How to upgrade or install Exchange 2013 SP1

Exchange 2013 SP1 is available since few days (cf this news to see the news features). So now it is time to see how to install it. Even if the installation/upgrade is not complexe before you start to install Exchange 2013 SP1, you should do a backup (baremetal backup or a snapshoot of your VM). Most of time servers are multiroles but if you have mono roles (only CAS or Mailbox) you must update your Mailbox Continue reading How to upgrade or install Exchange 2013 SP1

Exchange 2013 SP1 : DLP Policy and Mailtips in Outlook Web App

One of the new features of Microsoft Exchange SP1 is the support of mailtips in OWA (Outlook Web App). In this article I will show you how to work with DLP Policy and mailtips to prevent your user to send emails outside your organization with Passport number or Credit card number inside their emails. First, if you don’t know what is DLP you should watch this short video done by Microsoft Team :   So Continue reading Exchange 2013 SP1 : DLP Policy and Mailtips in Outlook Web App

Upgrade Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 to 2013 SP1

A lot of people ask me question regarding the process to upgrade Microsoft Exchange server 2013 to 2013 SP1. There is nothing special to pass this update. Before we see how to begin this migration you need to know : The first step os to prepare your AciveDirectory and AD schema : setup.exe /PrepareSchema /IAcceptExchangeServerLicenseTerms setup.exe /PrepareAD /IAcceptExchangeServerLicenseTerms Then you upgrade your server throught the PowerShell or the GUI. if you decide to go with Continue reading Upgrade Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 to 2013 SP1

Microsoft Exchange 2013 SP1 is OUT

no announcement yet but you can find the Exchange 2013 SP1 here : http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=41994 Inside you can find in this service pack: Exchange Admin Center Cmdlet Logging When you sign as Administrator in the ECP you will find the entry point for the PowerShell log view in the drop down list besides the help question mark under “Show Command Logging.” This feature is not available for non-admins. The cmdlet list will display up to 500 entries. Continue reading Microsoft Exchange 2013 SP1 is OUT

Microsoft Surface Firmware Updates for February 2014

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Microsoft release a new Firmware for Surface 2, Surface 2 Pro and Surface Pro (sorry for the original RT but no…). After a difficult january months wiht multiple update we hope this one will be the good one. So here is the releases notes all Microsoft Surface firmware : February 2014 updates for Surface Pro Windows 8.0 and 8.1 updates: Surface Pro Embedded Controller Firmware (v9.00.50) to resolve behavior where the Surface would reset when Continue reading Microsoft Surface Firmware Updates for February 2014