March 2016 Quarterly Exchange Updates, all versions - Download

March 2016 Quarterly Exchange Updates, all versions - Download

20 March 2016
Updates for all versions of Exchange Servers are now available on the Microsoft Download Center. First ever update for Exchange Server 2016, Cumulative Update 12 Exchange Server 2013 and Exchange Server 2007 and Exchange Server 2010 Update Rollups are available for the customers to download and patch. More Details and Download Links, Cumulative Update 1 for Exchange Server 2016 - Download CU1 ver 2016  Exchange Server 2013 Cumulative Update 12 - Download…
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Don't Install .NET Framework 4.6.1 on Exchange, LYNC 2013 & Skype for Business Servers

Don't Install .NET Framework 4.6.1 on Exchange, LYNC 2013 & Skype for Business Servers

15 February 2016
A quick note on Exchange Team Blog (EHLO Blog) has mentioned that Exchange on-premises servers will run into some known issues if .NET Framework 4.6.1 is installed. Considering the impact, MS Exchange team has advised to delay the installation of .NET Framework 4.6.1 which is currently available through Windows Update. It is worth thinking why MS has allowed it on Windows Update, without the confirmation from Exchange On-Prem team testing.…
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Create and Configure Database Availability Group (DAG) – Exchange Server 2016

Create and Configure Database Availability Group (DAG) – Exchange Server 2016

10 January 2016
By now we are familiar with the concept of DAG. Database availability group is nothing but a set of up to 16 Exchange Server 2016 mailbox servers that provide high availability or automatic database recovery database-level recovery from a database level. It is an improved clustering operation from Exchange Server 2010 onwards. I recommend you to read more about DAG if you are not familiar with, as this article gives…
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Unable to Launch Exchange Admin Console/Shell - Could not load file or assembly 'Microsoft.Exchange.Net, Version=15.0.0.0; Exception from HRESULT: 0x800705AF

Unable to Launch Exchange Admin Console/Shell - Could not load file or assembly 'Microsoft.Exchange.Net, Version=15.0.0.0; Exception from HRESULT: 0x800705AF

07 January 2016
Recently when I was installing and configuring Exchange Server 2016 on a LAB infrastructure to test some configuration, I encountered the following error, Could not load file or assembly 'Microsoft.Exchange.Net, Version=15.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=31bf3856ad364e35' or one of its dependencies. The paging file is too small for this operation to complete. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x800705AF) Initially I thought, it was due to the resources of the server, where as it turned out…
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Distribution Group Member Count and Usage Statistics Script

Distribution Group Member Count and Usage Statistics Script

13 December 2015
Recently I was taking an inventory of Distribution Lists in my messaging infrastructure, which lead me to take an additional step to look at the statistics about the total number of members and the usage of each group. As you would be wondering, it wouldn’t be as easy as we think if we plan to achieve it without a script. Here is one simple script, which let you extract the…
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Released: Update Rollup 11 for Exchange Server 2010 SP3 & Cumulative Update 10 for Exchange Server 2013

Released: Update Rollup 11 for Exchange Server 2010 SP3 & Cumulative Update 10 for Exchange Server 2013

28 September 2015
Microsoft Exchange team has released Update Rollup 11 for Exchange Server 2010 SP3 & Cumulative Update 10 for Exchange Server 2013. As usual these updates are addressing number of customer reported issues. These updates are also should be considered as milestone updates for Exchange 2010 and Exchange 2013 respectively. Download Cumulative Update 10 for Exchange Server 2013 (KB3078678) now. Download Update Rollup 11 for Exchange Server 2010 SP3 (KB3078674) Why…
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Powershell Script to Update GAL (Global Address List)

Powershell Script to Update GAL (Global Address List)

28 September 2015
We all know that the OWA page (ECP in purticular) has the option to update the user contact information. However, at time you might in need for a script to enable the similar feature, such as when the OWA feature is not available to all user. I had similar situation in my company, where the OWA feature is not enabled for ALL users, and forced to develop a small PS…
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Install the Exchange 2010 Management Tools on Windows 10

Install the Exchange 2010 Management Tools on Windows 10

20 August 2015
Query: How to install Exchange Server 2010 Management Console on Windows 10 machine. You need to follow the steps below to install Exchange Server 2010 Management Tools on a Windows 10 machine. As the RSAT version for Windows 10 is released by Microsoft now ( Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) for Windows 10 Released ), we are all set ready to install Exhange Management Console for Windows 10. Install RSAT…
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