Exchange 2010 SP1, SP2 or Sp3 Error: Setup cannot continue with the upgrade because the “beremote()” process has open files.

Setup cannot continue with the upgrade because the “beremote()” process has open files: The error listed above is not something to really stress about. If you running Symantec Backup Exec you will need to stop the services and then retry the checks, they should all pass and allow you to Read more…

Exchange 2010 SP3 Upgrade Error

Today whilst busy updating one of my other sites I encountered the following error: Some controls aren’t valid. Setup previously failed while performing the action “Install”. You can’t resume setup by performaing the action “BuildToBuildUpgrade”. For some reason Exchange thinks it did not install correctly when the previous installation was Read more…

Exchange 2010 SP3

Today I started with upgrades to Service Pack 3 for Exchange 2010. The download is around 549MB. Because all my sites run DAG’s I started with the smallest one. Starting with the Passive server I ran the upgrade, the install runs through a list of checks. A new feature that Read more…

Exchange 2010 SP2 Federation Trust Setup

Today I got round to setting up a Federation Trust in Exchange 2010. The steps are pretty straight forward but you need to make sure of the following: Autodiscover for your organization resolves externally, you can test this via the following link: https://www.testexchangeconnectivity.com/ Autodiscover External URL is setup in Exchange. TXT Read more…