May 31, 2012
“The next release of Windows Server, Windows Server 2012, will offer businesses and hosting providers a scalable, dynamic, and multitenant-aware, cloud-optimized infrastructure. It securely connects across premises and helps IT Professionals to respond to business needs faster and more efficiently.” The Windows Server 2012 Release Candidate Datacenter can be download from the following link.
After the first review of the book "iPhone with Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 - Business Integration and Deployment" I found that the name inappropriate to the information given in the book. First of all, the book provides a quick guide for junior IT that need to design and deploy an Exchange 2010 solution for SMB (Small Medium Business). Second, the book provides a quick guide for junior IT that need to design and deploy ActiveSync solution for SMB (Small Medium Business). Although the book title includes the name of "iPhone", most of the technical information can be used to...
May 30, 2012
Mr. Jane Yan (MSFT) post a new article on iSCSI Target in Windows Server 2012. The article can be review from the following link.
May 29, 2012
“Update Rollup 3 for Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 2 resolves issues that were found in Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 2 since the software was released. This update rollup is highly recommended for all Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 2 customers.” The new update can be download from the following link.
May 28, 2012
“AD RMS Client 2.0 is software designed for your client computers to help protect access to and usage of information flowing through applications that use AD RMS whether installed on your premises or in a Microsoft datacenter.” The Active Directory Rights Management Service Client 2.0 can be download from the following link.
A while ago I had a meeting with some IT senior consult that said to me that he use a workaround to provide High Availably solution for environment with two Exchange 2010 servers that hosting DAG (Database Availability Groups). His workaround was to point a A DNS record to the DAG Cluster name, and then assign it to the CAS Array name. However, this workaround isn't supported and may lead to unexpected downtime. To make things easier, we can draw the following scenario: Exchange 2010 SP2 Servers: Server1 – MBX, HUB, CAS Server2 – MBX, HUB, CAS DAG Name:...
May 24, 2012
“This download contains the most recently updated language packs for Exchange 2010. The language bundle includes all packs for all supported languages.” The Language Pack Bundle can be download from the following link.
May 21, 2012
Mr. Paul Cunningham wrote a nice post on Installing Exchange Server 2010 on Windows Server 2012 Beta. The article can be review from the following link. Note: Windows Server 2012 Beta currently in beta stage and shouldn’t be used in production environment.
May 19, 2012
Exchange 2010 Database Availability Groups (DAGs) is an excellent solutions for customers that require to provide a high availability solution for the Exchange system. However, some customers skip important design steps during Exchange 2010 Database Availability Groups (DAGs) deployment. The first common issue, is the Witness Server location. In most of the cases, the Witness Server should be reside near the Mailbox server that provide service to the local users. For example, in case that most of the users reside in New York, the Witness Server should be deployed in New York. The second common issue, is the amount...
May 18, 2012