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Author: edward

Adding a member to a DAG should be simple? Right? Well it can go very wrong as well. Unique error that we encountered. The first DAG set went through fine and all stores mounted etc. however on the second pair, the server would install Failover Cluster or so it seemed and then the GUI or […]

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Any Exchange Admins worst nightmare is when you reboot your Exchange server and the Information Store Service won’t start. There can be many factors why this can happen and the event logs will also give you details of why it failed, but in this scenario the failure was not what was expected. When checking the […]

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Many times your IT manager will ask, what version of outlook is everyone running or you have a case where you need to know what user accessed the system and from what version. Now systems like SCCM or Labtech can provide you with this but a few Exchange PowerShell commands will also give you the […]

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In any org, not all upgrades succeed, you might come across a server, whether it is a multi-role, CAS, HUB or MBX server where it fails. The error is a bit cryptic, the setup creates the assemblies and then rolls back immediately with a premature failure. To be able to see what is causing the […]

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Many organizations are still running Exchange 2010 and if you follow the blogs Microsoft advised to upgrade to the latest RU to fix a number of things. The installation is pretty simple, download RU26 and copy it to a folder where your installs are, like C:\Installs Right click the file and unblock it before proceeding. […]

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In your Exchange organization, you might be in the process of removing Exchange 2010. You have done the DAG removal and cleaned up the servers so that no mailboxes and arbitration mailboxes exist and then proceed to uninstall Exchange 2010 from the control panel only to be presented with the following error: The error above […]

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In Exchange, you may have a set of domain controllers that you want Exchange to use or you want to view the entire forest information, you can do so by changing a few settings. Firstly, to view what is currently set or used by Exchange and it should be all DC’s and the ViewEntireForest variable […]

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Interesting one in Exchange 2010 at a client yesterday. The queue report starting showing Mapi delivery failures to a certain store, upon investigation the error above was encountered: 432 4.3.2 STOREDRV.Deliver; recipient thread limit exceeded Upon checking the queue, only 1 mailbox was receiving all this mail. Back in SP1 for Exchange 2010, Microsoft introduced […]

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In Exchange, the above event seems to log from what we have picked up when working in the Exchange Management Shell, however we cannot find what is triggering it or what the fix is. We have not only seen it here but also on Exchange 2013 and 2019. A query was sent to Microsoft a […]

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