With all the buzz going on about end-of-support for Windows XP (April 8, 2014) I suddenly realized there are more Operating Systems and (Server Applications) that are about to hit the end-of-support date.
On this side of the pond a lot of customers are still running Exchange 2003. Exchange 2003 Extended support will end on April 8, 2014 as well, just like Windows XP. This means that from this date on Exchange 2003 is no longer supported, and (critical) security fixes will not be released by Microsoft. The product won’t stop working, but personally I think the time is right to start working on an upgrade. Continue reading Exchange 2003 Support comes to an end
While uninstalling Exchange Server 2003 (after a successfull migration to Exchange Server 2010) I ran into the dreaded “The server cannot be removed because” issue:
The server <servername> cannot be removed because:
– One or more users currently use a mailbox store on this server. These users must be moved to another mailbox store on a different server or be mail disabled before uninstalling this server.
Facility: Exchange System Manager
ID no: c103f492
Continue reading Exchange 2003 The server cannot be removed because…
When moving mailboxes from Exchange 2003 or Exchange 2007 to Exchange 2010 the move request finishes, but with a status of CompletedWithWarning:
The mailbox is moved to Exchange 2010, but the time to finish the actual migration takes a long time. The first reports of this issue I’ve seen came with Exchange 2010 SP2 RU3.
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