Monthly Archives: November 2009

How to Find Exchange Server 2007 Build Information

The other day I applied Update Rollup 1 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 2 in my test lab and wanted to check that the update was successfully applied.  Being something of a Powershell fan I first tried the command shown below: (get-exchangeserver MyE2K7Server).admindisplayversion The output showed Version 8.2 (Build 176.2), which is the same… Read More »

How to revert the forest functional level in Windows Server 2008 R2

Windows Server 2008 R2 introduces the ability to revert to an earlier forest or domain functional level.  Previous versions of Active Directory did not have this ability and raising the forest or domain function level was, effectively, a one-way operation.  I say “effectively” because it is possible to revert, but only through highly disruptive recovery… Read More »