Category Archives: Exchange

Exchange 2013: Did you accidently delete the pending certificate request before completion?

I had a customer come to me with the need to renew their Exchange SSL certificate.  Since they needed to add additional SAN names to the request, they had created a new certificate request instead of clicking renew on the … Continue reading

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Exchange User Monitor Re-emerges for 2013 and 2016

The wait is over! Microsoft has recently released an updated version of Exchange User Monitor, of which you can download (along with the documentation) here, that is supported with Exchange 2013 and Exchange 2016. The documentation comes complete with install instructions, … Continue reading

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Exchange Server 2016 Preview released

The Exchange Team has released the first preview of Exchange 2016 to the public after its introduction at the Ignite 2015 conference in Chicago. Please view the write-up HERE where you can find more information and download the bits.

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Migrating from Symantec Enterprise Vault to Exchange Archive Mailbox

In the past, my current employer had purchased some smaller companies to broaden its array of products.  These companies had been left pretty much as stand-alone infrastructures with minimal integration (Forest Trusts) to the parent company’s infrastructure.  This included separate … Continue reading

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Recalling Messages in Exchange 2010 SP1/SP2

Having run into a scenario where sensitive information was sent to the wrong people, I had to come up with a fast solution to retract the messages so that as few people as possible had access to the message . Yes the sender … Continue reading

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Monitoring Exchange 2010 SP2 with SCOM 2012

I have monitored various Exchange versions with SCOM previously with 2003 and 2007 and I am just now getting around to setting up Exchange 2010 monitoring in SCOM 2012. This is meant to be a gathering spot for all of … Continue reading

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Microsoft Certified Master | Exchange 2010

As I decided to return to writing on this blog, I only found it fitting to start with a picture of the MCM award that I received from the grueling 3 weeks of training at the Redmond campus back in … Continue reading

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Locate All Disconnected Mailboxes in Exchange 2010 from Powershell

Many of you are familiar with Disconnected Mailboxes within Exchange 2007 and 2010.  Exchange 2007 would not always update the disconnected status right away and that has been resolved in 2010.  Within EMC, you have a nice window to look … Continue reading

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Creating Custom RBAC for Exchange 2010 Administration

Most Administrators may have found the transition to Role Based Access Control (RBAC) more challenging than expected in Exchange Server 2010.  Trying to use the “Built In” RBAC security groups is nearly impossible as it makes you fit your Admins … Continue reading

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