Exchange "How Do I?" Videos

Just discovered these.. "How Do I?" videos on the Exchange Server TechCenter..

  • How Do I: Enable the Anti-spam Agent in a Single Server Exchange Server Environment?   
  • Using Exchange Management Features in PowerShell   
  • Storagegroup Mailbox Creation
  • Multiple E-mail Domains
  • Install Exchange 2007 Prerequisites for Windows Server 2008

Chris Meirick on January 12, 2009 at 12:53 PM
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Technet Labcast - Exchange 2007 LCR and CCR

Microsoft is presenting the fifth and final part of their labcast entitled Exchange Server 2007 (Part 5 of 5): Using Local Continuous Replication and Cluster Continuous Replication (Level 200)

This is a 4 hour lab in English only held on Friday, November 07, 2008 11:00 AM Pacific Time.

For previous sessions in this series, check out the archived Exchange 2007 virtual labs and labcasts.

William Lefkovics


William Lefkovics on November 3, 2008 at 06:37 PM
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Exchange 2007 Unified Messaging Course

For a limited time, Microsoft has course material available online for free on Unified Messaging for Exchange 2007. If you are starting from scratch or maybe even a little intimidated at adding UM to your messaging solution, then this course could be valuable for you:

Clinic 5091: Introduction to Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Unified Messaging

You will need a Passport account.

There are several non-Exchange eLearning clinics available for free, including Office Communication Server courses. Other eLearning courses require a tuition to be paid for viewing.

William Lefkovics

William Lefkovics on August 7, 2007 at 01:04 AM
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Removing Exchange 2007 Update Rollup 3

I was reading something the other day and I realised that this really is something that can be overlooked, mainly because someone had actually overlooked it!  Historically it has not been possible to remove Exchange service packs once they've been installed, hence the need to test them first, take a backup, and so on.  What about the update rollups for Exchange 2007?  The latest is Update Rollup 3 which naturally replaces the previous two update rollups.

A quick check in Add/Remove Programs doesn't ordinarily show that the update has been installed, so you'd be forgiven for thinking that you can't remove it.  However, remember to select the Show updates check box first - it'll then be revealed as shown below.


Account Deleted on July 17, 2007 at 06:39 AM
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Downloadable Exchange 2007 Deployment Guides

Microsoft has released some standalone downloadable deployment guides for Exchange Server 2007 in Word document format.

Deploying a Standard Exchange Server 2007 Organization

Deploying a Simple Exchange Server 2007 Organization

Deploying a Large Exchange Server 2007 Organization

Deploying a Complex Exchange Server 2007 Organization

This is the first four with more to follow.

William Lefkovics

William Lefkovics on February 6, 2007 at 04:33 PM
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Exchange Server TechNet Webcasts in December 2006

There are a couple of good Technet live webcasts available in December for Exchange.

TechNet Webcast: Storage Sizing and Testing for Exchange Server 2007 (Level 200)

Wednesday, December 20, 2006 1:00 PM Pacific Time

"In this webcast, we look at storage, storage sizing, and testing for Microsoft Exchange Server 2007. We provide an overview of storage and discuss the storage design goals in Exchange Server 2007. Join us as we compare and contrast the storage architectures in Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 and Exchange Server 2007. Learn about the reliability and high availability of Exchange Server 2007 using Single Copy Clustering (SCC), Local Continuous Replication (LCR), and Cluster Continuous Replication. Attend this session to understand the five server roles introduced in Exchange Server 2007, as we illustrate how each role uses storage and examine the issues that affect storage design for each of these roles. We also explore the critical area of backup and recovery in Exchange Server 2007, before concluding with a discussion on monitoring and testing storage."

TechNet Webcast: Mobile Messaging with Exchange Server 2003 SP2 and Windows Mobile 5.0 (Level 200)

Friday, December 22, 2006 11:30 AM Pacific Time

"In this webcast, we examine how Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 provides improved support for the mobile devices already in use in your organization. Join this session to learn the basic steps for administering mobile access, setting security, and enabling mobile messaging on Exchange Server and the mobile device itself. We focus on the simplicity and usability of services like Microsoft Office Outlook Mobile and explore your administrative options when using these mobile devices in the field. We also discuss how to secure your mobile messaging deployment using Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Service Pack 2 (SP2), Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server, and the Messaging and Security Feature Pack for Windows Mobile 5.0."

In addition, there are several archived webcasts for Exchange 2007 available on demand as well, and a couple more upcoming webcasts for January and February.

William Lefkovics

William Lefkovics on December 10, 2006 at 07:50 AM
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Microsoft Windows Powershell Week

Monday, November 6 through Friday, November 10 is Windows Powershell Week at Technet Webcasts. None of these webcasts is specific to Exchange Server, but the Powershell extension known as Exchange Management Shell (EMS) follows the same logic and syntax, of course.


And Now for Something Completely Different:

Introducing Windows PowerShell

Level 200

What is Windows PowerShell? Find out on Day 1.

Monday November 6, 2006, 11:30 AM Pacific Time

One Cmdlet, Two Cmdlet, Three Cmdlet, Four:

An Introduction to Windows Powershell Commands

Level 200

Learn all about cmdlets and how to use them.

Tuesday November 7, 2006, 11:30 AM Pacific Time

Objects, Objects Everywhere:

Working with Objects in the Windows Powershell

Level 200

Discover the wonderful world of objects and how to access them in Windows PowerShell.

Wednesday November 8, 2006, 11:30 AM Pacific Time

New Kid on the Script Block:

Writing Scripts with Windows PowerShell

Level 200

Day 4 is all about writing scripts.

Thursday November 9, 2006, 11:30 AM Pacific Time

Amazing But True:

Things You Never Dreamt You Could Do With Windows PowerShell

Level 200

Learn about Windows PowerShell and maybe even have a little fun in the process.

Friday November 10, 2006, 11:30 AM Pacific Time

William Lefkovics

William Lefkovics on November 4, 2006 at 01:47 AM
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Exchange 2003 SP2 & MSFP Paper

Jason Langridge has, on his blog, a copy of the very latest document on deploying mobile messaging with the Messaging and Security Feature Pack on Exchange 2003 SP2.  This is before the document gets released on Microsoft's download site, so grab a copy here for an early read....

Account Deleted on March 20, 2006 at 03:07 AM
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Outlook /CleanViews

Yesterday I had a need to run one of the many Outlook command line switches (/CleanViews) to resolve two different, but straightforward issues.

Problem 1: The Outlook replied-to icon doesn't appear on messages which have been replied-to. This was seen on Outlook 2000 SR1/2/3. Running the /CleanViews command restored the icon.

Problem 2: When trying view the Outlook calendar, a greyed-out pane with the error "Unable to display the folder. Out of memory or system resources. Close some windows or programs and try again." was displayed. Again, running /CleanViews fixed this issue.

Chris Meirick on August 3, 2005 at 08:28 AM
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The "Installing Exchange Server 5.5 on Windows 2000 Server" Quick Start Guide is available

"The "Installing Exchange Server 5.5 on Windows 2000 Server" Quick Start Guide describes the following:

How to install Exchange Server 5.5 on a new installation of Windows 2000 Server
How to upgrade a computer that is running Exchange Server 5.5 on Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 to Window 2000 Server
How to upgrade a computer that is running Exchange Server 5.5 on Windows NT 4.0 with Cluster Service to Windows 2000 with Windows Clustering
How to upgrade and install the Exchange Server connectors

To view the complete "Installing Exchange Server 5.5 on Windows 2000 Server" Quick Start Guide, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

Chris Meirick on May 29, 2005 at 03:59 AM
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