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Server 2012 : setup DNS SRV for Exchange autodiscover

When this is usefull When your email-address is made up of your name or similar plus @test.dmz and your mailserver belongs to a different domain like This name@nulltest.dmz is your Universal Principal Name (UPN), which many uses as login

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Exchange 2010/13 Virtual Directory readout and overview.

In a previous post we setup all the virtual directories. This post is centered on verifying the Virtual Directory settings. If you need to recreate a post, you can use this post, where we recreate the OWA virtual directory. OWA

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Exchange 2010/10 recreate OWA virtual directory

In this post we will remove an existing OWA and create a new one. Background for my reasons to do this, is my OWA on Exchange 2010 thought it was an Exchange2010 version… First we get rid of the old

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Exchange 2010/13 Setup all virtual directories

In this post I’ll list the necessary commands to setup all necessary virtual directories for an Exchange installation. Please note how I’m using the same FQDN for both internal and external addresses. Setup Virtual Directories. Please note: all the commands

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Exchange 2010 & 2013 rebuild Corrupted Content Index Catalog

If we only have a single copy of the database all we need is to delete the catalog folder and it’s subfolders after stopping the search service. In Exchange 2013: Stop the Microsoft Exchange Search and Microsoft Exchange Search Host Controller

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URL redirection in IIS from HTTP to HTTPS

During my setup of Exchange servers I always had the same issue: When people connected using just the url, meaning they were met with an error page saying “Forbidden: Access is denied”. This is because I only serve the

Posted in Exchange 2010, Exchange 2013, IIS, Server 2012

Exchange 2013: Setting up Outlook-Anywhere and Virtual Directories.

Setting up Outlook-Anywhere in Exchange 2013 is really easy. Outlook Anywhere uses secure RPC over HTTP Open the Exchange Administrator Center like this: My server is named EX01, so go to: https://ex01/ecp/?ExchClientVer=15 Click “servers”, “servers”, select your server and edit

Posted in Exchange 2010, Exchange 2013, Setup

Exchange 2013 – Configure Send Connectors.

Configure Send Connectors: In order to be able to send mail, we have to set up a ‘send connector‘. Select “Mail Flow”, “send connector” and press the “+” Select a descriptive name and the type you are going to use.

Posted in Exchange, Exchange 2010, Exchange 2013, Powershell, Setup

Exchange 2010 rebuild search index.

Exchange 2010 rebuild search index. After migrating to a new server the serach no longer worked as it should in Outlook, and I had to rebuild the search index. To fix this issue, I reset the search index to force the

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Install Exchange 2010 on Server 2012

To install all prerequisites for Exchange 2010: Open Powershell and type: import-module servermanager Install-WindowsFeature RSAT-ADDS,NET-Framework-Core,NET-HTTP-Activation,Web-Server,Web-Basic-Auth,Web-Windows-Auth,Web-Metabase,Web-Net-Ext,Web-Lgcy-Mgmt-Console,WAS-Process-Model,Web-ISAPI-Ext,Web-Digest-Auth,Web-Dyn-Compression,RPC-Over-HTTP-Proxy,Web-Asp-Net,Web-WMI,Web-ISAPI-Filter After a while you should see the following – if the cursor just blinks, try pressing Enter:   Now, run the following command: Set-Service NetTcpPortSharing

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