Category Archives: Exchange

URGENT: Hold off on deploying Exchange 2016 on Windows 2016

Exchange 2016 CU3 was the 1st version of Exchange supported on Windows 2016 when it was released on 9/20/2016 [Exchange 2013 & 2016 quarterly updates out]. This was a minor update, biggest changes are the support for Windows 2016 and indexing … Continue reading

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Exchange 2013 & 2016 quarterly updates out

11/7/16 Added a “Known & Possible Issues” list 11/4/16 Urgent Update: Do NOT deploy Exchange 2016 CU3 (or earlier) on Windows 2016 at this time. See URGENT: Hold off on deploying Exchange 2016 on Windows 2016 for more details. Today, 9/20/2016 Microsoft … Continue reading

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Calendar Sharing across Devices w/ Exchange or EXO/O365

Starting in Exchange 2010 you have been able to share your calendar, if enabled at the organization level, with anyone on the Internet anonymously. This can still be done today with Exchange 2016 and Office 365 in the ICS (iCAL), … Continue reading

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Exchange 2016 CU2 and 2013 CU13 are out

Microsoft released the latest update to Exchange 2013 and 2016 on 6/21/2016. No major changes, but the DAG auto rebalancing and finally .NET 4.6.1 support are much desired changes. The new DAG feature is important to larger environments and the … Continue reading

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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, http://windowsitpro.com/blog/lots-exchange-premises-updates-install, “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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