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Tag: Exchange 2016

In my Exchange lab I have been experimenting with Cipher Suite lock down and closing holes in SSL. Here are a list of items that we went through: IIS Crypto check and configure. SSL Labs website check. SSL Certificate check and validations. Strict Transport Security – IIS Firstly, I downloaded IIS Crypto 2.0 from Nartac […]

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In any Exchange organization, it is common to add and remove mailbox databases, especially the default ones Exchange creates with the install. Generally when you want to remove a mailbox database you would need to move any mailboxes, arbitration mailboxes, archive mailboxes, plans, etc. however in Exchange 2016 there is one more. If you try […]

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In Exchange 2016, you can harden access to the Exchange Admin Center (EAC) by creating a rule/s in IIS. To do this you will need to add an additional feature to IIS called “IP and Domain Restrictions”. This can be done from Server Manager and selecting “Add Roles and Features” as shown below: Once installed, […]

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In Exchange 2016, after you have done your installation and all says successful, you login to the Exchange Management Shell and are presented with the following error: Rebooting the server does not help. Checked the PowerShell virtual directory and Basic plus Windows Integrated Authentication was set to $True. Lastly, you need to check your bindings […]

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In my test environment, I have multiple versions of Exchange, Exchange 2010, 2013 and 2016. Exchange 2010 and 2013 log event ID 2080 for the Topology with no errors. All Domain controllers are visible and can be contacted, however a strange error seems to be happening on the Exchange 2016 Servers. Event ID 2080 is […]

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In your Exchange 2016 environment, you might have noticed the following Event (Event ID 9646) being logged: Mapi session (redacted) with client type MoMT exceeded the maximum of 32 objects of type Session To resolve this issue, you can create a registry key on the server and then restart the Exchange Information Store. HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\MSExchangeIS\ParametersSystem\Maximum Allowed […]

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On your Exchange 2013 Server, you may be wondering where all the space is going to, many Exchange Admins are not sure where to find the culprit, so I have put together a small script to list the 4 directories as mentioned below. The Script has 5 buttons, the bottom one called Get Directory Size […]

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If you are running Exchange 2013 or Exchange 2016, sometimes admins make changes to groups and after the topology refresh, you login to the EAC and come across the following error when you click on the Organization Management Group and you notice you cannot perform your daily admin tasks: You can’t copy this role group […]

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