Service Pack Archive

Installing Exchange 2010 SP3

Posted February 13, 2013 By Jerrid Williams

If you’re familiar with Exchange and installing service packs and you stumbled across this blog by accident, you’re probably wondering why someone would blog about installing Exchange 2010 SP3. Well, I’m glad you’ve asked. The reason is that I’m sure there’s some administrators out there that are being safe and looking for confirmation that they are not going to get into a Resume Generating Event. That’s why I decided to write this and because I’ve got that kind of time.  As for you, my overly cautious IT admin, read this and have comfort that you’re in good hands.  With that said, it’s always a good idea to wait a month or so before installing a service pack just to let everyone else work out the bugs. Let’s move on…

I’ll cover things that you might want to know, suggestions for handling a CAS Array, and what you need to do when upgrading a DAG, because they should be handled differently if you want to take advantage of one of the perks of having a DAG, and that’s maximizing service to your loving end-users. I could be mean and give you the long version, but I think I’ve rambled on long enough so far and you shouldn’t have to sit through all this for free, so let’s get started.

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