Monthly Archives: July 2010

Problem with Outlook 2003 and Exchange 2010

If you get the following error message after migrating over to Exchange 2010: Cannot start Microsoft Office Outlook. Unable to open the Outlook window. The set of folders could not be opened. It is because the default with Exchange 2010 … Continue reading

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SSL Mutual Authentication Failure

Here is a guide on how to enable/disable your MSSTD. You will need to publish this information using Exchange PowerShell using the following command: Set-OutlookProvider EXPR -CertPrincipalName:”msstd:mail.contoso.com” See here for the official Microsoft update on this issue.

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Exchange 2010 – Moving Public Folders…

You may see the following error when trying to relocate the Public Folders database. Error 4098 MSExchangeRepl The Microsoft Exchange Replication service couldn’t find a valid configuration for database ‘GUID-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxxx’ The GUID above should map to your Public Folder DB. … Continue reading

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Installing Exchange Rollups and Service Packs.

If you have ForeFront Protection installed on the Exchange server do NOT forget to disable the services before you start the upgrade.  You can disable the services by typing: fscutility /disable or fscutility /enable to restart the services. See here for … Continue reading

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OpenDNS and Microsoft ForeFront Protection.

With their default configuration you may come across a situation where Exchange 2010 does not receive any incoming e-mail. Turns out that OpenDNS requests are blacklisted by ForeFront Protection DNSBL and you will either need to change your DNS provide … Continue reading

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Exchange 2010 and Certificates.

When creating the CSR in Exchange 2010 ensure that all entries are made in lowercase. For whatever reason, mixing upper and lower case letters just seem to cause problems! See here on how to create Exchange 2010 CSRs. I encountered … Continue reading

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Exchange 2010 and Windows Backup Server.

Found a great write up here on how to use Windows Backup Server (ntbackup replacement). This is particular useful for truncating Exchange logs, especially when you perform VMware level backups on Exchange servers.

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Exchange 2010 and iPhone 3Gs problems.

If you come across users who have had their mailboxes migrated over to Exchange 2010 and have started having problems syncing their iPhones or other mobile phones, I found that by enabling inheritable permissions in the security tab of that particular … Continue reading

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Exchange 2010 and IPv6

I solved a whole load of problems with getting Outlook Anywhere to work by enabling IPv6.  The customer had disabled IPv6 using a registry setting on their domain controllers and Exchange Remote Connectivity Analyzer would continually fail its testing with … Continue reading

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Exchange Resource Hot Pot

This site has loads on information on Microsoft Exchange tools and guides.  It mainly covers Exchange version 2003 and beyond.

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