Why Exchange 2013 CU6+ use out-of-site DCs/GCs

This is no more applicable post Exchange 2013 CU11 for On-premise environments – also not valid for Exchange 2016!     We have few escalations from our customers, who recognized huge traffic between Exchange 2013 CU6+ and out-of-site DCs/GCs. When we Get-ExchangeServer –Status we can see that Exchange uses out-of-site DCs but at a same…

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How rebase appointments using Microsoft Office Outlook Tool: Time Zone Data Update Tool for Microsoft Office Outlook.

I used appointments and envirement mentioned in Update for Russian Time Zone Changes 2014 and Exchange (How auto-adjustment works) As some of our colleagues still use legacy clients we can try to resolve this issue by using Microsoft Office Outlook Tool: Time Zone Data Update Tool for Microsoft Office Outlook 2010 64-bit I didn't find…

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Update for Russian Time Zone Changes 2014 and Exchange (How auto-adjustment works)

Update from 17 of October 2014: Scripts to log and correct wrong or absent Time Zone deffinitions added.   As already, that is mentioned in http://blogs.technet.com/b/dst2007/archive/2014/08/22/announcement-update-for-russian-time-zone-changes.aspx Russia will change its existing time zones on October 26, 2014. What Exchange may offer here to reduce pain for end users (as there are appointments shifted in time)?…

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How Exchange IMAP Search in message header

In case you or your script needs to search in message headers during IMAP session withExchange, please keep in mind next nuances:   To SEARCH for something in message header we can use SEARCH or SEARCH HEADER If you use SEARCH FROM (for CC, BCC, TO idea the same) Exchange will search in message’s Property:…

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2003 Exchange ActiveSync’s FE – BE interaction or how determine message from -FlatUrlSpace- URL

Sometimes we need to determine what object exactly requested by client. This time I will show, how it can be done for activesync devices with Exchange 2003. If we look in IIS logs on FrontEnd server, activesync’s device request seems like this:POST  /Microsoft-Server-ActiveSync  User=test-user&DeviceId=ApplDMPHTC56DVGJ&DeviceType=iPad&Cmd=Ping&Log=V4TNASNC:0A0C0D0FS:0A0C0D0SP:1C19I8487S49266R0S0L900H0P               On BackEnd server it will looks like:/exchange/test-user@contoso.com/-FlatUrlSpace-/b284ef6a3c5c3c4b81caadcce6c72ec4-17A0/3b4222a57de41147b2e8cb424c0d9025-502eb How we can interpreter it?…

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IOS and "shifted appointments" or How Exchange stores appointment start and end time.

An example of wrong meeting created byiPhone and iPAD with IOS 5.01 and 5.1 in Moscow (+04:00 UTC without DTS) TZ  Meeting beginning: Meeting end:   Everything fine.  Here how TZ stamp in “user friendly”format, which showed in client:   also seems good  Here is TZ description: Full text: Time Zone Definition: bMajorVersion = 0x02…

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