Monthly Archives: May 2010

A/V Edge and NAT – External IP Address is Translated by NAT

I was just going through the Edge server properties today and was asked what the check box does that is labeled “External IP address is translated by NAT” in this attached screen shot. I have to admit that it was … Continue reading

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OCS 2007 R2 and Security of 50,000 to 59,999 Port Range

Security people are paranoid. I am OK with their paranoid behavior, though, as it is often in the best interest of their organization.   As many OCS admins can attest, when we ask the security team to open up the … Continue reading

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Verifying External SRV Records for Office Communications Server 2007 R2

Another great question came my way today regarding the testing of external SRV records for OCS 2007 R2. After all, we configure them, but how do we know that they are properly configured until it comes time to use them, … Continue reading

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70-640 and 83-640 TS: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuring

One of the key certifications for those that want to prove their skills in Windows Server 2008 technologies is the 70-640 exam. Recently, Microsoft has updated the exam with 83-640, which is based on emulation technologies. What that means is … Continue reading

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Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Hardware Load Balancers

OCS 2007 R2 requires Hardware Load Balancers for different scenarios:   Enterprise pools with more than one Front End server. Edge server arrays. Director arrays. Multiple CWA servers for redundancy. Microsoft has tested and approved a few different vendor products … Continue reading

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Exchange Server 2010 and Move-Mailbox

Interestingly, I never gave it much thought about the Move-Mailbox cmdlet not being available in Exchange Server 2010. The other day some MCTs were talking about how we used to use the move-mailbox –configurationonly command to point the Exchange environment … Continue reading

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