Outlook email rules cannot be uploaded and deactivated

User that receives massive amounts of emails and has a lot of client-side email rules defined in Outlook email client reported that when trying to create a new rule or enable disabled rules he receives the following error message:

One or more rules cannot be uploaded to Microsoft Exchange and have been deactivated. This could be because some of the parameters are not supported, or there is insufficient space to store all of your rules.

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Create Public Folder and Shared Calendar in Microsoft Exchange 2010

if you are looking to share information in your organization you can use Microsoft Exchange Public Folders. For more details on what public folders are and how they work click here. Below you’ll find instructions on how to create public folders on Exchange and create a shared calendar. We’ll be using Microsoft Exchange 2010 and Outlook 2013 email client in this demonstration.

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Installing Microsoft System Center 2012 Operations Manager w/ SP1 on Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Standard w/ SP1

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Server Manager

Add roles and features

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Web Server Role (IIS)>Role Services>Application Development>CGI

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Web Server Role (IIS)>Role Services>Security>Windows Authentication

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Web Server Role (IIS)>Role Services>IIS Management Tools>IIS 6 Management Compatibility>IIS 6 Metabase Compatibility

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http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2734782

Insert the Microsoft Windows Server 2012 installation media, or mount the .iso image of the installation media. Then specify the installation path as D:\Sources\SxS.

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Insert the System Center 2012 installation media, run the installer and Verify Prerequisites Again.

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One of the prerequisites is the Microsoft Report Viewer which can be downloaded from: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=6442

Once all of the prerequisites are met, we can proceed with the setup.

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Assign a unique name to the Management Group.

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Specify the SQL Server and instance name to store the operational database

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Specify the SQL Server and instance name for the data warehouse database

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Point to the SQL server to be used for reporting services

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If not done already, use the Reporting Services Configuration Manager on your SQL server to apply both the Web Service URL and the Report Manager URL

Active Directory/DNS testing

To determine what Domain Controllers are in your domain, run netdom query dc.

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To determine whether there are any issues with replication between Domain Controllers, run repadmin /replsum.

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If you want to test whether a domain controller is available, run nltest /dsgetdc:domainname.com

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To check which Domain Controller you are authenticating against (connected to) run, set logon

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For additional information about the currently logged on user run set u

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To test DNS in your environment run dcdiag /test:DNS

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For more extensive information use dciag /V 

To check Windows Time Service use w32tm /query /status.
To determine WTS source use w32tm /query /source.

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System Center 2012 Operations Manager Installation

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Run the installation off of the installation media. Click on the Install button on the menu that initially pops up.

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.NET Framework is a prerequisite and can be downloaded from: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=17718

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Once you download the installer package, run it and follow the installation wizard.

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Once completed, proceed with the System Center 2012 Operations Manager installation.

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Select features you would like to have installed.

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There are a number of additional prerequisites that have to be met before you can continue with the installation.

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Fist one is the Report Viewer.

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It can be downloaded from: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=6442

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Once completed click on the Verify Prerequisites Again button. You’ll be prompted to add the Web Server (IIS) Support role.

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Verify Prerequisites Again. Next, add the IIS6 Metabase Compatibility role.

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Verify Prerequisites Again. You’ll be prompted to enable ASP.NET v4 under ISAPI and CGI restrictions.

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Start the IIS manager.

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You’ll notice that ASP.NET v4.0.30319 is missing as it is not registered.

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Start the Command Prompt as Administrator, and run the following command:
C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework64\v4.0.30319>aspnet_regiis.exe -i

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Once ASP.NET v4.0.30319 has successfully registered with IIS you’ll see the above message. In addition, it will show up in the ISAPI and CGI restrictions window in the IIS manager. Select both and click on Allow on the right hand side menu.

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Even though I’ve registered ASP.NET and enabled/allowed it, when I’d Verify Prerequisites Again, it was showing that nothing has changed. I was still asked to register and enable ASP.NET. Resetting IIS didn’t help. I’ve had to repair the ASP.NET v4 installation and restart the server. When I re-ran the SC2012OM installation and Verified prerequisites I was good to go.

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Specify the management group name if you are installing a new/first Management Server.

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Specify SQL server to be used to store the Operational Database. Make sure that the user account you are using to run the installation has sufficient permissions on the SQL server to create a new database and that the SQL Server is at least Standard R2 with SP1.

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Repeat the same for the the Warehouse Database.

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Specify the SQL server instance for Reporting Services.

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Next you’ll be prompted to specify which web site to use with the Web Console.

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Select Authentication Mode for use with the Web Console.

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Next, provide accounts to be used with the Operations Manager.

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You’ll also be prompted to select whether you want to check for Microsoft Updates.

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Finally, click on the Install button to start the installation process.

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Once installation has been completed successfully you will be able to start the Operations Console.

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