Category «Exchange»

Configure Exchange to Use FQDN URLs

When installing a new SSL certificate you may find that you need to change the URLs used by Exchange as you can no longer get SSL certificates with non-internet FQDNs. E.g. You can’t use exch2010.mycompany.local as .local is not an internet domain. You will need to configure your Exchange server to use an FQDN – …

Exchange 2010 and 2007 Useful Powershell Commands

Explanation Command Grant full access to all mailboxes get-mailbox -server <exchange server Name> | Add-MailboxPermission -User “domain\userid” -AccessRights FullAccess Move mailbox to another server New-MoveRequest –identity username –TargetDatabase “database name” Update Default Global Address List Update-GlobalAddressList -Identity “default Global Address List” Grant relay permission to send connector Get-ReceiveConnector “Anonymous Relay” | Add-ADPermission -User “NT AUTHORITY\ANONYMOUS …

Installing Exchange 2010 service pack 2

Quite a few people have reported errors after installing SP2 – have a read of the comments on this blog http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2011/12/05/released-exchange-server-2010-sp2.aspx before deciding whether to upgrade. Pre-requisites Exchange SP2 makes numerous schema updates so the account you use to update must have schema admin rights. Once the schema has been updated wait for active directory …

Install a GoDaddy UCC certificate on Exchange 2007

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Install Exchange 2007 on Windows 2008 R2

This article briefly discusses how to install Exchange 2007 on Windows 2008 R2. It does not cover migration of mailboxes etc. You will need Exchange 2007 with SP3 installation media. Do not attempt to install if the media you are using is not “Exchange 2007 with SP3” or later. I recommend downloading the exchange best …

Install a UCC/SAN SSL certificate for Exchange 2010

If you found this article useful please click on my referral link before buying your godaddy certificate – www.godaddy.com This article explains how to setup a multi-name (i.e. UCC\SAN) SSL certificate for Exchange 2010. In this example I am using a single Exchange 2010 SP1 server and getting the certificate from godaddy.com. I prefer to use …

Outlook 2003 performance issues with Exchange 2010

You may notice that Outlook 2003 runs slower after upgrading the server to Exchange 2010. Users can report that deleting and moving emails between folders is slow. Users on Outlook 2007 and later will run fine. There are a number of things you can do to improve performance in Outlook 2003. Install Exchange 2010 update …

Outlook 2003 unable to connect to Exchange 2010 server

Symptoms You are running Exchange 2010 with no service pack, or you have recently upgraded to 2010 sp1. Your Outlook 2003 client is unable to connect to your Exchange server giving one of the below error messages:- The action could not be completed. The connection to the Microsoft Exchange Server is unavailable. Outlook must be …