Category: Exchange Server

I just found a good link to compare between Exchange Server 2007, 2010 and 2013, this is just a quick and general comparison though Smile


for more information you can visit :


There is 2 major update for Exchange Server product, Exchange 2010 SP3 RU5 and Exchange 2013 SP1 ! Open-mouthed smile

  • Update Rollup 5 for Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 3 (SP3) resolves issues that were found in Exchange Server 2010 SP3 RU3 since the software was released. This update rollup is highly recommended for all Exchange Server 2010 SP3 customers. For a list of changes that are included in this update rollup, see KB2917508.
  • meanwhile for Exchange Server 2013 SP1, its officially support for Windows Server 2012 R2 and Edge Transport is in the house !

more news from Exchange Team Blog about Exchange Server 2013 SP1 :


I just now yesterday when I was preparing Exchange Server 2010 environment for my customer that when you install any role in Exchange Server 2010 and try to look into the EMC from other server you will have new server with role Provisioned Smile


After the installation finish, of course it will change depend on the role you installed.

And congrats to OneDrive (formerly SkyDrive) ! Open-mouthed smile


Thanks God Microsoft have a new self service walkthrough for troubleshooting ActiveSync, so we can see the root cause very quickly.

So basically there are 5 items the most common issue you can start with:


See the complete walkthrough :;en;3616&showpage=1


And you can share it also to twitter, facebook and many more !


Happy weekend Smile Hot smile Winking smile

recently Microsoft started a blog that contains top support solutions from many products, you can check it here :

And coming from Exchange :

Thanks to Microsoft and Mary Hutson Smile


Does anyone know when a product become End of Support (Eos) ? Well if you don’t know, Microsoft has a site to search which product that you want to look up into :

Example I want to know Exchange Server 2010


Exchange Server 2013 still long time to go Smile


So everyone know already there’s no more EMC in Exchange 2013, instead EAC come to rescue Smile, but after we installed Exchange 2013, there’s still a MMC contain the good old Toolbox, which provides access to various tools.

Tool Where is it know ?

Exchange Best Practices Analyzer (ExBPA)

The ExBPA has been retired. Readiness checks have replaced the ExBPA to make sure that your Active Directory forest and Exchange servers are ready for Exchange 2013. Each readiness check topic describes the actions that you can take to resolve issues that are found when the readiness checks are run. You should only perform the steps outlined in a readiness check topic if that readiness check was displayed during setup.

Mail Flow Troubleshooter

The Mail Flow Troubleshooter has been retired. You can now use the messaging tracking feature in the EAC. Go to Mail flow > Delivery reports.

Performance Monitor

The Performance Monitor has been retired from the Toolbox. You can still find the Performance Monitor under Administrative Tools in Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2012.

Performance Troubleshooter

The Performance Troubleshooter has been retired from the Toolbox.

Routing Log Viewer

The Routing Log Viewer has been retired.

Public Folder Management Console

Public folders are now managed from within the EAC. In the EAC, go to Public Folders.

Role Based Access Control (RBAC) User Editor

RBAC is now managed from within the EAC. In the EAC, go to Permissions.

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