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Category: Exchange 2016

In Exchange, you may have come across WinRM errors, today we had a strange one, error 403. This error showed up on the Exchange Management Shell (EMS). First thing to check is the proxy settings on the server. If you head to IE and check the settings, it should show no proxy. If you go […]

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If you work or manage clients in organizations that handle sensitive information like banks as an example, they might have a requirement to not allow users to download OWA attachments. You can set this company wide or you can create a new mailbox policy and assign it to certain users. In this example, we are […]

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In one of my training sessions, I showed the teams that the Exchange Admin Center basically is PowerShell with a nice interface. In Exchange 2010, the logging is automatically captured but in Exchange 2016 and 2019, you need to first open the window for it to capture. Not that I use the EAC often as […]

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With Exchange 2013/2016 or 2019, installing updates from the command line is simple and pretty much the same. You will use the same command as per below to do the upgrade: .\Setup.exe /Mode:Upgrade /IAcceptExchangeServerLicenseTerms What you will notice is just the difference in roles or services that are upgraded. For example, Exchange 2019 does not […]

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There comes a time where you need to remove a distribution group but keep its email address but to avoid any kind of bounces, you need to ensure you have the X500 address ready to add to the mailbox or shared mailbox. Let’s launch the Exchange Management Shell (EMS) on Exchange 2019 and find the […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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