Exchange 2013, PowerShell

Exchange 2013 script – automatic installation of prerequisites

I’ve updated a script that was intended for installing prerequisites for Exchange 2010 that were released by a couple of peoples (Anderson Patricio, Pat Richard and Bhargav Shukla). This script have now been updated and applies to Exchange 2013. It will help you with installing all prerequisites (features) plus the FilterPack(s) and the Unified Communications Managed API. It also provides the option to disable the UAC (User Access Control) and the Windows Firewall. You can download the script here Feel free to use it as much as you want, I…

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Exchange 2013

Complete guide on configuring KEMP VLM load balancer for Exchange 2013

Introduction Published: 2012-11-02 Updated: 2013-04-24 Version: 1.1 Update: Made some updates regarding the health check for the OWA and Outlook Anywhere service. Since Exchange Server 2013 reached RTM the 11th of October, and finally it was published to MSDN the 24th of October. This post is based on the RTM version of Exchange 2013. I decided to write a post that included both the KEMP configuration together with the Exchange 2013 configuration. I’ve also seen that Jaap Wesselius have posted an article regarding this topic already, it’s my hope that…

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Exchange 2013

Exchange Server 2013 Preview – Part 3: How to configure site URL’s, Databases and Outlook Anywhere

I suppose you already have, but if you haven’t read my previous parts in this Exchange 2013 serie, have a look at the links below. Part 1: Complete guide of how to perform the installation Part 2: How to do the Basic configuration This part will include details on how the configuration could be made for Site URL’s/Virtual Directories, Databases, Outlook Anywhere and MAPI vs RPC over HTTPs together with connecting using Outlook 2013. In the previous part we did install the certificate which included the following names, so we…

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Exchange 2013

Exchange Server 2013 Preview – Part 2: How to do the Basic configuration

If you haven’t read it already, I did post a complete guide for installing Exchange 2013, it can be found here. That was part 1, now it’s time for part 2. Which of course is the configuration of the server setup. We have lots of changes between how you configured Exchange 2007/2010 and 2013. First thing is that Exchange Management Console is gone and replaced by a refreshed ECP called Exchange Admin Center (EAC), built on Silverlight (I suppose). The “old” Exchange Management Shell (EMS) is still there, so I…

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Exchange 2013

Exchange Server 2013 Preview – Part 1: Complete guide of how to perform the installation

Since Exchange Server 2013 beta was released yesterday I’m glad to announce that my first installation is done and here’s a complete walkthrough. My setup is basic, using one server as domain controller, Windows 2008 R2. Initially for Exchange I’m using 3 servers, 1 server for the CAS role and 2 servers for the Mailbox role. There are some prerequisites that need to be installed/removed before the installation of Exchange can take place. Note: It’s now recommended to install the Mailbox server first. So I’m starting with that server. Step…

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Exchange 2010

Can’t connect to Exchange using EMC / EMS

I was facing an issue after upgrading to Exchange 2010 SP2 in my lab environment. When starting up the Management Shell and Console, it was telling me that it couldn’t connect to the Exchange server and that it couldn’t find an Exchange server in this site. It was giving me the error message below “The WinRM client cannot process the request. It cannot determine the content type of the HTTP response from the destination computer.” After some research I found out that it could be because of the “WinRM IIS…

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Exchange 2007, Exchange 2010

Out of Office and Free/Busy doesn’t work

  Hi! I’ve seen so many threads on the TechNet forum now so i thought it was time for a blog post around this topic.   I hit into trouble when the Out of Office (OoO) and Free Busy (F/B) functions didn’t work. It started with troubleshooting it regarding certificate, names, URL’s and autodiscover testing. Everything looked OK, but still the functions were out of order.. This issue will apply on both Exchange 2007 and 2010 as far as I know.   When using Outlook 2007 or newer and a…

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Exchange 2010

DirSync between Domino and Exchange 2010

  Published: 2011-04-19 Updated: – Version: 1.0 Since this is included with Coexistence Manager for Notes from version 3.0 and above it was released very late last year (2010). The version I’m using in the lab is 3.0.2 and is currently the latest version when this blog post is released. Below are some known issues that are fixed in version 3.0.2. Known Issues in the CMN Directory Connector: #140661 SMTP addresses that contain a space within a quoted string, such as “Wilbur Jones”@domain.com, are not supported in this release of…

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Exchange 2010

Outlook 2007 Online Archive investigation

  The system setup I’m using is based on Exchange 2010 SP1 UR2. This post is a summary of everything that have been written about Outlook 2007 and the archive feature. Outlook versions that includes the Online Archive feature Office Professional Plus with volume license Office Ultimate (retail) *Office Enterprise with volume license Outlook Standalone (retail) Outlook Standalone with volume license * The version I’m using in my tests Office 2007 Service Pack 2 needs to be installed before any of the hotfixes will be installed, the Service Pack can…

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Exchange 2010

Released: Office 2007 Cumulative Update for February 2011

  The 28th of February ExchangeTeamBlog posted that it was released, this update fixes some issues there have been with the Online Archive feature for Outlook 2007 SP2. More information about the hotfix can be found at: http://msexchangeteam.com/archive/2011/02/28/458375.aspx KB article: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2475891 Request the hotfix: http://support.microsoft.com/hotfix/KBHotfix.aspx?kbnum=2475891&kbln=en-us The original post about Outlook 2007 and the Personal/Online Archive can be found here http://msexchangeteam.com/archive/2010/12/20/457238.aspx I will shortly post an update on a test with the new hotfix. Cheers J