Exchange 2013 CU15 was released on 12/12/2016. Here are some key CU15 tidbits:
CU15 fixes the public folder indexing issue that was introduced in CU13 and CU14. If you were either CU13 or CU14, Microsoft advises you move your Public Folders to a new database to ensure the contents are indexed correctly.
CU15 supports .NET framework 4.6.2. You are note required to upgrade .NET for CU15, however the next CU, CU16 will allegedly require .NET framework 4.6.2.
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We recommend you skip Exchange 2013 CU14 and instead install either CU12 or the new CU15. Reason being, Exchange 2013 CU13 and CU14 introduced a significant public folder indexing issue and once the issue occurs, the recommended resolution is to upgrade to CU15 and then move the public folders to a new mailbox database. In order to avoid this dilemma we recommend you not installed CU13 or CU14. At this time, Exchange 2013 CU15 is the latest version of Exchange 2013. Read more [...]
In some cases you may need to manually kickoff the Exchange Managed Folder Assistant in order to get archiving policies to run. The following command will run the managed folder assistant against “DATABASE01”.
Get-Mailbox -database “DATABASE01” -DomainController AD01 | Start-ManagedFolderAssistant
Exchange 2013 Cumulative Update 13 contains approximately 21 fixes along with new daylight saving time (DST) update for Exchange. One notable security issue that is patched in this version of Exchange is described in MS16-079. For new installations of Exchange 2013 you should install Exchange 2013 using the latest downloadable Exch CU media. Any existing version of Exchange 2013 can be upgraded directly to Exchange 2013 CU13. **Warning: Exchange 2013 CU13 introduces a public folder indexing Read more [...]
Issue: When migrating public folders to Exchange 2013 you receive the following error:
"parameter cannot be found that matches parameter name 'SourcePublicFolderDatabase'"
Background: You are using Microsoft's recommended batch migration method for migrating your public folders. You used a command similar to the following from the Exchange Management Shell:
New-MigrationBatch -Name PFMigration -SourcePublicFolderDatabase (Get-PublicFolderDatabase -Server Exch2) -CSVData (Get-Content C:\PFs\PFmapFolderToMailbox.csv Read more [...]