Tag Archives: Exchange 2016

Reasons not to move from on-premises Exchange to Office 365


Microsoft’s Greg Taylor and MVP Tony Redmond will debate the reasons why people don’t move on-premises mailboxes to Office 365 at the Ignite conference. Contribute to the list of reasons here. Continue reading

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The automatic cleanup of old Exchange ActiveSync device partnerships


In 2012, I wrote about ActiveSync device partnerships some time ago to describe how partnerships are created and how they accumulate over time, which leads to the need to clean up partnerships belonging to old and obsolete devices, such as … Continue reading

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Exchange Server Troubleshooting Companion eBook now available


I’ve been spending a lot of time on Office 365 recently, so it was nice to have the opportunity to work on an Exchange on-premises book for a change. I’m delighted to say that MVPs Paul Cunningham and Andrew Higginbotham … Continue reading

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Exchange Unwashed Digest – February 2016


February is the shortest month of the year so fewer posts usually appear. Here’s what happened last month in the Exchange Unwashed Blog on WindowsITPro.com. Dynamic Office 365 Groups might come with a big cost (Feb 25): I was very … Continue reading

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Exchange Unwashed Digest October 2015


October 2015 started with the launch of Exchange 2016, included a fight about a report issued by a security company to show how user credentials might be exposed by OWA and ended at yet another conference in Las Vegas. Lots … Continue reading

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Exchange’s underappreciated single-page patching capability


I really like single page patching, the facility first introduced in Exchange 2010 to enable a database to detect that a database page is corrupt and to retrieve replacement data from another database copy. It’s one of those elegant pieces of functionality … Continue reading

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Exchange Unwashed Digest – September 2015


September 2015 included a visit to Las Vegas for IT/DEV Connections, a conference that I value greatly because of the quality of the speakers, the content, and the audience. One of the things that happened this year is that the agenda … Continue reading

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Exchange Unwashed Digest July 2015


Sorry for the delay in publishing the July 2015 digest for my Exchange Unwashed Blog on WindowsITPro.com. A small detail called vacation (hot sun, cool pools, and chilled rose wine) got the way. C’est la vie. In any case, here’s … Continue reading

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Exchange Unwashed Digest – May 2015


May was the month of the Microsoft Ignite conference in Chicago. I’ve already provided my impressions of that event in another post, so I won’t rehash the topic here. There’s no doubt a lot of content was delivered at Ignite … Continue reading

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Write some code and you can influence DAG failovers (for now anyway…)


A recent debate on the Exchange 2013 (unofficial) Facebook group started off with the question “can I built my own failover criteria in a DAG?” and pointed to the TechNet page on Active Manager. The debate began with sheer denials, … Continue reading

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