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Archive for June, 2015

Exchange Server and SSL Certificate Changes

There are a lot of changes that is made to the way SSL certificates are issued. Below are the impacts that we will face with the Exchange Servers. Let’s see what has changed

June-2015 update for Outlook Junk Email Filter

Microsoft has recently release the June update for the Outlook Clients (2007/2010/2013) Junk e-mail filter. This new update has the more current definition of which mail should be considered as Junk e-mail.

Offline access for Outlook Web App (Exchange 2013 & Exchange Online)

Lets look at the new premier feature called offline access of Outlook Web App (OWA) in Exchange 2013 & Exchange Online.

Exchange 2013: Hybrid Part 7

In the previous blog we covered the mailbox creation, migration and mail flow. In this blog we will cover the post configuration and migration task. This will also end this Series.


Exchange 2013: Hybrid Setup – Office 365 to Exchange 2013 Migration Failed

While migrating 2 mailbox from office 365 to Exchange 2013, 1st mailbox got migrated but 2nd mailbox failed to migrate. Let us see how we fixed it.

Exchange 2013: Hybrid Part 6

In the previous blog we covered the review of Exchange 2013 Hybrid configuration wizard changes and in this blog we will cover the mailbox creation and migration.

Office 365: HCW “My Office 365 organization is hosted by 21Vianet”

If you are new to Hybrid configuration wizard or you have not tried Exchange 2013 CU5 or above for Hybrid Setup then you might be wondering what is “My Office 365 organization is hosted by 21Vianet” checkbox.

Office 365: Hybrid Setup – Connector Validation Failed

While setting up a Hybrid Solution today, Office 365 Outbound Connector validation failed. This is simple solution be I could not find a proper blog so I am sharing the solution.

Office 365: Hybrid Wizard Failed with Missing Default Receive Connector

Today I was configuring a Hybrid setup where Hybrid wizard failed to find the default receive connector. Let us see how we fixed this issue.

Exchange 2013: Hybrid Part 5

In the previous blog we covered Exchange 2013 Hybrid configuration wizard and in this blog we will cover the review of the configuration changes post exchange 2013 hybrid wizard.

Exchange 2013: Hybrid Part 4

In the previous blog we covered Directory Synchronization and in this blog we will cover the Exchange 2013 Hybrid configuration.

Exchange 2013: Hybrid Part 3

In the previous blog we covered ADFS and Trust with Azure AD which also allowed Single Sign on. In this blog we will cover Directory Synchronization.

Office 365: “Azure AD Connect Preview” Setup Fails with ADFS Server Bad Password

I was running the Azure AD connect wizard to configure AD sync for a Hybrid deployment and my wizard failed to connect to the ADFS server. I am share as this is a new product and deployment guide does not guide this step.

Exchange 2013: Hybrid Part 2

In the previous blog we discussed the basic concepts, ports, requirement, prerequisite and architecture. Now it’s time to configure Single Sign on.

Exchange: June 2015 Cumulative Update and Update Rollup Released

On June 16, 2015 Microsoft released the following Exchange updates

Office 365: Install and Connect Azure AD for Hybrid

Just sharing the steps of installing and connecting Azure AD. You might use it for Hybrid deployments.

Exchange 2013 SP1 & CU8 Security Update MS15-064 Released

Microsoft has released the security update MS15-064 for Exchange 2013 SP1 and CU8 on this Tuesday.

Upgrading Lync Server from Evaluation Version to the Full Version.

When you install the Lync Server 2013 Eval version it expires in 180 days & your Lync Server Front end service fails to start. To overcome this problem, we can convert the Lync Server Eval version to the Full version by following the steps below.




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