DAG MAINTENANCE NODE RESTART (EXCHANGE 2010)

As a best practice always prior installing updates and doing changes we can use a useful Microsoft script that is included on our exchange suite   1. Log into the dag server that will be put in maintenance; navigate to the script folder, by default under “C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\V14\Scripts”   This will perform: Move all … Continue reading DAG MAINTENANCE NODE RESTART (EXCHANGE 2010)

Events 1069/1564 DAG(exchange) Cluster Witness: File share witness resource ‘File Share Witness (\\)’ failed to arbitrate for the file share ‘\. Please ensure that file share ” exists and is accessible by the cluster

Make sure you do backups prior to doing any changes as  this solution may not be suitable for you or related to another problem  ;   Problem: Witness share is not available for your Dag System; Solution: Ensure all your permissions are correctly set in your witness share and alternate witness ; Run the following … Continue reading Events 1069/1564 DAG(exchange) Cluster Witness: File share witness resource ‘File Share Witness (\\)’ failed to arbitrate for the file share ‘\. Please ensure that file share ” exists and is accessible by the cluster

ShownInAddressBook Exchange/AD attribute; Remove disabled User from Address list using AD attribute

Problem: After disabling a user it is still somehow showing on the Address lists ( Global and custom)   Solution: Remove the ShownInaddressbook references attribute  on AD   After removing it won't be showing anymore in any address list; You may have to recreate the user if comes back as removing these values is not … Continue reading ShownInAddressBook Exchange/AD attribute; Remove disabled User from Address list using AD attribute

Exchange mailhub delivery problems: This message hasn’t been delivered yet. Delivery will continue to be attempted. The server will keep trying to deliver this message for the next days hours and minutes. You’ll be notified if the message can’t be delivered by that time.

Problem: Several Emails getting stuck in the hub ; Solution: It may the DNS setting on the hub not configured or lost; Troubleshoot using query analyzer to get into the bottom of the issue   DNS Setting missing in hub : Go to Hub transport / Select your hub server/properties & check your external DNS … Continue reading Exchange mailhub delivery problems: This message hasn’t been delivered yet. Delivery will continue to be attempted. The server will keep trying to deliver this message for the next days hours and minutes. You’ll be notified if the message can’t be delivered by that time.

Repair Unhealthy DAG DB indexes health & Script for monitor

Problem: Detected unhealthy index state after adding a new server to the DAG or either problem occurs after a restart or failover; 1. The first step is to get your script ready for checking daily replications with your dag and detect this problem easy; This is the script code that you will need to generate … Continue reading Repair Unhealthy DAG DB indexes health & Script for monitor

How to truncate/delete /cleanup Veritas Catalog

Problem: Veritas backup exec is taking over a lot of space due catalogs; the issue will consequently feed the drive and grow space on the disk if truncation is not enabled Pre-checks Read Veritas Articles Pre-check ( Read prior doing changes ) https://vox.veritas.com/t5/Backup-Exec/Large-Catalog-Cleanup/td-p/769578 https://www.veritas.com/support/en_US/article.100025627.html BACKUP! ( Do not perform any changes with a reliable backup … Continue reading How to truncate/delete /cleanup Veritas Catalog