Microsoft Outlook ‘Search’ Not Working
Jun04

Microsoft Outlook ‘Search’ Not Working

KB ID 0001676 Problem When attempting to perform a ‘Search’ whilst in Microsoft Outlook, you encounter a problem (it’s not working). Something went wrong and your search couldn’t be completed. Solution Let’s be clear here, I’m dealing a problem on the ‘client side’ either with Outlook itself, or with Windows indexing. If you have multiple clients with their mailboxes in an...

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Setup Cant Continue PowerShell Has Open Files
Jan06

Setup Cant Continue PowerShell Has Open Files

KB ID 0001633 Problem While attempting to uninstall Microsoft Exchange server; Setup can’t continue with the uninstall because the powershell (PID) has open files. Close the process, and then restart setup. Solution Seems to be a common error, and is usually caused because someone has the Exchange Web Management page open, (probably in another user session); In some cases you may need to reboot, but in my case I was simply being...

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Exchange Cant Mount Database ‘0x80004005’
Dec28

Exchange Cant Mount Database ‘0x80004005’

KB ID 0001632 Problem When attempting to mount an Exchange Database I got this error; Failed to mount database “{Database-Name}”. Error: An Active Manager operation failed. Error: The database action failed. Error: Operation failed with message: MapiExceptionDatabaseError: Unable to mount database. (hr=0x80004005, ec=1108) Diagnostic context: Lid: 65256 Lid: 10722 StoreEc: 0x454 Lid: 1494 —- Remote Context Beg...

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No Mail Flow On-Premises To/From Office 365
Dec24

No Mail Flow On-Premises To/From Office 365

KB ID 0001631 Problem I upgraded my On-Premises Hybrid Exchange server recently, from Exchange 2016 to Exchange 2019. I remembered to add the new server onto the Office 365 send connector, but there was no mail flow between an on premises mailbox and an office365 mailbox? Solution This happens because, (even if you are using the same certificate on the new and old servers) the certificate that is used for TLS security between your...

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Exchange Event ID 1012 & 1013
Nov18

Exchange Event ID 1012 & 1013

KB ID 0001619 Problem Seen on Exchange 2013/2016 Event ID 1012 Log Name: Application Source:  MSExchangeDiagnostics Event ID: 1012 Task Category: General Level: Error Keywords: Classic User:  N/A Description: Data loss occurred in RetentionAgent: RetentionAgent: Data loss occurred. The size of this folder E:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\V15\Logging\Diagnostics\DailyPerformanceLogs has reached the max size allowed –...

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Exchange 2013 – Working with and Managing the OAB
Nov17

Exchange 2013 – Working with and Managing the OAB

KB ID 0000745  Problem Exchange 2013, has changed the way Offline Address Books are handled, with previous versions only one server (the first server holding the mailbox role) was responsible for generating the OAB. With 2013 however multiple servers generate the OAB, In fact every server that has a special arbitration mailbox called an organization mailbox will create a copy. This is better for fault tolerance and resilience, and you...

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