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Tag: Exchange 2010

In Exchange 2010 or another other version like 2013 or 2016, you probably came across the fact that when a user sets up there out of office, all looks fine. You receive the mailtip in outlook, you can check the event logs on the CAS server and it will show as successful however you don’t […]

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As an Exchange Admin, you might have your saved list of commands you use on a daily or weekly basis. I would like to share my Top 10 list of commands used in Exchange, as some of the environments worked on are massive, these might not be your Top 10 but you can add them […]

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In your Exchange 2010 environment, you may be performing DAG fail-overs to perform maintenance etc. but sometimes it doesn’t always work as you want it to. When you initiate the fail over either from PowerShell or the Exchange Control Panel, you might encounter the following error Below is the command used: Move-ActiveMailboxDatabase -Server MBX1 -ActivateOnServer […]

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In your Exchange Environment, whether it be a 2010 or higher version, you probably are planning on setting up a DAG. While we not going to go through the setup of creating the DAG, one of the important parts is ensuring you have Quorum and you can do so by setting up a File Witness […]

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In your Exchange 2010 Environment, you may be performing Rollup Upgrades from time to time to fix certain issues in previous Rollups or just moving to the latest version Microsoft provides. While this is a pretty straight forward installation, you do need to ensure that you follow the correct steps in applying it. I strongly […]

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In your Exchange 2010 or 2013 Environment, you might have a called logged by a user/s whereby they cannot add in new mailbox rules within outlook or when you are saving a rule you come across the following error: One or more rules could not be uploaded to Exchange server and have been deactivated. This […]

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Within your Exchange 2010 SP3 environment, you might be carrying out Rollup installation tasks, going from one Rollup to the next or installing a brand new server with the latest Rollup. We hope that installations go smooth but sometimes you run into a problem as we will show below, this is just one of many […]

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If you are installing a new Exchange 2010 Server or want to update the existing servers’ Autodiscover and EWS URLs, then follow the commands below. EWS (Exchange WEB Services) To check what the URL is currently, run the following command from the Exchange Management Shell (EMS): Get-WebServicesVirtualDirectory |fl identity,internalurl,externalurl This is the output of running […]

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In Exchange, be it Exchange 2010, Exchange 2013 or Exchange 2016, you might have come across back pressure alerts or where Exchange just won’t function. These include: Disk space Memory These in turn log different event logs, you might see the following Event ID’s logged in the application log: 15004 15006 If we take a […]

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In Exchange, whether it is Exchange 2010, Exchange 2013 or Exchange 2016, there is always some sort of confusion when it comes to deleting or disabling a user mailbox. While one will leave the account in tact and disconnect the mailbox, the other one will remove the account and mailbox. Here is an explanation of […]

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