Category Archives: Exchange Server 2013

Adding an endpoint on Office 365 Exchange data migration

There is an easy assistant under Setup / Data migration when using Office 365 Admin Center. In this Tutorial, we are going over the process to configure an end point…

Solving the issue You must provide a value for this property on Remove-MailboxExportRequest

The clean up of the Mailbox Export Requests is usually overlooked on the vast majority of organizations, and sometimes the user that was once exported is removed from the Active…

Getting the number of mailboxes per database in your Exchange Organization

How to create a single line PowerShell to retrieve the number of mailboxes per mailbox database in your organization. I was asked about that number in one of my customers…

How to disable E-mail Signature changes in Outlook Web App

I’m reviewing Exclaimer Cloud and during the process, I noticed that by default the end-user has the ability to configure signatures and kind of messes up an e-mail signature solution….

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…

Managing Office 2016 using Group Policies

Adding administrative templates to support your Office 2016 is critical for administrators that want to manage certain components from a central location. Solution The process is simple, the first step…

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,…