Advertisements
Advertisements

Author: edward

In your environment, you might have that day when you need to perform a recovery of an Exchange Server as a windows update broke exchange or the underlying storage crashed and you need to recover as the OS won’t boot. What ever the case, it is not a difficult task, there a just a few […]

Advertisements
Advertisements
Read more

In the Exchange Management Shell, when running a command that you need info from another server, you might end up with the following error in red writing: [Server] Connecting to remote server failed with the following error message : WinRM cannot complete the operation. Veri fy that the specified computer name is valid, that the […]

Read more

Exchange 2016 CU upgrades don’t always go according to plan. In this scenario, one of my servers just wouldn’t upgrade but the rest did without error. The upgrade runs like normal from the CLI but fails with the below error: “Cannot start service MSExchangeServicehost……” When I went to check the Exchange Services, some of them […]

Read more

Recently on 2 of my machines, I started noticing the C:\ space drop quickly over a week. Running my script (ClearLogs) removes about 30-40GB but on this 600GB drive, pretty much 500GB has been eaten up. Checking through each folder, I came across this folder in the following location: C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\V15\TransportRoles\Logs\Mailbox\Routing It has over […]

Read more

Exchange 2016 CU13 introduced a few more fixes and is advisable to upgrade to it. The upgrades are generally seemless and we normally do them from command line, just easier than a GUI upgrade 🙂 Firstly, you need to ensure the following is done before hand: Reboot your system (a general rule of thumb before […]

Read more

Exchange 2019 Upgrade to CU2 is pretty straight forward and in this example we will upgrade using the command line. Before you run the setup, I generally like to do a reboot of the server as the setup will generally fail saying there is a pending reboot. In some cases, you might have to reboot […]

Read more

In exchange, if you have moderation on your distribution list and try and moderate a message sent to it, you might receive the following error message:  “Your message can’t be moderated because the approval system is too busy and can’t accept messages now. Please try resending your message later, or contact the recipient directly.”   The […]

Read more

Ever reboot your servers and when you login, all looks good on the surface but when you try and do stuff well it doesn’t actually work? In this scenario exactly that. Running coexistence with Exchange 2016 and 2019 and after a reboot, all seemed good. Exchange Management Shell launched fine but the Exchange Admin Center […]

Read more

In Exchange, whether it is Exchange 2013 or higher, you may be presented with Event ID 106 complaining that performance counters are missing or already exists etc. Here is one of many errors below: You can re-create the performance counters and it should clear that constant event from logging, here is the script: add-pssnapin Microsoft.Exchange.Management.PowerShell.Setup  […]

Read more

In Azure, when you build Virtual Machines, you have the option to install Extensions, this may be AntiVirus etc. that you need to only license once you access your VM. What you will notice is that once you do that, you have a few certificates installed on your VM called TenantEncryptionCert. As shown below, my […]

Read more