Exchange: Apply Email Address Policy to All Distribution Groups
Nov01

Exchange: Apply Email Address Policy to All Distribution Groups

KB ID 0001361 Problem While doing a migration I needed to update all of a clients ‘Distribution’ groups with an additional mail domain. This is not normally a problem we can do that with an Email address policy, well yes you can if all the groups have ‘update email addresses based on policy’ ticked, (which is the default!) However this client  had done everything manually. So that wasn’t an option....

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Exchange Exporting Mailboxes to PST Files
Oct31

Exchange Exporting Mailboxes to PST Files

KB ID 0001360 Problem Applicable To: This procedure works on all versions of Exchange Newer than Exchange 2010 SP1 (update rollup 8). If your Exchange server is OLDER than that you will need to use the following link; Exchange 2007 / 2010 (Pre SP1)- Export Mailbox’s to PST files The following procedure exports a user mailbox to a PST file on a network share.   Solution Not Even ‘Exchange Organisation Administrators” have...

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Cisco ASA: Prioritise RDP Traffic
Oct31

Cisco ASA: Prioritise RDP Traffic

KB ID 0001359 Problem I have a client who had two sites, one didn’t have a particularly good internet connection, (which is the actual problem that needed to be solved). But in the interim, he wanted me to prioritise RDP traffic, as his staff were constantly complaining about the speed of their connections. Note: They may be a myriad of reasons why user experience is bad for an RDP session, this was quite simply a bandwidth...

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MRS Proxy Error ‘The connection to the server could not be completed’
Oct31

MRS Proxy Error ‘The connection to the server could not be completed’

KB ID 0001358 Problem When attempting a cross forest mailbox migration, When specifying the ‘Remote MRS Proxy Server address’ you get the following error; error the connection to the server ‘server-fqdn‘ could not be completed Solution This tripped me up for quite a while, (it kept saying access denied). I’d tested this previously and everything was working. Note: If you have never had it working, ensure...

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Exchange ‘Cross Forest’ Mail Migrations
Oct26

Exchange ‘Cross Forest’ Mail Migrations

KB ID 0001356 Problem PeteNetLive is full of Exchange Migration walkthroughs, going all the way back to Exchange 2003. But what if you are migrating to another forest? Well for small migrations you can of course export mail from the old Exchange Server, and them import it into the new mailbox in the new domain/forest (usually via .PST files). I’ll provide links at the bottom of the page, if that’s what you would prefer to...

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ADMT Password Export Server Error: Invalid Password!
Oct25

ADMT Password Export Server Error: Invalid Password!

KB ID 0001355 Problem Seen when trying to install the ‘ADMT Password Export Server Service’, whilst doing a domain migration; Invalid Password! The supplied password does not match this encryption key’s password. ADMT’s Password Migration Filter DLL will not install without a valid encryption key. Solution At first I assumed I was suffering from ‘fat fingers‘ and just entering the wrong password,...

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