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As an Exchange Server “chef”, I am frequently asked how these things should be cooked, whether the...

Author: Ana-Maria Mihale Date: 07/05/2017

Changing the IP addresses of Exchange 2013 servers in a DAG

A couple of months ago I had a request from a customer to change the ip addresses of all their...

Author: RazvanB Date: 08/05/2015

Exchange 2013 EDGE as a SmartHost with Basic over TLS authentication

Because I had a recent request to use an Exchange 2013 Edge server as a Smarthost with Basic over...

Author: Cristi Timofte Date: 03/30/2015

Enable Free/Busy information between the Office 365 users from two different tenants, when the Autodiscover of one of them is pointing On-Premise

Introduction: If your organization has 2 major tenants under which user population is getting...

Author: Dragos Nita Date: 03/26/2015

[4133 Database one datacenter health check failed.

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“Every day brings a new challenge…” I am still convinced, that whoever said that...

Author: Ana-Maria Mihale Date: 10/08/2014

Exchange 2013 Malware Engine Updates Troubleshooting

As we have introduced Anti-malware filtering by default in Exchange 2013 we have noticed that some...

Author: Cristi Timofte Date: 08/20/2014

How to: RBAC

The topic of this blog is to achieve a RBAC-based solution through which we can limit, or split the...

Author: Laschon Elisabeth Date: 06/24/2014

Manage Send As fails on mail-enabled public folders created in Exchange 2003 and migrated to 2010

I recently had a case with a major customer which inspired me to write this blog post. Consider the...

Author: Marilie Date: 06/02/2014

OAB Download and BITS Service

I’ve recently stumbled upon a scenario related to downloading the offline address book which...

Author: Zebasus Date: 03/21/2014

More on RBAC and customizing new roles for specific needs

RBAC roles are used by the new version of Exchange and some customers highly use them for achieving...

Author: Gabriel-Vasile MUNTEAN Date: 03/20/2014

Exchange 2013 Managed Availability HealthSet Troubleshooting

Knowing how to deal with annoying HealthSet's was scary at the beginning of my experience with...

Author: Cristi Timofte Date: 02/20/2014

Exchange 2010 mailflow troubleshooting guide

I recently had a couple of cases where E-Mails were not being processed from the queues anymore...

Author: Catalin Corpade-Popescu Date: 01/15/2014

More on Exchange Retention and Archiving Policies/troubleshooting

As the Exchange Retention and Archiving Policies is a topic many people run from, I think it is...

Author: Gabriel-Vasile MUNTEAN Date: 01/15/2014

The curious case of the dot

'How often have I said to you that when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains,...

Author: Catalin Corpade-Popescu Date: 01/08/2014

Recovering a Public Folder Database after a Hardware Crash

You’re just too "simple", to be true Can't take my eyes off of you… :)...

Author: Ana-Maria Mihale Date: 01/08/2014

Performance monitor counters for monitoring Named Properties and Replication Identifiers are not available in Exchange 2010

Assume you want to monitor the growth rate of the named properties or replication identifiers in...

Author: andreigh Date: 12/11/2013

How does Autodiscover service retrieve Outlook Anywhere ClientAuthenticationMethod in Exchange 2010?

This post comes as a result to a recent issue that I encountered on a support incident with high...

Author: Georgiana Ionascu Date: 11/13/2013

Exchange Search Indexing Issues and Proxies or Firewalls

This Blog Post refers to Exchange 2007 and Exchange 2010. In Exchange 2013 we replaced the Indexing...

Author: Patriciu Date: 08/20/2013

Exchange and Antiviruses

Many times it has been seen in support that Antiviruses cause all kind of issues. I thought we...

Author: Patriciu Date: 05/30/2013

How do Retention Policies work under specific scenarios?

Let’s take the following example: We have an Exchange 2010 User who is traveling a lot (Sales...

Author: Patriciu Date: 05/20/2013

Full Mailbox Access Rights + Send On Behalf = Send As ?

Update 21.08.2015: as of Exchange 2010 SP3 Ru8 this is not valid anymore. More Info here:...

Author: Patriciu Date: 04/06/2012

The "not so simple" Simple Display Name

Consider the following scenario: This applies both to Exchange 2007 and Exchange 2010. We have two...

Author: Patriciu Date: 03/26/2012

We receive NDR 550 5.6.0." smtpsendrdstnottransmittable" when sending e-mail to mail-enabled Public Folder on Exchange 2003

You just installed Exchange 2007 or 2010 in coexistence with Exchange 2003 in order to proceed to...

Author: regaya Date: 01/18/2012

NDR storm between members of a distribution list in Exchange 2010/2007.

I recently came across a very interesting issue that is affecting Exchange 2007 all versions but...

Author: RazvanB Date: 04/28/2011

RBAC - How To implement Exchange 2003 Admin Group model

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE Let’s say that in Exchange 2010 via RBAC you...

Author: andreigherghescu Date: 03/23/2011

Another method of obtaining ExTRA traces - Windows2008SP2/R2 version

You all may have followed Scotchs blog for obtaining extra .ETL traces to submit to MS Support....

Author: andreigherghescu Date: 02/02/2011

Some PowerShell commands will not show all the information

We recently came across on a situation where running a PowerShell command like: Get-Transportserver...

Author: Noaghea Alin Date: 12/06/2010

How do we do it? 2.) Deleting “Ghost Reminders” using MFCMapi

Consider the following scenario: You’re Mailbox resides on an Exchange 2003, Exchange 2007 or...

Author: Patriciu Date: 11/21/2010

Setup for Exchange 2010 Service Pack 1 failing with : “Process execution failed with exit code 1168”

Consider the following Scenario: You have an Exchange 2010 Organisation. When you try to install for...

Author: Patriciu Date: 11/21/2010

OWA Signature Size in Exchange 2007

In Exchange 2003 we had an issue with the Signature Size that could be entered in OWA. The size was...

Author: Patriciu Date: 11/12/2010

How do we do it? 1.) Forwarding ICS Files to External Recipients

Consider the following scenario: You create a Meeting Request, add an External Contact from your...

Author: Patriciu Date: 11/12/2010

Outlook Web App 2010 Redirect to Outlook Web Access 2007 for New Mailboxes when selecting German language at first Logon resulting in 400 Bad Request.

Consider the following scenario – Exchange 2010 SP1 RU1 + Exchange 2007 SP3 mixed environment....

Author: Patriciu Date: 11/11/2010

Using MFCMapi to connect to the Exchange System Attendant Mailbox / Arbitration Mailbox

Here’s some info on how to use MFCMapi to connect to the System Attendant Mailbox when needed....

Author: Patriciu Date: 11/01/2010

Modifying AD Attributes (ex Company) are not being picked up automatically by Exchange 2007

Consider the following Scenario: Exchange 2007 + Outlook in Cached Mode (1) Create a new Address...

Author: Patriciu Date: 10/28/2010

Reminders in Exchange 2010 SP1

Just stumbled upon an interessting issue in Exchange 2010. Consider the following Scenario: Exchange...

Author: Patriciu Date: 10/27/2010

Activesync logging in Exchange 2003 and 2007

In this topic we will discuss the different tools or components that can be used to generate logs...

Author: iuliang Date: 05/14/2010

Strange Error with OAB and System Public Folders in Exchange 2007

I once ran into an interesting issue with a customer, with an error regarding to Public Folders that...

Author: andreigherghescu Date: 05/13/2010

Automatic converison of UDG in USG in Exchange 2007

Consider following scenario: Exchange 2007 SP2 in place and Outlook 2007 SP2. For the mail flow you...

Author: CodrinN_1 Date: 05/11/2010

Mailbox folders categories

Many times administrators are called for help by users whose maibox folders are duplicated. There...

Author: iuliang Date: 05/07/2010

How to increase the Logging Levels in Exchange 2003,2007 and 2010

  In Exchange 2003: There are two options to increase the Logging levels in Exchange 2003....

Author: Noaghea Alin Date: 05/03/2010

How to find the Object that belongs to a GUID

When troubleshooting an error message which only displays a GUID, and does not make any reference to...

Author: Noaghea Alin Date: 04/22/2010

Exchange 2007 and Activesync mailbox policies

Exchange 2007 Service Pack 1 introduced a new series of Windows Mobile policy settings, allowing for...

Author: iuliang Date: 04/21/2010

Exchange 2010 SP1 summary

Last week the big announce was made here: http://msexchangeteam.com/archive/2010/04/07/454533.aspx ....

Author: CodrinN_1 Date: 04/12/2010

PR_PREDECESSOR_CHANGE_LIST MAPI Property and its limit

I had to deal recently with a problem which turned out it can be an important issue in some...

Author: CodrinN_1 Date: 02/23/2010

Backup issues and limitations with Exchange 2010 and DAG

I have come up with the following conclusions after testing some backup functionalities with Windows...

Author: andreigherghescu Date: 02/13/2010

IP Addresses are sometimes not shown in Anti-Spam log (get-agentlog). Why?

We have the following scenario: Exchange 2007 in place and Anti-Spam agents enabled on your HUB...

Author: CodrinN_1 Date: 02/08/2010

Named Properties problems: A workaround

If you are already familiarized with the named property concept on Exchange 2003…well this usually...

Author: mihais Date: 08/31/2009

Public Folder Replication Tip: Replication Message Size Limit value

When troubleshooting public folder replication one should always keep in mind that the replication...

Author: mihais Date: 07/21/2009

Stub objects remain on source mailbox servers after mailbox move

If you are moving mailboxes between servers in Exchange 2003 SP2 or Exchange 2007 and your clients...

Author: iuliang Date: 07/16/2009

Bulk change advanced properties of internet message format domains - Exchange 2003

In order to bulk enable the options "Allow out of office responses, Allow delivery reports, Allow...

Author: radu.stefan Date: 07/10/2009

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