Exchange 2007 / 2010 Update Rollups Wont Apply
Aug05

Exchange 2007 / 2010 Update Rollups Wont Apply

KB ID 0001454 Problem I had to do an SBS 2011, (Exchange 2010) to Exchange 2016 migration last week. The Exchange 2010 installation had not been updated for a long time, anyway common sense dictates that you should always upgrade the old Exchange server to the newest version first. But every time I did, the install launched, started, stopped, then rolled back the changes, and failed. Setup wizard for Update Rollup {version} for...

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Exchange Update / Install Error: The Error Code Is 8224
Jul28

Exchange Update / Install Error: The Error Code Is 8224

KB ID 0001451 Problem I saw this error while attempting to install an update on Exchange 2010, but it can be seen on all flavours of Exchange. This is the ‘gist’ of the error; Organization Preparation Failed Error: The following error was generated when “$error.Clear(); install-ExchangeSchema -LdapFileName ($roleInstallPath + “Setup\Data\”+$RoleSchemaPrefix + “schema0.ldf”) ” was run:...

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O365: Enable Application Impersonation
Jul23

O365: Enable Application Impersonation

KB ID 0001449 Problem While using a migration tool to do some ‘on-prem’ to Office 365 migrations I had to enable ‘Application Impersonation’ for my Office 365 user. The tool didn’t explain how to do that, so I had to work it out for myself 🙁 So to make things easier for everyone else, here’s how to do it. Solution From within the Office 365 portal > Admin > Exchange. Dashboard > Permissions...

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Exchange 2010 Stops Working after 6 – 12 Hours Uptime
Jul17

Exchange 2010 Stops Working after 6 – 12 Hours Uptime

KB ID 0001447 Problem If your Exchange 2010 Server Stops working after a 6 to 12 hour window, then this is a known problem caused by last months (July 2018) security updates. You will also notice that the ‘transport service’ becomes unresponsive. Note: A reboot will temporarily fix the problem but the server then ceases to function after the same time. Solution Which update you need to uninstall, depends on your operating...

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Exchange: “BuildToBuildUpgrade” Error
May12

Exchange: “BuildToBuildUpgrade” Error

KB ID 0001436 Problem In the middle of an Exchange upgrade I got a bit stuck with the following error; “Setup previously failed while performing the action “”BuildToBuildUpgrade” You can’t resume setup by performing the action “Install”. There are a couple of variations on this error as well, you can also see either of the following; “Setup previously failed while performing the action “Install” You can’t resume...

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Exchange Update Fails: ‘Cannot find Arbitration Mailbox’
May11

Exchange Update Fails: ‘Cannot find Arbitration Mailbox’

KB ID 0001435 Problem Last night was a late one, Exchange 2016 update (CU9) failed to install and left the server in an unusable state. Relevant Part(s) of the Error —–Output Removed For the Sake of Brevity—–         $name = “SystemMailbox{bb558c35-97f1-4cb9-8ff7-d53741dc928c}”; —–Output Removed For the Sake of Brevity—–         Write-ExchangeSetupLog -Info (“Cannot...

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