Category «Exchange»

Install Exchange 2010 on Windows 2008 R2

  The below article explains how to install Exchange Server 2010 onto Windows 2008 R2. It is assumed you have the Exchange installation files. Pre-requisites The domain functional level must be at least Windows 2003 The DC holding the schema master role must be at least windows 2003 sp1 The exchange server must be joined …

Scenario: Trying to setup a phone to connect to an Exchange 2010 server – setup fails with “Activesync error 0x85010014” Other users are successfully able to use activesync to receive emails on their phones Software affected – Exchange 2010, any activesync mobile client such as windows mobile, iphone, android etc.   Solution: I have seen …

Scenario: You are running Exchange 2007 or 2010. When opening Outlook Out of Office (OOF) you get the error “Your Out of Office settings cannot be displayed, because the server is currently unavailable.” Get More Info On the PC hold down the CTRL key and right click on the Outlook icon in the bottom right …

Install Exchange 2007 sp2 on SBS 2008

Note – Exchange 2007 SP3 has now been released. If you just try to run the installation it will fail as the Exchange BPA detects SBS 2008. You will get the below error: You must update your Windows Small Business Server 2008 settings both before and after you install Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 2 …

Exchange Versions and Build Numbers

The below table lists the build numbers and their corresponding Exchange Version Numbers: Exchange Version Build No 2000 Server SP3 6.0.6249 2003 6.5.6944 2003 SP1 6.5.7226 2003 SP2 6.5.7638 2007 8.0.685.24 or 8.0.685.25 2007 SP1 Version 8.1 (Build 240.6) 2007 SP2 Version 8.2 (Build 176.2) 2007 SP3 Version 8.3 (Build 83.6) 2010 Version 14.0 (Build …

Exchange 2010 migration from 2003 – part 1 Exchange 2010 migration from 2003 – part 2 Part 3 – Decomission Migrate all public folder replicas. Log onto Exchange 2003 system manager. Right click on public folders and choose “migrate all replicas” Create New Public Folder Hierarchy Open Exchange system manager 2003. Right click in the …

Exchange 2010 migration from 2003 – part 1 Exchange 2010 migration from 2003 – part 3 Part 2 – Migrate Once you have Exchange 2010 installed into your Exchange 2003 environment you will probably want to transfer over key functions. Public Folder Replication Open Exchange (2003) system manager and navigate to the system folders. On …

Troubleshooting Active-sync issues on Exchange 2010

NB – There are numerous problems with Android handsets and Exchange 2010 sp1. These are being address in future Android upgrades (2.2.1 specifically). Step1: Testexchangeconnectivity.com Go to the Microsoft website www.testexchangeconnectivity.com and run the activesync test on there. Step 2: Manage phone in mailbox properties In the Exchange 2010 console there is an option to “manage …

Installing Exchange 2010 on Windows 2008 SP2 (not R2)

Step 1: Prepare AD Raise Domain Functional Level: Open Active Directory Users  and Computers. Right click on your domain  and select Raise Domain Functional Level select Windows Server 2003 Raise Forest Functional Level: Open Active Directory Domains and Trusts Right Active Directory Domains and Trusts and select Raise Forest Functional Level. NB – Do not right …