Exchange AutoDiscover Errors – Creating an AutoDiscover SRV Record
Jul12

Exchange AutoDiscover Errors – Creating an AutoDiscover SRV Record

KB ID 0001184 Dtd 12/07/17 Problem Ages ago I wrote the following article; Outlook Error ‚ÄúThe name of the security certificate is invalid or does not match the name of the site.‚ÄĚ You used to see this error a lot if your internal, and external domain names were different, and the ‘public’ domain name was on the certificate, in those cases I’d also setup split DNS like so; Windows ‚Äď Setting Up Split DNS But you can...

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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 >...

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Exchange – Cannot Delete Mailbox Move Request

KB ID 0001228 Dtd 08/08/16ProblemOn the tail end of an Exchange 2010 to 2016 migration last week, I needed to decommission the old Exchange 2010 server. It would not let me remove the mailbox database, as it had a ‘move-request’ that it thought had not completed, (for the administrator account). However if I tried to delete the move request from the EMC this happened;ErrorFailed to communicate with the mailbox...

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Outlook Error  “The name of the security certificate is invalid or does not match the name of the site.”
Aug02

Outlook Error “The name of the security certificate is invalid or does not match the name of the site.”

KB ID 0000036 Dtd¬†02/08/16 Problem Seen in Outlook when connecting to a mailbox on an Exchange Server, its caused by using a self signed certificate OR a purchased certificate, where the internal and external names are different. Solution Before proceeding if you have an A or CNAME record in your DNS for autodiscover ¬†then DELETE it and setup an SRV record! Exchange AutoDiscover Errors ‚Äď Creating an AutoDiscover SRV Record 1. On the...

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Exchange – ‘Not all the required authentication methods were found’
May04

Exchange – ‘Not all the required authentication methods were found’

KB ID 0001180 Dtd 04/05/16ProblemI had to visit a client who had recently gone through an Exchange migration, now his external mail clients were having a nightmare staying connected to Outlook Anywhere. I ran the Exchange connectivity tester and got this;Additional details Not all the required authentication methods were  found Methods Found: Basic Methods Required: NTLM SolutionLooks like an open and shut case, someone forgot to...

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Migration From Exchange 2010 to Exchange 2016 or 2013
Apr03

Migration From Exchange 2010 to Exchange 2016 or 2013

Part 2 Migrating Public Folders from Exchange 2010 to Exchange 2013 / 2016 KB ID 0000789 Dtd¬†03/04/16 Problem Continued from Migration From Exchange 2010 to Exchange 2016 / 2013 Part 1 Solution Exchange 2016 / 2013 Migration Step 7 “Migrate Public Folders” Note: This article uses the newer ‘Batch Migration’ method. Make sure your exchange server is patched and up to date or the process will not work. Minimum...

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