Exchange – Slow Mailbox Migration?
Jul13

Exchange – Slow Mailbox Migration?

KB ID 0001327 Dtd 13/07/17 Problem I had a problem recently during an Exchange 2007 to 2013 migration, (client can’t support 2016 yet!) Where the mailbox migrations were taking ages.  Solution 1. Disable Microsoft Replication Service Throttling On the ‘Target’ server > Open ‘regedit’ > Navigate to; HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\MSExchange ResourceHealth Locate the MRS...

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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 “The name of the security certificate is invalid or does not match the name of the site.” 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 – Setting Up Split DNS But you can...

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Mailbox Move Error ‘Active Directory property ‎’homeMDB‎‘ is not writeable’
Jul11

Mailbox Move Error ‘Active Directory property ‎’homeMDB‎‘ is not writeable’

KB ID 0001326 Dtd 11/07/17 Problem I was migrating some mailboxes form Exchange 2007 to Exchange 2013 today, when once again this happened; Error: MigrationPermanentException: Active Directory property ‎’homeMDB‎’ is not writeable on recipient ‎’petenetlive.com/Migration/Users/Pete.Long’. –> Active Directory property ‎’homeMDB‎‘ is not writeable on recipient Solution I can’t believe there’s no fix for this yet! This is...

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Exchange 2016 / 2013 Default Receive Connector Settings
May27

Exchange 2016 / 2013 Default Receive Connector Settings

KB ID 0001314 Dtd 27/05/17 Problem Out of the box, Exchange 2016 (&2013) has five receive connectors. Three for the frontend transport service and two for the mailbox transport service. Front End Transport Service: Does not alter, inspect, or queue mail. It is the first port of call for ALL mail coming into (and out of) the Exchange organisation. This service creates THREE receive connectors All are bound to 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0, and...

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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 >...

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