Exchange 2010 | remove/disable archive from server or account

If for some reason you don’t want to use Exchange archiving anymore there are some steps you must follow. Keep in mind that if you disable archiving from a account it will remove the archive and will not place the …

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App-V 4.5 and 4.6 versions

There is already a lot of information out there when it comes to App-V versions. this support KB is one from Microsoft with al versions described in one simple overview. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2585266. but there is a catch! one is missing! that …

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Adjust the App-V 5 Publishing Server Refresh

If you have already used App-V 5 (or at least played with it) ou probably discovered that the the Microsoft App-V Publishing Server contacts the Management Server to get the latest list of published applications once every 10 minutes. If you …

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Exchange 2010 mailbox export to pst

Exchange 2010 gives you the ability to export a mailbox to pst directly without addional tools. This can be done with Exchange Management Shell (PowerShell) command. There are only 2 drawbacks. You can only export to a UNC path and the …

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BDEdrive on Windows Server 2008 R2

In one vSphere environment I support we do not use templates to deploy virtual machines. Instead, Microsoft Deployment Toolkit is used. This allows both physical and virtual servers to be created using the same process and improves overall standardization of …

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Updating VMware Tools fails with the error: Update Tools failed. Edit the virtual machine’s vmx file

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Symptoms You are unable to update VMware Tools Updating VMware Tools fails You see the error: Update Tools failed. Edit the virtual machine’s vmx file, add the line below and try again. Please read KB article 1714 on tips for …

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certsrv 401 – Unauthorized: Access is denied due to invalid credentials

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To whoever this may help, this saved my life… IIS 7 was difficult for figuring out why i was getting the 401 – Unauthorized: Access is denied due to invalid credentials… until i did this… 1.) Open iis and select …

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Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Certification MCSA/MCSE

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Below you find the links to the new Microsoft certification paths for Windows Server 2012. These display new certifications and also upgrade paths. MCSA: SQL Server 2012               http://www.microsoft.com/learning/en/us/certification/cert-sql-server-mcsa.aspx MCSA: Windows Server 2008       http://www.microsoft.com/learning/en/us/certification/cert-windows-server-mcsa.aspx MCSA: Windows Server 2012        http://www.microsoft.com/learning/en/us/certification/cert-windows-server-MCSA.aspx   MCSE: …

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How to permanently delete soft deleted mailboxes

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  How to permanently delete soft deleted mailboxes (created by mailbox database move) Step 1: Get-MailboxStatistics -Database “Mailbox Database” | Where-Object {$_.DisconnectDate -Notlike $NULL} | Format-Table DisplayName, DisconnectDate, MailboxGuid, DisconnectReason -Wrap Step 2: $Mailboxes = Get-MailboxStatistics -Database “Mailbox Database” | …

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Windows Server 2012 RC and VMware VMXNET3 driver

Now that there is a RC from Windows Server 2012 I wanted to test it. I installed it on my VMware ESXi 5 environment with a VMXNET3 adapter. After installation of the VMtools, the lan adapter did not respond properly. …

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