Exchange 2016 Requirements and Prerequisites

The following is a list of recommended and required items for installing Exchange Server 2016. Exchange 2016 Server Requirements Coexistence: Requires Exchange 2010 SP3 UR11 or Exchange 2013 UR10 OS: Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard or Datacenter (full GUI required, Core not supported). CPU: Minimum of 2 CPUs with 2 cores each; Intel and AMD are supported. Memory: For…

Should I virtualize all my domain controllers?

The same question/statement always comes up during a scoping call or project implementation that involves Windows servers in a virtual environment. “Should we virtualize all of our servers (including DCs)?” or “We are planning to virtualize all of our servers.” The short answer is: No! Don’t do it. Here is why… Planning to Virtualize Domain Controllers Review #4…

Add DNS A Records via PowerShell

The following article is a summary to add host name (A) records in DNS via PowerShell. Windows 2008 For DNS servers hosted on Windows 2008, use this script to add A records. The script requires a CSV file with the host names and IP addresses that are planned to be added. The CSV file must contain…