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Exchange Server 2013 Hybrid Environments Update

Howdy, Microsoft has released an important update to resolve some issues experienced when using the...

Author: BesirovicX Date: 07/31/2014

Update Rollups 4 DPM

Howdy Protectors, It seems Microsoft has released another couple of updates for our beloved product:...

Author: BesirovicX Date: 07/29/2014

Office 365 & SPAM – Overview

Howdy, The Microsoft Exchange Team just published an amazing document on Office 365 and SPAM....

Author: BesirovicX Date: 07/27/2014

MEC 2015

Howdy Did you like MEC 2014? https://channel9.msdn.com/events/mec/2014 Guess what, we've...

Author: BesirovicX Date: 07/22/2014

DPM 2012 dpmsync –restoreDB error 470

Howdy Protectors, For those of you with DPM 2012 who have attempted to restore the DPMDB, the...

Author: BesirovicX Date: 07/17/2014

DPM 2012 Agent Deployment Error (319)

Howdy Protectors, You may say, here it comes another agent deployment troubleshooting idea, and...

Author: BesirovicX Date: 07/09/2014

Windows Server 2003 DPM 2012 R2 Protection

Howdy Protectors We have great news… Finally we can AGAIN protect our Windows Server 2003 boxes even...

Author: BesirovicX Date: 06/19/2014

CNO Pre Staging (DAGs)

Hello there, Recently I had been helping a customer in a migration from Exchange Server 2010 to...

Author: BesirovicX Date: 06/19/2014

DPM 2012 R2 UR2 Re-Released

Howdy Protectors, This update rollup was re-released on May 20, 2014 to resolve a...

Author: BesirovicX Date: 05/29/2014

Migrate DPM Disk / Data Source (GUI)

Howdy Protectors, For the GUI lovers we have something really cool here… Migrate DPM Disk / Data...

Author: BesirovicX Date: 05/28/2014

Exchange Content Index Rebuild

One of the first actions most Exchange Administrators generally take when troubleshooting suspected...

Author: BesirovicX Date: 07/04/2012

Remote Connectivity Analyser 1.4

There are brilliant news for RCA users, owner team has made an awesome effort in listening to...

Author: BesirovicX Date: 07/04/2012

Data Source Migration to Custom Volumes

There may be scenarios where we would want to have some data sources’ data from DPM storage pool to...

Author: BesirovicX Date: 05/07/2012

Data Sources Dedicated Disk Volumes

I think everyone understands that it’s not possible to select a specified disk from the DPM storage...

Author: BesirovicX Date: 05/07/2012

RBAC Manager (Exchange 2010 SP2)

There is a quite awesome tool which will make Exchange administrators’ life so much easier when the...

Author: BesirovicX Date: 05/07/2012

Tape Library Sharing I

This post is supposed to be the first of a series of four and they all have a common goal which is...

Author: BesirovicX Date: 11/17/2011

Exchange Server 2010 Design and Architecture

Microsoft Information Technology (Microsoft IT) maintains a complex Microsoft® Exchange Server...

Author: BesirovicX Date: 07/23/2010

Exchange Server 2010 UM Troubleshooting Tool

I am pleased to announce that starting today you can download the BETA version of the Exchange UM...

Author: BesirovicX Date: 07/23/2010

DAGs Protection Hints – DPM 2010

DPM 2010 provides node based protection so the state of the database on the node - whether it is an...

Author: BesirovicX Date: 07/22/2010

OWA Coexistence With Legacy Versions

In most environments that plan to implement Exchange 2010, there will probably be an older (legacy)...

Author: BesirovicX Date: 07/09/2010

Mailbox Quarantine

One corrupted mailbox can have the potential to disrupt service by taking down the entire...

Author: BesirovicX Date: 07/09/2010

Database Availability Groups

A database availability group (DAG) is a set of up to 16 Exchange Server 2010 Mailbox servers that...

Author: BesirovicX Date: 07/02/2010

DPM Licensing

It was recently published an amazing article about DPM licensing… So many customers come to me...

Author: BesirovicX Date: 06/23/2010

Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3

Another great achievement on the Exchange Universe… Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3!!!! I am...

Author: BesirovicX Date: 06/22/2010

Data Protection Manager 2007 Patches

In conversation with a good friend, David Rankin, also known as The Highlander, and because I was in...

Author: BesirovicX Date: 05/13/2010

Renewing SSL Certificates on Exchange Server 2007

SSL certificates are issued for periods of spanning a number of years (typically in multiples for...

Author: BesirovicX Date: 05/11/2010

Exchange Server 2000/2003 to Exchange Server 2007: Large Mailboxes Migration/Consolidation

This is a case study of a customer who wanted to perform a migration from Exchange Server 2000 /...

Author: BesirovicX Date: 05/10/2010

Exchange Server 2010 Certification Paths

Overview Exchange Server 2010 help organizations guard their messaging with built-in protective...

Author: BesirovicX Date: 05/08/2010

Exchange Server 2010 Deployment Assistant

If you are concerned on knowing exactly what you need to do in order to migrate your current...

Author: BesirovicX Date: 05/08/2010

Data Protection Manager and The Cloud

There has been one too many conversations about Data Protection Manager and The Cloud… Some of them...

Author: BesirovicX Date: 05/08/2010

Exchange Server 2010 and Lotus Notes: Quest Solution

And finally it is out… The “kind of” expected element to allow Exchange Server 2010 (including BPOS)...

Author: BesirovicX Date: 05/06/2010

DPM 2010 Upgrade Advisor

As we heard on the 19th of April we finally released DPM 2010 RTM, however customer wise it will...

Author: BesirovicX Date: 05/05/2010

Multisite Exchange Organization Patching

Imagine the following scenario where you have your Exchange Organization split in three major sites,...

Author: BesirovicX Date: 05/05/2010

Hyper-V Best Practices Analyzer

Best Practices Analyzer (BPA) is a server management tool that is available in Windows Server 2008...

Author: BesirovicX Date: 05/05/2010

PowerShell Execution Policy Granularity

Imagine the scenario where you want to to set an execution policy for a specific user on a machine....

Author: BesirovicX Date: 05/04/2010

Block Outgoing BCC Emails

None of the transport rule predicates support matching on only BCC, so I don’t believe a basic...

Author: BesirovicX Date: 05/04/2010

Data Protection Manager 2007 Services

While searching on Internet about this piece of information couldn’t really find a place where we...

Author: BesirovicX Date: 05/04/2010

Exchange Server 2007 Log Shipping through Heartbeat Network

Imagine a scenario where we would have an Exchange Server 2007 CCR on Windows Server 2008. In this...

Author: BesirovicX Date: 05/03/2010

Windows Server 2008 R2 improves Exchange Server 2010 Outlook Anywhere

Hopefully you have already heard about this and have change your deployment plans, otherwise here it...

Author: BesirovicX Date: 05/02/2010

Exchange Server 2010 Troubleshooting Issues – Part IV

First of all a HUGE THANKS to Yuval Sinay for putting this information together. The following...

Author: BesirovicX Date: 05/02/2010

Exchange Server 2010 Troubleshooting Issues – Part III

First of all a HUGE THANKS to Yuval Sinay for putting this information together. The following...

Author: BesirovicX Date: 05/02/2010

Exchange Server 2010 Troubleshooting Issues – Part I

First of all a HUGE THANKS to Yuval Sinay for putting this information together. The following...

Author: BesirovicX Date: 05/02/2010

Exchange Server 2010 Troubleshooting Issues – Part II

First of all a HUGE THANKS to Yuval Sinay for putting this information together. The following...

Author: BesirovicX Date: 05/02/2010

MMS 2010 Sessions

To all the DPM 2010 fans out there, here are some notes/transcriptions of the sessions which were...

Author: BesirovicX Date: 05/02/2010

Exchange Server 2010 Load Balancing

Load balancing serves two primary purposes. It reduces the impact of a single Client Access server...

Author: BesirovicX Date: 05/01/2010

DPM 2010 RTM!!!

It is a bit late to announce, however that is just due to my blog’s maintenance! Finally this day...

Author: BesirovicX Date: 05/01/2010

Shadow Redundancy Scenarios

Shadow redundancy minimizes message loss due to server outages. When a transport server comes back...

Author: BesirovicX Date: 04/30/2010

Exchange 200X Comparative Table

I was trying to pull some stuff together for a customer who’s contemplating going from Exchange 2003...

Author: BesirovicX Date: 04/30/2010

Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 1

Awesome news as the so much waited SP1 on Exchange Server 2010 will be out, hopefully soon… And the...

Author: BesirovicX Date: 04/30/2010

Firewalls and Exchange Servers

The main reason this guidance was developed was due to customers requesting that CAS be placed in a...

Author: BesirovicX Date: 04/30/2010

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