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Microsoft Updates Guidance for Customers Running Outdated Exchange Server Cumulative Updates and .NET Framework Versions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

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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 …

Ask the Perf Guy: Update to scalability guidance for Exchange 2016

I’m happy to announce a significant update to our scalability guidance for Exchange 2016. Effective immediately, we are increasing our maximum recommended memory for deployments of Exchange 2016 from 96 GB to 196 GB.

This change is now reflected within …

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

Announcing Original Folder Item Recovery

Cumulative Update 6 (CU6) for Exchange Server 2016 will be released soonTM, but before that happens, I wanted to make you aware of a behavior change in item recovery that is shipping in CU6.  Hopefully this information will …

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 …

Exchange Server Edge Support on Windows Server 2016 Update

Today we are announcing an update to our support policy for Windows Server 2016 and Exchange Server 2016. At this time we do not recommend customers install the Exchange Edge role on Windows Server 2016. We also do not recommend …

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 …

Changing the OWA Reply All Default Setting to Reply

One of Microsoft’s interesting design decisions with Outlook on the web (OWA) for Exchange is the default setting of “Reply all” for replying to email messages.

As any seasoned email admin will tell you, careless use of “Reply all” has …

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 …

New Pluralsight Course – Designing & Deploying Exchange 2016 (70-345) Hybrid and Migration

The final course in my series with Pluralsight for the Exchange 2016 certification exam (70-345) is now available. This course covers the “Implement and manage coexistence, hybrid scenarios, migration, and federation” portion of the exam.

In this course you’ll learn …

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 …

Exchange Server 2016 Migration – Removing Legacy Servers

When all of the services and data have been migrated to Exchange Server 2016, you can begin to decommission the legacy Exchange servers from your environment. Exchange servers must be correctly removed from an organization by uninstalling the application. …

Exchange Server 2016 Migration – Public Folder Migration

For an Exchange 2016 migration, the public folder migration options depend on which version of Exchange you’re migrating from:

  • If you are migrating modern public folders from Exchange 2013 to Exchange 2016, you can simply move the public folder

Microsoft Graph Preview for Exchange 2016 customers

We are interested in working with Exchange 2016 customers or partners to help us validate Exchange hybrid scenarios using Microsoft Graph. This will be a self-paced development project where your developers will scope and get technical help to unblock Graph …

Exchange Server 2016 Migration – Migrating Mailboxes

The Exchange 2016 migration project for Not Real University has reached the stage where they can begin their mailbox migration.

When planning a mailbox migration it’s useful to review how much data each mailbox actually stores. This is important to …

Exchange Server 2016 Migration – Mail Flow Cutover

The mail flow cutover during an Exchange 2016 migration usually needs to be considered for three scenarios:

  • Inbound internet mail flow
  • Outbound internet mail flow
  • Internal application relay

For some organizations there’ll be additional scenarios to consider as well, such …

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

Exchange Server 2016 Migration – Client Access Namespace Cutover

The Exchange 2016 migration for Not Real University is at the stage where they are ready to cut over their client access namespaces to point to Exchange 2016. The cutover itself is just a DNS change for internal namespaces, and …

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 …

Exchange Server 2016 Migration – Preparing for Coexistence

The Exchange 2016 migration for Not Real University is getting to the stage where they can start cutting over client access and transport services to the Exchange 2016 Mailbox server. This stage is referred to as coexistence. Before any services …

Exchange Server 2016 Migration – Configuring Mailbox Databases

At this stage of the Exchange 2016 migration the Mailbox server has been installed, and the client access services have been configured. To continue with the configuration of the server, in this article we’ll look at configuring mailbox …

New Pluralsight Course – Designing & Deploying Exchange 2016 (70-345) Recipients and Security

The next course in my series with Pluralsight for the Exchange 2016 certification exam (70-345) is now available. This course covers the “Plan, deploy and manage Exchange infrastructure, recipients, and security” portion of the exam.

You’ll learn about the Active …

Exchange Server 2016 Migration – Configuring Client Access Services

In the last part of this Exchange 2016 migration series we looked at installing the first Exchange 2016 Mailbox server into the Not Real University organization. Now it’s time to configure the client access services for the new server.

Not …

Exchange Server 2016 Migration – Installing the First Exchange 2016 Mailbox Server

At this point in the series on migrating to Exchange Server 2016 we’re ready to install the first Exchange 2016 Mailbox server into the Not Real University organization. To prepare for the installation, Not Real University has installed a new …

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 …

Update on Windows Server 2016 and Exchange Server 2016

We wanted to raise your attention to an issue that some customers have reported running Exchange Server 2016 on Windows Server 2016. Crashes of the IIS (W3WP.exe) process have been reported causing instability of Exchange Server on Windows Server 2016. …

Don’t Deploy Exchange Server 2016 on Windows Server 2016 For Now Due to Stability Issues

Since the release of Exchange Server 2016 Cumulative Update 3 (CU3), which added support for installing Exchange 2016 onto Windows Server 2016 servers, there’s been a series of reports in support forums and blog comments about errors that customers …

Configure rich document collaboration using Exchange Server 2016, Office Online Server (OOS) and SharePoint Server 2016

This document explains the configuration steps needed to get rich document collaboration working between Exchange Server 2016, SharePoint Server 2016, and Office Online Server, in your On-Premises environment.

Please use this link if you’re looking for configuration steps for Exchange …

Exchange Server 2016 Migration – Reviewing Additional Information

So far in this series on migrating to Exchange Server 2016 we’ve looked at reviewing system requirements, client access namespaces, and SSL certificates. In this article we’ll look at some additional information that should be collected and …

Active Directory Forest Functional Levels for Exchange Server 2016

Our September 2016 release blog included a statement that is causing some confusion with customers. The confusion relates to our support of Windows Server 2016 with Exchange Server 2016. The blog included a statement that read, “Domain Controllers running Windows …

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 …

New Pluralsight Course – Designing & Deploying Exchange 2016 (70-345) Compliance and Archiving

The next course in my series with Pluralsight for the Exchange 2016 certification exam (70-345) is now available. This course covers compliance and archiving for Exchange 2016.

Compliance is an important topic for Exchange admins to understand. But it’s not …

Migration to Modern Public Folders – Notes from the Field

In this blog post I wanted to go through the documented TechNet process for migrating legacy public folders to Exchange 2013/2016, expanded with real world guidance gained from field support. I have been involved in a number of legacy public …

Tip: a few useful PowerShell scripts for Exchange and Office 365 Admins

Recently there has been some helpful activity over on the Microsoft Script Center for Exchange and Office 365 administrators. Here are 3 scripts that we wanted to call out, as well as a bit of an overview of what they …

Exchange Server 2016 Migration – Reviewing SSL Certificates

As you plan the migration to Exchange Server 2016, you should first perform a review of your client access namespaces before you move on to planning for SSL certificates.

Exchange 2016 will install with a self-signed SSL certificate, but …

Looking back at Microsoft Ignite 2016

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We had a lot of fun last week, with hundreds of sessions that covered vast variety of Microsoft services and products. If you were there – we hope that it was time well spent for you! We had many Microsoft …

Installing Exchange Server 2016 on Windows Server 2016

Exchange Server 2016 CU3 and later supports installation on Windows Server 2016. The installation process for Exchange on Windows Server 2016 is much the same as installing previous builds of Exchange 2016 on Windows Server:

  1. Install the Exchange 2016 pre-requisites

On-Premises Architectural Requirements for the REST API

In the near future, hybrid customers will be able to take advantage of the REST APIs for both Office 365 and on-premises mailboxes.

The REST APIs (Mail, Calendar, and Contact APIs), simplify programming against Exchange by providing …

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

Exchange Server 2016 Migration – Reviewing Client Access Namespaces

During your review of your existing environment as you prepare to migrate to Exchange 2016, you should take the opportunity to review your client access namespace configuration.

The client access namespaces for Exchange are the DNS names that clients …

New Pluralsight Course – Designing & Deploying Exchange 2016 (70-345) Transport

The next course in my series with Pluralsight for the Exchange 2016 certification exam (70-345) is now available. This course covers transport (mail flow) for Exchange 2016. The course runs for about 3 hours, and includes:

  • Module 1 – Course

Exchange Server 2016 Migration – System Requirements

Any Exchange 2016 migration project should begin with a thorough review of the existing environment. It’s important that you discover any elements of the environment that might impact the migration, or that don’t meet the requirements for deploying Exchange 2016

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

Exchange 2016 Exam Reference (70-345) is Now Available

unboxing-exam-ref-70-345Today a nice box of author copies of “Exam Ref 70-345 Designing and Deploying Microsoft Exchange Server 2016” arrived at my door. What a title. I have begun referring to in conversation as the “Exchange 2016 certification guide.”…

Migrating to Exchange Server 2016

This article is the first part in a series on migrating to Exchange Server 2016. To demonstrate the Exchange 2016 migration process I’ll be using the following scenario.

The customer, Not Real University, is currently running a mixed Exchange …

New Pluralsight Course – Designing & Deploying Exchange 2016 (70-345) Client Access

Recently I announced the availability of my first Pluralsight course in the exam 70-345 series. Now I’m pleased to announce that the second course, Designing and Deploying Exchange 2016 (70-345) Client Access is also available.

If you’re currently unconvinced of …

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 …

Deploying Office Online Server with Exchange Server 2016

When you deploy an Office Online Server and integrate it with Exchange 2016, your Outlook on the web users can preview file attachments that are Word documents, Excel spreadsheets, or PowerPoint presentations.

There’s some convenience to be had by allowing …

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 …

New Pluralsight Course – Designing & Deploying Exchange 2016 (70-345) Mailbox Databases

Earlier this year Microsoft Learning released exam 70-345 for Exchange 2016. Unlike previous versions of Exchange which had multiple certification exams, Exchange 2016 will only have the single exam 70-345 for IT pros to pass as credit towards their …

Recovering a Failed Exchange 2016 Database Availability Group Member

If you’re running an Exchange 2016 database availability group, and one of the DAG members fails, you can recover the DAG member to restore the high availability of your Exchange mailbox databases. Providing that your DAG is healthy and …

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 …

New DAG Activation Preference Behavior in Exchange 2016 CU2 is Good News for Some

In Exchange Server 2016 Cumulative Update 2 (CU2), Microsoft is changing the behavior of database availability groups.

Starting with CU2 (which will be releasing soon), the Primary Active Manager in the DAG performs periodic discretionary moves to activate the

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

Exchange 2016 Antivirus Exclusions

It is a recommended practice to configure any antivirus software running on Exchange servers to exclude specific paths, processes, and file types. This recommendation is made to reduce the likelihood of your Exchange server experiencing a failure due to antivirus …

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 …

Exchange Server 2016 Online Training Courses Now Available!

If you plan to implement Exchange Server 2016 or Exchange Online, or if you want to make sure that your implementation was done right, these online training courses are for you! We are excited to announce the release of four …

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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New Pluralsight Course – Migrating to Exchange Server 2016

I’m pleased to announce that my first Pluralsight course, Migrating to Exchange Server 2016, is available now.

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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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Exchange Server 2016 Cumulative Update 1 May Cause Edge Transport to Reject Email to Valid Recipients

A bug in Exchange 2016 CU1 may cause Edge Transport servers to reject inbound emails sent to valid internal recipient addresses.

Installing Cumulative Updates on Exchange Server 2016

This tutorial will guide you through the step by step process for installing cumulative updates for Exchange Server 2016.

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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. …

Lagged Database Copy Enhancements in Exchange Server 2016 CU1

The high availability capabilities of the lagged database copy are enhanced in the upcoming release of Exchange 2016 Cumulative Update 1.

ReplayLagManager

As you may recall, lagged copies can care for themselves by invoking automatic log replay to play down …

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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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 …

Exchange Server Deployment Assistant Updated with New Exchange 2016 Scenarios

We’re happy to announce the latest addition to the Exchange Server Deployment Assistant!

You can now use the Deployment Assistant to help you configure an Exchange 2016-based hybrid deployment in organizations where Exchange 2010 is already installed. Configuring an …

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 …

Creating a Hybrid Configuration with Exchange and Office 365

In the last part of this series we looked at preparing for Hybrid deployment with Office 365. In this article we’re going to create the Hybrid configuration between the on-premises Exchange organization and the Office 365 tenant.

The current …