Exchange 2010 Move Mailbox request problem – Failed to communicate with the mailbox database

During the most recent server migration i came across an error when i attempted to move the mailboxes to the new server: Error: Failed to communicate with the mailbox database MapiExceptionCallFailed: Unable to make connection so server (hr=0x80004005, ec=5) Error:Failed to communicate with the mailbox database MapiExceptionCallFailed: Unable to make connection to server(hr=0x80004005, ec=5) After some research and a few … Continue reading

Fixing time skew issue in Microsoft Hyper-V setups

Since we started implementing Microsoft’s virtualization platform Hyper-V, we have been having changing success in solving the problem of time skew on these systems. We started with Microsoft’s official support article on configuting the time server in Windows Servers (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/816042), but this article didn’t address the specifics of a virtualized environment. The latest iteration on this attempt is a batch … Continue reading

How to set up manualy Outlook 2010 for Office 365

Setting up Microsoft Outlook 2010 to work with Office 365 under normal cicumstances is a very straightforward process. There might be cases though where a manual configurartion is required. The aim of this article is to provide information on how to manually set up Outlook 2010 to connect to Office 365. First step of the process is to identify the … Continue reading