Exchange 2010 Live Migrations now supported

Posted 1 CommentPosted in Anouncements, Documentation, Exchange, Hyper-V

  Microsoft now supports Live Migrations for Exchange 2010 SP1 as well as clustered VM hosts, while the below speaks specifically to Hyper-V everything on the approved list of hypervisors will be supported as well, quoting from the announcement: The updated support guidance applies to any hardware virtualization vendor participating in the Windows Server Virtualization […]

F5 Webcasts

Posted Posted in Exchange, Load Balancer, Tips & Tricks

Load Balancers can be rather complex, the guidance can be confusing, and how vendors interpret that guidance can be interesting. So image my joy when I discovered that F5 have a bunch of webcast based walkthroughs that make life easier for the average guy having to configure an F5 load balancer as part of implementing […]

Using PowerShell to determine the state of MAPI Encryption on Exchange Servers

Posted Posted in Exchange

In Exchange 2010 specifically, or even Exchange 2007/2010 mixed orgs you can easily detect which servers require MAPI encryption. The easiest would be to run Get-RPCClientAccess, which returns all Exchange 2010 servers  hosting MAPI Endpoints and all encryption levels as well as if the server carries  MAPI client and/or public folder responsibility. The output above […]

Corporate mail users use any mail platforms to “get the job done”

Posted Posted in Anouncements, Commentary, Exchange, Feedback, General News

A new study shows that younger users will use any mail platform available – to the exclusion of the corporate platform provided – in order to get their work done. Mimecast have published a blog post and a press release with potential huge shock value to most companies with formalised email infrastructure. A demographic of […]

Going to Cloud Based Exchange and don’t know where to start? Want to Compare Gmail and Exchange online side by side?

Posted Posted in Anouncements, Cloud, Exchange, News

Very common for most orgs evaluating cloud based mail to not know where to start, or understand where the benefits are. This morning I was made aware of a free tool from Quest, called the Quest Migration Assessment Tool, or QMAT for short. It’s a  browser-based application that provides guidance for evaluating Microsoft Exchange Online […]