Thursday, February 27, 2014

Lync Server 2013 On-Premises Architectures Poster

The Lync Server 2013 On-Premises Architectures poster is designed to provide architectural guidance for planning and deployment. The poster contains information about common components of Lync Server, terminology used when planning a deployment, new features, server roles, and an installation overview. In addition the poster contains example architectures for increasing high availability and disaster recovery as well as small, medium, and large sample topologies.

On-Premises Architectures Poster

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Update Rollup 13 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3 (KB2917522)

Today the Exchange Team released Rollup 13 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3 (KB2917522). This update raises Exchange 2007 version number to 8.3.348.2.

Update Rollup 13 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3 (SP3) resolves issues that were found in Exchange Server 2007 SP3 since the software was released. This update rollup is highly recommended for all Exchange Server 2007 SP3 customers.

For a list of changes that are included in this update rollup, see KB2917522.

This update rollup does not apply to Exchange Server 2007 Release To Manufacturing (RTM), Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1 (SP1) or Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2).

For a list of update rollups applicable to Exchange Server 2007 RTM , Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1 (SP1) or Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2), refer to the Knowledge Base article KB937052


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Update Rollup 3 For Exchange 2010 SP3 (KB2891587)

Today the Exchange Team also released Rollup 5 for Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 3 (KB2917508). This update raises Exchange 2010 version number to 14.3.181.6.

Update Rollup 3 for Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 3 (SP3) resolves issues that were found in Exchange Server 2010 SP3 RU2 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 KB2891587.

This update rollup does not apply to Exchange Server 2010 Release To Manufacturing (RTM), Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 1 (SP1) or Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 2 (SP2).

For a list of update rollups applicable to Exchange Server 2010 RTM , Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 1 (SP1) or Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 2 (SP2), refer to the Knowledge Base article KB937052


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Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Service Pack 1 (SP1)

The long awaited Service Pack 1 for Exchange Server 2013 was released today by the Exchange Team . Now Exchange 2013 version number to 15.0.847.32.


This Cumulative Update includes schema and AD changes, so make sure you run PrepareSchema / PrepareAD.

Exchange Server 2013 Service Pack 1 (SP1) resolves issues that were found in previous versions of Exchange Server 2013. This update rollup is highly recommended for all Exchange Server 2013 customers.

Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Service Pack 1 (SP1)

Exchange 2013 articles and updates - January 2014

Monday, February 24, 2014

Top 20 vCenter Server 5.5 issues

VMware  are focusing on helping our vSphere 5.5 customers find answers to questions as quickly as possible. they tend so see a surge in March of customers installing, upgrading, and configuring their new vSphere 5.5 environments so we present you this list of the top 20 vCenter Server KB articles.

  1. Re-pointing and re-registering VMware vCenter Server 5.1 /5.5 and components (2033620)
  2. Upgrading to vCenter Server 5.5 best practices (2053132)
  3. Investigating virtual machine file locks on ESXi/ESX (10051)
  4. Resetting the VMware vCenter Server 5.x Inventory Service database (2042200)
  5. Installing vCenter Server 5.5 best practices (2052334)
  6. Enhanced vMotion Compatibility (EVC) processor support (1003212)
  7. Configuring VMware vCenter Server to send alarms when virtual machines are running from snapshots (1018029)
  8. Migrating the vCenter Server database from SQL Express to full SQL Server (1028601)
  9. Permanent Device Loss (PDL) and All-Paths-Down (APD) in vSphere 5.x (2004684)
  10. Commands to monitor snapshot deletion in ESX 2.5/3.x/4.x and ESXi 3.x/4.x/5.x (1007566)
  11. Unlocking and resetting the vCenter Single Sign-On administrator password (2034608)
  12. Methods of upgrading to vCenter Server 5.5 (2053130)
  13. Reducing the size of the vCenter Server database when the rollup scripts take a long time to run (1007453)
  14. Troubleshooting transaction logs on a Microsoft SQL database server (1003980)
  15. Determining where growth is occurring in the VMware vCenter Server database (1028356)
  16. Consolidating snapshots in vSphere 5.x (2003638)
  17. Updating rollup jobs after the error: Performance data is currently not available for this entity (1004382)
  18. Collecting diagnostic information for VMware vCenter Server 4.x/5.x (1011641)
  19. Verifying jobs and stored procedures installed in vCenter Server 5.1 and 5.5 (2033096)
  20. Migrating virtual machines with Raw Device Mappings (RDMs) (1005241)

Sunday, February 23, 2014

SQL Server 2005 articles and updates - January 2014

SQL Server 2008 articles and updates - January 2014

SQL Server 2008 R2 articles and updates - January 2014

SQL Server 2012 articles and updates - January 2014

Internet Explorer 9 articles and updates - January 2014

Internet Explorer 10 articles and updates - January 2014

System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) 2007 articles and updates - January 2014

System Center Service Manager (SCSM) 2012 articles and updates - January 2014

System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) 2012 articles and updates - January 2014

SharePoint Server 2007 articles and updates - January 2014

SharePoint Server 2010 articles and updates - January 2014

SharePoint Server 2013 articles and updates - January 2014

Outlook 2002 and Outlook XP articles and updates - January 2014

Outlook 2003 articles and updates - January 2014

Outlook 2007 articles and updates - January 2014

Outlook 2010 articles and updates - January 2014

Outlook 2013 articles and updates - January 2014

Microsoft Office 365 articles and updates - January 2014