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Description of Update Rollup 8 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3

 

Topic Last Modified: 2012-09-24

Microsoft has released Update Rollup 8 for Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3 (SP3). The update rollup is dated August 13, 2012. This article describes the following information about the update rollup:

  • The issues that the update rollup resolves

  • How to obtain the update rollup

  • The prerequisites to install the update rollup

Update Rollup 8 for Exchange 2007 SP3 resolves the issues that are described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base articles.

 

2699574

Microsoft Exchange Information Store service may stop responding when you perform a search on Exchange mailboxes in an Exchange Server 2007 environment

2701037

Events 4999 and 7034 are logged and the Microsoft Exchange Information Store service crashes on an Exchange Server 2007 mailbox server

2730089

A text or HTML email attachment is displayed in the message body instead of in the attachment line in an Exchange Server 2007 SP3 environment for KB

2732525

Outlook keeps prompting you for credentials and incorrectly connects to an out-of-site global catalog after you install Update Rollup 6 for Exchange Server 2007 SP3

2740358

MS12-058: Vulnerability in Microsoft Exchange Server WebReady document viewing could allow remote code execution: August 14, 2012

Before you install Update Rollup 8 for Exchange 2007 SP3, perform the following tasks, if they apply.

If you are using Microsoft Forefront Security for Exchange Server, you must disable Forefront Security for Exchange Server before you install Update Rollup 8 for Exchange 2007 SP3. To do this, run the fscutility /disable command.

After you install the update rollup package, you must re-enable Forefront Security for Exchange Server. To do this, run the fscutility /enable command.

noteNote:
If you do not disable Forefront Security for Exchange Server before you install the update rollup, the Information Store service and the Transport service do not start.

If you are using public folders in your Exchange 2007 organization, and if you have set the retention period on the public folder database to a value that is greater than 123 days, you must follow the steps in the following procedure before you install Update Rollup 8 for Exchange 2007 SP3.

If you are using public folders, and if you have set the retention period on the public folder database to a value that is less than or equal to 123 days, you receive a warning message. However, Exchange 2007 continues to function correctly. In this case, you can follow these same steps to fix the issue.

  1. Click Start, type adsiedit.msc in the Start Search box, and then press Enter.

  2. In the ADSIEdit MMC window, click Action, and then click Connect to.

  3. In the Well-known naming context list, click Configuration.

  4. Expand the following list items and subitems in the given order:

    • CN=Configuration,DC=Contoso,DC=com

    • CN=Services

    • CN=Microsoft Exchange

    • CN=<OrganizationName>

    • CN=Administrative Groups

    • CN=Servers

    • CN=<ServerName>

    • CN=Information Store

    • CN=Second Storage Group

    noteNote:
    In this list, <OrganizationName> and <ServerName> represent the actual names of the organization and server.
  5. Double-click CN=Public Folder Database.

  6. Double-click msExchOverallAgeLimit.

  7. Change the existing value from seconds to days by dividing the existing value by 86,400.

noteNote:
You must repeat these steps on all public folder databases in the Exchange 2007 environment.
importantImportant:
These changes take effect after all Exchange 2007 servers in the organization that host public folder databases are upgraded to Update Rollup 8 for Exchange 2007 SP3.

If you install Update Rollup 8 for Exchange 2007 SP3 without performing these steps, and if you try to access the public folder settings by using the Exchange Management console, you receive the following error message:

 

TimeSpan overflowed because the duration is too long

Also, when you try to access Exchange by using Outlook Web Access, you receive the following error message:

 

Exception
Exception type: Microsoft.Exchange.Clients.Owa.Core.OwaInvalidConfigurationException
Exception message: TimeSpan overflowed because the duration is too long.

Update Rollup 8 for Exchange 2007 SP3 was released on August 13, 2012. To obtain this update rollup from the Microsoft Download Center, see Microsoft Knowledge Base article 2734323: Description of Update Rollup 8 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3

  • Before you install this update, we recommend that you read the prerequisites, installation instructions, and known issues for the update. For more information, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

    How to Install the Latest Service Pack or Update Rollup for Exchange 2007
  • Before you install an update rollup to clustered Mailbox servers, we recommend that you visit the following Microsoft Web site:

    Applying Exchange 2007 Update Rollups to Clustered Mailbox Servers
  • For more information about the Exchange 2007 servicing model, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

    Exchange 2007 Servicing
  • This update rollup does not apply to Exchange 2007 release to manufacturing (RTM) version, to Exchange 2007 Service Pack 1 (SP1), or to Exchange 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2). The series of update rollup packages for Exchange 2007 SP3 are independent of the corresponding series of update rollups for Exchange 2007 RTM, for Exchange 2007 SP1, and for Exchange 2007 SP2.

    For a list of update rollups that apply to Exchange 2007 RTM, to Exchange 2007 SP1, or to Exchange 2007 SP2, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

    How to Obtain the Latest Service Pack or Update Rollup for Exchange 2007
 
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