Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.6 Service Pack 2

February 27, 2013

“Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.6 Service Pack 2 (App-V 4.6 SP2) provides new platform support for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012. This service pack also provides the latest security and stability enhancements to help keep computers running App-V up-to-date, reliable, and more secure. The goal of this service pack is to increase the overall quality of the existing product features while maintaining a high level of compatibility with previous releases. Feature Summary: Support for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 – App-V 4.6 SP2 adds support for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 Remote Desktop Services. Support for Coexistence with...
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Lync Server 2013 Stress and Performance Tool

“The Lync Server 2013 Stress and Performance Tools (LSS) can be used to prepare, define and validate performance targets of user scenarios of an on-premise Lync Server 2013 deployment. LSS includes multiple modules and can simulate simultaneous users on one or more Lync Servers. In the 2013 version, video support was added and provisioning and configuration tools are improved.”Lync Server 2013 Stress and Performance Tool can be download from the following link.
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Microsoft Lync Server 2013, Planning Tool

“The Microsoft Lync Server 2013, Planning Tool asks you a series of questions about your organization and the features that you are interested in. The planning tool will then use your answers to recommend a topology based on the tested Microsoft Lync Server 2013 user model. Your organization may have a different user model. If so, you should adjust the recommended topology as necessary to fit your organization’s needs. What’s New in the Planning Tool for Lync Server 2013?The Planning Tool now allow user to have up to 10 sites, including central site and disaster recovery site Lync Server Planning...
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Microsoft Lync Server 2013 Resource Kit Tools

“The Microsoft Lync Server 2013 Resource Kit Tools contain the following tools. The details of each tool and their usage are described in the accompanying documentation. ABSConfig Audio Extractor Bandwidth Policy Service Monitor Bandwidth Utilization Analyzer Call Parkometer DBAnalyze Error Log Replayer Error String Display LCSSync MsTurnPing Network Configuration Viewer Response Group Agent Live Response Group Export-Import SEFAUtil Snooper TopologyValidator Watson Support Tool for Lync Phone Edition Web Conf Data”Microsoft Lync Server 2013 Resource Kit Tools can be download from the following link.
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Is a Multiple Active Directory Domains In a Single Forest Is Required Today?

February 26, 2013

A few colleges asked me the following question: “Is a Multiple Active Directory Domains In a Single Forest Is Required Today?”.Due the fact that is no official answer exits, I would try to provide a few guidelines that would help you to obtain the correct answer to your enterprise.The main (please note: main) benefits to use Multiple Active Directory Domains In a Single Forest Is Required Today from my perspective are:A.The domain Scalability / Limitation doesn’t answer for you enterprise needs:Maximum Number of Objects Maximum Number of Security Identifiers Maximum Number of entries in Discretionary and Security Access Control...

Exchange 2010 Service Pack 3 Installation may fail with error message "There was an error while running ‘ldifde.exe’ to import the schema file ‘C:\Windows\Temp\ExchangeSetup\Setup\Data\PostExchange2003_schema0.ldf’. The error code is: 8224”

February 13, 2013

SymptomDuring Exchange 2010 Service Pack 3 Installation the following error message may appear:“Organization Preparation Failed Error: The following error was generated when "$error.Clear();      install-ExchangeSchema -LdapFileName ($roleInstallPath + "Setup\Data\"+$RoleSchemaPrefix + "schema0.ldf") " was run: "There was an error while running 'ldifde.exe' to import the schema file 'C:\Windows\Temp\ExchangeSetup\Setup\Data\PostExchange2003_schema0.ldf'. The error code is: 8224. More details can be found in the error file: 'C:\Users\administrator\AppData\Local\Temp\1\ldif.err'". There was an error while running 'ldifde.exe' to import the schema file 'C:\Windows\Temp\ExchangeSetup\Setup\Data\PostExchange2003_schema0.ldf'. The error code is: 8224. More details can be found in the error file: 'C:\Users\administrator\AppData\Local\Temp\1\ldif.err' Click here for help... http://technet.microsoft.com/en-US/library/ms.exch.err.default(EXCHG.141).aspx?v=14.3.123.3&e=ms.exch.err.Ex88D115&l=0&cl=cp”Resolutiona. Review the content of log file “C:\Users\administrator\AppData\Local\Temp\1\ldif.err”.b. In case that...
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Hotfix KB2550886 may need to be install on a Windows 2008 R2 Server before applying Exchange 2010 Service Pack 3

Hotfix KB2550886 may need to be install on a Windows 2008 R2 Server before applying Exchange 2010 Service Pack 3. As you can see in the following screenshot, hotfix KB2550886 is reported as prerequisite for Exchange 2010 Mailbox Role upgrade.Please note: Installation of Hotfix KB2550886 may required a complete server reboot.The Hotfix KB2550886 can be download from the following link.
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