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comment KCC replication issue when AD is behind firewall in Forest, any suggestions without changing firewall?
Have you considered using a VPN between the locations?
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comment Rear Rack Ears for Dell PowerConnect 2824 Switch
This is how it's done.
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comment Windows server 2012 two external routes / 2 NICs
I'm having a hard time following your question (for the reasons Even stated) but I'll take a stab at it: You've got traffic coming in to the servers from the internet on both networks but the server only properly responds (or seems to respond) to the traffic on one of the networks. Is that about right? If so, this is because routing occurs at Layer 3 and the server is going to respond to all non-local traffic through it's default gateway, of which there can only be one in a Windows OS (AFAIK). So traffic comes in to the 5.x network and the server sends the response out the 1.x network.
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comment Force Removal of Exchange and External Outlook Connectivity
Are you sure that it's not your firewall? A new server implies a new internal ip address, which implies that any Exchange related firewall service and NAT rules need to be modified relevant to the new server.
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answered Cannot access IP address on server after 3 days of waiting
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comment Is a Multiple Domain SSL Cert necessary for Exchange?
In short: Q: Is a Multiple Domain SSL Cert necessary for Exchange? A: No.
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comment Is a Multiple Domain SSL Cert necessary for Exchange?
Can anyone explain why a cert that covers both the external and internal domain name would be necessary? - You've answered your own question. You have clients that have certificates for the external name only that work without issue, so it should be fairly obvious that a SAN certificate isn't necessary. Are there circumstances where someone could skip the internal domain without consequence? - Again, you've answered your own question. You have clients that have certificates for the external name only that work without issue. Try rephrasing your question as to why? one or the other.
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comment Emails sent per minute and email size, are relevant for spam filters?
You mean emails per minute being sent to the same recipient domain? Because my spam filter would have no idea how many emails per minute you send to other domains.
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comment Hot spare host vs cold spare host?
With VMware FT and Hyper-V Replica available as virtualization options (as well as plain old HA) I find the idea of having a dedicated hot spare for a single purpose host to be a little out of step.
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comment Exchange server 2010 stopped receiving incoming emails
8.5GB free of 365GB? How big are your mailbox databases? It sounds suspiciously like you're not flushing the transaction logs upon backup. How much in the way of transaction logs are there? Also, you're definitely in a back pressure situation. The server is probably rejecting all inbound external email. Free up some disk space and see if it starts working normally. Have a read of this: msexchange.org/articles-tutorials/exchange-server-2010/…
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comment how to get hosts to call secondary DNS quickly
I guess I don't understand the idea of scheduling planned maintenance on a system that other systems depend on and then expecting those other systems to operate normally. The hosts have a dependency on DNS. You are performing maintenance on one of your DNS servers. You should account for this dependency in your planned maintenance.
Jul
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comment Poweredge 6800 locked down
Thanks for letting us know. Hope you get it working. (Sarcasm). If you have a question then construct a proper question.
Jul
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comment DNS not resolving for some ISPs
Are you sure the Telus DNS servers you're using are actually Telus DNS servers?
Jul
8
answered add exchange extensions to AD
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comment force use primary DNS?
Then you shouldn't be configuring any external DNS servers as secondary servers. Configure all of the domain clients to only use your AD DNS servers for DNS. This includes the DC/DNS servers themselves. You can configure forwarders to 8.8.8.8 in the DNS server management console if you'd like.
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comment force use primary DNS?
Is this in an AD domain?
Jul
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comment NTFS permissions issue: file cannot be read or modified in any way
Do you get any type of message when trying to manipulate these files?
Jul
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comment Adding old T1s to a new configuration
You should also ask ATT what the CIR (committed information rate) for the current T1 is. The CIR is the bandwidth that they guarantee to be available to you at all times. If they're not meeting the CIR then you probably have some recourse in your SLA to get them to resolve it. (You do have an SLA for the T1, correct?)
Jul
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comment why when entering to my sharepoint web site now I need to enter the domain credential?
It's a good thing Microsoft only makes 1 edition/version of SharePoint so that we don't have to guess which one you're using.
Jul
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comment Cisco Router not displaying DHCP client hostnames
I've got a branch office configured to issue IP address from a Cisco Router (IOS 15.0). - It's a good thing Cisco only makes 1 router so that we don't have to guess which one you have.