Microsoft Exchange 2010 DAG database moving

For every environment comes a moment in which it appears that we lack the space. Despite numerous retention policies, backup, mailbox limits, we finally reach the base of such a size that forces us to change the place of their location.

Prior to moving Microsoft Exchange 2010 databases to a new location that we need to know:

  • transfer database operation will break in access to mailboxes located in the database. The time interval depends on the size of the database and move the time of replication in Active Directory
  • best to plan the transfer bases outside working hours, thus touches the smaller number of users and the network used by us will not be charged by other systems
  • transmitted base can not be enabled CircularLoggingEnabled
    CircularLogging can be disabled using Exchange Management Console or by using PowerShell:

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Microsoft Outlook 2013 Preview what’s new

With the release of Microsoft Office 2013 Preview obtain the new version of Microsoft Outlook. The new version is designed to communicate with all what it will go, Outlook allows us to connect with your Facebook, LinkedIn, My Sites, without the installation of additional plugins.

Microsoft Outlook 2013 can be installed on Windows 7 and Windows 8 Preview.
To use the new Outlook to the mailbox located on the Exchange server, it must be one of the following versions:

  • Exchange 2007
  • Exchange 2010
  • Exchange 2013 Preview

The first change that I can see when you start Microsoft Outlook 2013 is to change the colors. The preview version of the application splash screen is blue (like Lync), not orange.

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Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Preview

At yesterday’s conference, Microsoft presented new versions of Microsoft Exchange Server, Microsfot Lync, Microsoft Sharepoint, Microsoft Office.

Preview versions can be downloaded here:

Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Preview description –

Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Preview Download:

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Microsoft Office 2013 Preview

Microsoft has announced that on 07.16.2012 is the day of official release a new beta of Microsoft Office 2013. On this day also will be held at the Microsoft conference will present the details and news that appear in Office 2013.

On this occasion it was the Office Next blog devoted to the new Microsoft Office 2013
You can find it at this address:

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White Space Viewer GUI

On the website we can find utility that can show us in graphical mode information on the amount of whitespace available to the Exchange databases.

Whitespace – is the amount of available free space in the Exchange database. Edb, which can be used by the mailbox located at the base will be enlarged until the entire database file. Edb mailboxes because of the increase.

So if we remove the mailbox at the base or deleted emails are in the database after a specified period is defined in the settings of the Exchange database, the deleted data is permanently deleted from the database or file. Edb. Unfortunately, the. Edb itself is not reduced only retains its size, such as he had, and will appear in the free space (whitespace), which will first be used to create new mailboxes in the database or from growing the current boxes. This allows the database file itself. EDB will increase its size until the database is available space whitespace.

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Multi-Mailbox Search change in licensing

Soon Microsoft will update information about licensing Microsoft Exchange 2010.

In view of the considerable interest and use by organizations, the Multi-Mailbox Search Microsoft has decided to change the licensing function.
To date, this function required a license the Enterprise CAL for each mailbox, which was to be included in searches, not long, but this has changed and this box will require only a standard CAL license.
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Outlook command-line switches

Microsoft Outlook has a whole range of switches that can be used at startup to help diagnose problems with Outlook or use them in scripts.
In this way we can determine how to run Outlook, determine what you want to run the program, which profile, and what settings.

To run Outlook with the appropriate switch run the Run dialog then type outlook.exe, and the switch, the case does not matter.


Available switches

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Windows Server 2012 Licensing

Microsoft presents a new model for licensing Windows Server 2012.
Distribution will go to the four licensing models, two for small companies and two for large.
Smaller organizations can benefit from licensing Essentials and Foundation, and are available for larger additional two editions of the system: Datacenter and Standard.
Datacenter and Standard versions are not different range of functions, but the right of the number of virtual copies. Both versions can be licensed with the processor as well as access licenses specified for the user or device.

Interesting is not the Enterprise and Small Business Server, but the latter was replaced by Essentials version.

In Microsoft Windows Server 2012 we can’t longer find a version such as Windows Home Server, Small Business Server, Windows Web Server, Windows Server Enterprise Edition, Windows HPC.

The following table lists the available versions and their use:

For more information on licensing a new product can be found here:

Windows Server 2012 Licensing Data Sheet 
Windows Server 2012 Editions

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