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How to inspect remote SMTP server's TLS certificate?

I know this is an old question, but still a relevant question even today for admins wishing to confirm the SSL Certificate validity on their email servers. You could visit https://www.checktls.com ...
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Why do email headers show the wrong IP address from my Exchange server?

Received: from mail.hpsteaks.com (66.49.60.114.nw.nuvox.net. [66.49.60.114]) - Isn't a reverse lookup of the name mail.hpsteaks.com. The ip address 66.49.60.114 is the ip address that your email ...
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Why do email headers show the wrong IP address from my Exchange server?

joeqwerty is absolutely right, but I think this is a good opportunity to also point out another problem. No Received: from mail.hpsteaks.com (66.49.60.114.nw.nuvox.net. [66.49.60.114]) isn't a ...
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Exchange server: send mail using alias

As far as Exchange is concerned, you have one email address for outbound email -the default. Any other addresses are aliases for inbound only. If you want to send using one of the other addresses, ...
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upgrade DC from 2008 to 2012 with exchange 2007 r2

https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/rmilne/2013/09/17/exchange-support-for-windows-server-2012-r2/ "You will note that Windows Server 2012 R2 is currently only listed as a supported OS platform for ...
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How to repair an Exchange mailbox database in a dirty shutdown state?

You need to use the ESEUtil (and a search engine) to repair your database if no backup is available. You can read up on the specifics of eseutil.exe on TechNet, but the basics are as follows: ...
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Why Microsoft Exchange SMTP doesn't provide any authentication mechanisms?

It depends on the configuration of the Receive Connector you are talking to. The actual Receive Connector that handles a connection is selected based on the IP/port of the Exchange Server and on the ...
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Exchange 2007 migrate to new virtual server

Exchange 2007 cannot run on Windows 2016. The latest it will run on is Windows 2008 (NOT R2). Your reason for not upgrading to SP3 isn't really good enough - patching is not an optional task, and ...
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I can not mount database exchange 2007

This issue can be resolved in applying possible solution steps ways, As Note: Your Database file gets corrupted or may occur due to DomainName\Exchange Servers group. Before proceeding to the ...
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Exchange 2007 Migration to O365 (Split DNS avoid)

Yes that will work and may be the quickest and least complex method for getting their email into O365/Exchange Online for a small set of users. A few things: Just import the PST file, don't bother ...
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How do I remove replication from old Exchange Server 2007?

Ok I finally figured it out after hours of searching and testing. I had to use ADSI Edit to remove the public folder store from the domain, then I was able to successfully uninstall the old exchange ...
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Certificate Error since Migrating to new Exchange 2007 Server

You shouldn't be using self signed certificates at all. You haven't configured your new server with the correct names and/or got the DNS configured correctly. If you have moved all of your users ...
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Multiple Certificates on Exchange for OWA and EWS

Quick EDIT: In case anyone wants to feel like correcting me... Yes you can use SNI to achieve a quasi multiple certs on one website, but I have not gone into any of these as they involve far more work ...
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How to inspect remote SMTP server's TLS certificate?

Visit https://www.checktls.com/TestReceiver In the eMail Target field, enter the SMTP server hostname or IP address you want to test (for example: smtp.domain.com) In the Output Format select ...
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Vendor wants me to make Exchange 2013 EWS Redirect Like Exchange 2010. Is this a bad idea?

I personally wouldn´t do any "redirection" as EWS is also use by Microsoft Office for MAC and you might break that or at least cause issues. But you might add additional IPs (or one IP if no cluster) ...
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Exchange 2007 Not receiving mail from one external domain

Turns out that there were 3 certificates on the server, 2 self-signed and one from a CA. I deleted the first self-signed cert but it just started sending the other self-signed one. After deleting ...
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Exchange 2007, migration to Office 365

Simple question - why aren't you doing a hybrid with Office365? The behaviour you are seeing is what I would expect, because Autodiscover will correct Outlook for you - as it is designed to do. You ...
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Unable to access OWA from the Internet

The Draytek routers will often use port 443 for their own purposes - either SSL VPN and/or remote management. Go in to the router config, check the ports being used. Even if you aren't using the SSL ...
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Duplicated mails when send to distribution group

Being an administrator of the server makes no difference. The group system is intelligent, so if a user is a member of one or more groups, then they only get one copy. The only time that multiple ...
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Exchange is sending the local domain name in the message header

You might try the following (see here for more infos): Get-SendConnector "TheNameFromYourSendConnector" | Remove-ADPermission-User "NT AUTHORITY\ANONYMOUS LOGON" -ExtendedRights ms-Exch-Send-Headers-...
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What does an Exchange Managed folder mailbox policy do? For shared mailboxes?

Managed Folder Policy has nothing to do with the mailboxes displaying in Outlook. If you upgrade to a later version of Exchange, then a feature called Automapping will connect a mailbox to an ...
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exchange server admin privileges and what he can do

An administrator can do anything they like. Send As permissions aren't there by default, but they can grant the permission and then send the message. Similarly they can grant themselves permissions ...
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Delivery Delayed then fails #4.4.1 but only from one company. Exchange 2007

If the email address wasn't valid, then the email would bounce back immediately, either from their server (when you are using recipient filtering) or after delivery by your server. Therefore I don't ...
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Outlook '13 "mailbox full" warning persists after increasing Storage Quota in Exchange 07

I know this is a long time ago but for anyone else looking for help... You will need to set the limit for the database so that it's at least as high as the user limit. In Exchange Management Console ...
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Outlook '13 "mailbox full" warning persists after increasing Storage Quota in Exchange 07

Option 1: By default it can take up to 2 hours for the change to be picked up by Exchange (as written in the official documentation here). The Microsoft Exchange Information Store service is ...
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Cutover migration from exchange 2007 to exchange online error

It was an issue with DircSync it needed to be re-enabled and the affected mailboxes that said "in cloud" needed deleted in users on 365 then removed using object ID in AAD. once they were removed you ...
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How do I get a list of Mailboxes that are forwarding to Contacts with a specific domain in Exchange 2007?

This may do what you need Get-Mailbox | where {$_.ForwardingAddress -ne $null} | select forwardingaddress | foreach-object { Get-MailContact $_.forwardingaddress -ErrorAction silentlycontinue } | ...
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TLS auth issue: '[email protected] "via" SendGrid.me' email is dropped by Exchange

Edited: After a lot of comments; Changing the value of ms-exch-smtp-accept-authoritative-domain-sender is useful, as it can block too your server to serve as a active relay. It's only for your own ...
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How to be sure there is no delay with inbound SMTP to Exchange 2007 on-prem server

The first thing I would be looking at is the headers of one of these "delayed" messages. That will show you where the delay is. Users like to complain about the network when it is more often than not ...
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How to be sure there is no delay with inbound SMTP to Exchange 2007 on-prem server

The Microsoft Online Connectivity Analyzer can tell you if there are general deliverability/connectivity issues but it can't tell you the disposition of a particular email sent from a specific sender ...
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