June 2008 archive

Jun 26

Increase the upload size for a Community Server Website (or any other .Net application for that matter)

When trying to upload a file the transfer times out and I can't upload the file. The upload page turns into a "Page not found" page and no error is recorded. 

Jun 24

Authentication issues with Outlook Anywhere and Terminal Services Gateway (TS Gateway)

I had plenty of issues with this, but then I found this website: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc546071.aspx and here is the re-cap of the steps you need to take to make it work! yay! Authentication issues with Outlook Anywhere and Terminal Services Gateway (TS Gateway) Use the procedure that follows to fix these authentication issues: Microsoft Outlook® repeatedly prompts …

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Jun 24

Micorosft Exchange Service Host fails to start with Event ID 7000

" El servicio Microsoft Exchange Service Host no pudo iniciarse debido al siguiente error: El servicio no respondió a tiempo a la solicitud de inicio o de control." After having a fresh install of Exchange 2007 on a Server 2008 Box, I ran into issues with Outlook Anywhere and Terminal Services. Reading more about it …

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Jun 22

Transport Service Failing to Start – Exchange 2007

Right after installing Exchange 2007 if you notice you can't receive or send emails and you've set up your connectors right, check for the following error in the event logs: ERROR: edgetransport (4364) Transport Mail Database: An attempt to determine the minimum I/O block size for the volume "C:" containing "C:Program FilesMicrosoftExchange ServerTransportRolesdataQueue" failed with …

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Jun 21

How to work with Exchange and Certificates

" There are several ways to obtain a certificate that is installed and operational on Exchange 2007. Your choice of method depends on your needs. Exchange 2007 generates a set of self-signed certificates to enable the default configuration to be secured. This should be renewed over time to help ensure security of the system. Exchange does not …

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Jun 21

How to prepare Active Directory for an Exchange 2007 installation

I personally recommend running the following set of commands:      Setup.com /PrepareAD [/DomainController:<FQDN de DC>]     Setup.com /PrepareSchema [/DomainController:<FQDN de DC>]     Setup.com /PrepareDomain [/DomainController:<FQDN de DC>]     Setup.com /PrepareLegacyExchangePermissions [/DomainController:<FQDN de DC>]  Here is the help regarding topology preparation for Exchange 2007 Microsoft Windows [Versión 6.0.6001]Copyright (c) 2006 Microsoft Corporation.  Reservados todos los derechos. …

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Jun 21

Installing Exchange Pre-requisites // An error occurred. The error code was 3221684226. The message was The system cannot find the file specified.

After wiping my server and trying to install Exchange 2007 again I ran into this problem when preparing the topology again: "An error occurred. The error code was 3221684226. The message was The system cannot find the file specified." After doing some research this is due to the fact that I don't have the AD …

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Jun 19

Error Reinstalling Exchange Server 2007

Error message in spanish: "     No se puede establecer la propiedad IsProvisionedServer en este objeto porque requiere que la versión del objeto sea 0.1 (8.0.535.0) o posterior. La versión actual del objeto es 0.0 (6.5.6500.0)." As you probably know by now is that you need to prepare AD, the Schema and your Domain (and even …

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Jun 19

How to configure Outlook Anywhere with Terminal Services Gateway on the same machine

So, for those people who don't have the money to purchase enough servers and software to run things on separate boxes (or even virtual machines) who want Exchange 2007 and Terminal Services Gateway TSG services on the same machine, here are some tips: Outlook Anywhere uses the RPC/HTTP protocol, and so does the Gateway. I …

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Jun 18

How to Remove Exchange 2007 from a computer

I had some issues with Exchange and after messing with it a lot I decided it was better to remove it and start from a fresh installation. Unfortunately I ran into several issues: I had Connectors, and you can't really delete those from the management console as far as I could tell. I went ahead …

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