Category Archives: Exchange Server 2010

BlockReplication Event Log Warning ID 245 – Should I be concerned?

I noticed a fair amount of alerts in one of the Exchange 2010 SP1 environments I have access to related to block mode replication warnings. The event source is HighAvailability and the event ID is 245. The event type is … Continue reading

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How to verify if an Exchange 2010 DAG is running in continuous replication block mode (CRBM)

To verify whether or not the Exchange 2010 SP1 dag is operating in block mode, Run the cmdlet shown below. Get-Counter -ComputerName nameofdagmember -Counter “\MSExchange Replication(*)\Continuous replication – block mode Active” This will actually query a performance counter metric available … Continue reading

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Exchange 2010 SP2 installation

Installing SP2 for Exchange 2010 should be a fairly straight forward process as with all other hotfixes, rollups and service packs. In the below article, I will install service pack 2 in a lab environment for the first time to see … Continue reading

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Exchange Server 2010 SP2

Exchange Server 2010 Sp2 has been released before year end. The download can be found here, and is just over 500MB. Sp2 is also slipstreamed into Exchange Server 2010 installation files as was the case with SP1. Some new features include 1. New … Continue reading

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Update Rollup 6 for Exchange 2010 SP1

Update Rollup 6 for Exchange 2010 SP1 was release on Oct. 27 2o11 and resolves the below issues; 2431609 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2431609/) An update is available that updates the message of a retention policy in OWA for Exchange Server 2010 2449266 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2449266/)EWS drops the TCP … Continue reading

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Add permissions recursively to another users folders in Outlook

I found myself again trying to help a user add folder permissions for another user in a large hierarchy of folders inside their mailbox. What I wanted to do was tell this person they had to manually add the user … Continue reading

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Exchange 2010 SP1 Hung I/O watchdog thread causes intentional BSOD

The other day I ran into an issue with a customer in that one of their Exchange 2010 mailbox servers was continuously rebooting after what seemed to be a few minutes, and I thought I would share the experience and end … Continue reading

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