Archive for May, 2015

Error opening Exchange Management Console

I recently had an issue at a client after we replaced their old domain controllers that were running Windows Server 2003 with a pair of brand new 2012 R2 servers.  I upgraded the domain and forest functional level to 2012 R2 and decommissioned the old servers.  However later in the day I noticed issues getting into […]


Slow mail delivery on Exchange 2013

I had noticed on a couple of Exchange 2013 deployments that mail delivery was slower than expected.  With previous versions of exchange internal emails were delivered almost immediately.  However on the Exchange 2013 servers I was noticing that internal emails were taking up to 5 seconds to be delivered.  That may not sound like long […]


Upgrade Lync 2013 to Skype for Business

I was very excited when I read the Skype for Business features earlier this year.  One of the big changes was the ability to perform an in place upgrade from Lync 2013 to Skype for Business.  When upgrading previous of versions of Lync a side-by-side method was used, which meant two Lync environments running at the […]