Using Powershell to Correct 9325 Events in Exchange 2007

Per knowledge base article 936197, Exchange 2007 may be dropping recipients from the Offline Address book and generating any of the following errors in the event log (note that diagnostic logging on the Exchange server needs to be set to High or Expert to see these events).   Event Type:       Error Event Source:     MSExchangeSA Event…


Moving Mailboxes Cross Organizations in Exchange 2007

I’ve seen a number of posts on other blogs talking about the new features of Exchange 2007 and the ability now to move mailboxes across organizations.  I currently have a customer engaged in a major consolidation of multiple Exchange 2003 organizations into a single forest, single Exchange 2007 organization.  The design for this customer calls…

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What exactly is "No Measurement %" in the MOM 2005 Exchange Availability Report?

If you’ve used the MOM 2005 Exchange availability report, you probably accepted the default parameters (which are exactly one week from the current time) and got a report that looked something like the following: Server Database Availability % Success/ Expected Exchange Unavailable % DC unavailable for authentication % Other Failures % No Measurements % DOMAIN\SERVER…


USMT V3 (Beta) – Including NonStandard Files in Nonstandard Locations

Occasionally, when working with the User State Migration Tool, it may be necessary to force the scanstate and loadstate functions to find file types that are not necessarily part of a user’s standard profile.  One particular customer I’ve been working with had an explicit need to copy over an entire folder structure of QuickBooks files,…


MOM Scripts – AD Client GC Availability

This script, available in the Exchange Management Pack for MOM 2005, attempts to contact all the configured GCs and generates alerts if either there are not enough GCs configured, or if not enough GCs are contactable.  You can easily discover how this script functions by opening it’s properties from the following path in the MOM…

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More Exchange SLA Scorecard Woes

A few months ago, I wrote about some issues I was having getting the Exchange SLA Scorecard for MOM implemented with one of my federated customers.  At the time, of course, the issue was compatibility with SQL Server 2005.  I am being put in the unfortunate position today to report that the SLA Scorecard has…

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Exchange SLA Scorecard Woes

“Always read the release notes.” That’s all fine and dandy when the release notes are clear about what is and what will never be.  The release notes for the Exchange 2003 SLA Scorecard for MOM 2005 Reporting Services state that SQL Server 2000 with SP3 or later is required.  In fact the exact text (taken…