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A database availability group administrative operation failed.

New Customers get 25% off at! PROBLEM You attempt to create a Database Availability Group (DAG) in Exchange 2010 and the wizard fails with the following error message: Error: A database availability group administrative operation failed. Error: Failed to add or remove the Failover-Clustering feature. Error: ArgumentNotValid: invalid role, role service or feature: ‘Failover-Clustering;. […]

Exchange 2010 & iPhone Active Sync Issue

I’ve spent the last few weeks migrating to Windows Server 2008 R2 and Exchange 2010 from 2 different forest. The last thing is users calling me with iphone not working and not synching. As per the below event log on my Exchange 2010 Server. – System – Provider [ Name] MSExchange ActiveSync -EventID 1053 [ Qualifiers] 49156 […]

How to speed up a large Exchange 2010 Migration

Throttling the Mailbox Replication Service If you go to your CAS server and navigate to the c:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\V14\Bin\MSExchangeMailboxReplication.exe.config file using a text editor such as Notepad, you will see the following settings at the bottom of the config file.  By default, the CAS servers are set to: MaxActiveMovesPerSourceMDB = “5″     MaxActiveMovesPerTargetMDB = “2″     MaxActiveMovesPerSourceServer = “50″     […]

Creating Exchange 2010 Relay for Anonymous

This example uses the New-ReceiveConnector cmdlet to create the Receive connector Anonymous Relay that listens on local IP address on port 25 from a source server at IP address New-ReceiveConnector -Name “Relay Mail” -Usage Custom -PermissionGroups AnonymousUsers -Bindings -RemoteIpRanges Use the Shell to grant relay permission to anonymous connections on the new Receive […]

Exchange Server 2010 Database Availability Groups

Other Advantages of Exchange Server 2010 Database Availability Groups Before we proceed with an example of how to install an Exchange Server 2010 DAG I will also mention some of the other advantages of Database Availability Groups. Unlike previous versions of Exchange Server (particularly Exchange Server 2007) Exchange Server 2010 has just one high availability […]

Creating DAG, Exchange 2010 PART#1

Check List Fallow MS best practices all the times Exchange 2010 System Requirements   Installing Exchange 2010 on Windows R2 This section is taken from Henrik Walter Blog, he has excellent article series also showing DAG in much Details, links to his blog is fallows, Henrik has been good mentor to many of us, not only […]

Exchange 2010 and exchange 2003 there is currently no route to the mailbox database

You must Create A Routing Group Connector Between Exchange 2003 and Exchange 2010 Open Exchagne management shell and type as below with changin the server name New-RoutingGroupConnector -Name “Interop RGC” -SourceTransportServers “” -TargetTransportServers “” -Cost 10 -Bidirectional $true -PublicFolderReferralsEnabled $true On your exchange 2003 box restart “Simple Mail Transport Protocol” Service On your Exchange 2010 […]

System Attendant Fails to Start with Error 14001: the application has failed to start because its side-by-side

After upgrading the exchange server 2010 SP2 servers to SP3. Everything went well after 6hr 30 min SP3 finally installed successfully, however after the new update “Microsoft Exchange System Attendant Service” do not want to start. While trying to start the service it threw an error at every time it failed. Error 14001: the application has […]

Failed to create and mount database exchange 2010

When you try to crate new mailbox database you get error below ——————————————————– Microsoft Exchange Error ——————————————————– Failed to mount database ‘MAILDB1’. MAILDB1 Failed Error: Couldn’t mount the database that you specified. Specified database: MAILDB1; Error code: An Active Manager operation failed. Error: The database action failed. Error: Operation failed with message: MapiExceptionNotFound: Unable to […]

Public Folder Replication

During installation of the Mailbox Server a new Exchange Server 2010 Mailbox Database will be automatically created. After installation its best to make sure that this database is moved from the default location to an alternate location for recovery and performance reasons. A new Public Folder database will also be automatically created on the new […]