Microsoft Support wants me to run /preparead on my exchange 2010 box.

Posted on 2011-10-13
Last Modified: 2012-12-19
The MS support tech wants me to run this on my LIVE exchange 2010 box should I be concern with its affects?
Question by:polbexpert1
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    No.  it may cause an interruption for a few seconds if you have alot of AD sites and DC's but if you are a smaller shop, I wouldn't be worried at all.  I've done this live a bunch of time for troubleshooting and setting up Exchange with no ill effects.
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    by:Mike Kline
    You could wait until after core business hours if you are nervous.  Where I am we do all maintenance after core business hours anyway but like Taco said it should not be a huge deal.



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    Currently we are running OCS2007 r2 do we have to take that into account when running the
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