Microsoft Exchange Diagnostics service crashing with the event 4999, 1007 and 7031 post CU upgrade

  Post upgrading to Exchange 2013 to CU6 from any CU level you may notice the below events are generating in every 30-45 minutes, it is the exceptional rare scenario and may encounter similar symptom post upgrade. While upgrade due to some modification in the registry hives the ExchangeDiagnosticsDailyPerformanceLog got missing from Task Scheduler, performance…

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Understanding of Managed Folder Assistant with retention policies

Exchange includes a number of mailbox assistants to perform automated processing on the data held in mailboxes. Exchange 2010 or Exchange 2013 uses different types of assistants: Event-based assistants These respond to events as they occur. For example, the resource booking assistant monitors requests to book rooms and lets users know whether the room is unavailable. Throttle-based…

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Server health reports are showing "Unknown" and all server components state were showing "Inactive"

  Managed Availability polls and analyzes hundreds of health metrics in Exchange 2013.  If something is found to be wrong, most of the time it will be fixed automatically.  But of course sometimes Managed Availability won’t be able to fix on its own.  In those cases, Managed Availability will escalate the issue to an administrator…

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Reseed fails with the error 'The connection to the specified remote host was refused'

  Cause Before initiating the reseed process source server will try to establish a connection to the remote powershell HTTP protocol using WS-Management Resolution Remove the winhttp proxy Command to see if there is a proxy: netsh winhttp show proxy Command to remove the proxy: netsh winhttp reset proxy   More Information Before initiating the reseed…

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Move to Archive action doesn’t work with Retention Policy Tag (RPT) Tag

When you enable a retention tag, you must specify a retention age for the tag. This age indicates the number of days to retain a message after it arrives in the user's mailbox. When creating or configuring an RPT, you can select one of the following actions such as 'Delete and Allow recovery', 'Permanently delete',…

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While creating the new distribution group in EAC, organizational unit option is grayed out

RBAC does not define permissions on the object; instead it defines permissions on the PowerShell cmdlets that can modify the object. PowerShell cmdlets get added to a role and a user or group is assigned to the role. If the cmdlet and parameters you need are part of a role you participate in, then you…

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