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When the Exchange Information Store Service stops, what's impacted?

They're either woefully unqualified to administer Exchange or they're blatantly lying to you. Would users be affected? Undoubtedly. Here's the description of the Microsoft Exchange Information Store ...
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What are the implications of converting all my groups to universal groups?

If you only have a single domain and all of your domain controllers are global catalogs, there isn't much impact. Best practice is all domain controllers should be GC's. In large forests with ...
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During a cutover migration from Exchange 2010 to 365, how to handle desktop clients?

I haven't done any O365 migrations, but here's what I'd say about it. The 72 hour "warning" is a bit of misinformation. It will take the amount of time related to the TTL of the MX record, whether ...
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How to reconcile user with both on-premise and cloud mailboxes?

I've the same problem in my domain. Someone manually create the o365 mailbox for users who already have an on-premise mailbox I've found this way to fix it: Export office 365 mailbox in PST Remove ...
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Where is the global address list stored in AD?

In ADSIEDIT: Configuration [.contoso.com] ◦CN=Configuration,DC=contoso,DC=com ◦CN=Services ◦CN=Microsoft Exchange ◦CN=OrganizationName ◦CN=Address Lists Container ◦CN=All Global Address Lists ...
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How to reconcile user with both on-premise and cloud mailboxes?

I decided I didn't want to export all the mail from the cloud mailbox using Outlook, remove the Office 365 license (or just the EOL license) from the user, then use Powershell to permanently delete ...
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How do I get the full parent path of an Exchange public folder in Exchange 2010?

In PowerShell: $mailpf = Get-MailPublicFolder "yourEmailHere" Get-PublicFolder $mailpf.EntryID
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During a cutover migration from Exchange 2010 to 365, how to handle desktop clients?

The MX record will only affect mail delivery for your SMTP domain; client configuration is up to you and totally independent from it. When the MX change will be fully propagated, all mailservers ...
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Exchange 2010 version under Exchange Management Shell is Different with Exchange Management Console

The version number you can see from Get-ExchangeServer only displays the latest Service Pack; in order to check the actual installed Update Rollup, you need to go to the Control Panel. Also, the ...
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Powershell 2: Add multiple members to distribution group with one call?

I know this is an old post, but it's still the #1 result on Google when trying to find how to add multiple users to a DL so I figured I'd post my solution. The previous solutions will work fine for a ...
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Difference between `proxyAdresses` and `mail` attributes in Active Directory

As you said, the proxy address attribute can contain multiple values whereas the mail address contains only a single value. This can be useful when configuring multiple addresses for a single account. ...
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Using a different domain name

Yes. Answers must be at least 30 characters.
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How to delete mailbox from database and release the storage?

Deleting the mailboxes isn't going to reduce the size of the mailbox database file. You need to perform an offline defrag of the mailbox database to shrink the file. You might be better off moving all ...
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Why would an MX record have an associated IP Address of localhost?

That remote domain has an MX record pointing to the loopback address 127.0.0.1 which is either a misconfiguration by the owner of that domain or it's by design. We don't know of any really good ...
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User left company, exchange 2010 mailbox questions

What we do is: Change the password for the user account (if you simply disable, the mailbox can be accessed up to 15 mins after due to synchronization time). Move the mailaddress to a "Noreply" ...
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Understand Exchange message rate limit - 4.4.2 Message submission rate for this client has exceeded the configured limit

I am going to flip this question on its head. When a client comes to me with this issue, the first thing I ask is why are the messages being relayed through Exchange? Exchange makes a very poor bulk ...
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Active Directory Give users certain permission

Please check this related case, in this case Robbie_Roberts provided two options to allow users edit their job title by themself (Powershell or ECP). It is related to Exchange RBAC. I did a test with ...
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Is it possible to log additional HTTP headers in IIS logs?

You can use failed request tracing in IIS to include status code 200. This would log successful requests too and you can view all request headers in the "request details" > "general request headers" ...
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How do I enable Get-MailboxFolder to work against other mailboxes?

While Get-MailboxFolder has this built-in limitation, Get-MailboxFolderStatistics is designed... to retrieve information about the folders in a specified mailbox, including the number and size of ...
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Microsoft Exchange Transport is rejecting message submissions because the available disk space has dropped below the configured threshold

This is known as "Back pressure" and it is a safety measure to ensure that the disk or partition that hosts the Exchange Transport database has sufficient free space to process incoming mail. Exchange ...
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Office365 Cutover Migration fails

I tried changing the authentication type from Basic to NTLM but that did not make it work. I tried using Exchange Remote instead of Outlook Anywhere and that worked, but you cannot use Exchange ...
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Which server was logged into by specific user

You can look at the Event Viewer, if you want to check manually. Under Windows Logs > Security you can see both successful and failed logins and you can see logouts. See the Task Category column in ...
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How to combine properties in Powershell from multiple Objects

It looks like you're trying to combine properties from multiple objects onto the output stream. I think the best way to accomplish your goal is to leverage calculated properties on your pipeline. ...
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Primary domain controller has crashed, and exchange 2010 don't find the secondary?

No such thing as primary and secondary domain controllers. All domain controllers are equal. Exchange should find the domain controller automatically. Ensure the DNS within the OS is configured ...
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How to remove ExchangeActiveSyncDevices child object without exchange installed

If you are a domain admin, an access denied is not going to stop you; chances are permissions are restricted on those objects... but you can still take ownership of them and change their permissions ...
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Set Exchange 2010 to send email outside of local mail server

The steps you read are the correct solution. Think about this for a second. Your server is configured to accept delivery of mail for example.com. When an internal user sends to another internal user, ...
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How to prevent Autodiscover to on-premises Exchange

Option 1: There are multiple "configuration" options which you can perform which depends on your environment and on your clients (e.g. MS Office for MAC or Windows). For example if you wish to ...
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Migrate from Exchange 2010 to Exchange 2016

I would start ramping up an additional server (must be joined to your current domain BEFORE you install MS Exchange 2016 on it; keep noted that there is no option to perform an in-place upgrade of MS ...
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Disable autodiscover on a SBS 2011 Server

The way to do this after the move to Office365 is to change the internal Autodiscover value to point to Office365. set-clientaccessserver servername -AutodiscoverServiceInternalURI https://...
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If a Contact is Created in AD, Will that Cause the Creation of a Contact in Exchange?

No, creating an AD contact does not automatically create an Exchange contact. You should be able to script both processes, though.
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