Using Windows Server Backup to Back Up and Restore Exchange Data

Applies to: Exchange Server 2007 SP3, Exchange Server 2007 SP2, Exchange Server 2007 SP1. Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2) includes a new plug-in that enables you to make Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS)-based backups of Exchange data using Windows Server Backup in Windows Server 2008. You can use Windows Server Backup to back up and restore your Exchange 2007 […]

Find Local Open Ports on Windows 7, 2008 & Earlier Versions as Well

The NETSTAT command can be used to find all “listening” and “established” ports on your Windows computer.  From a command prompt run: netstat -an |find /i “listening”  OR  netstat -an |find /i “established” To see all open, established, closing and other used ports type: netstat -a

Maximum EBS Volumes on EC2 Windows EBS-backed Instances – EBS Volume Limit

Last week I wrote about The Maximum (EBS) Drives/Volumes for an EC2 Windows Instance.  In that I discussed the max I had discovered was 12.  While that is accurate, it is important to understand that was based on “instance-store” (or S3-backed) instances.  Since I’ve been working recently with EBS-backed Windows (2003 and 2008) instances I […]