <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>I have used Office 365 since its launch in June 2011 and followed its development closely since. After two initial hiccups in August and September 2011, both seemingly rooted in manual intervention, the service has delivered an impressive record of reliability and availability. Despite this, some in the industry are still wary of moving utility applications such as email to the cloud.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/tony-redmonds-exchange-unwashed-0">Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/being-open-about-office-365-operations-drives-credibility-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/being-open-about-office-365-operations-drives-credibility-service#comments Exchange Server 2013 Office 365 Exchange 2013 Exchange 2013 Exchange Online Exchange Online MEC MEC Microsoft Exchange Conference Microsoft Exchange Conference Office 365 Office 365 Office Graph Office Graph Oslo Oslo Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Blog Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Thu, 10 Apr 2014 12:00:00 +0000 100211 at http://windowsitpro.com 5 Big Things Happening on April 8, 2014 in the Tech Industry http://windowsitpro.com/windows/5-big-things-happening-april-8-2014-tech-industry <div class="node-body article-body">April 8, 2014 is more than just the end of life for Windows XP. There's actually a lot more going on than you might be aware.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/windows/5-big-things-happening-april-8-2014-tech-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/windows/5-big-things-happening-april-8-2014-tech-industry#comments Windows Exchange Server Microsoft Office Exchange 2003 Exchange 2003 Office 2003 Office 2003 Patch Tuesday Patch Tuesday Windows 8.1 Update 1 Windows 8.1 Update 1 Windows XP Windows XP Mon, 07 Apr 2014 17:49:00 +0000 100931 at http://windowsitpro.com Microsoft Exchange Conference 2014 finishes on a high http://windowsitpro.com/blog/microsoft-exchange-conference-2014-finishes-high <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>The Microsoft Exchange Conference (MEC) in Austin came to its natural end on Wednesday evening when sessions halted at 6PM. Some technical conferences go on a little too long and become an endurance course. I don&rsquo;t think this happened at MEC because three days seemed to be the right length for attendees to be updated on the latest developments in the world of Exchange.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/tony-redmonds-exchange-unwashed-0">Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/microsoft-exchange-conference-2014-finishes-high" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/microsoft-exchange-conference-2014-finishes-high#comments Exchange Server 2013 Office 365 ActiveSync ActiveSync Android Android EAS EAS Exchange 2013 CU5 Exchange 2013 CU5 Exchange 2016 Exchange 2016 Exchange Online Exchange Online iOS iOS Kitkat Kitkat MEC MEC Microsoft Exchange Conference Microsoft Exchange Conference Office 365 Office 365 Outlook Web App Outlook Web App OWA OWA Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Blog Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Thu, 03 Apr 2014 11:30:00 +0000 100541 at http://windowsitpro.com Take Advantage of the ICE Warning Flag Decoder http://windowsitpro.com/lync/take-advantage-ice-warning-flag-decoder <div class="field-deck"> This free tool makes troubleshooting Lync Enterprise Voice calls much easier </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The ICE Warning Flag Decoder is a free Microsoft tool that makes troubleshooting problems with Lync Enterprise Voice calls much easier.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/lync/take-advantage-ice-warning-flag-decoder" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/lync/take-advantage-ice-warning-flag-decoder#comments Lync ICE Warning Flag Decoder ICE Warning Flag Decoder Lync client Lync client lync diagnostics lync diagnostics Lync Enterprise Voice Lync Enterprise Voice Wed, 02 Apr 2014 19:10:00 +0000 100441 at http://windowsitpro.com <p>Lync Enterprise Voice</p> Day 2 of MEC delivers great sessions, great content http://windowsitpro.com/blog/day-2-mec-delivers-great-sessions-great-content <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>The second day at the Microsoft Exchange Conference (MEC) in Austin was possibly the best day of sessions and content that I have ever experienced at a Microsoft technical conference. That&rsquo;s not a statement that I make easily, so let me explain my day and why I think it was so good.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/tony-redmonds-exchange-unwashed-0">Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/day-2-mec-delivers-great-sessions-great-content" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/day-2-mec-delivers-great-sessions-great-content#comments Exchange Server 2013 Office 365 Clutter Clutter Exchange Online Exchange Online high availability High Availability Managed Availability Managed Availability MEC MEC Microsoft Exchange Conference Microsoft Exchange Conference NFS NFS Office 365 Office 365 OWA OWA virtualization virtualization Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Blog Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Wed, 02 Apr 2014 11:30:00 +0000 100321 at http://windowsitpro.com Understanding the messages from the Exchange Conference keynote http://windowsitpro.com/blog/understanding-messages-exchange-conference-keynote <div class="node-body blog-body"><p style="font-size: 13.333333969116211px; line-height: 20px;">The keynote at the Microsoft Exchange Conference (MEC) in Austin was a curious mixture of humor (the&nbsp;<a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&amp;v=GELD1HB0zeM&amp;app=desktop" style="font-size: 13.333333969116211px;" target="_blank">Greg Taylor and David Espinoza video</a>), failed demos, low energy levels at times, announcements that were posted elsewhere before the keynote got to make them, and discussions of new technology.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/tony-redmonds-exchange-unwashed-0">Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/understanding-messages-exchange-conference-keynote" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/understanding-messages-exchange-conference-keynote#comments Exchange Server 2013 Office 365 Exchange 2013 Exchange 2013 Exchange Online Exchange Online MEC MEC Microsoft Exchange Conference Microsoft Exchange Conference Office 365 Office 365 Office Graph Office Graph Oslo Oslo Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Blog Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Tue, 01 Apr 2014 11:00:00 +0000 100201 at http://windowsitpro.com Best Practices for Virtualizing and Protecting Exchange Server http://windowsitpro.com/veeam/best-practices-virtualizing-and-protecting-exchange-server <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Veeam </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Microsoft Exchange Server is really designed for use with physical hardware&mdash;and virtualization adds another layer of complexity. This white paper by MVP Brien Posey explains several best practices for successfully virtualizing Exchange:</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/veeam/best-practices-virtualizing-and-protecting-exchange-server" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Exchange Server Resources Veeam Exchange veeam Veeam White Paper Mon, 31 Mar 2014 21:58:00 +0000 100971 at http://windowsitpro.com