Exchange Server Questionnaire Spring/Summer 2022

The Exchange Product Group announced Exchange Server vNEXT for fall 2021. As of today the next Edition of Exchange Server is not available. As we are still waiting for the next edition of Exchange Server it is time to take a look at the current state of on-premises Exchange deployments.

Easy 365 Manager

Bei der Nutzung von Microsoft 365 müssen Sie sich entscheiden, ob Sie mit Benutzerkonten areiten möchten, die nur in der Cloud existieren oder ob Sie hybride Identitäten einsetzen möchten. Hybride Indentitäten werden mit Hilfe von Azure AD Connect aus dem lokalen Active Directory zu Azure AD synchronisisert. Mit dieser Synchronisation kommt geht eine große Einschränkung […]

Public Folder Source Side Validation

–Public folders are a hidden gem of Exchange Server and provided a way of co-working when today’s solutions were still a thing of the future. Even with on-premises modern public folders, you might encounter situations where you have to perform tasks maintaining and preparing for public folder migration to Exchange Online or for moving public folder mailboxes to Exchange Server 2019.

Clear legacyExchangeDN ADCDisabledMail

When you prepare your on-premises public folder hierarchy ACLs for migration to Exchange Online or for moving from Exchange Server 2016 to 2019 you might see the following error:

Multiple objects with legacy DN ADCDisabledMail were found.

Exchange Mailbox Retention Policy Cleanup

Exchange uses rentention policies to organize retention tags, which define how Exchange MRM should keep, delete or move objects in a mailbox or archive mailbox. Sometimes you encounter strange behaviors of those tags, then you must cleanup the tags from the mailbox. This tool helps you in this effort.

Edge Transport Server, EdgeSync, and Certificates

The use of Exchange Edge Transport Servers requires the synchronization of user and configuration data from internal Exchange Servers to the Edge Transport Servers. The synchronization utilizes secure LDAP (EdgeSync) to transmit the data securely and is based on an Edge Subscription.

When you create a new Edge Subscription on your internal Exchange Servers by importing the Edge Subscription XML-file, establishing the EdgeSync-connection might fail.

Remote Work and Global Collaboration – An Interview

This interview Adnan and I talk about the challenges in the current situation with COVID-19. Companies are forced into enabling remote work at a pace they cannot control efficiently. At the same time, the fast-rising numbers of users utilizing collaboration tools put additional load on company networks that those were never planned for. IT departments are required to deliver the same high-quality standard for remote workers as for the on-premises workforce.

Interview with Adnan Rafique for iMentorCloud

Adnan Rafique is a Collaboration Architect for Microsoft Exchange and Office 365. He is a subject matter expert in this area since the days of Exchange Server 2007.

He reached out to me to record an interview on Office 365, the impact of cloud technologies to the daily operations of IT administrators, and the requirement for life-long learning.