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Optimising Modern Public Folder Access

In a large Public Folder deployment, the public folder mailboxes hosting content could end up being geographically dispersed. As there ...
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Quarterly Exchange Updates (June 2017)

Microsoft have released the latest updates to Exchange. The updates are: Exchange Server 2016 Cumulative Update 6 Exchange Server 2013 ...
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Quarterly Exchange Updates (March 2017)

Microsoft have released the latest updates to Exchange. The updates are: Exchange Server 2016 Cumulative Update 5 Exchange Server 2013 ...
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Modern Public Folders (Exchange 2013/2016) can now be migrated to Office 365

As announced by the Exchange Team Blog.  However, one of the requirements is for running an Exchange Hybrid environment, so ...
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Quarterly Exchange Updates (December 2016)

Microsoft have released the latest updates to Exchange. The updates are: Exchange Server 2016 Cumulative Update 4 Exchange Server 2013 ...
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Quarterly Exchange Updates (September 2016)

Microsoft have released the latest updates to Exchange.  The updates are: Exchange Server 2016 Cumulative Update 3 Exchange Server 2013 ...
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Checklist for troubleshooting Outlook connectivity in Exchange 2013 and 2016 (on-premises)

A nice article from the Exchange Team linking to many other very useful articles. https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/exchange/2016/05/31/checklist-for-troubleshooting-outlook-connectivity-in-exchange-2013-and-2016-on-premises/ ...
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Latest Exchange Updates (March 2016)

Microsoft have released the latest updates to Exchange.  The updates are: Exchange Server 2016 Cumulative Update 1 Exchange Server 2013 ...
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Using Discovery Search Mailboxes

Discovery Search Mailboxes are arguably less used in Exchange 2013 (and Exchange online) than they were in Exchange 2010.  This ...
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Exchange 2013 now supported on Azure

Deployment on Microsoft Azure virtual machines is supported if all storage volumes used for Exchange databases and database transaction logs ...
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Latest Exchange Updates (March 2015)

Microsoft have released the latest updates to Exchange.  The updates are: Exchange Server 2013 Cumulative Update 8 Exchange Server 2010 ...
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Using an Azure VM as a DAG Witness Server

In Exchange 2013, it became possible to have a multi-site DAG configured in an active-active model by using a third ...
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Latest Exchange Updates (December 2014)

Microsoft have released the latest updates to Exchange.  The updates are: Exchange Server 2013 Cumulative Update 7 UM Language Packs ...
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Update-StoreMailboxState

Exchange has the useful ability to re-connect mailboxes that have become disconnected. This allows administrators to recover mail data after ...
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Exchange 2010 SP3 Rollup 7

Update Rollup 7 for Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 3 (SP3) has been released. This update rollup resolves various ...
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MCSA: Office 365 now a path to Exchange MCSE

Currently if you wish to pursue an MCSE in Exchange 2013 (or SharePoint or Lync) you required an MSCA in ...
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Exchange 2013 Preferred Architecture

During the recent Microsoft Exchange Conference (MEC), Microsoft released their latest iteration of the Preferred Architecture (PA) for Exchange.  The ...
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Exchange Server 2013 Exams Updated for Service Pack 1

Exchange Server 2013 exams – specifically 70-341 and 70-342 – have now been updated for Service Pack 1. Exchange Server ...
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Managed Availability

With the advent of Exchange 2013, we see a move away from the traditional monitoring techniques that were used with ...
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Exchange Server Deployment Assistant

This online utility asks you questions and generates a custom list of tasks for you to prepare your organisation and ...
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Exchange Server 2010 SP1 VHD

This download comes as a pre-configured VHD. This download enables you evaluate Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 SP1 for 180 days ...
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Generate Exchange Environment Reports using Powershell

As an Exchange administrator, there’s times when it’s useful to have a visual, straightforward and concise document that gives you ...
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Mailbox / Role Requirement Calculator for Exchange

Microsoft have produced some Excel spreadsheets which can be used to help plan the server requirements for Exchange.  Different versions ...
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PST Capture

Microsoft Exchange PST Capture allows you to search for PST files on computers in your organisation and then import those ...
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Performance and Threshold Counters for Exchange Server 2010

For administrators who do not use System Center Operations Manager to monitor their Exchange 2010 environment, a thorough understanding of the most ...
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Autosignature Disclaimers

The transport rules that are available to Exchange Server 2010 allow you to do many things including adding a disclaimer ...
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RBAC Demo Code

This is the code I use in class to demo creating custom RBAC objects. New-ManagementScope -name "VIP Users" –RecipientRestrictionFilter {memberofgroup ...
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Exchange 2010 – Certificates for Client Access

How Certificates are Used Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Transport Layer Security (TLS) are methods for securing communications between servers ...
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Datacenter Switchover – Updating DNS

As part of a Datacenter switchover, the DNS record of the CAS array in the failed site should be updated ...
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Updating Email addresses programmatically

Recently I was asked the question: 'Can you remove a mailbox from email address policies to stop the reply address ...
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Delivery Class Throttling

Delivery Class Throttling is an automatic process that was introduced with Exchange 2010 SP1. It is designed to address the following ...
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Using AutoDiscover in a Multi-forest Environment

In a simple, one Forest Exchange deployment, Autodiscover will work for internal users without needing to be configured. In many ...
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