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Category: Exchange 2013

In my lab I was installing a new Exchange 2013 Server on CU11 and it failed. The GUI setup did not provide much info so looking at the ExchangeSetup.log i came across this error: “Failed [Rule:LangPackBundleCheck] [Message:The language pack bundle could not be found or is corrupt.] [REQUIRED] The language pack bundle could not be found […]

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In Exchange 2013 your users might encounter the following error when trying to reply or create a new email or choose a recipient from the address book: “Error: Your request cant be completed right now. Please try again later.” On your Exchange 2013 Mailbox Server, if you open IIS and navigate to Exchange Back End […]

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Installing Exchange with all its prerequisites can be something of a daunting task for new Exchange Administrators. I created a PowerShell script that has a tab for each version of Exchange as well as the prerequisites for PowerShell and additional software that needs to be installed. Having a tool with everything in 1 place makes […]

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When working in a large environment and checking a lot of Server Status, picking up a content index state in a failed state will take a bit longer to see than if you add color to it. I created this script so that at any given time you can see whether everything is green or […]

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In Exchange you have a queue viewer to see whats going on but if you running a lot of servers you will need to open up the queue viewer on each server or connect to each one which can make it quite frustrating when you need to check whats happening on all servers. I wrote […]

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The Exchange 2013-2016 Readiness Tool. This tool was created to check an existing 2010 Environment and ensure that everything is up-to-date and set for the preparation of Exchange 2013/2016 that will be introduced into the environment. The ZIP file contains a PS1 file and a Scripts folder. This folder has the modules that I use […]

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To move a Mailbox from Exchange Online (o365) back to Exchange On-Premise has a few steps more involved. If you try move a mailbox from o365 back to exchange on-premise using the EAC on Office 365 it will fail, more below: In this example, User5 was setup to move back to on-premise however after validation […]

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The new Hybrid Configuration Wizard (HCW) introduced in CU9 and in the newer CU’s works pretty nice and streamlines the setup process. Lets take a look at running the HCW on the Exchange 2013 Server. Login to the EAC. Click on Hybrid on the left. Here you need to click the Enable button. Once you […]

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Scenario: Exchange 2013 multiple databases. Replication service starts and stops constantly after reboot. After a reboot to a non-response Exchange 2013 Server, when running the Get-MailboxDatabaseCopyStatus command was run, all DB’s showed with a Service Down status, after a few seconds, the status changed to initializing and then back to Service Down. The following events […]

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