As part of trying to roll out Vmware’s recently released Horizon Workspace I’ve been trying to get certificates from our internal Windows 2008 CA installed on the VMs in the Vapp. After not having much luck I’ve finally put together a series of repeatable steps that seem to work and this is a quick and […]

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I recently came across an issue when trying to export mailboxes in our Exchange 2010 environment.  I was having almost no success with the exports. One of the 15 initial accounts I needed to do this for was successful, but all of the others I tried to export were reporting an error: “Couldn’t connect to the source mailbox.”   After […]

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Background [consider this fair warning that this post is a bit long] In the first part of this series I planned out my “enterprise” environment for an Exchange 2003 to 2010 upgrade. In the second part I built the internal router and verified it was working with directly connected subnets. At this point I have […]

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Recap So in the previous post I put together a simple script for getting the data out of a specified registry entry that handled the REG DWORD BIG ENDIAN data type.  In this one I’ll go over the general process of getting the registry based perf data into Zabbix and setting up alerting based on […]

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In an earlier post I went through the process of coming up with a solution to be able to test an Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2010 migration using VMs. In order to simulate a multi-site AD environment I wanted to use Vyatta based routers to create my network infrastructure. In this post I’ll actually walk […]

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[Part 2 of this series which involves the actual configuration of the Vyatta routers is now up here -crt] At work we’ve recently made the decision to migrate to Exchange 2010 from Exchange 2003. While we do have an environment that we can use for some testing of the migration it doesn’t mimic our production […]

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A while back I posted about a Replay report that I wrote to help me monitor the multiple Replay servers we have deployed globally.  It was a good first effort and was useful, but having to engage my brain first thing in the morning to read (and more importantly actually comprehend) the emailed reports eofre […]

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