30 04, 2012

Identifying and Troubleshooting Firewall Access Issues

By | April 30th, 2012|Active Directory, Exchange, Firewall, Virtualization, Windows, Windows Firewall|1 Comment

While working with server builds and configurations, one is frequently faced with a scenario where the system (as a client), needs to connect to a server at the other end and the process doesn't work.  If one's lucky then an intelligent message is returned by the interface, hinting about the problem but more often than not, the [...]

28 12, 2011

Exchange 2010 Installation issues (Part II)

By | December 28th, 2011|Exchange|0 Comments

You may find that your Exchange 2010 installation fails part way during the install, with the error message (taken from ExchangeSetupLog): [Timestamp] [1] [ERROR] Cannot start service winrm on computer '.'. [Timestamp] [1] [ERROR] The service cannot be started, either because it is disabled or because it has no enabled devices associated with it Some [...]

22 12, 2011

Exchange 2010 Installation issues (Part I)

By | December 22nd, 2011|Exchange, Windows Firewall|0 Comments

While installing Exchange 2010, you may find setup failing part way, complaining about having no more endpoint mappers (taken from ExchangeSetupLog): [Timestamp] [1] 0. ErrorRecord: There are no more endpoints available from the endpoint mapper. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x800706D9) [Timestamp] [1] 0. ErrorRecord: System.Runtime.InteropServices.COMException (0x800706D9): There are no more endpoints available from the endpoint mapper. [...]

22 08, 2010

Exchange Search Indexing of Office 2007 documents

By | August 22nd, 2010|Exchange|0 Comments

If you are running Exchange 2007 and find that content search for Office 2007 documents in Outlook doesn't return proper results, you are not alone!  However, it's not due to some shortcoming in Exchange.  It's because you need to install and register IFilters with the Microsoft Windows Indexing Service on the server(s) running your Exchange [...]