Setting up forced TLS in Exchange online

Introduction to TLS TLS is a protocol to ensure privacy between communicating applications and their users on the Internet. When a server and client communicate, TLS ensures that no third party can tamper with message. Setting up forced TLS in Exchange Online requires setting up mail flow connectors. By default, all emails in Office 365 are sent using Opportunistic TLS. When sending using Opportunistic TLS, if a TLS connection cannot be established, it will fall back to a basic connection and

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Exchange 2010 to Exchange 2016 Migration

Exchange 2010 to Exchange 2016 Migration

Introduction In this blog series of Exchange 2010 to Exchange 2016 migration, we have worked on Exchange 2010 to 2016 migration planning, installed Exchange 2016 server and in previous article of this blog series, we have performed post installation tasks of Exchange 2016 Server and moved our mail flow and HTTPS traffic to Exchange 2016 server. In this part of the series we will move users mailboxes from Exchange 2010 to Exchange 2016. We will not be working on decommissioning Exchange 2010

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Exchange 2010 to Exchange 2016 Migration – Part 4

Exchange 2010 to Exchange 2016 Migration

Introduction In this blog series of Exchange 2010 to Exchange 2016 migration, we have worked on Exchange 2010 to 2016 migration planning, installed Exchange 2016 server and in previous article of this blog series, we started to work on Exchange 2016 server post installation configuration. We configured the virtual directories, SSL certificate and renamed the default mailbox database. In this part of the series we will configure mail flow and web based traffic configuration to point to Exchange 2016 server and

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Exchange 2010 to Exchange 2016 Migration – Part 3

Exchange 2010 to Exchange 2016 Migration

Introduction In the first two parts of this blog series we have performed the basic design and implementation of Exchange 2016 Server in a coexistence with Exchange 2010 server. In this part of the blog series, we will perform the post-configuration steps for our exchange 2016 server installation. We will also validate the Exchange server 2016 installation and perform few tests before we start the production mailbox migration to Exchange 2016 server in part 4. Before you start post-installation configuration,

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EXCHANGE 2010 TO EXCHANGE 2016 MIGRATION – PART 2

Exchange 2010 to Exchange 2016 Migration

Introduction In Part 1 of this blog series, we talked about planning of Exchange 2010 server upgrade to Exchange 2016 Server. In this blog series, we are going to deploy Exchange 2016 Server in coexistence with Exchange 2010 Server in same active directory site. As we do not need a legacy namespace for Exchange 2016 Server by design, I am going to use the same namespace that we are using on Exchange Server 2010 i.e. mail.msexperttalk.com. Exchange 2010 to Exchange

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