Exchange 2013 CU22 Shows Incorrect Name In Add/Remove Programs

After installing Exchange 2013 CU22, you might notice that there is a cosmetic issue with how the update is listed in Add/Remove programs. In the screenshot below, note that Exchange 2013 Cumulative Update 20 is listed, but the version number is not the CU20 version number. For reference the versions of the relevant CUs are…

2

Incorrect or Misleading Exchange Attribute Date

When looking at the details of objects in Exchange Management Shell, it is often useful to know when an object was created or modified.  In a recent Office 365 engagement, the customer was convinced that one of the other administrators had made an unauthorised change to their environment as there was an apparent recent change…

0

Exchange 2013 CU22 Released

Exchange 2013 CU22 has been released to the Microsoft download centre!  Exchange 2013 has a different servicing strategy than Exchange 2007/2010 and utilises Cumulative Updates (CUs) rather than the Rollup Updates (RU/UR) which were used previously.    CUs are a complete installation of Exchange 2013 and can be used to install a fresh server or to…

24

Mail Not Flowing From Office 365 To On-Premises Exchange Server

This is a repro of a customer reported issue where they were having issues sending email from Office 365 to on-premises Exchange servers.  Apparently this had been working previously with no issues, then mailflow started to have problems.  Some email was flowing from Office 365, but some was delayed or not delivered at all. There…

2

Exchange 2013 CU21 Released

Exchange 2013 CU21 has been released to the Microsoft download centre!  Exchange 2013 has a different servicing strategy than Exchange 2007/2010 and utilises Cumulative Updates (CUs) rather than the Rollup Updates (RU/UR) which were used previously.    CUs are a complete installation of Exchange 2013 and can be used to install a fresh server or to…

10

Exchange Null Path Statement

Travelling to see different customers from one side of Canada to the other is always interesting.  This post is written whilst in Vancouver and is from a reported customer issue waaaaay out East. The Exchange admins pointed out that they were consistently running into an issue when they applied an Exchange Cumulative Update (CU) to…

8

End of Exchange 2013 and Office 2013 Mainstream Support

Time marches on.  Exchange 2013 and Outlook 2013 have now exited out of mainstream support and will be serviced as per their extended support life cycle policy. Several years Ready For The Next Episode? and The New Exchange were the first posts here on Exchange 2013.  The latter has an image of how the Exchange…

0

March 2018 Exchange Security Updates–Have You Updated?

Patch Tuesday this month featured updates to address security issues in Exchange 2010, 2013 and 2016.   Tuesday the 13th heralded the arrival of Rollup Update Rollup 20 (RU20) for Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 3 along with updates for Exchange 2013 and 2016. Exchange 2010 SP3 RU20 is the latest rollup of customer fixes currently…

0

Exchange 2013 CU20 Released

Exchange 2013 CU20 has been released to the Microsoft download centre!  Exchange 2013 has a different servicing strategy than Exchange 2007/2010 and utilises Cumulative Updates (CUs) rather than the Rollup Updates (RU/UR) which were used previously.    CUs are a complete installation of Exchange 2013 and can be used to install a fresh server or to…

13

Arbitration Mailboxes – Lay of The Land

At this point in time, most Exchange administrators will have seen and worked with arbitration mailboxes.  Chances are that the first encounter was somewhat unexpected and revolved around an issue with Exchange 2013 health mailboxes or being unable to delete the default mailbox database in Exchange 2010. To illustrate where the different arbitration mailboxes were…

1