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Exchange 2010: OAB download error 80190194

Recently I was working on the issue but could not find the solution anywhere so sharing this simple solution. More »

SPF records – Why do I care it exist?

Emails can be spoofed or forged in several ways. A simple example is to use Telnet to forge an email as shown
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Office 365 / EOP: All emails Quarantined

Recently I was working on my EOP environment and our emails started going to the spam quarantine. I could not find fix over the internet so thought of sharing how I fixed it. More »

Office 365 / EOP: Download Reports in Excel

We always need to download the messaging reports to analyze the data or present to the management or some other purpose.

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Office 365: Steps to run tool “Check your office 365 configuration with OnRamp Autochecks”

Microsoft provide this tool in the list of tools in the office 365. It is an automated tool that gathers configuration requirements and performs deployment readiness checks against your on-premises environment.

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Microsoft Exchange Conference 2014 recordings

Microsoft Exchange Conference MEC 2014 sessions are available on Channel9
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Exclaimer Email Alias Manager – MSExchange Product review

I have been wanting to do a review for Exclaimer email alias manager for Exchange for a while now. This is a robust product helping users who use more than one email address for their business. More »

Exchange 2010: Outlook connection error MapiExceptionLowLevelInitializationFailure: ec=-2147467259 (0x80004005)

Today I faced an interesting permissions issue which was new to me so I am sharing my experience. More »

OpenSSL Heartbleed bug and Exchange Server vulnerability

There is a news out there about the heartbleed flaw in OpenSSL and how it could affect email servers and web servers on the Internet. Exchange relies on SSL certificates so let’s break this down and ensure our servers aren’t vulnerable to attacks. More »

Did you register for the Exchange Powershell Script Contest Yet?

Submissions are ongoing… More »

Exchange 2013 SP1: Edge Transport Server Installation and Configuration

Edge Transport Server has protected many Exchange Infrastructures and we liked to rely on Microsoft since the release of Anti-spam in Exchange 2003 SP2. More »

Significance of IOPS in Exchange Server

Mostly when we design any Any Exchange infrastructure we need to calculate the correct IOPS.

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Exchange 2013/2016: Create IP Less DAG with SP1 – Another Step to Simplification

Exchange 2013 has already been so revolutionary and the recent release of service pack 1 made it more exciting. Let us see how to create the simple Database Availability Group (DAG) cluster without any cluster IP. More »

Getting the Enterprise Business- the new SOCIAL EDGE

Microsoft in its 2014 SharePoint Conference held in Las Vegas announced some very interesting roadmaps ahead for Office 365 and SharePoint. This blog will focus more on O365 updates.

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Microsoft VTC 2014 Event: March 19 2014

Microsoft Virtual Tech Conference is back and will held on March 19 2014.

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Tech Stravaganza 2014 – The New York IT Conference

Technical learning never stops we just need to find the places to learn. More »

My 1st Blog at

Recently Microsoft accepted my blog on Windows 2012 R2 and Exchange 2013 SP1 to publish at

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Exchange 2013 SP1: Installation and Upgrade

Microsoft released SP1 on Feb 25 2014 with many changes and the organization (has a policy to wait for SP1 before considering into production) will be looking to deploy Exchange 2013. More »




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