Power Outage causes Exchange 2010 to list Event ID 2601, 2604, 2501

The UPS at my remote site went down taking down all servers. After bringing up the DC first and then Exchange, Exchange was giving event id 2601, 2604, 2501 every 15 minutes. I ran NLTest /DSGetSite from Powershell (you can use command prompt as well) and it gave the following: Default-First-Site-Name. Read more…

Exchange 2010 SP2 and Anti-Virus

Today I installed a new Anti-Virus product on my Exchange Servers, ESET. The nice thing with ESET is that it automatically sets exclusions as it detects what is installed, so on my servers Exchange, IIS and Windows Server exclusions were set. However, Microsoft recommends the following to be set on Read more…

Exchange 2010 SP2 Rollup 5v2

Microsoft released the updated version of this Rollup a few days ago. I have installed it in my lab where I initially had Rollup 5 i installed and after rebooting all the DAG related errors and Topology errors have disappeared and Exchange 2010 is now as happy as can be again. Lets Read more…