Category Archives: Exchange

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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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: http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2015/07/22/announcing-exchange-server-2016-preview.aspx. Below is a summary of the content from this EHLO Blog post You … 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: https://www.facebook.com/groups/MSEX2013/permalink/1031304146898702/ 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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Exchange 2013 CU8, 2010 SP3 UR9, & 2007 SP3 UR16 Released

3/23 Update: AD Schema changes are not made if already running 2013 CU7 3/19 Update: Added info on Public Folder scalability improvements Exchange 2013 CU8, 2010 SP3 CU9, and 2007 SP3 UR16 were released on 3/17/2015 2013 CU8 | Download | KB3030080 … Continue reading

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