Automatic Reseed in Exchange Server 2013

In this blog we will be exploring some new feature introduced in Exchange Server 2013. Microsoft has introduced a new High Availability Feature “Automatic Reseed”. To simulate the scenario we have already created two member DAG. Lets Explore Figure 1 : Two Node Dag To understand the concept lets first … Continue reading

How to Restore Exchange Server 2013 Database – Part 2

In first part we have successfully backed up Exchange Server 2013 Database. In this blog we will be performing restore. Lets see what options we have to select, so that the restore is successful with zero errors. Figure 1.1 : Windows Server Backup (Apps) In figure 1.1 we will be … Continue reading

How to Backup Exchange Server 2013 Database – Part 1

Over the past so many years managing and maintaining Exchange Server Mailbox and Public folder Database has played a critical role for Exchange Administrators. The spontaneous growth which leads to add more room to store the large database was very critical. Preserving those databases was not that easy, because the … Continue reading

How to view message details using Outlook Web App in Exchange Server 2013

While troubleshooting email flow at times Administrators might require message details. This message details were easily available with the help of Microsoft Outlook Client, however not all message sent from the client would be available. For Example, internal message details wont be available and only emails sent to external recipients … Continue reading

Mailbox Migration Fails with error cannot open System Attendant Mailbox in Exchange Server 2013

Mailbox Migration fails with error cannot open “System Attendant Mailbox”. This error occurs if the System Attendant Mailbox is not accessible. In Exchange Server 2010 Microsoft has made few architectural changes and they removed System Attendant Mailbox from the first database when we install Exchange Server. However the directory object … Continue reading

How to identify which Microsoft Exchange Store Worker process is owned by Mailbox Database in Exchange Server 2013

Microsoft Exchange Store is now managed Store. Over the years Exchange Server product group has made significant changes and Exchange Server 2013 is a very good example of that. To know more about the architecture you can read them here at TechNet. Look for Managed store. =================================================== This blog is … Continue reading

Shared Mailbox in Exchange Server 2013 – Part 1

Collaboration has improved a lot in Exchange Server 2013. In previous versions of Exchange Server Sharing a Mailbox was not that easy to manage. An administrator has to deal with permissions. Microsoft has made a significant changes when it comes to recipient management. So what is there for us in … Continue reading

How to Install Exchange Server 2013 – Active Directory Design Continued …..

In this blog we will be installing Exchange Server 2013 in an Active Directory Site Re-designed. If you already have an Active Directory which has Exchange Server 2010 with improper design. Plan to fix it before deploying Exchange Server 2013, since AD Sites and Services plays a major role for … Continue reading

How to Install Exchange Server 2013 – Active Directory Design

In this blog post we will be exploring some best practices on how to design Active Directory for introducing Exchange Server 2013. Ever since Exchange 2000 was introduced I have seen in my past experience many people design active directory by placing all Domain Controllers in Default-First-Site-Name. This in turn … Continue reading

GAL Photos in Exchange Server 2013

In this blog we will see how easy it is to add your photos to GAL and create your own identity. In Exchange Server 2010 it was first introduced, however end user never had an option to upload the photos of their choice. This was done by an administrator. Exchange … Continue reading

Outlook Anywhere in Exchange Server 2013 – What’s New

In this blog we will explore something new which has been introduced in Exchange Server 2013. Yes, that’s New Outlook Anywhere configuration changes introduced for Microsoft Outlook. Scenario Client – Microsoft Outlook 2010 Exchange Server – Microsoft Exchange 2013 In Previous versions of exchange so far we have seen all … Continue reading

Resource Mailbox in Exchange Server 2013 – Part 2

In part 1 we learnt how to create Resource Mailbox in Exchange Server 2013. Before we move ahead let me share as to what is resource mailbox. There are two types of Resource Mailbox. Room Mailbox : Conference Rooms. Equipment Mailbox : Projector, TV, Laptop, Speakers etc. In this blog … Continue reading

Linked Mailbox in Exchange Server 2013 – Part 3

In part 1 and 2 we have learned how to create trust relationship between two forest and then created few linked mailboxes. In this blog post we will be creating an EAP for Linked Mailbox users. Open EAC from any computer. Login with Admin credentials and then navigate to “mail … Continue reading