Certificate Restore in Exchange Server 2013 SP1

In this article we will be learning on how to restore Certificates which was backed up. To know how to backup Certificate please read this article on Certificate Backup To know how to perform Disaster Recovery read this article on Disaster Recovery To know how to perform a Database Restore … Continue reading

Certificate Backup in Exchange Server 2013 SP1

In this article we will be learning on how to  backup Certificates which has been installed either via Internal CA or from a Third Party Vendor. Note Certificates can be easily restored at the time of disaster. This will save our valuable time. Let’s Explore Figure 1: Certificate for Backup … Continue reading

Exchange Server 2010 Disaster Recovery using Active Directory System State Backup

In this blog we will be learning the steps on how to recover Exchange Server 2010 if the Server Object is missing from Active Directory. The steps described in this article would benefit small business customers with 50-100 user mailboxes. Single Exchange Server and Single Active Directory Domain. Pre-requisitesValid Active … Continue reading

Changes in msExchCurrentServerRoles in Exchange 2013 and its impact on a disaster recovery scenario

Hello All , and welcome to another topic , where we are going to discuss the architectural changes in Exchange 2013 in comparison to exchange 2007 or 2010 . We are going to focus on the disaster recovery scenario, which obviously is quiet simple, if everything goes well. Caution : … Continue reading

How to Move Exchange Server 2007 from Windows Server 2008 SP2 to Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

In this Blog post we will be exploring on how to move Exchange Server 2007 from Windows Server 2008 SP2 to Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1. Note : This scenario may or may not work for you. Please perform a thorough test before implementing it into production environment. Below are … Continue reading

Disaster Recovery Active Directory Site – Part 2

In this Blog we will be performing Active Directory Domain Recovery for US site. In part one we understood what data is important before performing recovery. Post Metadata Cleanup the DC2 for US site is completely removed from network. Active Directory has no information about DC2. Now its safe to … Continue reading

Disaster Recovery Active Directory Site – Part 1

In this blog post we will be exploring some of the key points for performing Disaster Recovery in an Active Directory Site. Almost all organizations plan for Disaster Recovery to keep Mission Critical Application up and running 24×7. But when disaster strikes its difficult to understand from where to start. … Continue reading