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Trobleshooting Errors with event log information

Microsoft released Events and Errors Message Center where you can find help for EventIDs, Event messages, ... etc. It is the online tool for troubleshooting purposes. ...offers detailed explanations, recommendations, and additional resources that apply to event IDs.Events and Errors Message Center can be found on http://www.microsoft.com/technet/support/ee/ee_advanced.aspxRelated KB article:
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;939422&sd=rss&spid=1773

How to record everything you do inside Exchange Management Shell

Let's presume you are working for the company that offers IT services to other companies. One of the things you can do with Exchange 2007 is you can record everything you do in Exchange Management Shell not just for your own records but also in case you need to prove what you did on Exchange server if there is a need for that. We all know how hard sometimes cutomers can be ;)So, to start recording everything you do in Exchange Management Shell you use following command:Start-Transcript C:\SOMEFOLDER\WhatYouDid.txt -AppendAs you can see, we start the transaction recording by creating WhatYouDid.txt file in one of the folders on C: drive. After that we can start executing commands inside Exchange Management Shell. To finnish recording we just simply executeStop-TranscriptYou can than browse to and open WhatYouDid.txt file. Sample output of the file:**********************
Windows PowerShell Transcript Start
Start time: 20070722225904
Username  : DOMENA\Administrator
Machine      : HUB1 …