ReddingITPro

Technical Blog of Jason Olson

Exchange 2010 Checklist

When upgrading your Exchange server to 2010, here is a list of things you should review before moving forward: 1. Clean up old mailboxes: Backup and remove old/Stale mailboxes from

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OST Corruption

    Common Reasons Let a Microsoft Exchange OST File Corrupt or Damaged       There are many reasons that will make your Exchange offline folder (.ost) file corrupted

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Exchange Mailboxes and Disabled AD Accounts

We have all had the issue for a client where an employee leaves and their account should be disabled and usually someone would like to receive email on their behalf…

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Troubleshooting and Resolving BlackBerry Activation Issues

By Ahmed Datoo, VP marketing, Zenprise Zenprise is partnering with BlackBerry Cool to address how to resolve some of the most common BlackBerry activation problems. Through a series of 10

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Exchange Connectivity Test

For those who ever wanted to test activesync connectivity as well as web connectivity to an exchange here is a great tool that Microsoft has put out there for us.

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Blackberry Express: Upgrade from Blackberry Professional

I recently performed two BESX migrations in both test and production environments and here are some key takeaways: There is no migration or upgrade method from Blackberry Professional Make sure

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Blackberry Enterprise Server Express (BESx)

Last month Blackberry released a much anticipated Express version of BES which is targets for Small and Medium Businesses just like the ones Apex supports. This provides all of the

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Exchange Information Store Limits

For those of you that don’t already have this information handy: Exchange Standard 2000 & 2003 (pre-SP2) has a hard mailbox limit of 16GB and the store will dismount when

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Exchange: Recover Hard Deleted item

The lifecycle of a delete e-mail message in a Microsoft Exchange Environment is similar to most business garbage collection. Message is deleted (paper is put in the under desk garbage)

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Exchange Backups with a GFS Retention Scheme

Something realized while working a a client was that we typically configure a G-F-S (Grandfather-Father-Son) backup retention with backups been retained by month going back for the prior year. So

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