View OneDrive for Business files of a user in Office 365

Introduction to OneDrive for Business OneDrive for Business is an integral part of Office 365 or SharePoint Server, and provides place in the cloud where you can store, share, and sync your work files. You can update and share your files from any device with OneDrive for Business. You can even work on Office documents with others at the same time. OneDrive for Business is different from OneDrive, which is intended for personal storage separate from your workplace. OneDrive for

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Exchange 2016 error “A valid migration mailbox could not be found for this organization”

Introduction Microsoft Exchange Server system mailboxes are also known as “Arbitration” mailbox. Exchange Server use these arbitration mailboxes for various tasks like eDiscovery Search Metadata, Admin audit logs, OAB, Mailbox Migration, UM data like menus, dial plan etc. These mailboxes are automatically created when you setup first exchange server and the process of preparing Active Directory creates these accounts in root domain of your active directory during the process of AD preparation. These mailboxes can be seen via Exchange Management

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Installing an Exchange Server 2016 Database Availability Group (DAG)

Introduction Database Availability Group (DAG) is a high availability and site-resilience framework to Exchange Mailbox server that gives you the capabilities to ensure the availability of your database. Database availability group (DAG) was first introduced in Exchange Server 2010. DAG can support up to Sixteen mailbox servers in a single DAG group. Any server in a DAG can host a copy of a mailbox database from any other server who is member of DAG group. If you have not installed

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Troubleshoot Exchange 2016 Error Database is mandatory on UserMailbox

Recently I have been working with a customer to upgrade from Exchange Server 2010 to Exchange Server 2016 and run into an issue. During the installation, Exchange setup failed on step 9 with below error message. Looking at the error message in detail i noticed the following error. The following error was generated when “$error.Clear(); if ( ($server -eq $null) -and ($RoleIsDatacenter -ne $true) ) { Update-RmsSharedIdentity -ServerName $RoleNetBIOSName } ” was run: “Microsoft.Exchange.Data.DataValidationException: Database is mandatory on UserMailbox. at

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Exchange Server 2016 Installed Services

Sometime when you are troubleshooting your Exchange Server implementation, it’s important to understand the purpose of each and every service installed by Exchange Server. In this blog post, I’m going to walk you through Exchange server 2016 installed services. Being a consultant, it always helped me a lot to troubleshoot exchange server implementation to find out which Exchange Server installed service is causing a problem. Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 was introduced with two server roles (Mailbox Server Role and Edge

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