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Oct 02 2016

Double Microsoft Exchange and Mail Relay on a Remote Site

Published by under Exchange

You have an Exchange server (or cluster) that communicates to the outside world through a mail relay (also called smarthost in Microsoft terminology), usually in a DMZ. You’d now like to give some high availability to this infrastructure, that could ideally cover a disaster recovery plan. This can be achieved doubling servers on a second […]

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Sep 24 2016

How to Reuse Exchange SSL Certificate on Apache Web Server

Published by under Apache,Exchange,Mail,Security

While generating a Microsoft Exchange (or IIS web server) certificate, take the opportunity to add extra domain names and reuse it on Apache web servers. This will save you a few bucks and time, unless the CA provides a certificate for multiple platforms. First off, copy the pfx file generated with Exchange on the Apache […]

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Oct 09 2015

Exchange Default Retention Policy Does Not Apply

Published by under Exchange

You have configured in Exchange EAC (Exchange Admin Center) or with Powershell a retention policy that is supposed to clean up your deleted items for instance. But it does not apply to your mailboxes, nothing gets deleted. As suggested on Microsoft, the default policy is applied when you create an archive for the mailbox. But you’re […]

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Jul 11 2015

Exchange Addressbook Does Not Update in Outlook

Published by under Exchange

When I update Exchange 2013 Address Book (phone number or any other details), Outlook does not seem to get updated, even the next day. It does not seem to be a problem on the client side since it tries to get the latest address book updates from Exchange at regular intervals. You can workaround this […]

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Jun 04 2015

Uninstall Microsoft Exchange 2010

Published by under Exchange

Microsoft Exchange 2010 uninstall wizard throws some errors unless you previously go through the following steps. ⚠ This will remove all mailboxes, contacts, etc…! There’s no way back ⚠ We assume this is the last Exchange server. If not, be more specific on mailboxes to be removed, with -database for instance, or -server on connectors. […]

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