Friday, 27 March 2009

Exchange 2010 Installation Requirement

To run Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Enterprise Edition Beta on x64 platforms, you need:
·        PC―x64 architecture-based computer with Intel processor that supports Intel 64 architecture (formerly known as Intel EM64T) or AMD processor that supports the AMD64 platform
·        Operating system―Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Standard x64 Edition or Enterprise x64 Edition
·        Operating system for installing management tools―The 64-bit editions of Microsoft Windows Vista SP1 or later, or Windows Server 2008. Note: Requirements only for management tools installation.
Additional requirements to run Exchange Server 2010 Beta
·        Memory―Minimum of 4 gigabytes (GB) of RAM per server plus 5 megabytes (MB) of RAM recommended for each mailbox
·        Disk space
o   At least 1.2 GB on the drive used for installation
o   An additional 500 MB of available disk space for each Unified Messaging (UM) language pack that you plan to install
o   200 MB of available disk space on the system drive
·        Drive―DVD-ROM drive, local or network-accessible
·        File format―Disk partitions formatted as NTFS file systems
·        Monitor―Screen resolution 800x600 pixels or higher

Exchange Server 2010 Beta Prerequisites

Wednesday, 25 March 2009

How to Recover an Exchange 2007 Mailbox

To recover a Microsoft Exchange 2007 mailbox, the recovered .edb and .log files need to be attached to the Recovery Storage Group in Exchange and you must use Exchange-supported tools, such as Exmerge.exe, to extract a .pst file.
The procedure you use depends on whether there is an existing mailbox to which you want to recover a previous version or the mailbox no longer exists and you want to recover it.