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Microsoft Updates Guidance for Customers Running Outdated Exchange Server Cumulative Updates and .NET Framework Versions


Microsoft’s servicing model for Exchange 2013 and 2016, and presumably for all future versions of Exchange Server, involves quarterly releases known as cumulative updates (CUs).

Each CU release is supported for three months after the release of the next CU. …

An Update on Office 365 Requiring TLS 1.2

Hello Exchange Server followers! In December 2017 it was announced Office 365 planned to discontinue support for TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 connections on March 1st, 2018, and after that time only TLS 1.2 connections would be allowed …

Demystifying Hybrid Free/Busy: what are the moving parts?

Hybrid Free/Busy is one of those things that many people do not fully understand. If everything works well, the complexity is hidden from view and people working in various parts of organization can seamlessly work together. But if things go …

Now your enterprise mobility management solution can be used to simply set up and configure Outlook for iOS and Android for Exchange on-premises

Today, we are announcing the availability of new functionality in Outlook for iOS and Android that simplifies the Exchange onpremises email account set up with Microsoft Intune and other enterprise mobility management (EMM) solutions 

Now

Exchange Server TLS guidance, part 1: Getting Ready for TLS 1.2

Overview

As the realm of security in technology continues to evolve over time, every so often we say hello to newer and more competent versions of technologies while saying goodbye to their older siblings.

By the time you are reading …

Exchange Server guidance to protect against speculative execution side-channel vulnerabilities

We wanted to make you aware that we have now published a KB article on this subject, KB4074871. Please read it here:

Exchange Server guidance to protect against speculative execution side-channel vulnerabilities

The Exchange Team

Exchange Team

The case of Reply Log Manager not letting lagged copy lag

In a previous blog post Ross Smith IV had explained what the Replay Lag Manager is and what it does. It’s a great feature that’s somewhat underappreciated. We’ve seen a few support cases that seemed to have been opened out …

Released: December 2017 Quarterly Exchange Updates

The December quarterly release updates for Exchange Server are now available on the download center (links below). In addition to the planned cumulative updates for Exchange Server 2013 and 2016, we have published an update rollup for Exchange Server 2010. …

Announcing Hybrid Modern Authentication for Exchange On-Premises

We’re very happy to announce support for Hybrid Modern Authentication (HMA) with the next set of cumulative updates (CU) for Exchange 2013 and Exchange 2016, that’s CU8 for Exchange Server 2016, and CU19 for Exchange Server 2013.

What is HMA?

Understanding modern public folder quotas

As a part of our ‘demystifying modern public folders’ series we have so far discussed the modern public folder deployment best practices and available logging for monitoring public folder connections. In this blog post, we are going to discuss …

Why is my Address Rewriting not working as expected?

Address Rewriting is a feature of the Transport Agent that runs on the Edge Server role. It enables the modification of addresses for both senders and recipients on messages that enter and leave your Exchange organization. First introduced in Exchange …

TAP: Outlook mobile support for Exchange on-premises with Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security

As announced at Ignite 2017, Outlook for iOS & Android will soon be fully powered by the Microsoft Cloud for hybrid Exchange on-premises customers. These updates will also provide support for management via Microsoft Intune, included in Enterprise Mobility …

Migrate your public folders to Office 365 Groups

Over the last few months, we ran a TAP Program where our customers tested the batch migration process to move their public folders (both online and on-premises) to Office 365 Groups. We want to thank all of the customers who …

Modern public folders logging and when to use it

Hello again! In our last article, we discussed recommendations for deployment of public folders and public folder mailboxes. In this post, we will be discussing methods and tips for monitoring connections being made to the Public Folder mailboxes with …

Released: June 2017 Quarterly Exchange Updates

The latest set of Cumulative Updates for Exchange Server 2016 and Exchange Server 2013 are now available on the download center. These releases include fixes to customer reported issues, all previously reported security/quality issues and updated functionality.

Updated functionality in

Deep Dive: How Hybrid Authentication Really Works

A hybrid deployment offers organizations the ability to extend the feature-rich experience and administrative control they have with their existing on-premises Microsoft Exchange organization to the cloud. A hybrid deployment provides the seamless look and feel of a single Exchange …

Demystifying Certificate Based Authentication with ActiveSync in Exchange 2013 and 2016 (On-Premises)

Some of the more complicated support calls we see are related to Certificate Based Authentication (CBA) with ActiveSync. This post is intended to provide some clarifications of this topic and give you troubleshooting tips.
What is Certificate Based Authentication (CBA)? …

2nd call for public folders to O365 Groups migrations

We got some replies to our previous post on the subject, but wanted to reach out again as we want to make sure we validate this scenario well. Therefore, here is an updated request:

If you are using Public …

Accessing public folder favorites

Introduction

Seeing that Outlook desktop and Outlook on the web (or OWA, depending on version) do not support the same types of public folders (or folders added to Favorites) we wanted to talk about what is expected behavior when public …

Released: March 2017 Quarterly Exchange Updates

With this month’s quarterly release we bid a fond farewell to Exchange Server 2007. Support for Exchange Server 2007 expires on 4/11/2017. Update Rollup 23 for Service Pack 3 will be the last update rollup released for the Exchange Server …

Announcing the availability of modern public folder migration to Exchange Online

We are happy to announce the availability of public folder migration from Exchange Server 2013/2016 on-premises to Exchange Online! Many of our customers asked us for this, and the full documentation is now here. To ensure that any version-specific instructions …

Using CompleteAfter to Manage Automatic Completion of Mailbox Move Requests

When Exchange Server 2010 brought us the miracle of online mailbox moves there was much rejoicing, for it meant no longer burdening our users with lengthy outages while their mailboxes were moved. However, the online mailbox move process was not …

Analyzing Exchange Transaction Log Generation Statistics – Revisited

Almost 4 years ago, I wrote a script called GetTransactionLogStats.ps1, and originally blogged about it here. At the original time of writing, the primary purpose of the script was to collect transaction log generation data, and use that …

Released: Exchange Server Role Requirements Calculator 8.4

Today, we released an updated version of the Exchange Server Role Requirements Calculator.

This release focuses on bug fixes with the DAG auto-calculation functionality that was introduced in 8.3, as well as, support for ReplayLagMaxDelay.

In addition to …

Released: December 2016 Quarterly Exchange Updates

Today we are announcing the latest set of Cumulative Updates for Exchange Server 2016 and Exchange Server 2013. These releases include fixes to customer reported issues and updated functionality. Exchange Server 2016 Cumulative Update 4 and Exchange Server 2013 Cumulative

Modern public folder deployment best practices

Introduction

Since the release of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013, we have heard questions regarding the sizing and deployment of modern public folders. It is important to plan migrations for public folders so the client experience with their use is …

Help us test Exchange public folder migrations to Office 365 Groups

If you are using Public Folders (legacy or Modern) and would like to migrate some of them to Office 365 Groups, we are working on a solution for that. We are starting with the migration of Calendar folders and will …

Issues Reported with Exchange Server 2013 CU14 and Exchange Server 2016 CU3

Fellow Exchange MVP Jaap Wesselius has written about reports of content index failures for Exchange servers that have been installed or updated with Exchange Server 2013 CU14 or Exchange Server 2016 CU3. Those cumulative updates were released by Microsoft in …

Is a Domain Controller Required When Using Azure to Host the File Share Witness for a Database Availability Group?

I received a question in my mailbox overnight from a reader of the 70-345 exam reference. I figured it would be helpful to post the answer here as well, since it is probably a question that many people wonder …

Unexpected Authentication Prompts in Outlook

I build a lot of Exchange environments – for customers, for testing, for training courses. My build process is fairly well refined, and avoids common issues like incorrect namespace configuration or invalid SSL certificates. But every now and …

September 2016 Updates for Exchange Server 2016/2013

Microsoft has released new cumulative updates for Exchange Server 2016 and 2013 this month, announcing:

  • Exchange Server 2016 Cumulative Update 3 (download)
  • Exchange Server 2013 Cumulative Update 14 (download)

These releases follow last week’s release of …

Released: Exchange Server Role Requirements Calculator 8.3

Today, we released an updated version of the Exchange Server Role Requirements Calculator.

This release focuses around two specific enhancements.

  1. Exchange 2016 designs now take into account the CU3 improvement that reduces the bandwidth required between active and passive

Deprecating support for SmartScreen in Outlook and Exchange

What are we announcing?

  1. On November 1, 2016, Microsoft will stop generating updates for the SmartScreen spam filters in Exchange Server 2016 and earlier (2013, 2010, 2007), Outlook 2016 for Windows and earlier (2013, 2010, 2007) and Outlook 2011 for

FAQ: In What Order Should You Install Service Packs, Update Rollups, and Cumulative Updates?

I’m often asked questions about which order Exchange Server updates need to be installed in. In fact, I’m asked it so often that I wonder why I haven’t written this FAQ before. So here it is, and hopefully this will …

Help us test Exchange 2013/2016 to Exchange Online public folder migration

Right on the heels of our recent TAP program announcement, we wanted to see if there are customers who would like to help us validate migration of modern public folders from Exchange 2013/2016 to Exchange Online (EXO). This is …

Configuring a Hierarchical Address Book in Exchange Server

In an Exchange Server organization the address book that users see in Outlook is basically just a flat, alphabetical list of names. There’s no easy way to look at the address book and work out the structure of the organization, …

How to Enable Kerberos Authentication for Accessing Exchange in a Resource Forest

Consider a hypothetical scenario where Contoso merges with World Wide Importers, and the two combine each others resources. World Wide Importers has Exchange 2016 deployed, so it’s decided that users from Contoso will link their accounts to mailboxes in worldwideimporters.com …

Expired Certificates Cause Exchange Cumulative Updates to Fail

From the Department of I Wish The Prerequisite Analysis Checked for This, comes the unfortunate issue that customers with expired SSL certificates will run into when they try to install an Exchange cumulative update. In short, the CU install will …

June 2016 Updates for Exchange Server 2016/2013

Microsoft has released the latest cumulative updates for Exchange Server 2016 and 2016 this month, with the release of:

  • Exchange Server 2016 Cumulative Update 2 (download)
  • Exchange Server 2013 Cumulative Update 13 (download)

You might also …

Released: June 2016 Quarterly Exchange Updates

Today we are announcing the latest set of Cumulative Updates for Exchange Server 2016 and Exchange Server 2013. In addition to normal fixes to customer reported issues, these releases also include updated functionality. Exchange Server 2016 Cumulative Update 2 and …

Using Test-ReplicationHealth to Troubleshoot Database Availability Groups

Database availability groups are reasonably smart and robust systems, but they do need monitoring, or else you might find one day they are not providing the HA that you need them to. One of the useful PowerShell cmdlets for keeping …

Using Activation Policies to Prevent Database Copies Mounting in Other Sites

A lot of organizations that deploy multi-site database availability groups do so with the intention of using one site for normal production operations, and one for disaster recovery. This design usually leads to a desire to control where database copies …

Server Component States During Cumulative Update Installation

If you’ve performed maintenance on a database availability group member before, then you’re likely already familiar with the procedures for putting DAG members in and out of maintenance mode. If this is a new topic for you, here’s two articles …

Checklist for troubleshooting Outlook connectivity in Exchange 2013 and 2016 (on-premises)

Some of relatively common and difficult issues we see in support are related to Outlook connectivity to Exchange.  There are several variations that we classify as connectivity (related to server performance or otherwise).  They can include:

  • Clients prompting for credentials

Microsoft Warns of Potential Data Loss during Public Folder Migrations

Microsoft has issued a warning in KB3161916 about a potential data loss scenario that can occur during public folder migrations. Before anyone panics, it’s important to understand that this issue impacts public folders where…

…all your folders’ replicas aren’t on

KB3161916 Published To Address Issue With Modern Public Folder Migrations

Customers currently in the process of finalizing a migration from legacy Public Folders in Exchange 2010/2007 to Modern Public Folders in Exchange Online or Exchange 2016/2013, should read KB3161916.  We’ve identified a scenario which, although it doesn’t appear to …

Rebuilding Content Indexes for Exchange Databases

How to start and monitor the repair of a failed content index for an Exchange Server mailbox database.

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Exchange Best Practices: Datacenter Activation Coordination Mode

It is recommended to enable Datacenter Activation Coordination (DAC) mode for Exchange database availability groups that meet the criteria.

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Released: March 2016 Quarterly Exchange Updates

The Exchange team is happy to announce our spring quarterly updates for Exchange Server are now available on the Microsoft Download Center. Exchange Server 2016 receives its first Cumulative Update, and Exchange Server 2013 Cumulative Update 12 is also released. …

Remote PowerShell Proxying Behavior in Exchange 2013 CU12 and Exchange 2016

In Exchange 2013 CU11, we introduced a change to the way Remote PowerShell (RPS) functioned.

Prior to CU11, Exchange 2013 routed Remote PowerShell requests by finding a random mailbox that is either higher than the ExchClientVer that is specified …

Monitoring Exchange Server Health with Amazon Web Services Route 53

How to set up health checks and alarms for Exchange Server services using Amazon Web Services Route 53.

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Important notice about certificate expiration for Exchange 2013 Hybrid customers

If you’re running Exchange 2013 and you’ve configured a hybrid deployment with Office 365, this post contains important information that might impact you. Please evaluate this information and take any necessary action before April 15, 2016.

On April 15 2016

Using Exchange Transport Rules to Add Email Signatures to Messages

Why using transport rules for email signatures and disclaimers may not give you the results you’re hoping for.

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Configuring the TLS Certificate Name for Exchange Server Receive Connectors

Consider a scenario in which you’re trying to do the right thing by ensuring that authenticated SMTP client connections to your Exchange server are protected by TLS encryption. Most commonly this will be when you have IMAP or POP clients …

On .NET Framework 4.6.1 and Exchange compatibility

We wanted to post a quick note to call out that since yesterday, the .NET Framework 4.6.1 has been made a recommended update on WU (Windows Update).

As we have already stated in the Exchange Supportability Matrix, at this …

Adding New Email Addresses for Multiple Mailbox Users

Email addresses are an ever changing requirement for many organizations, particularly when mergers, acquisitions, or re-branding exercises are under way. Naturally this is something that falls on the Exchange administrator to solve. There’s a variety of scenarios that could be …

Exchange Best Practices: Mailbox Storage Quotas

Applying storage quotas to Exchange Server mailboxes is a best practice.

The trend for Exchange Server in recent years is towards larger mailboxes. Email is a heavily used application, users are demanding more storage for their email, and current …

Exchange Best Practices: Deploying Multi-Role Servers

When deploying new Exchange servers it is a best practice to deploy multi-role servers.

The term multi-role may cause confusion for some people, so to be clear:

Exchange Analyzer v0.1.1-Beta.2 Released

I’m pleased to announce the second beta release of Exchange Analyzer.

This release contains the following fixes and improvements:

  • Added new test AD001: Active Directory domain functional level
  • Added new test AD002: Active Directory forest functional level
  • Fixed error

Exchange Analyzer v0.1.0-Beta.1 Released

I’m pleased to announce the first beta release of Exchange Analyzer.

Exchange Analyzer is a PowerShell tool that scans an Exchange Server 2013/2016 organization and reports on compliance with best practices.

Exchange Analyzer Sample Report
Exchange Analyzer Sample Report

Exchange Analyzer is an …

Exchange Best Practices: Client Access Namespaces

When deploying Exchange Server 2013 or 2016 there are some best practices to be aware of for your namespace configuration.

  • Servers within an Active Directory site should have the same namespaces configured
  • Namespaces should not contain server fully qualified domain

Exchange Server 2013 Cumulative Update 11 Released

Microsoft has released Cumulative Update 11 for Exchange Server 2013.

From the Microsoft Exchange Team blog:

The release includes fixes for customer reported issues, minor product enhancements and previously released security bulletins. A complete list of customer reported issues

Released: December 2015 Quarterly Exchange Updates

The Exchange team is announcing the availability of our latest quarterly update for Exchange Server 2013 as well as updates for Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 3 and Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3.

Cumulative Update 11 for Exchange Server …

Exchange Management Shell and Mailbox Anchoring

Coming to the next CUs for Exchange 2013 and Exchange 2016 there are some changes to how the Exchange Management Shell (EMS) connects to Exchange. In previous versions, we have seen that customers who were reliant on a load balanced …

Performing a Like for Like Exchange Server Migration

Very often I receive a question about migrating from one Exchange server to another at the same version of Exchange – or what I refer to as a “like for like” migration.

The common reasons for this type of migration …

Podcast Episode 12: High Availability with Michael Van Horenbeeck and Steve Goodman

This episode is the final for 2015 before I take a break over the holiday period. I plan to bring back the podcast with new episodes in 2016 as well.

Please take a moment to fill out the Exchange Server …

PowerShell Function to Connect to Exchange On-Premises

Connecting to Exchange on-premises using PowerShell remoting is a simple task, and means that you do not need to go the trouble of installing the Exchange management tools on your computer just to perform day to day administrative tasks.

There …

Managing Exchange Server Mailbox Quotas

Back in 2010 Microsoft published their Large Mailbox Vision whitepaper for Exchange Server 2010 to explain how customers could leverage improvements in the platform, as well as the declining cost of storage, to provide large mailboxes for their end users. …

Exchange Active Directory Deployment Site

When installing a brand new Exchange server, there are several things that you should consider. One of them is that things will go smoother if you deploy a new currently supported version of Exchange server into a live production environment …

Podcast Episode 9: Running Exchange in the Real World with Phoummala Schmitt

phoummalaMy guest for this episode is Phoummala Schmitt.

Phoummala has a broad range of experience that focuses on Microsoft software, VMware, and enterprise storage. She regularly writes for Petri.com, The Register and 24x7ITconnection.com, as well as her own …

Podcast Episode 8: The Preferred Architecture with Mike Crowley

Crowley_MikeMy guest for this episode is Mike Crowley.

Mike is a 6 time Exchange Server MVP, and works as an Executive Consultant for Baseline Technologies in the Washington DC Metro area.

This episode of the Exchange Server Pro Podcast is …

Troubleshooting Email Delivery with Message Tracking

After you’re sure that SMTP connectivity to the Exchange server is working, and that the Exchange server is accepting the inbound email, you can begin troubleshooting in the transport pipeline. The transport architecture for each version of Microsoft Exchange Server …

Client Connectivity in an Exchange 2016 Coexistence Environment with Mixed Exchange Versions

Our goal with this article is to articulate the various connectivity scenarios you may encounter in your Exchange 2016 designs. To that end, this article will begin with a walk through of a deployment that consists of Exchange 2013 and …

Client Connectivity in an Exchange 2016 Coexistence Environment with Exchange 2013

Our goal with this article is to articulate the various connectivity scenarios you may encounter in your Exchange 2016 designs. To that end, this article will begin with a walk through of a deployment that consists of Exchange 2013 in …

Service ‘WMSVC’ Failed to Reach Status ‘Running’ On This Server

Exchange Server setup may fail with an error message:

“Microsoft.Exchange.Configuration.Tasks.ServiceDidNotReachStatusException:
Service ‘WMSVC’ failed to reach status ‘Running’ on this server.

In the Exchange setup log file you may see the following lines:

Current service status query time is '10/26/2015 3:11:17 

All Exchange 2013 Servers in the Organization Must Have Exchange 2013 Cumulative Update 10 or Later Installed

When you are installing Exchange Server 2016 into an existing organization you may encounter a setup error:

All Exchange 2013 servers in the organization must have Exchange 2013 Cumulative Update 10 or later installed.

Cumulative Update 10 for Exchange Server …

Set-MailboxQuota.ps1 – A PowerShell Script for Configuring Exchange Server Mailbox Quotas

Although the trend in recent years is towards larger and larger mailboxes there are still many organizations that set mailbox quotas for their Exchange users. I do actually recommend setting mailbox quotas in just about every organization anyway, because “unlimited” …

Exchange 2016 Coexistence with Kerberos Authentication

With the release of Exchange Server 2016, I thought it would be best to document our guidance around utilizing Kerberos authentication for MAPI clients. Like with the last two releases, the solution leverages deploying an Alternate Service Account (ASA) credential …

Enabling BitLocker on Exchange Servers

The Exchange Preferred Architecture, for both Exchange Server 2013 and Exchange Server 2016, recommends enabling BitLocker on fixed data drives that store Exchange database files. Over the years, there have been a number of questions regarding how BitLocker should …

Podcast Episode 5: Hybrid Exchange with Michael Van Horenbeeck

michaelMy guest for this episode is Michael Van Horenbeeck.

Michael is a Microsoft Certified Solutions Master, and an Exchange Server MVP from Belgium. He works for Enow, a company that provides systems management software for Microsoft technologies, specializing in Exchange, …

Exchange Server Role Requirements Calculator Update

v7.8 of the calculator introduces support for Exchange 2016! Yes, that’s right, you don’t need a separate calculator, v7.8 and later supports Exchange 2013 or Exchange 2016 deployments. Moving forward, the calculator is branded as the Exchange Server Role Requirements …

Beware of Bad Advice About Exchange Servers and Windows Firewall

Let’s face it, the internet is full of bad advice, especially when it comes to technical topics. And I’m not talking about articles or blog posts you might find that are just badly written, or are wrong for your specific …

Resilient File System (ReFS) and Microsoft Exchange Server

Microsoft’s Resilient File System (ReFS) was introduced with Windows Server 2012. ReFS is not a direct replacement for NTFS, and is missing some underlying NTFS features, but is designed to be (as the name suggests) a more resilient file system …

Introducing Public Folder “Lost and Found” functionality

What is this about

In both Exchange Server 2016 and Office 365, recovering a deleted Public Folder Mailbox presents the possibility for a recovered Secondary PF Mailbox to contain Public Folders that may no longer be resident on a newly-created …

Can Exchange 2013 and Exchange 2016 Servers Be Added to the Same Database Availability Group?

Q: Can a Database Availability Group have a mix of Exchange Server 2013 and Exchange Server 2016 members?

A: No.

When information about Windows Server 10 began to emerge one of the interesting items was mixed-mode clusters, which will …

Using Dynamic Public IP Addresses for Exchange Server

Every now and then I get a question relating to running an Exchange server on an internet connection that only has a dynamic public IP address available. This is most common when people are running an Exchange Server test environment

Use Admin Audit Logging to Track Changes Made by Administrators

Who changed that email address policy? Who dismounted that database? Who granted that person access to the CEO’s mailbox?

As an Exchange administrator those are all the type of questions you could be asked quite regularly, especially if you work …

Troubleshooting SMTP Connectivity from External Senders

In this article we’re going to look at troubleshooting email delivery problems from external senders, focusing on SMTP connectivity. To begin with we’ll use a simple scenario of an external sender emailing a person in the organization. This organization is …

Exchange Server 2013 Cumulative Update 10 Released

Microsoft has released Cumulative Update 10 for Exchange Server 2013.

From the Microsoft Exchange Team blog:

The release includes fixes for customer reported issues, minor product enhancements and previously released security bulletins, including MS15-103.

Cumulative Update 10 does not

New Public Folder Picker for OWA

The Exchange Public Folder team has been working on improving the Public Folder experience in OWA. Today we are announcing a new feature available in Exchange Server 2013 CU10, Exchange Server 2016, as well as Office 365 customers over …

Released: September 2015 Quarterly Exchange Updates

The Exchange team is announcing today the availability of our latest quarterly update for Exchange Server 2013 and Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 3 Update Rollup 11.

Cumulative Update 10 for Exchange Server 2013 and UM Language Packs are now …

Ask The Perf Guy: What’s The Story With Hyperthreading and Virtualization?

There’s been a fair amount of confusion amongst customers and partners lately about the right way to think about hyperthreading when virtualizing Exchange. Hopefully I can clear up that confusion very quickly.

We’ve had relatively strong guidance in recent versions …

The Hunt for Missing Emails in an Exchange Server Environment

A lot of the comments and questions I receive here relate to situations where an admin is trying to locate missing emails and needs some advice on where to look. Hunting for missing emails is a task that many Exchange …

Get Distribution Group Member Counts with PowerShell

Large distribution groups can lead to some unfortunate incidents in an Exchange organization, such as the one that occurred at Reuters recently when a person was able to send to 33,000 recipients, causing a server-crushing increase in email traffic as …

PowerShell Scripts for Your Exchange Server Toolkit

One of the great things about Exchange Server is the ability to use PowerShell for a wide variety of administration tasks. And one of the great strengths of PowerShell is the ability to use scripts to automate complex or repetitive …

Enabling External Users to Book Exchange Room Calendars

By default an Exchange Server room mailbox does not permit external senders to make bookings. However there is an option that you can configure to allow external senders to make bookings if you need them to.

In this example scenario …

PowerShell Script to Configure Exchange Server Client Access URLs

ConfigureExchangeURLs.ps1 is a PowerShell script to make it quick and easy to configure the Client Access namespaces on your Exchange servers. The script is designed to apply the same namespace to all Client Access services on the server. You can …

Renewing an SSL Certificate for Exchange Server 2013

At some point in time after you’ve installed an SSL certificate for Exchange Server 2013 you’ll need to renew that certificate. Hopefully you aren’t scrambling to complete this task because your certificate has expired. Most certificate authorities will email you …

PowerShell Script to Generate Antivirus Exclusions List for Exchange Server 2013

Antivirus software that is not correctly configured is a fairly common cause of many performance and stability issues with Exchange. It’s a good idea to run antivirus software on your Exchange 2013 servers to help prevent malware, and I always …

PowerShell Script to Report RBAC Role Group Membership

Role Based Access Control (RBAC) enables us to control the level of administrative control granted to IT staff and users in an Exchange organization. Exchange Server 2010 and later versions ship with a number of built-in role groups that we …