Category Archives: Exchange Server 2010

Checking if a mailbox is valid using Exchange Management Shell

In some scenarios we need to check if a mailbox database is valid on Exchange Server, this kind of validation is useful when migrating/transitioning mailboxes. Solution In order to validate…

Using PowerShell to test SMTP

Using PowerShell to simplify the SMTP test in an Exchange Server or any other SMTP server.  Solution I’ve been using telnet for a while (since Exchange 5.5 to be honest)…

Quarantine messages in Exchange Online Protection (EOP) from the end-user perspective

In this Tutorial we are going to check the required steps for an end-user to check its quarantine messages in EOP.  In some customers, I see the Service Desk Team…

Creating basic ActiveSync reports

In this Tutorial we are going over the basics to generate basic ActiveSync reporting in Exchange Server 2010 and the same applies to newer versions of Exchange Server. Solution The…

Administrator initiated remove wipe in Exchange Server 2010

In this Tutorial we are going over the process to remote wipe a mobile phone using Exchange Server 2010 console. Solution A customer of mine is still using Exchange Server…

How to delete the default domain in Exchange Server 2016

Removing the default domain in Exchange Server 2016 using Exchange admin center. Solution When Exchange Server is deployed the default domain is going to be the FQDN of the Active…

Drown attack and Exchange Server

In this Tutorial we are going to check if an Exchange Server is vulnerable to the Drown attack, the same procedure can be used on any server that runs IIS,…

Getting Exchange Server numbers with PowerShell

In this Tutorial we are going over a few cmdlets to get the number of Exchange Server in your Exchange Organization. Solution I’m often asked about number of servers when…

How to Remove an Exchange Server using ADSIEdit.msc

In some cases, an Exchange server can be beyond recover, and no longer necessary, and for this kind of situation the administrator may use ADSIEdit.msc to remove the server that…

Solving DataMoveReplicationConstraint when moving large mailboxes

During a transition in one of my customers, when trying to move a large mailbox between Exchange Server 2010 servers, the following error was being displayed, and the move process…