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Renew SSL Certificate on Exchange 2010

The first step is to create a certificate request ("CSR") by using the renewal tool in Exchange Management Console: Open Exchange Management ConsoleGo to the Servers node, CertificatesSelect the existing certificate that is expiring and click 'renew' Next you will purchase a new certificate credit or 'renewal' from your third party certificate authority (GoDaddy, etc) and provide the CSR from the Exchange server to your certificate authority. Use the 'renew' option in your third party certificate Read more [...]

Exchange 2013 CU21

Exchange 2013 CU 21 was released on June 18th 2018 and is the latest release of Exchange available here.

.NET framework 4.7.1 is now a pre-requisite.

Exchange 2013 CU21 and onwards also requires VC++ 2013 runtime library.

Ne wExchange Management Shell commandlets are available to create and manage shared Office 365 shared mailboxes in Office 365 Hybrid Environments.

While CU21 does not add any new AD Schema changes.  That said, if you are on an older version of Exchange 2013 schema Read more [...]

Stellar Exchange Toolkit Review

One of the most challenging Exchange scenarios one can run into is recovering or extracting data from a corrupt or unmountable .EDB file.

I've had the chance to test the Stellar Exchange Toolkit and have found it excellent thus far.  I've tested their corrupt EDB repair and extract tool and successfully extracted the PST's from a corrupt EDB in a lab environment.  The best part is that the process was very simply essentially consisting of:

Open EDB > Select Scan/Repair level > "GO"

The Read more [...]

Protected: Exchange 2013 Public Folder Migration Articles

I previously had this specified which I believe removed any Public folder larger than 2GB:
".\PublicFolderToMailboxMapGenerator.ps1 2GB"

Note: this article assumes Exchange 2013 CU7 or later and Exchange 2010 SP3 RU8 or Exchange 2007 SP3 RU15 or later within the same forest.
Begin PF Migration Process:
Preparatory and cleanup work:
!! Fix any public folder aliases with spaces or invalid characters!!:

Mail Disable any system public Read more [...]