Monthly Archives: May 2015


Are you fed up with the VHDX disk expansion?

Here is a free solution from Systola I used to make VHDX disk expansion life easier. It’s a common requirement always to increase the disk size, when you want to create more Exchange Databases in a vhdx based disk or a temporary space requirement during your database defragmentation/mailbox move etc. Traditional method in a Hyper-V environment […]

VSS Error 0x80042304: The volume shadow copy provider is not registered in the system

I wanted to share the resolution I found for the issue reported by VSS of a Windows Server 2008 R2. The error showed as ‘Initialization Failed. Error 0x80042304: The volume shadow copy provider is not registered in the system’ when I see the VSS tab of the drive properties as below: I have seen various articles […]

Source user ‘Microsoft Exchange Approval Assistant’ doesn’t have a primary mailbox

Yesterday, I fixed one of the issue I have faced while I was trying to delete the first mailbox database of an Exchange 2010 deployment. Arbitration mailboxes were presented in the database and New-MoveRequest has failed to move the Arbitration mailbox to a different database. While trying to move, the error reported was, Source user ‘Microsoft […]

Virtualizing & Managing Exchange with Microsoft Cloud Platform

You need to deliver a consistent and great user experience from anywhere, no matter the device. And you need to transform IT to deliver the business services that enable value. To help you meet these goals, Microsoft offers the Cloud Operating System, a unified platform built for modern business. Take advantage of new innovations in […]