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Quick Tip: Fix “Enable Web-based distribution” greyed out in offline address book

After upgrading from Microsoft Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2007 or 2010 you might notice that the “Enable Web-based distribution” option is greyed out. The first thing to check is if you have moved the Offline Address Book generation to an

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Cannot install the Certificate Authority Web Enrollment component

I have recently been faced with a Certificate Authority server running on Microsoft Windows 2008 R2 that was refusing to have the Web Enrollment component installed. I have tried installing by the GUI and using powershell using add-windowsfeature ADCS-Web-Enrollment and

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DCPromo out fails with: The directory service is missing mandatory configuration information, and is unable to determine the ownership of floating single-master operation roles.

While trying to demote, dcpromo out, a domain controller the operation might fail with the following error “The directory service is missing mandatory configuration information, and is unable to determine the ownership of floating single-master operation roles.” As you can

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Exchange 2010 SP1 fails with: Setup previously failed while performing the action “Uninstall”.

While installing Microsoft Exchange 2010 SP1, the setup might fail with the following error Setup previously failed while performing the action “Uninstall”. You can’t resume setup by performing the action “BuildToBuildUpgrade”. The error will look like the below depending if

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Outlook Web Access did not initialize error on Exchange 2007 SP1 after installation of Rollup 5

Installing the rollup update 5 on a machine running Microsoft Exchange 2007 SP1 might cause your Outlook Web Access, OWA, to fail with error Outlook Web Access did not initialize I have already experienced this error at 2 of my

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Lync 2010 Active Directory References and how to remove them

I have been asked lately several times about Active Directory references for lync 2010 and how to remove them, in this respect i have decided to share this interesting post from Randy’s Wintle blog which discuss in details these references

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