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Exchange 2010: Cannot start cluster service.

When trying to restore Exchange in a two node mailbox cluster, you cannot achieve quorum. http://blogs.technet.com/b/timmcmic/archive/2013/08/18/part-8-datacenter-activation-coordination-stop-in-the-name-of-dag.aspx The alternate witness seemed to get corrupted. Disable DAG AD computer account Run cmdlet New-Cluster -Name DAG01 -Node SVR-MBX04 -StaticAddress 192.168.128.1 -NoStorage. Run cmdlet Start-DatabaseAvailabilityGroup…

PowerShell: Enterprise Vault Service Control Tool

There is a specific order in which Enterprise Vault (for Exchange) service should be stopped and started: http://www.symantec.com/connect/forums/stopstart-enterprise-vault-service Below is a PowerShell script to automate this process: [CmdletBinding()] param( [Parameter(Mandatory=$True,Position=0)] [string]$state ) [array]$services = $null $services += new-object PsObject -property…