Category Archives: Exchange 2013

Office 365 / Exchange Hybrid Security Issue

I have recently determined a major security issue related to deleted mailboxes in an Office 365 Hybrid environment. Our former decommission process for accounts was to allow Office 365 to delete the mailboxes of “Former” users no longer at the … Continue reading

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Office 365 Mailbox Migration – RemoteRoutingAddress Issues

I recently started an Office 365 Exchange migration batch job with several thousand mailboxes.  The migration of the mailboxes was working just fine, but we heard  reports of bounced messages to a few migrated mailboxes. Remote Server returned ‘554 5.4.6 … Continue reading

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Office 365 Hybrid Check List

Implementing Office 365 is not easy for an a large organization. Here is a current summary of the issues that I have had to deal with in order to get from point A to point B. This will most certainly … Continue reading

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Silent OWA Redirection for Exchange 2013 / Office 365 Hybrid

If you have Exchange 2013 on-premise and configured in hybrid mode with office 365, users with office 365 mailboxes who login to the on-premise Exchange owa website receive a static link that they must click on manually. Steve Goodman’s post … Continue reading

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Exchange 2013 Monitoring Health Mailboxes Growing Out of Control

Exchange 2013 Monitoring mailboxes do not have a set quota.  What you may find is that there are several thousand items in each of these mailboxes. I currently have 16 mailbox databases, with 2 health mailboxes per database.  I was … Continue reading

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Exchange 2013 CU9 Upgrade Issues

Earlier this morning I had to upgrade Exchange Server 2013 to CU9, The exchange upgrade Failed with the following error: Start-SetupProcess -Name “iisreset” -Args “/noforce /timeout:120” Process execution failed with exit code 1052 ​​SMLXL Microsoft states that you need to … Continue reading

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Exchange 2013 – Public Mailbox Size Increase

If you have an instance where you want to increase a public mailbox in Exchange 2013, follow these directions: 1. Determine which mailbox needs to be increased. 2. Get-Mailbox -PublicFolder -Identity Mailbox1 | fl prohibitsendquota 3. Now we will go … Continue reading

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ADFS and Exchange 2013 Token Signing Certificate Rollover Process

Environment Verified On: Exchange 2013 CU9, ADFS 3.0, all running Windows Server 2012 R2 If you are currently running Exchange Server 2013 and ADFS, you will have to replace your token-signing certificate every year by default, unless you disable the … Continue reading

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