Event ID 1006
Apr17

Event ID 1006

KB ID 0001425 Problem Seen on an Exchange 2016 Server Log Name: Application Source: MSExchangeDiagnostics Date: XX/XX/XXXX XX:XX:XX Event ID: 1006 Task Category: Triggers Level: Error Keywords: Classic User: N/A Computer: EX2016 Description: The performance counter '\\EX2016\MSExchange Assistants - Per Database(msexchangemailboxassistants-2016-mailbox-database)\Event Dispatchers Catching Up' sustained a value of '1,740.00', for the...

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Migrating Mailboxes From On-Premise to Office 365
Apr03

Migrating Mailboxes From On-Premise to Office 365

KB ID 0001419 Problem This post continues from Part-One where we connected both our domain, and on-premise Exchange server to Office 365. Now we will add our public domain, and migrate our mailboxes. Step 3 Adding Domains to Office 365 Before proceeding you will need administrative access to your public DNS records so you can create new records. Log into Office 365 > Admin Console. Add a domain. Enter your public domain name >...

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Office 365: Migrating To Exchange Online
Apr01

Office 365: Migrating To Exchange Online

KB ID 0001418 Problem This is Part-One of a migration from ‘on-premise’ Microsoft Exchange, to Office 365 (Exchange Online). I’m using my spare ‘test domain’ (.co.uk). And I’m using the 5 user E3 Office 365 subscription that the good folk at Microsoft let me have, as part of my MVP benefits. Note: I’m using Exchange 2016, with a ‘full-hybrid’ migration into Office 365. Step 1:...

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Exchange: Can’t Delete a Database
Mar21

Exchange: Can’t Delete a Database

KB ID 0001414 Problem Every iteration of Exchange comes up with some new system/hidden mailbox type that stops me deleting mailbox databases! This mailbox database contains one or more mailboxes, mailbox plans, archive mailboxes, public folder mailboxes or arbitration mailboxes, Audit mailboxes. To get a list of all mailboxes in this database, run the command Get-Mailbox -Database <Database ID>. To get a list of all mailbox...

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There is Currently No Route to the Mailbox Database
Mar21

There is Currently No Route to the Mailbox Database

KB ID 0001413 Problem Background: Just introduced Exchange 2016 into Exchange 2013 Environment. Mailboxes on Exchange 2016, can send external mail and internal (to Exchange 2013) mail. No mail flows from Exchange 2013 to Exchange 2016. External mail to Exchange 2016, (which flows thought the 2013 server,) also fails. Event ID 5006 Cannot find information about owning Mailbox Server {server-path} for database {database-path} in routing...

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Exchange: Blank Certificate Name
Mar20

Exchange: Blank Certificate Name

KB ID 0001411 Problem You see this a lot with 3rd party (purchased) certificates, especially if you have imported them from something else e.g. a web site, appliance, NetScaler, etc. The correct certificate, is there, it’s just got no name? Solution Open an MMC console (Start > Run > mmc {enter}) File > Add Remove Snap-in > Certificates > Select ‘Local Computer’ > Open Personal > Certificates > Locate...

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