Field Tip: Troubleshooting Outlook stuck on Connecting – Part 2

The below tip is from Senior Microsoft Premier Field Engineer Frank Plawetzki where he quickly and easily remediated an issue with an Exchange 2013 App Pool which was preventing Outlook clients from connecting. I named this article part 2 since I wrote an article covering similar symptoms but is important to note that both articles…


PowerShell Script to Convert Shared Mailbox or User Mailbox with Delegates into Distribution Group

Exchange PFE Daya Patil shares with us a recent script she wrote to help convert a shared mailbox with delegates into a distribution group and preserving the When working on a recent case, One of our customers needed a quick way to convert their existing shared mailboxes with multiple delegates to a Distribution group. We…


Script To Get Common Recipients Between Distribution Groups

Gautham Allur Subramanya  is PFE from India, and shares a PowerShell script used to report on common recipients between two different distribution groups in Exchange. When delivering a recent PowerShell WorkshopPLUS engagement at a customer site, one of the Exchange administrators wanted to know how to write a script which would generate a text file…


Exchange 2013/2016 JBOD Storage Validation Considerations

Senior Exchange PFE Nélio Lemos takes us though some important pre-deployment considerations for Exchange storage validation. In this post let’s view why validating JBOD storage from your Exchange 2013/2016 on premises servers using the JetStress tool is a critical deployment task.  We will review the prerequisites and the overall process.    Why Jetstress? The main reason…


List Mobile Devices In Exchange 2013

Premier Field Engineers Abdul Rafey Mohammed and Daya Patil walk us though how to easily list ActiveSync devices in Exchange 2013.  In our jobs as Premier Field Engineers supporting Exchange 2013, we found that customers often struggle with listing out active mobile devices in their environment and use the information for Business Analysis or Troubleshooting…