Windows Server 2008 to receive Exchange Server 2007 backup capabilities

A lot has been said in the Exchange community about the decision by Microsoft to remove (or not provide) Exchange Server 2007 awareness from the built-in backup utility shipped with Windows Server 2007.  The MS Exchange Team blog explains that a little here : About 2 years ago, when the Exchange team started testing Exchange […]

Installing SQL Server 2005 on Windows Server 2008

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Windows Server 2007 supports out of the box most of the pre-requisites for SQL Server 2005 with the exception of the IIS components required for some SQL Server 2005 features.  To install the IIS 7.0 pre-requisite components to be able to perform a complete installation of SQL Server 2005 on Windows Server 2008 you can […]

Windows Server 2008 ServerManagerCMD.exe command reference

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Microsoft Technet has an excellent resource page for the Windows Server 2008 Server Manager (ServerManagerCMD.exe) command-line tool here. One of the highlights is a complete list of the role, role service, and feature command identifiers for installing Windows Server 2008 components. This is an excellent reference and very handy when configuring a Windows Server 2008 […]

Project Coconut: Part 6 – Finishing the job

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Project Coconut entries: Project Coconut: Introduction Project Coconut: Part 1 – Getting the environment up to scratch Project Coconut: Part 2 – Sizing the Exchange Server 2007 servers Project Coconut: Part 3 – Deploying the first Exchange Server 2007 server Project Coconut: Part 4 – Configuring Standby Continuous Replication Project Coconut: Part 5 – Its […]

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