Configuring URL Redirection in Exchange 2016

Introduction Configuring URL redirection in Exchange 2016 is not a mandatory task that you need to perform once you’ve installed and configured your exchange 2016 server. It’s an optional configuration that you can configure to give your end users a facility to load Exchange 2016 OWA login page without remembering a complete URL of web emails. In this blog post we are going to configure Exchange 2016 URL redirection to facilitate our users to load web emails with HTTP protocol.

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Exchange 2013 Email Stuck in Draft

Recently I was troubleshooting an interesting mail flow issue where the users were not able to send or receive email. Apparently everything was working fine on Exchange server but users were not able to send or receive any email internally and externally. Customer did everything to troubleshoot the issue and even thought to setup a new exchange 2013 server and move services over to new server. You can imagine mail flow was broken for some reason. When i was being

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Exchange 2013 CU12 Upgrade Error: Retention Tag

Issue Today I was working with one of my customer where i ran into an issue with Exchange 2013 CU update. Customer already had Exchange 2013 CU5 deployed and we were trying to install Exchange 2013 CU12. When we ran the Exchange 2013 CU12 setup, we got the following error message on first step of Exchange 2013 CU12 deployment. Error: The following error was generated when “$error.Clear(); $tagConstant = [Microsoft.Exchange.Management.SystemConfigurationTasks.RetentionPolicyTagConstant]; $rptNames = $tagConstant::PersonalOneYearMoveToArchive,` $tagConstant::DefaultTwoYearMoveToArchive,` $tagConstant::PersonalFiveYearMoveToArchive,` $tagConstant::PersonalNeverMoveToArchive; $rptTypes = ‘Personal’, ‘All’,

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Configuring Exchange 2016 Edge Transport Server

Introduction Once you have installed the Exchange 2016 Edge Transport Server. Next step is to configure your Edge Transport Server for Mail flow and other policies that you would like to implement to your Exchange organization. If you have not installed your Edge Transport Server yet, you can install the Exchange 2016 Edge Transport Server by following the steps mentioned here Edge Transport Server Role is optional in Exchange 2016. It’s up to you to use Edge Transport Server Role

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Install Exchange 2016 Edge Transport server

Introduction Edge Transport servers minimize the attack to your exchange organization by handling all Internet-facing mail flow. Edge Transport Server can be used to provide SMTP relay and smart host services for Exchange organization. Edge Transport role performs anti-spam filtering and applies security and email policies to messages in transport. Always Install Exchange 2016 Edge Transport server in the perimeter network and outside of the Active Directory forest. Renaming a server after Edge Transport Role installation isn’t supported. Install Exchange

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