Exchange Server Archive

Yesterday I wrote a post noting the lack of any warning on the Exchange 2013 SP1 download or description page about the bug that affects environments that make use of third-party or custom-developed transport agents. Tony Redmond also published a similar post on windowsitpro.com. I noticed earlier today that Microsoft have updated the relevant...
The Exchange Team announced the release of Exchange 2013 SP1 in late Feb and while SP1 introduced some great new features and functionality like Windows Server 2012 R2 support, it didn’t take long for customers to start reporting transport issues after the update. To their credit, Microsoft responded quickly to address these issues and...
Only a couple of months to go before the Microsoft Exchange Conference 2014 (MEC) in Austin (March 31 – April 2). I’ll be attending and I am really looking forward to catching up with everyone in the community. This event truly is worth getting to – I’ll prove it, I’m travelling from Australia! The...
I recently completed a small migration for a customer using the MigrationWiz online migration tools. This wasn’t the first time I’ve used these tools, but it was the first time I’ve actually provisioned new destination mailboxes myself. I used PowerShell with a .csv file as input to automate the process of creating each mailbox,...
In part 1 we briefly looked at the architectural changes made to modern public folders in Exchange 2013 as well as some of the things to you may want to consider as you prepare to migrate you public folders to Exchange Online. In this post we will step through the actual migration process in...
I’ve been meaning to get this series published for some time now. I can’t believe it is almost 2 months since TechEd Australia 2013! During my session, I briefly covered modern public folders and how to migrate them to Exchange Online. My aim is to build on that session with a couple of posts...
In case you missed my session at TechEd Australia last week the session recording and slide deck is available on Channel 9 or by clicking here: http://cgoo.se/18TNT8Y I’m currently working a series of posts about Public Folder migration to Exchange Online. I touched on it during the session, but will be publishing more details...
##Update 30 Aug 2013## The MS13-061 security update has been re-released for Exchange Server 2013, the download links below have been updated. ##Update 15 Aug 2013## The MS13-061 security update for Exchange Server 2013 has been pulled as it seems to cause an issue with the Content Index for mailbox databases. If you have...
Perhaps you are planning your on-premises upgrade to Exchange 2013 or you’ve just introduced the first Exchange 2013 server into your existing Exchange 2010 environment. Welcome to coexistence! Hopefully by now you already know that the Exchange Admin Center (EAC) is the web-based management console in Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 and it replaces the...
Mario Tevanian (Microsoft) and I will be presenting a “Exchange 2013 Hybrid Deployments” session at TechEd Australia 2013 (3-6 September, Gold Coast) The session will provide an overview of the complete range of migration options that are available when migrating to Exchange Online and discuss the new Exchange 2013 hybrid configuration wizard. Did you...