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About jasonsherry

I am a 20 year Exchange consultant and expert. I currently work for Commvault as a Solutions Specialist for Microsoft Infrastructure For more info see my resume at:

20 Years on Exchange and 30 years on email

I don’t recall the exact date, but when I worked at Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC), 1994-1996, I got a beta version of Exchange 4.0 in late 1995. Having worked with MS:Mail, VMS Mail (ALL-IN-1), and several other email systems I … Continue reading

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Odd Transport Issue: Mail Stuck in internal queues

A week or so ago I started to notice messages getting stuck in the queues on one of my Exchange 2013 servers. My troubleshooting included restarting services, applying the latest CU, statically setting IPv6 address, and looking though logs but … Continue reading

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Latest Update for Exchange 2007-2016 are out!

As my tech associate Tony Redmond said on his blog,, “Lots of Exchange on-premises updates to install.” He is right, Microsoft just released updates to Exchange 2007, 2010, 2013, and 2016 today! Not many environments are running all four, but I know … Continue reading

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Why I’m Supporting Bernie Sanders

I’ve been following Bernie for a couple of years. When he announced he was running for President in May I was ecstatic since I knew he would bring some attention to major issues, but I admit I didn’t think he … Continue reading

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Script: Set-TransportLogs.ps1

Starting with Exchange 2013 there are now three groups of transport related logs: Front-End (new to 2013), Back-End (or just Transport), and Mailbox Transport. By default, these logs all go under the directory where you install Exchange, which is the … Continue reading

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What’s New and Cool in Exchange 2016 – It’s out now!

10/12 Update: Link to Exchange 2016 Preferred Architecture added 10/2 Update: Known Issues section added near the end Continuing my “What’s New and Cool” series that started with Exchange 2007, this article is on Exchange 2016 which was released today! For the latest … Continue reading

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Exchange 2013 CU10 and 2010 SP3 UR11 have been released

The latest updates to Exchange 2010 and 2013 were posted 9/15/2015. Exchange 2010: Download SP3 UR 11 | KB3078674 Exchange 2013: Download CU10 | KB3078678 | Download CU10 Language Packs Exchange Team EHLO Blog Post: Released: September 2015 Quarterly Exchange Updates. Like the … Continue reading

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Exchange 2016 Preview is out!

Quick post, plan on coming out with a What’s New & Cool post when I can find some time. Just posted to the Exchange Team blog here: Below is a summary of the content from this EHLO Blog post You … Continue reading

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I got married 5/15/2015 15:15 and life has been very busy for the last year…

This past year has been VERY busy, well the past three have, and I’ll blame this on the three children I’m now helping to raise. Well worth the time investment! Two of those are Rose’s, my partner/companion/wife as of 5/15/2015. We … Continue reading

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Joke: New Drive Shipping Technology in Microsoft Exchange Server 2016

4/2: The post below was posted as an April fools joke 🙂 Repost from: by Boris Lokhvitsky In the modern messaging world, there is a clear and apparent trend for increasing volume of messaging data communicated, accumulated and stored in … Continue reading

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