Tag Archives: Database Availability Group

Exchange Unwashed Digest – February 2014


The big news in February 2014 was the release of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Service Pack 1 (build 847.32), the much-awaited version long deemed as “the” software worthy for deployment in many corporate environments. SP1 includes many new features and … 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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Exchange 2013 simplifies DAG management


As I work through the process of understanding Exchange 2013 so that I can write about it for “Microsoft Exchange 2013 Inside Out”, various odd thoughts come into my mind. One of those that recently arrived was that Microsoft has … Continue reading

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April 2012 articles published on WindowsITPro.com


Here’s the digest of articles published on my WindowsITPro.com blog in April 2012. FAST searching coming to Office 15 server applications (April 26) reports that the Office 15 wave of server applications (Exchange 2013, SharePoint 2013, and Lync 2013) will share a … Continue reading

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September 2011 wrap-up


Lots has happened during September, much of which I have covered in other posts. This post serves as a wrap-up for other bits and pieces that I haven’t managed to get to over the month. First, a recommendation for rugby … Continue reading

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Moving a database between DAGs


A recent email discussion between MVPs focused on a topic that I totally missed in my Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Inside Out book (also available at Amazon.co.uk), so think of this as an update to chapter 7. The problem arises after you set … Continue reading

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