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Category: Exchange 2016

In every organization you have 1 or many Exchange Admins that run and perform daily tasks in exchange, whether it is changing the quota of a mailbox, adding a new send connector etc. but from a compliance perspective and for security in the company, all changes done need to be logged. In this post we […]

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In Exchange, not only Exchange 2016, you have 2 kinds of licensing, Standard and Enterprise. Each one has its limitations but when you are planning your Database Availability Group requirements ensure you choose correctly. Let’s take a look at what you get in these 2 options: Enterprise Edition can scale to 100 mounted databases per […]

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Scenario: Exchange 2016 ECP/EAC Page is blank after logging in and the Exchange Management Shell giving errors when opening. Recently we upgraded our Exchange 2016 Lab Server to CU7 from CU6. The installation ran fine, it did do an Organizational Prepare on Step 1 and the installation went through without issue. After the reboot, launching […]

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There may come a time when you have been requested to provide HR or your manager a list of mailboxes and their creation dates. This is a simple task to do, lets jump right to it. Firstly, launch the Exchange Management Shell (EMS) and enter in the following command: Get-Mailbox * | Select-Object Name,whenMailboxCreated You […]

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Exchange 2016 Certificate Expiry In this article we cover the following: Exchange Certificate that is about to expire. Exchange 2016 Certificate that is expiring or has expired: On your Exchange 2016 Server you might see the following errors to say that a certificate is about to expire or has already expired. You should see Event […]

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In your Exchange 2016 environment you might come across the following event ID constantly logged in the application log, EventID 1023,Perflib: “Windows cannot load the extensible counter DLL MSExchangeIS. The first four bytes (DWORD) of the Data section contains the Windows error code.” Solution: As we are running in Coexistence in this lab, you need […]

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In this tutorial we will look at an error logged on 1 of our Test Lab Exchange 2016 Servers. We are currently running coexistence with Exchange 2010 and Exchange 2013. In the application log in Event Viewer the following Event ID was logged: The IP address listed is for our Exchange 2013 server. Okay, so […]

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In Exchange 2016 (and 2013) you can check the health of your server. If you run the following command: Get-Serverhealth -Identity <ServerName> You will get a long list of information. To narrow this down to UnHealthy Alerts, you can run the following command: Get-ServerHealth -Identity <ServerName> | Where {$_.AlertValue -eq “Unhealthy”} | ft -Autosize This […]

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While Exchange 2016 is still “New”, there are some warnings or errors you may encounter but they are not actually a problem on the server. Let’s look at the example below: You might think the above warning is telling you something is wrong with the database, actually it’s more informational. While it will log this […]

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