How To Install Exchange 2016 (Greenfield Site) – Part 3
Apr18

How To Install Exchange 2016 (Greenfield Site) – Part 3

KB ID 0001303 Dtd 18/04/17 Problem In Part-One we covered Exchange Pre-Install Tasks, in Part-Two we installed Exchange 2016, but it still won't be working properly, so we need to carry out a few Post-Install Tasks. Solution Install Exchange 2016 Product Key Log into Exchange Admin Center > Servers > Servers > Select the Server > Enter Product Key. Manually enter your product key > Save. Heed the warning > OK. Open...

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How To Install Exchange 2016 (Greenfield Site) – Part 2
Apr17

How To Install Exchange 2016 (Greenfield Site) – Part 2

KB ID 0001302 Dtd 17/04/17 Problem Back in Part-One, we looked at all the things to consider before you start to install Exchange 2016. Now we will start installing software, and getting to a point where we can configure Exchange 2016 and carry out some post deployment. Solution Your forest functional level needs to be at 'Windows Server 2008' before you can install Exchange 2016. The server you intend to deploy Exchange on, needs to...

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How To Install Exchange 2016 (Greenfield Site) – Part 1
Apr17

How To Install Exchange 2016 (Greenfield Site) – Part 1

KB ID 0001301 Dtd 17/04/17 Problem As the title implies, this article assumes you do not already have Exchange of any flavour in your organisation. If you do and you simply want to migrate to Exchange 2016, then this is NOT the article you want, instead head to the following link; Migration From Exchange 2010/2007 to Exchange 2016 (& 2013) Solution Now before you sit at the keyboard there are a few things to consider; Media: At...

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Exchange 2016 / 2013 Adding a New Email Domain
Apr04

Exchange 2016 / 2013 Adding a New Email Domain

KB ID 0001297 Dtd 04/04/17 Problem On EE this morning someone asked this question and I realised I’ve never written it up. So If you want to add a new domain to an already working Exchange deployment how do you do it? Solution Firstly, you need to have purchased the new domain name, and have the DNS records setup properly  for the new domain name. See the following article; Setting up the Correct DNS Records for your Web or Mail...

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Users Cannot Access Public Folders Post Migration (Exchange 2016)
Mar29

Users Cannot Access Public Folders Post Migration (Exchange 2016)

KB ID 0001295 Dtd 29/03/17 Problem This post comes form my colleague Andrew Dorrian, he usually follows my migrating public folders article. Recently after a couple of Exchange 2016 migrations he has seen a problem where the public folders are visible in the Exchange Admin Console, but the users can't access them. Solution Open ADSIedit.msc and connect to the 'Configuration' context. Navigate to; CN=Services > CN=Microsoft Exchange...

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Windows – Display Memory Modules From Command Line
Mar28

Windows – Display Memory Modules From Command Line

KB ID 0001294 Dtd 28/03/17 Problem This is a handy command I came across this week, If you need to know the hardware memory configuration for a machine, and either don't want to open the case to take a look, or you are at a different location, (i.e. remote connected onto the machine). How do you do it, without installing some audit software? Solution Simply run the following command; wmic MEMORYCHIP get...

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