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Rename Server Name in Windows Server 2008

After installing Windows Server 2008, the very first thing you should do is rename the server name. When you install the Server for the first time, the server name is automatically generated and is not very easy to remember. So in this article, I will show steps to rename server name in Windows Server 2008. […]
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Install Active Directory Domain Controller in Windows Server 2008 R2

Active Directory Domain Controller is a critical part of Microsoft Server infrastructure. Active Directory is a directory which stores all the information about resources of a domain in a database. The Active Directory database is NTDS.dit and is stored in server with Active Directory Domain Services server role installed. Resources can be objects like users, computers, groups, printers […]

Manually Failover Database in Exchange 2010 DAG

Database Availability Groups(DAGs) in Exchange 2010 is data redundancy, high availability and disaster recovery feature. Adding Multiple mailbox servers to the DAG and replicating all mailbox databases with other member servers provides automatic failover recovery at the database level. You will need just two Mailbox Server to start with the high-availability features of Exchange 2010. […]

View Mailbox Database Replication Progress in Exchange 2010 DAG

Database Availability Groups(DAGs) in Exchange 2010 is data redundancy, high availability and disaster recovery feature. Adding Multiple mailbox servers to the DAG and replicating all mailbox databases with other member servers provides automatic failover recovery at the database level. You will need just two Mailbox Server to start with the high-availability features of Exchange 2010. […]
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Move Mailbox to Different Database in Exchange 2010

In Exchange 2010 you can Move mailboxes across mailbox database, this kind of move is called. Local Move Requests.  Unlike Local move, remote move request s can move mailboxes across AD Forests.  In Exchange 2010 you can move a mailbox across mailbox database even when the user is connected to the mailbox. The process of […]
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Install Exchange 2007 SP3 in Windows Server 2008 R2

Exchange 2007 SP3 now supports installation on Windows Server 2008 R2. Major improved features are improved password reset functionality and updated search functionality. This article shows steps to install Exchange 2007 SP3 in Windows Server 2008 R2. There are few requirements for Exchange 2007 installations,  The server where Exchange 2007 will be installed must be […]

Difference Between ForwardingAddress and ForwardingSMTPAddress Attributes

Email forwarding in general terms is the operation of re-sending an email message delivered to one email address to another.  Although the term Forwarding has no specific technical meaning it just implies that the emails has been moved forward.  With Microsoft Exchange you can auto forward the emails received in one mailbox to another email […]