Exchange Online, Office 365

Address Book Policy using Exchange Online (Office 365)

The question were raised a couple of times and I couldn’t find any related articles besides the official TechNet articles, so I decided to write one myself. Some organizations have the need of separating people from seeing each other in the global address list (GAL), this is known as GAL segmentation and have been on the surface for a long time. However, when it comes to do a segmentation in Office 365 and Exchange Online, it can be challenging and difficult, so I decided to write this article and provide…

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Exchange 2013

Content Indexing failed using Exchange 2013 RTM

I just found a bug in my lab environment and wanted to share the information with you. My lab environment is a small environment that consists of one domain controller (Windows 2008 R2) and two Exchange 2013 RTM servers (based on Windows 2012 Server), these holds both the Mailbox and the CAS role. I found this issue when I was about to do a failover of one of the mailbox databases. It couldn’t be done (without using any additional parameters) because the content indexing was in failed state. When I…

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A summary of year 2012

It has been an amazing year for me in many ways, both private and work related things. But this post keeps the focus on the work related things.. I’ve been involved in a couple of really interesting projects such as a large coexistence between Domino and Exchange (45-50k users), coexistence between Domino and Office 365. Also migrated lots of mailboxes from Domino to Exchange. Besides the “complex” migration projects, I’ve also been involved in a large Exchange transition and storage design with 25-30k users for a customer. Together with all…

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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 2013, Lync 2013, Office 2013

#Office15 Wave Whats new

I did listen to Microsoft’s announcement for Wave 15 Here are some short directly from the webcast Office 2013 will integrate directly with Skydrive and Skype, it looks really interesting at Windows 8 and all those really nice integrations if you ask me. Lync Server 2013 is available for preview download here Exchange Server 2013 is available for preview download here Exchange Server 2013 What’s new online help Exchange 2013 will not support a coexistence between Exchange 2003 and 2013, so all customers that has Exchange 2003 really needs to…

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Exchange 2010

Exchange 2010 Restore to Recovery Database using EMC Networker

Published: 2012-07-05 Updated: – Version: 1.0 Here’s a complete step-by-step guide for doing restore using EMC Networker for Exchange 2010. Personally I’ve used these steps when doing restore of end user mailbox and/or items that has been lost. Start up “Networker User for Microsoft Applications”, right click Recover and select “Exchange 2010 Recover Session” and select “Database Recover”. Make sure that the Client selection is pointed to the DAG or specific server. After a while it will show Microsoft Exchange 2010 and the databases below, right click the database you…

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Exchange 2010, PowerShell

C#.NET – Configure Exchange 2010 Tool

====== Updated the code again, this time a minor bug in code. Version is now 0.93. ====== Thanks to John A Cook @JohnACook, who found the issue. It’s now resolved, the tool is now updated and working in my lab environment. It was a compilation issue, found out that it was compiled as a x86 tool. Sorry for that folks! Thanks a lot for helping me out ====== Download ChangeLog: 0.93 – Updated minor bug in code 0.92 – Fixed the compile issue. 0.91 – The tool has now been…

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