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Trent Weiler

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Exchange 2013 Site Mailboxes coexisting with Exchange 2010

With the introduction of Exchange 2013 and SharePoint 2013, a new feature called Site Mailboxes was introduced, which allows for team collaboration to bring documents and emails together in Outlook 2013 and SharePoint 2013.  Recently I’ve been working with a customer who had a specific business need for Site Mailboxes as part of a SharePoint 2013 project […]

Outlook 2013 and no Default Gateway

Recently I was setting up Exchange 2013 RTM in my lab and ran into an error when trying to configure my first mailbox with Outlook 2013 running on Windows 7.  While walking through the mailbox configuration wizard I was prompted with the following error while it was trying to search for my Outlook settings: Since […]

Using Exchange 2010 Native Data Protection

Recently I had the pleasure of working with a customer who decided to eliminate backups within their Exchange Organization.  They were upgrading from Exchange 2007 to Exchange 2010 and wanted to take advantage of many of the new features that Exchange 2010 had to offer such as larger mailbox databases and cheaper storage.  The customer […]

Token size affecting Free/Busy information between 2007 and 2010

I recently encountered an interesting issue with Token Sizes that I haven’t seen before with regards to Free/Busy information between Exchange 2007 and Exchange 2010 during an Intra-Org upgrade. A little background on the environment, the customer I was working with was upgrading from Exchange 2007 to Exchange 2010 and had approximately 25,000 mailboxes.  There are also many […]

Using Custom Managed Folders in Exchange 2010 SP1

As many people may already know Managed Folders in Exchange 2010 SP1 have been removed from the GUI and now need to be managed via PowerShell, as stated here While they are still supported, the process to create them and assign a Managed Folder Policy is a little confusing, which I found out testing […]

Incorrectly Configured Static Address when creating a DAG

On a recent Microsoft Exchange Installation for one of my customers, I encountered the following error message when trying to setup a Database Availability Group in Exchange 2010 SP1: WriteError! Exception = Microsoft.Exchange.Cluster.Replay.DagTaskOperationFailedException: A server-side database availability group administrative operation failed. Error: The operation failed. CreateCluster errors may result from incorrectly configured static addresses. Error: […]