Archive | May, 2012

High Availability with DAGs in Exchange 2010

When I’m approached by persons running Exchange 2003 or 2007 in their environment and they ask me what I think is the strongest reason to transition toward Exchange 2010 I tell them it’s the High Availability features through Database Availability Groups (DAGs). For those running Exchange 2003 it is a no brainer to move to […]

Configuring SMTP Connectors in Exchange 2010

SMTP Connectors are the mechanism Exchange 2010 uses to transfer mail between the Exchange infrastructure and external systems using the SMTP protocol. These external systems can include other email domains on the Internet, smart hosts such as mail filtering appliances, your ISP’s smart host, your SharePoint farm, etc. They are found on Exchange servers running […]