Exchange 2016. Allowing Users to Edit Exchange Groups They Manage

By |2016-10-26T12:43:00+01:00October 25th, 2016|Exchange|

Since exchange 2010 it's not allowed to edit a group in outlook. This has been moved to the ECP, but this means granting a user access to the ECP console. after some reasearch I found this cool article explaining a lot how it works http://blogs.perficient.com/microsoft/2015/04/office-365-allowing-users-to-edit-exchange-groups-they-manage/ I used methode #1 in Active Directory to add "managed by" attribute.  After that I used his steps to Create a new “Manage-MyDGs” role from an existing role Remove any commands that allow actions other than updating existing groups Create a new role group and assign it our new role Change the write scope of [...]

Microsoft Exchange 2016 – event 9646 – MSExchangeIS

By |2016-10-26T12:43:00+01:00September 22nd, 2016|Exchange, Microsoft|

During a migration from domino to exchange i have run into following error. Mapi session /o=mydomein/ou=Exchange Administrative Group (FYDIBOHF23SPDLT)/cn=Recipients/cn=f47163f497bb4c02b5b43d861bb35136-Admin Dell Mig with client type MoMT exceeded the maximum of 32 objects of type Session. Default there are some limits to how many sessions one user can have or even how many objects one user can open (i think it was 500 per user session) to solve this you have to edit the registery on your exchange server this worked for exchange 2016 https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff477612(v=exchg.141).aspx adding the "Maximum Allowed Sessions Per User" solved the problem of the migration user to have more then [...]

KEMP load balancer Exchange 2016

By |2016-10-26T12:43:01+01:00July 17th, 2016|Exchange, KEMP|

So I started to experiment with KEMP load balancer free edition, wich you can get here. Kemp has cool templates for a lot of services you need to configure. check out the templates here. So I needed a load balancer for my exchange 2016 servers DAG and I went to download the template "Core services: MAPI, SMTP and Unified HTTP/HTTPS" Log into your kemp load balancer and upload the template "Virtual Services - Manage Templates". click on "Add new Template" (Sorry for the Dutch language) once uploaded you will see the following templates Once you added your templates you can [...]

Exchange 2016 limits

By |2016-10-30T12:11:03+01:00July 13th, 2016|Exchange, Microsoft|

Exchange 2016 limits. Some limits of exchange 2016 I gathered: (post comment if you find more) Memory Per Exchange Server Instance 96 GB (VMware best practice guide) Number of CPUs per Exchange Server Instance 24 (VMware best practice guide) Exchange Server 2016 Standard Edition – maximum of 5 mounted databases per server Exchange Server 2016 Enterprise Edition – maximum of 100 mounted databases per server Maximum size of Exchange Mailbox database is 16 TB (Microsoft recommends 2TB / mailbox database) DAGs can have up to 16 members, and each member is limited by the edition of Exchange Server 2016 that [...]

Exchange mailboxsize, itemcount

By |2016-10-26T12:43:01+01:00October 20th, 2015|Exchange|

just as a reference for meself or usefull for some people alot of good scripts out there. Get-MailboxStatistics -Database "Mailbox Database XXXXXXXXXXXXX" | Select DisplayName, ItemCount, TotalItemSize | Sort-Object TotalItemSize -Descending | Export-CSV C:\MailboxSizes.csv

create mailboxes from csv file. variable first name, sure name, password and Origanizational unit

By |2016-10-26T12:43:04+01:00January 18th, 2015|Exchange, Microsoft|

i had to create bulk mailboxes on exchange 2010 in my hosted environment, so i search on the internet for scripts and put them together to fit my environment. so i wanted to use, first name, surename, Display name, username, variable password and put the users in certain OU map in AD so my CSV file will look somehing like this fname,lname,username,password,OUPath els,konnick,els.konnick,Test123!,domain.local/customer/cust01 here is the script you can copy paste in a notepad and save it as .ps1 #csv file with fields:fname,lname,username,password,OUPath import-csv 'C:pathtocsvfileuserlist.csv' | Foreach-object { $Fname = $_.FName $LName = $_.LName $DisplayName = "$FName $LName" $User = [...]

MSExchange ActiveSync event 1008

By |2016-10-26T12:43:04+01:00September 24th, 2014|Exchange, Microsoft|

Problems connecting a mobile device like ipad, iphone, android or BB OS 10 to exchange 2007, 2010 or 2013 ??? lately im running in this a lot and there is a simple solution. Make sure the user you try to use has "Include inheritable permissions from this object's parent" checked on the Active Directory user's permissions. 1. Open Active Directory Users and Computers 2. Go to "View" and make sure "Advanced Features" is checked, 3. Find the problematic user and open its "Properties" 4. Go to the "Security" tab and click on the "Advanced" button. 5. Verify that the "Include [...]

Exchange Server and rollups build numbers

By |2016-10-26T12:43:04+01:00August 16th, 2014|Exchange, Microsoft|

Exchange Server Release dates Product name Build number Date Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 6.5.6944233 03 Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 SP1 6.5.7226 5/25/2004 Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 SP2 6.5.7638 10/19/2005 Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 8.0.685.24 12/9/2006 Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 8.0.685.25 12/9/2006 Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 SP1 8.1.240.6 11/29/2007 Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 SP2 8.2.176.2 8/24/2009 Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 SP3 8.3.083.6 6/20/2010 Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 14.0.639.21 11/9/2009 Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 SP1 14.1.218.15 8/24/2010 Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 SP2 14.2.247.5 12/4/2011 Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 SP3 14.3.123.4 2/12/2013 Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 15.0.516.32 10/11/2012 Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 15.1.225.42 [...]

SMTPSEND.DNS.NonExistentDomain

By |2014-07-23T12:48:45+01:00July 23rd, 2014|Exchange, Microsoft|

my customer ran into a problem that his exchange server just didn't receive any mail no more or couldn't send mail also. when i checked the mail queue i found the following error: 451 4.4.0 DNS query failed. The error was: SMTPSEND.DNS.NonExistentDomain; nonexistent domain after checking everything from connectors and exchange settings, I started to check just everything, and the first steps i always do is: are the TCP/ip config correct on your network card(s). turns out the DNS 2 entry was set to external dns 8.8.8.8 once you remove this DNS entry and only use the internal DNS server everything [...]