Re-create OWA virtual Directories in Exchange 2013

Some times, you may be fed up with some sort of issues related to ‘owa’ , ‘ecp’ or any other virtual directories. Any repair or fine tuning mayn’t fix the issue and you will have to re-create the virtual directories from the scratch. The difference in Exchange 2013 is that, it has got 2 websites hosted … Continue reading “Re-create OWA virtual Directories in Exchange 2013”

Exchange 2013: Remote host said: 451 4.7.0 Temporary server error. Please try again later. PRX2

Today I met a strange issue in Exchange 2013 new installation. Incoming emails were not arrived at the mailboxes. The NDR shows “Remote host said: 451 4.7.0 Temporary server error. Please try again later. PRX2” I checked everything on the DNS side and no joy !!! The server used were a multi-role server and found … Continue reading “Exchange 2013: Remote host said: 451 4.7.0 Temporary server error. Please try again later. PRX2”

Block Syncing of Personal Phone Contacts in GAL through Social Connector

I have received a question on Exchange 2013 about the syncing of personal contacts in Outlook on GAL. For example, a user that has their own personal iPhone contact were uploaded to GAL. Obviously, a lot of users don’t like that (having their personal contacts loaded into the company directory). During the research on ‘How … Continue reading “Block Syncing of Personal Phone Contacts in GAL through Social Connector”

Virtual Directories: Exchange 2013 (The Microsoft MVP Award Program Blog)

I would like to share the recent article on mine published on The Microsoft MVP Award Program Blog: Virtual Directories: Exchange 2013                                 Also see my previous post in Microsoft MVP Award Program Blog: Use Digital IDs (Certificates) to prove your identity … Continue reading “Virtual Directories: Exchange 2013 (The Microsoft MVP Award Program Blog)”

‘Single Global Namespace Support’ in Exchange 2013

Datacenter switchover in Exchange 2010 are operationally complex because recovery of mailbox data (DAG) and client access (namespace) are tied together there. So if you lose all or a significant portion of your CAS, or the VIP for the array, or a significant portion of your DAG, you were in a situation where you needed … Continue reading “‘Single Global Namespace Support’ in Exchange 2013”

Lagged Mailbox Database Copy-Exchange 2013 Enhancements

A Lagged Mailbox Database Copy is a mailbox database copy configured with a replay lag time value greater than 0. A lagged database copy is one that is not updated by replaying transactions as they become available. Instead, the transaction logs are kept for a certain period and are then replayed. The lagged database copy is … Continue reading “Lagged Mailbox Database Copy-Exchange 2013 Enhancements”

Exchange 2013 Certifications

Exam 70-341 : Core Solutions of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Exam 70-342: Advanced Solutions of Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 I just noticed from Prometric Portal that Microsoft Exchange 2013 Certifications has released on January 15th 2013 Start learning from Microsoft portal: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb124558(v=exchg.150).aspx

Exchange 2013 PowerShell cmdlets

I have ran the first PowerShell cmdlet in Microsoft Exchange 2013 ‘Exchange Management Shell’. PowerShell for Exchange 2013 is based on PowerShell v3. PowerShell version 3.0 has come with new functionalities and simplicity. See an example: Exchange 2010 we have used the following cmdlet  Get-Mailbox | Where {$_.Name –like administrator} In Exchange 2013 PowerShell has introduced a simple … Continue reading “Exchange 2013 PowerShell cmdlets”