Exchange 2010 SP3 RU23 Released

Today is patch Tuesday for August 2018 and contains a security advisory bulletin for Exchange 2010.  Due to the way that Exchange 2010 is serviced, security updates are released as a new update rollup (RU).  Separate updates were also released for Exchange 2013 and Exchange 2016. This is build 14.03.0417.001 of Exchange 2010, and KB…

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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…

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Exchange 2010 Support For Windows Server 2016 Domain Controllers

Previously Exchange 2010 was not supported with Windows Server 2016 Domain Controllers.  The support position was discussed in  the Exchange Support For Windows Server 2016 post back in 2016.  This was a challenge for organisations who still had Exchange 2010 deployed yet wanted to move forward with AD DS upgrades so that they could take…

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Exchange 2016 CU10 Released

Exchange 2016 CU10 has been released to the Microsoft download centre!  Exchange 2016 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 2016 and can be used to install a fresh server or to…

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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…

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Exchange 2010 SP3 RU22 Released

The Exchange team today announced the availability of Update Rollup 22 for Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 3.  RU22 is the latest rollup of customer fixes available for Exchange Server 2010. The release contains fixes for customer reported issues and previously released security bulletins. This is build 14.03.0411.000 of Exchange 2010, and KB4295699 has the…

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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…

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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…

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Exchange 2010 Default Connector Configuration

This post is to provide a quick reference to the Exchange 2010 Hub Transport default send and receive connector configuration.  There will be a separate one for Exchange 2013 and 2016. When installing the Exchange 2010 Hub Transport role, two receive connectors are created on each server.  They are called: Client   <ServerName> Default <ServerName> In…

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Transport Rule Changes For Next Exchange Cumulative Updates

Microsoft has provided rich support for Exchange on-premises to integrate with Exchange Online for several years.  This coexistence is one of the major strengths of the Microsoft cloud solution as it allows customers to perform Digital Transformation at their own pace. It is not expected that an organisation will transition all of their on-premises mailboxes…

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