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Thursday, July 17, 2014

Exchange Error 550 Introduction & solution

MS Exchange Server is the most preferred emailing server that facilitates online as well as offline email access. To access online, one can use OWA that stands for Outlook Web Access and to work in offline or cached exchange mode, MS Outlook can be used. 

On Exchange Server, users’ mailbox data including emails, calendar, contacts, and other valuable data including all public folders are stored in EDB files. Well, a single exchange database may have a number of EDB files, which is actually dependent on the number of users in a common domain. 

However, the administrator must be aware of the fact that the EDB files are delicate and may lead to corruption anytime due to virus attacks, dirty computer shutdown, or any other technical issue. 

Sunday, July 6, 2014

Resolving Mounting Issue of a Damaged MS Exchange 2000

MS Exchange Server from Microsoft is the server side of the client-server product, which enables a system administrator to monitor and manage user mailboxes in the organization. It works with MS Outlook, which is the client side of the client-server product. MS Exchange Server enables emailing, calendaring, supports both web- and mobile-based access. All such information of user mailboxes is stored in an EDB (Exchange Database) database file. 

However, such database file can get corrupt and make all the vital information seem very susceptible. In such cases, you should try and find out the reason of EDB corruption and try to fix the problem. There are some simple measures that help in recovering the corrupt file. In addition, you can try few inbuilt repair mechanisms provided by Microsoft. If you still not unable to resolve the issue, then there is a serious need to look for Microsoft Exchange recovery software that will enable you to perform Exchange Server recovery.

Friday, June 27, 2014

Guide to run Eseutil.exe and Isinteg.exe Exchange utilities

For an organization where Exchange Server is in use, Exchange data is the most crucial aspect to take care. Because of indefinite number of reasons, Exchange data can meet to corruption at any time; for that instance, Microsoft provides default tools to safeguard the health of Exchange Information Store.

Exchange administrators can use Eseutil.exe and Isinteg.exe utilities to repair damaged Exchange data. Both the above discussed tools Eseutil.exe and Isinteg.exe are inbuilt tools and responsible for performing Exchange database recovery from the corrupt Exchange Server. However to use Eseutil and Isinteg utilities, one has to dismount the Exchange database from the Exchange Server.

Eseutil.exe – Eseutil is a tool that performs offline defragmentation of Exchange database. When Exchange database gets corrupt then Exchange user can use this tool to restore data from backup file. It is basically a command-line tool that works with ESE (Extensible Storage Engine) database files and log files of Exchange Server. 

Monday, June 23, 2014

GroupWise to MS Exchange Server Migration Tips

Owing to the advancement in technologies, companies are now planning to migrate from GroupWise to Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 with an aim to reap maximum benefits indeed. Undoubtedly, in the recent past Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 had took a colossal leap frontward in terms of flexibility of incorporation, cost of ownership and of course ease of management and exercise. Its capability for online deployments and to integrate on-premises closely is the crucial aspect of new functionality of the server. Migrating to Exchange Server 2010 can offer several visible benefits to the business. So, below is the list of few important tips to assist you accomplish the migration process smoothly and prevent all challenges, guaranteeing you impeccable move.

GroupWise to MS Exchange Server Migration Tips
 

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Complete Steps to Restore Active Directory (ADLDS)


Active Directory is directory service used by Microsoft for Windows Server known as Exchange Server. The Active Directory basically authenticates and authorizes various users over network. It also engages in updating software and tools available in the system at regular interval of time. It acts as a primary entity or platform for many application of MS Exchange with .dit database. It is basically a union of all non-store related information which is mainly a configuration data with the Servers. Whenever user tries to create a new group or user then he has to communicate with Active Directory. In-order to complete the process user requires membership in Administrators Group or Equivalent group. ADLDS is a light weight Directory Access Protocol which is basically a directory service. It provides crucial support for the directory enabled applications without depending upon Active Directory Domain Services (ADDS). However the ADLDS’s mechanism is somewhat similar to ADDS but it does not controls domain.