• Exchange Database Availability Group Concepts and Configuration

    A database availability group (DAG) is the base component of the Mailbox server high availability and site resilience framework built into Microsoft Exchange Server. A DAG is a group of up to 16 Mailbox servers that hosts a set of databases and provides automatic database-level recovery from failures that affect individual servers or databases. A

  • Office Online Server Reports Unhealthy Status

    Recently, I deployed the office online server 2016 on windows server 2016 for the integration with Exchange 2016. As per the Office Online server requirements, installing it on the Windows server 2016 requires Office Online Server April 2017 or later. Refer here for requirements. I installed November 2018 version of OOS which will be available

  • Exchange Web Services Issue in Exchange 2013

    Issue Exchange Web Services not working resulting in issues with enabling the out of office, fetching Free busy calendar information Cause Windows Authentication was not enabled Error Message Troubleshooting/Assessment From Outlook client, Did the Test-EmailAutoconfiguration and it retrieved the EWS URL’s InternalURL was pointing to the Load balancer Added the host file entry on the

  • Configure Microsoft Surface Hub for Video Conferencing Room System

    In this article, I will explain the steps for configuring the Microsoft surface Hub for the video conferencing meeting room systems with Skype for business on-premise. Here, we will be using the on-premise Active Directory, Exchange and Skype for Business. Surface Hub requires an account in Active Directory, room mailbox in Exchange and the account

  • Windows Server 2016 – Feature Installation Issue

    Recently, I was configuring the Exchange server 2016 DAG and I got an issue with adding the second node to the DAG with the exception that it cannot install the Failover clustering windows feature with Error 0x800f0831. Issue: Unable to install Windows Feature Failover Clustering via GUI and Power Shell on Windows Server 2016 Cause

  • Exchange 2013 – Permission Issue

    Symptoms Mailboxes are not showing up in EAC and EMS on Exchange 2013 Mailboxes are not Disconnected Exchange attributes are present Enabling the mailbox doesn’t work Even creating a new mailbox for the existing user don’t work Error message: Active Directory operation failed on DC.domain.com. This error is not retriable. Additional information: Insufficient access rights

  • POP Issue in Exchange 2013

    Below is the error message while configuring the outlook POP for the Exchange 2013 user. Exchange 2013 with CAS and MBX installed separately. Assessment/Troubleshooting: POP services are enabled on the servers and for the user Ran the below command to check the server component state and POP was Active Get-Servercomponentstate –server “servername” Checked the Server

  • Search-MailboxAuditLogs Issue in Exchange 2019

    Recently, I came across an issue with mailbox auditing in the Exchange 2019.  Issue: Search-MailboxAuditLog gives no results [PS] C:\Windows\system32>Search-MailboxAuditLog -Identity “test” -ShowDetails | fl [PS] C:\Windows\system32> Assessment/Troubleshooting: Mailbox enabled for auditing [PS] C:\Windows\system32>Get-Mailbox -Identity test | fl *audit* AuditEnabled : True Mailbox folder statistics returns the result for audit folder [PS] C:\Windows\system32>Get-MailboxFolderStatistics test |where{$_.Name

  • Due to CredSSP encryption oracle remediation

    Recent MS security update was the cause of this error. An authentication error has occurred. The function requested is not supported Remote computer: <computer name> This could be due to CredSSP encryption oracle remediation. For more information, see https:/go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=866660 Reference article here So temporarily you may uncheck “Allow connections only from computers running Remote Desktop

  • Stellar Exchange Toolkit

    Product Review-Stellar Exchange Toolkit I am a Cloud Specialist with an organization that works on Exchange Server. With the help of my team, I recently employed Exchange Server 2016 environment to get the benefits of the advanced features of the latest server environment. But while implementing an antivirus solution, the Exchange Database EDB file crashed.

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