Exchange 2016: how to set up a DAG

In this tutorial, we’ll see how to set up a Database Availability Group (DAG) that makes the Exchange Highly Available (HA) databases available. This feature of Exchange makes it possible to put the databases that host the mailboxes in high availability, the databases replicate in “real time”. This solution ensures high availability of Exchange messaging …

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Exchange 2019: Installation

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In this tutorial, we will see how to install Exchange 2019. The Exchange 2019 installation procedure is similar to Exchange 2016. Environment The domain used for this LAB is blank from Exchange. Prerequisites for the environment Before you start deploying Exchange 2019 in your environment, check the following conditions: In the case of a migration …

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Exchange : Fix Index Issues

Symptom In the ECP interface, the index status of the database is failing. The Get-MailboxDatabaseCopyStatus command returns the ContentIndexState Fail or FailedAndSuspended field. Solution 1. Stop the MSExchangeFastSearch and HostControllerService services. Stop-Service MSExchangeFastSearch Stop-Service HostControllerService 2. Open the Windows Explorer and go to the folder where the database file is stored. Delete the folder {guid] …

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Exchange: create a Receive connector

Presentation In this tutorial, we will see how to set up a Receive connector on Exchange to allow devices (copiers / firewall …) and applications to send email addresses to mailboxes that are hosted on Exchange. Creating the connector 1. Open the ECP interface and go to Mail Flow 1 / Receive Connectors 2 and …

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Exchange change a database mailbox

In this tutorial, we will see how to change a database mailbox. This is done regularly in Exchange environments with multiple databases with different quotas (limits). Moving the mailbox allows it to have the new quotas linked to the database unless the limits have been changed directly from the box settings. Move the mailbox 1. …

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Exchange 2016: Installation and Configuration

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Introduction In this tutorial, we will see how to install and configure Exchange 2016. Exchange is a mail server designed by Microsoft, it is the professional version of Hotmail (Outlook). Environment Prérequis 1. On the server open a PowerShell command prompt and enter the command below to install the necessary roles. 2. Restart the server. …

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Exchange: email rejected by Gmail

Symptom Emails sent to GMAIL recipients do not receive emails. You receive a return message of this type: Our system has detected that this message does not meet IPv6 sending guidelines regarding PTR records and authentication Cause This problem is related to IPv6, the message header contains an IPv6 address and Gmail attempts to authenticate …

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Exchange: Removing Traces from an Exchange 2003 Server

In an Exchange environment that has been upgraded several times, the old “active” servers may be kept in case something has been left out. If for some reason, the old servers have not been decommissioned and it is no longer possible to do so, we can have blockages in the administration (basic removal …). Solution …

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ARR: Setting Up for Outlook Anywhere

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Using ARR as a load balancer for Exchange requires special settings for Outlook Anywhere. IIS setting 1. Open the IIS console and click Request Filtering. 2. On the Actions menu, click Change Function Settings … 3. Change the value Maximum allowable length of the content: 2147483648 (2GB) then click OK. Farm configuration 1. Go to …

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Exchange migration to Office 365 – minimum hybrid configuration

This article shows you how to migrate your local Exchange environment to Office 365. The advantage of this migration is to be transparent to the users, there is no need to redo the mail profiles and (re) download the OST. The phones / tablets will need to be reconfigured manually once the box is moved. …

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