Category Archives: Exchange 2013

Exchange 2013 workload management controls how the Mailbox Replication service uses system resources


One of the more important changes for the Mailbox Replication service (MRS) in Exchange 2013 that I discovered when researching content for “Microsoft Exchange 2013 Inside Out: Mailbox and High Availability” is how the function of the MRS configuration file has … Continue reading

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Setting server diagnostic levels in Exchange 2013


The ability to set diagnostics at different levels for the various components that function on an Exchange server has always existed. From Exchange 4.0 to Exchange 2003 you set diagnostic levels through the management console by selecting the component (for example, … Continue reading

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Exchange 2013 improves USG management through EAC and OWA


Exchange 2010 SP1 made a change to limit the ability to make changes to universal security groups (USGs) via the Exchange Management Console (EMC), which meant that administrators were no longer able to use EMC to amend USG membership, a side-effect … Continue reading

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Reporting delegate access to Exchange mailboxes


All current versions of Exchange 2013 (up to and including CU6) and Exchange Online (Office 365) contain a bug that can compromise the ability of companies to comply with discovery orders. The bug means that a user can remove items … Continue reading

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Exchange Unwashed Digest – August 2014


I spent a lot of August in France but that didn’t stop the constant demand for new content to appear in my “Exchange Unwashed” blog on WindowsITPro.com. Here’s what was published during the month. Exchange 2013 CU6 hybrid and co-existence … Continue reading

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The need for a cloud Plan B


For most important decisions that you take in life it’s wise to have a Plan B. Something that you can do to reverse course should the unexpected occur and you need to revert to a previous position. And so it … Continue reading

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Retention policies: the fat-busters of the Exchange world


Exchange messaging records management (or MRM for those who deal in acronyms) has long been an interest of mine, if only because it seems to me that it makes a heap of sense to have some intelligence that processes user … Continue reading

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