Understanding Safety Net

Lets keep it simple: “Exchange safety net takes over where the shadow redundancy has left.” Once the message is deivered to the mailbox AND before is is successfully  replicated to the passive mailbox database copies- it is stored in a queue that is associated with the transport service on mailbox server. This queue is called…

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Understanding Shadow redundancy

Shadow redundancy is a mechanism thorough which the exchange 2016 ensures that message dint get lost during the transmission and that the exchange maintains the redundant copies of the message before it is passed to the next hop. This is done by keeping the message on another mailbox server. There are couple of points to…

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Disabling the user in mailbox exchange 2016.

Each Microsoft Exchange in exchange 2016  mailbox consists of an Active Directory user account and the mailbox data stored in the Exchange mailbox database. All configuration data for a mailbox is stored in the Exchange attributes of the Active Directory user object. The mailbox database contains the mail data that’s in the mailbox associated with…

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Setup Azure PowerShell on a device

This is for my own reference, Wish Microsoft have created a document for this.. (sigh!)   Install the AzureRM module “Install-Module AzureRM” Set execution policy to remote signed or unrestricted, what is acceptable. End goal is you should be able to run scripts. Set-ExecutionPolicy  Unrestricted Import the Module: Import-Module AzureRM Login to your account, Login-AzureRmAccount will give a…

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Exchange 2016- The Custom attribute.

This is going to be an extremely short post about custom attribute before we move to the distribution group. A custom attribute is an attribute that you add to the mailbox that suits your need. Do you remember the schema extension that many Microsoft products do like SCCM? Typically when you install SCCM it extends…

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Exchange Server 2016- Part 4- Recovering a deleted item from a mailbox.

This is a rather small just to illustrate how you can recover an email meant for the user who has deleted it from him email and not only that- the intelligent human being has also emptied his deleted item from the mailbox. This is typical for Susie who is an old accountant who is still…

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Exchange Server 2016- Part 3 common tasks on mailbox server

In part 2 of this blog Here we have installed and configured the exchange mailbox and have opened the exchange messaging center. Needless to say that this is important to do the tasks from the Messanging shell because there lies all the power of exchange! So here are the couple of extremely basic things that you’d like…

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Exchange Server 2016 Installation- part 2.

The mailbox server. We are now going to install the exchange mailbox server role. Do keep in mind what mailbox is used for. Microsoft documentation says the following is the role of a mailbox server Mailbox servers contain the transport services that are used to route mail. For more information, see Mail flow and the transport…

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How to delete all the printers for all the users.

This was the scenario on which i was working the other day, all the users had mapped printers in their organizations manually over the period of time until it become too chaotic to be managed.  So when we decided to map the printers finally with the GPO but the need arise to clean up all…

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Connecting vnet to vnet in Azure.

for a note to self:   Create two vnet resource group call it vnet01 and vnet02. Vnet  On vnet01 create a new virtual network, device the IP range as 10.1.0.0/16 Create a default subnet in it mark it like 10.1.0.0/24 Create a GatewaySubnet and mark it 10.1.2.0/29 it can only reside between /16 and /29….

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