Tag Archives: DAG

Exchange Unwashed Digest – June 2014


June 2014 was an interesting month for my “Exchange Unwashed” blog on WindowsITPro.com as the material covered was pretty diverse as we went from platforms like Azure to storage firmware and all points in between. See what you think! Why running … Continue reading

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NFS and Exchange: Am I a sheep? Some at Nutanix think so…


A number of people working for Nutanix have been in the vanguard of those who would like to see NFS supported as a valid storage option for Exchange deployments, some of whom cheerfully recommend that “customers continue to run Exchange … Continue reading

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Upgrading the database schema within an Exchange 2013 DAG


In my conversation about life, the universe, and Exchange development (well, mostly the latter) with Microsoft’s VP for Exchange development, Perry Clarke, he said “There isn’t a part of the core Exchange Server that is not shipped to our on-premises … Continue reading

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Exchange Unwashed blog digest October 2013


October began with the Exchange Connections conference in Las Vegas and ended with some thoughts on whether to go to TechEd or MEC next year. In between, I contemplated some of the questions raised by attendees at Exchange Connections as … Continue reading

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Hello from 38,000 feet


Welcome to a blog post facilitated by Aer Lingus Wi-Fi at 38,000 feet en route from Dublin to Boston, a service provided by T-Mobile. Apparently the connections didn’t work at all two weeks ago so it’s good to have progress. … Continue reading

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Exchange Unwashed digest: April 2013


April 2013 saw the appearance of Exchange 2013 CU1 to release the restrictions that had previously stopped anyone running a “legacy” version of Exchange from installing Exchange 2013 into an existing organization. More stuff happened during April too, and some … Continue reading

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Exchange 2013: Using crimson events to track transaction log truncation within a DAG


Prior to Exchange 2007, transaction log truncation (removal) used to be a pretty simple affair. A successful good backup would truncate the log set or, if you used circular logging, Exchange used a small set of logs to capture transactions … Continue reading

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