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FIXED: Exchange 2010 SP1/SP2 DAG on VMWare fail over with Veeam

If you have a DAG setup in your Exchange 2010 SP1/SP2 environment and running Veeam as your OS/Application backup solution you will need to make some cluster timeout changes. The reason is that when Veeam takes the snapshot to then do a VSS backup it will cause the databases in the DAG to fail over … Continue reading

Download a file (HTTP) with Powershell

$client = new-object System.Net.WebClient $client.DownloadFile("http://www.domain.com/file.txt","C:\stuff\whatever.txt") This is good if you want to download an XML file, now that you have this file you can do some formatting.

Don’t forget to apply your Exchange 2010 DAG Hotfixes

These also apply to post Service Pack 2. http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2011/11/20/recommended-windows-hotfix-for-database-availability-groups-running-windows-server- 2008-r2.aspx