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Month: August 2014

Steps: Reboot servers to clear any updates that have applied. Prepare Schema and Active Directory. Place server in Maintenance Mode. Run the Exchange Setup. Take server out of maintenance mode. Active Directory Preparation: From an elevated prompt you can run the following commands: Setup.exe /PrepareSchema /IAcceptExchangeServerLicenseTerms Setup.exe /PrepareAD /IAcceptExchangeServerLicenseTerms Start Maintenance Mode: (**You need to open […]

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Steps: Install Windows Features. Configure SNMP Services. Configure SCOM. Install Windows Features Open up server manager. Once the Server Manager has initialized click on “Add roles and features” Leave Role-based or feature-based installation as default and click Next. Leave the default and then click Next. Click Next on the roles section. Scroll down on the […]

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Brief Description: Journaling can help your organization respond to legal, regulatory, and organizational compliance requirements by recording inbound and outbound email communications. When planning for messaging retention and compliance, it’s important to understand journaling, how it fits in your organization’s compliance policies, and how Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 helps you secure journaled messages. Prerequisites: Exchange Administrator […]

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Brief Description: Management packs typically contain monitoring settings for applications and services. After a management pack is imported into an Operations Manager management group, Operations Manager immediately begins monitoring objects based on default configurations and thresholds that are set by the management pack. Steps for importing the management pack: Open up System Center Operations Manager. […]

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A System Center 2012 Configuration Manager application contains the files and information that are required to deploy software to a device. An application contains one or more deployment types that comprise the installation files and information that are required to install software. A deployment type also contains rules that specify when and how the software is deployed. This […]

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Brief Description of Hyper-V: Hyper-V enables you to create a virtualized server computing environment. You can use a virtualized computing environment to improve the efficiency of your computing resources by utilizing more of your hardware resources. This is possible because you use Hyper-V to create and manage virtual machines and their resources. Each virtual machine […]

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System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) 2012 R2 adds a feature that enables software updates to be automatically approved and deployed to selected machines in your organization. Icon Descriptions and Explanations: The icon with the green arrow represents a normal software update. Description: Normal software updates have been synchronized and are available for software deployment. Operational […]

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