‘MsExchange’ Transport Failed To Reach Status ‘Running’ On This Server…

Below is a common error that comes up when you install Exchange 2007 Server on a Windows 2008 Server. The hub transport role fails with an error “MsExchange transport failed to reach status running on this server”. Mailbox & CAS installations are cancelled as well, if it is a typical exchange 2007 installation. Reason: By

Your Message Wasn’t Delivered Because Of Security Policies…

An external user sends an email to your distribution group like helpdesk@yourcompany.com, but gets a bounced message back. Your message wasn’t delivered because of security policies. Microsoft Exchange will not try to redeliver this message for you. Please provide the following diagnostic text to your system administrator. By default, distribution groups in Exchange 2007 Server

Moving More Mailboxes At The Same Time, Especially During Migration…

Moving mailboxes to an Exchange 2007 server is a time consuming task in an inter-forest migration and you can only use the move-mailbox cmdlet. By default, you can only move 4 mailboxes simultaneously. This makes things very difficult if you have thousands of mailboxes to be moved. You can increase the number of mailbox move

Installing Exchange 2007 Along With The Latest Update Rollups…

If you browse through the Exchange 2007 SP1 dvd, you will see a folder called “Updates”. It will only have a text file that reads “Updates added to this folder will be installed during setup”. That is exactly what you need to do. Download the latest update and place the file in the Updates folder

Installation Of Exchange 2007 Update Rollup Takes Too Long…

You might find that installing the latest update rollup 8 for Exchange 2007 SP1 server takes a long time to complete. The process seems to be stuck with the message “Creating native images for .NET assemblies”. It does complete the installation finally, but will take too much time. This normally happens when you try to

Calendar Settings In Exchange 2010…

Exchange 2010 Management Console gives administrator an option to automate processing of user’s calendar. It is provided as a new tab named “Calendar Settings” in user’s properties. The calendar agent is enabled for all new users by deafult and two options are selected. Remove old meeting requests and responses Mark new meeting requests as tentative.

Export Import In Exchange 2010…

Exchange 2010 brings in a GUI in Exchange Management Console to export mailbox to a PST and to import from a PST. You need to right click the user and select the task. You can still use the shell cmdlets, Import-Mailbox & Export-Mailbox if you desire so. The Export Mailbox gives you two main options.

Exchange 2010 Q&A in July Technet Magazine

There is a very good Q&A; on new features of Exchange 2010 in the july edition of technet magazine. As everyone would know by this time, technet magazine has gone to an online edition only. Read the new features of Exchange 2010 here

Moving Storage Group & Database Files Location…

You can move the location of the Exchange 2007 storage groups and databases, even after installing exchange. But, the process has to be done out of hours as it will dismount the databases. You can use both the exchange management console and shell to achieve the same. In order to move the storage group path,

Setting default language & time zone for all OWA 2007 users…

Exchange 2007 OWA provides a new screen to select your language and time zone when you login for the first time. As an administrator, you can preset the language & time zone (depending upon the company’s location) and users won’t be presented with the options when they login. In order to set the default language