Exchange 2007

VSS woes

A client reported some tales of woe regarding their backup strategy and random failures in the backup process. The servers involved were 2008 R2 with the hyperv role and exchange 2007. When investigated it appeared that they had been having very little success getting backups to fully complete on a regular basis. One idea was […]

Prompted for a passcode on your Iphone with an exchange email account ?

Recently I replaced an existing blackberry installation where the users had replaced their handsets with Iphones. The change was a shock to the system due the absolute lack of tooks for corporate management of Iphones. During the email configuration  which requested we create a passcode  we noticed something very  very annoying. The passcode is requested regularly when […]

OWA Issue on SBS 2008 after installing service pack 3 for Exchange 2007

If you are having a problem accessing OWA from an sbs 2008 server itself after installing Exchange Server 2007 SP3 then this one is for you. The symptom is that while logged into the server as an administrator and attempting to access owa using the url https://yourservername/owa you get errors or potentially nothing shown. This may […]

Now you see it Now you don’t ? Outlook continuously prompting to connect to an Exchange 2007 server

After a recent SBS2008 implementation where the mail and data were coming from and SBS 2003 installation – the annoying popup message Connect to server message was displayed for a client with Outlook 2007. The two giveaways in this behaviour 1) it references the external email address of the domain mx  i.e where  […]