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Category Archives: Exchange 2013

Fix WAS Error 5172

I have recently been working with a customer who had a half implemented Exchange 2013 infrastructure but were suffering issues where no client could connect.   After a little investigation the World Wide Web Publishing Service would not start due to a dependency failure on the Windows Process Activation Service. Looking at Event Log I could see...
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Lync 2013 Voicemail Configuration

So we have our new Lync 2013 deployment configured and we have done the initial integration with Exchange 2013 to allow us to use the Unified Contacts Store (UCS) and the various archiving options (see my previous article).   We now need to move on to setting up Lync 2013 voicemail...
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Lync 2013 Integration Overview

So your making use of all those new products, Lync 2013, Exchange 2013 and SharePoint 2013 but now comes the task of Lync 2013 integration.   So lets make a start and configure the basics so that Lync 2013 can use Exchange 2013 for Archiving and Contact Storage (UCS).


Lab Setup

Server Name IP Address Description
EXCH-FE Exchange 2013 Front End Server
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Exchange 2013 CU1 Release – Eventually

As indicated in my earlier post Exchange 2013 CU1 has been released on schedule (if you include the delay notice).  This new release brings with it the ability to co-exist and migrate from Exchange 2007 and Exchange 2010. I will be deploying the new update this evening to...
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Exchange 2013 Cumulative Update 1 – Delayed

Microsoft have announced that Exchange 2013 Cumulative Update 1 (CU1) will now be delayed until 2nd April, so we still have a little time to go until we can successfully coexist or transition from Exchange 2010 to Exchange 2013. Full article can be found here...
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Office Web Apps 2013 Step by Step

Office Web Apps has now been split out to a completely separate server product loosely based on SharePoint but no longer reliant on it, in reality it is now the opposite.   Lync and SharePoint 2013 need Office Web Apps 2013 deployed and available to get full functionality for Web viewing of files. To start with wee need to install...
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Exchange 2013 Install Step by Step – Part 1

Now that Windows Server 2012 has shipped I have taken the opportunity to rebuild my lab and once again install all the 'wave 15'  or 2013 versions of all the core enterprise products so i can blog about the process.   So as a starter for ten I will run through how to install Exchange 2013 Preview...... My environment...
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