Symantec Enterprise Vault 10.0.3 released

Symantec released new version of Enterprise Vault, number of this version 10.0.3




New version can be downloaded from where you need to type serial number.

How to obtain the installation download and license keys for Enterprise Vault


PDF file with compatibility list you can download from here:

Whats new in Symantec Enterprise Vault 10.0.3 ?

New version supports Exchange 2013, SharePoint 2013 and Outlook 2013.

Below you can find few informations whats new in this version:

  • Support for Microsoft Exchange Server 2013
  • Support for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013
  • Support for Microsoft Outlook 2013 (on the desktop)
  • Support for Windows 8 (desktop edition)
  • Support for Windows 2012 as a File System Archiving target
  • Gateway support for 64-bit Domino.
  • Mac client OS 10.8 (Mountain Lion) support

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Microsoft Exchange 2013 exams 70-341 70-342 available

Since January 15 2013 Microsoft published official exams for Microsoft Exchange Server 2013.




Before you could take beta version of those exams, but now you can pass regular exams.

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Office Visio Stencil for Exchange 2013

Microsoft released Visio stencil for Microsoft Exchange 2013.

This stencil contains Exchange 2013 specific icons to help you create visual representations of Microsoft Exchange 2013 deployments, including on-premises, hybrid, and Office 365.




This Visio stencil provides icons – many depicting servers, server roles, services, and applications — that you can use in architecture diagrams, charts, and posters

Visio stencil for Exchange 2013 can be downloaded here:

Office Visio Stencil for Exchange 2013

Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Help files

Few days ago on Microsoft published Help files for Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 as an offline version.

Files can be downloaded from:
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Help

Two files are available:

  • Exch2013HybridHelp.exe – Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Hybrid Deployments
  • Exch2013OnPremHelp.exe –  Release to Manufacturing (RTM) version of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013



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Microsoft Exchange 2013 online guides

All of you who want to get to know how to work with Microsoft Exchange 2013, IGNITE created Exchange 2013 online Guides.

You can see how to work with Exchange Administration Centre, how to create DAG etc.

All you need it’s internet browser with silverlight.

All Exchange 2013 Guides are available here:

Exchange 2013 Guides


You can find there informations about:

• Using the Exchange Administration Centre
• Deploying Site mailbox
• Creating an Exchange Certificate Request
• Deploying an Exchange Mailbox Server Role
• Creating a Database Availability Group
• Testing Database Availability Group Switchover and failover
• Creating Data Loss prevention
• Testing Data loss Prevention Policies
• Performing an In-Place Discover and Hold in Exchange
• Performing eDiscovery using SharePoint

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Microsoft Exchange Server TechNet Library – changed URLs


Exchange Team Blog inform in post Exchange Server TechNet Library URLs updated that they have updated Exchange TechNet Library URLs.

So now link ( to Exchange 2010 documentation will take you to Exchange Server 2013 documentation.

But if you want to get to Exchange Server 2010 documentation you need only modify this link at the end and add (v=exchg.141) like below:

Then you will get to Exchange 2010 documentation on TechNet

It’s not to much work to update your browser shortcuts.


Below you can find links to main documentation for Exchange Server versions:

Exchange Server 2013 Documentation
Exchange Server 2010 Documentation
Exchange Server 2007 Documentation


Microsoft Exchange 2013 certification MCSE changes


With the introduction of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013, Microsoft also introduced new exams for critificate MCSE Exchange 2013.
MCSE – Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert: Messaging

No more MCITP, there is no more MCITP certifications for Exchange 2013. Now it’s replaced by MCSE in Messaging certificate. To get this certificate you have to pass two exams the path for Exchange 2013 certification:


and have MCSA Windows Server 2012 Certificate.

To get MCSE Messaging certificate you can take following path:

If you are new to Microsoft certification, first you need to take three exams to get MCSA in Windows Server 2012


or if you have MCSA in Windows Server 2008 you can upgrade your skills to MCSA Windows Server 2012 passing exam 70-417

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Exchange 2013 RTM Help Files


If you are boring and you want to get know about new and exciting features in Microsoft Exchange 2013 now you can download Microsoft Exchange 2013 Help Files

Exchange 2013 Help Files (.chm) are available on Microsoft Download Center.

You can find them here:

Exchange 2013 Help Files

You can find two help files:

  • for Exchange 2013 Hybrid Deployments
  • for Exchange 2013 RTM version



Exchange 2013 Powershell EMS

In Microsoft Exchange 2013 Preview, PowerShell still plays an important role.
In new edition PowerShell for Exchange 2013 is based on PowerShell v3 and Management Framework 3.0 and in addition it has been enhanced with new cmdlets.
Even in Microsoft Exchange 2010 PowerShell allow administrators to perform many complicated things that were not available in the graphics console EMC. That allows us to create scripts to facilitate the daily administrative work.

By using PowerShell version 3.0 the new Exchange server support gained by using the commands on the functionality and simplicity.
For version 2.0 to search a box for a particular look like this:

 Get-Mailbox | Where {$_.Name –like “*smith*”}

now in PowerShell version 3.0 it looks:

Get-Mailbox | where name –like “*smith*”


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