Monthly Archives: December 2008

Upgrading Email Policies and Address lists to Ex07

After I test mail flow, I upgrade the existing email address policies (EAPs) and Address lists to Exchange 2007.This is done thru the Exchange Powershell commands.The short version is this:Set-EmailAddressPolicy “Default Policy” -IncludedRecipients AllRecipients Set-AddressList “All Users” -IncludedRecipients MailboxUsers Set-AddressList … Continue reading

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Testing new Exchange installation; step 2

Continuing on from my blog entry from Dec 2nd, after you get the server installed I like to reboot the server.After a reboot, I make sure all the Exchange services start, no errors exist in event viewer, then I install … Continue reading

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Making the OST file contiguous

This program makes the OST into one contiguous file, it essentially defrags a single file. The OST file is local copy of the mailbox in Outlook. Make sure you have closed outlook before running this program (the program will kill … Continue reading

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Installing Exchange 2007 sp1on Win 2008; step 1

I like to setup a Windows box with at least a 12 GB hard drive for the C drive. If space is no problem, I’ll make it 40 Gig. Realize that you will place the databases and the transaction logs … Continue reading

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Multiple Routing Group Connectors between Exchange 2003 and Exchange 2007

Company XYZ has two locations. Each location has two servers, one Exchange 2003 and one Exchange 2007. All incoming mail from the internet goes to Server C. The location on the left is the main office, the location on the … Continue reading

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Dcpromo and the logon as a service story.

There once was a file and print server that needed to be a domain controller. Install the dns service, then dcpromo it. I forgot to take note that the dcpromo process applies a security template for domain controllers in the … Continue reading

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Routing Group Connector with Exchange 2003 & 2007

Company XYZ has two locations. Each location has two servers, one Exchange 2003 and one Exchange 2007. All incoming mail from the internet goes to Server C. The location on the left is the main office, the location on the … Continue reading

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