Category Archives: Exchange 2013

Exchange 2010 – SMTP address is generated in the format of username2@domain.com

Symptom: When a new user is created, in some cases an SMTP address is generated in the format of username2@domain.com instead of username@domain.com although there is no such existing address on the network Cause: Issue is possibly due to the … Continue reading

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Move Mailbox failed – Mailbox size exceeds target quota

Open ADSIEDIT.MSC   Find the user and change the value  ‘mBDUseDefaults’  to True wait a few minutes and try again.   Good Luck

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Exchange ActiveSync Error – 1053

“Exchange ActiveSync doesn’t have sufficient permissions to create the “” container under Active Directory user “Active Directory operation failed on dc.domain.com. This error is not retriable. Additional information: Access is denied. Active directory response: 00000005: SecErr: DSID-03152611, problem 4003 (INSUFF_ACCESS_RIGHTS), data … Continue reading

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Released: Exchange Server 2013 Service Pack 1

Upgrading to SP1/Deploying SP1 As with all cumulative updates (CUs), SP1 is a full build of Exchange, and the deployment of SP1 is just like the deployment of a cumulative update. Active Directory Preparation Prior to or concurrent with upgrading … Continue reading

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How to set all virtual directories at once With PowerShell

For internal URLs: $urlpath = Read-Host "Type internal Client Access FQDN starting with http:// or https://" Set-ClientAccessServer –Identity * –AutodiscoverServiceInternalUri “$urlpath/autodiscover/autodiscover.xml” Set-webservicesvirtualdirectory –Identity * –internalurl “$urlpath/ews/exchange.asmx” Set-oabvirtualdirectory –Identity * –internalurl “$urlpath/oab” Set-owavirtualdirectory –Identity * –internalurl “$urlpath/owa” Set-ecpvirtualdirectory –Identity * –internalurl … Continue reading

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Exchange 2013 Prerequisites

Install the server roles via PowerShell 1. Open PowerShell 2. Type the following Command: Install-WindowsFeature AS-HTTP-Activation, Desktop-Experience, NET-Framework-45-Features, RPC-over-HTTP-proxy, RSAT-Clustering, Web-Mgmt-Console, WAS-Process-Model, Web-Asp-Net45, Web-Basic-Auth, Web-Client-Auth, Web-Digest-Auth, Web-Dir-Browsing, Web-Dyn-Compression, Web-Http-Errors, Web-Http-Logging, Web-Http-Redirect, Web-Http-Tracing, Web-ISAPI-Ext, Web-ISAPI-Filter, Web-Lgcy-Mgmt-Console, Web-Metabase, Web-Mgmt-Console, Web-Mgmt-Service, Web-Net-Ext45, Web-Request-Monitor, … Continue reading

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