[Faccus] SERVICE ALERT - 2014-04-21 Exchange - Maintenance - Adding host record to APEX/NEXUS DCs

Paul Dietrich p2dietrich at uwaterloo.ca
Mon Apr 21 10:38:44 EDT 2014

Description:     Adding host record to APEX/NEXUS DCs

Date: (YYYY-MM-DD)     2014-04-21

Start Time:              11:00

End Time:		

Impact:           Resolving host lookup for CONNECT DCs


Submitted By: p2dietri at uwaterloo.ca

Comment:        While attempting to bring up voicemail services with Exchange for Lync, we have determined that a change is required to the NEXUS and APEX Domain Controllers.  Since the address connect.uwaterloo.ca resolves to a web address (for accessing email on the web), we need to add an entry to the local host file of the DCs so that any domain level connection resolves to the actual CONNECT DCs.  This has been tested successfully in our development environment to ensure that this does not have an impact on the use of the Exchange environment.

Notice Submitted:    Mon Apr 21 10:38:44 EDT 2014

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