Tag Archives: Exchange Administration Center

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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The odd case of Chrome and the disappearing Office 365 mailboxes


As some of you know, I use Office 365 for my production email service. I also use SharePoint and Lync, but email is often the reason why people move to a paid-for cloud service. You might be surprised that I … Continue reading

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Exchange Unwashed Digest – January 2014


January is often a time for reflection. In my “Exchange Unwashed” blog over the past month I reflected on topics such as the need to carefully count Client Access Licenses, the impending deadline for support for some well-known and still-used … Continue reading

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Exchange 2013 simplifies DAG management


As I work through the process of understanding Exchange 2013 so that I can write about it for “Microsoft Exchange 2013 Inside Out”, various odd thoughts come into my mind. One of those that recently arrived was that Microsoft has … Continue reading

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Exchange 2013 Alerts


I’ve been critical about the features that have been dropped from the new browser-based Exchange Administration Center (EAC) console in Exchange 2013 when compared to its Exchange Management Console (EMC) predecessor as used by Exchange 2007 and Exchange 2010.  I’ve … Continue reading

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Busy week, lots of commentary about Exchange 2013


It’s been a busy week. First, I ran into an Exchange 2013 bug (shock, horror, cover the eyes of any watching children) when MRS stubbornly refused to export the contents of a mailbox to a PST using the New-MailboxExportRequest cmdlet. … Continue reading

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