How to cleanup the Recoverable Items in the cloud and On-Premises

We have recently published two articles to help cleanup recoverable items when a mailbox is placed on In-Place Hold or Litigation Hold or has single item recovery enabled, you’ll want to preserve the mailbox data until the hold is removed or single item recovery is disabled. In this case, you need to perform more detailed…


PAW your way into Office 365 Migrations

Hi Readers! I just posted a new blog on the Exchange Team Blog titled “PAW your way into Office 365 Migrations” Go check it out if you want to learn about Protocol Agnostic Workflow aka PAW and how it will enhance the experience of migrating your data to Office 365. Source: PAW your way into…


Exchange Management Shell and Mailbox Anchoring

Coming to the next CUs for Exchange 2013 and Exchange 2016 there are some changes to how the Exchange Management Shell (EMS) connects to Exchange. In previous versions, we have seen that customers who were reliant on a load balanced solutions for third party apps and scripts may get routed to a non-Exchange 2016 server….


Gather MRM Data from Office 365 and / or On-Premises

I have created a script will gather the MRM configuration for a given user. It will collect the current MRM Policy and Tags for the Exchange Administrators to be able to troubleshoot MRM issues. If you have MRM woes and need to collect data this script will do it for you.


Office 365: Messages not deleting from my On-line Archive

If you have an Exchange On-line Archive tied to a On-Premises Mailbox you may notice that your MRM Polices are not firing like they should. Typically this is due to the fact that you have no imported your MRM Policies and Tags to Office 365 from your On-Premises environment. The way MRM  works at a…


OWA – “The window couldn’t be opened because your computer is low on memory.”

I was on my server and everything seemed fine. Performance was great however I kept getting the error following error every time I went to modify a database or show command logging: “The window couldn’t be opened because your computer is low on memory. Please close some windows and try again.” I was able to…


Certificate Error installing Exchange 2013 CAS Role

Symptom ===================================================================== When installing Exchange 2013 from PowerShell in my lab I ran into an issue and the server failed installing the Client Access Role.   Welcome to Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Service Pack 1 Unattended Setup Copying Files… File copy complete. Setup will now collect additional information needed for installation. Languages Management tools Mailbox…

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Disable Remote PowerShell in Office 365

Sometimes there arises a scenario where you may want to disable remote PowerShell access for your users in Office 365. The main reason for doing so would be to prevent rogue admins, users, or even compromised user accounts from being able to do anything malicious with your tenant. By default, all users will have remote…


Office 365 for business public roadmap

The Office 365 for business roadmap lists updates that are currently planned for applicable subscribers. Updates are at various stages from being in development to rolling-out to customers to being generally available for applicable customers world-wide. Expand an update to learn more about it and click the learn more link to read more details. To…