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Exchange 2016 on Windows Server 2012 BSoD

Your storage system is failing or too slow to keep up. If IO has been stalled for too long, Exchange thinks that storage is dead and kills Wininit to force hard reset. See https://technet.microsoft....
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Is this a supported Exchange Hybrid scenario?

Regarding mailflow, to the best of my knowledge, your support rep was wrong. The recommended mailflow is described here: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj937232(v=exchg.150).aspx#...
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Disappearing Hard Drive Space - Server 2012 R2 - Exchange 2016

Are you sure that its not caused by the Volume shadow copy (VSS) as reported here? It sounds like exactly as written in that article here. So please check with: vssadmin list shadowstorage If you ...
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Exchange 2016 on Windows Server 2012 BSoD

You can issue a command to disable the ESE forced reboot, the cause is well explained by Don's answer. I did it lately for a customer with a single server with ESXi, as the IO was overkilling the ...
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Install Exchange 2016 on Windows Server 2016

As per the official documentation, Exchange Server 2016 is supported on Windows Server 2016, but only when using CU3 or later. You are probably trying to install an earlier Exchange release, which ...
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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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Exchange 2016 Installation issue

Looks like your web server is not responding so first you need to check if your IIS services are up and running: http://techgenix.com/startstopiisrelatedservicesusingnetstartstop/ If it is so try to ...
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Exchange Server 2016 Mailbox Database Replication with only 2 servers

This description is wrong: The problem is, apparently the Database Availability Group cannot be managed by a server in the group, it has to be a third one (called "DAG Witness")? You do need a ...
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Post Exchange Setup Issues - Can't connect

Microsoft Office/Outlook 2003 support only "MAPI over RPC" while Microsoft Exchange 2016 only supports "MAPI over http". According to the Microsoft documentation here MS Outlook 2010 (with KB ...
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Exchange 2016 Message Tracking - Email not received (sometimes)

I had the exact same issue this week and it took me days to figure out. After turning on the Frontend Send/Receive connector logs (found under %exchangeinstallpath%/Transportroles/logs/frontend/...
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Can send test mail via Outlook, but cannot connect to Exchange Server with POP3

Why are you using POP3 with Exchange? Therefore my first suggestion would be to drop that idea. If you are going to use POP3, then any old email server would do. Use Outlook Anywhere, no issues with ...
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Howto check if a powershell command succeeded or not?

Read Set-CASMailbox reference: OwaMailboxPolicy parameter: The OwaMailboxPolicy parameter specifies the Outlook on the web mailbox policy for the mailbox. You can use any value that uniquely ...
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Deleting database from Exchange 2016 - error

Health mailboxes CAN be deleted and actually they should if orphaned. The link provided in BastianW answer does involve System mailboxes management and does not help in managing health mailboxes. ...
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Prevent users from editing folders in Outlook 2016

What you are looking for is solved by purchasing mailboxes for each user. I can only assume that this is an attempt to save money, but the time spent managing it will likely negate that. That being ...
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Host Exchange secondary server in different datacenter

With so less infos its only possible to provide a basic setup. Inside the 2nd DC you will setup a 2nd Exchange Server. Then you will create a DAG including both Exchange server and inside this DAG you ...
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AWS EC2 Unreachable instance after Resize

In order to upgrade from r3.xlarge to r4.xlarge, you will have to install the new ENA and PV drivers from Amazon. https://docs.aws.amazon.com/AWSEC2/latest/WindowsGuide/enhanced-networking-ena.html
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giving view permission to a room resource - exchange 2016

Try to run the following commands and check again: Set-calendarprocessing RoomMailbox -DeleteSubject $false Set-MailboxfolderPermission "RoomMailbox:\calendar" -User Default -AccessRights Reviewer
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Remove 2nd DC role from Exchange 2016

You cant remove the DC role when Exchange is installed on top of it. Its a bad practice to do install both role on a server and Exchange warn in the install to not do so. Install a second Exchange ...
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Content-Security-Policy for Exchange 2016

I would just like to contribute to 'Matthew L' answer (and thank him also for pointing in right direction), cause it is pretty much the same for Exchange 2013 except you don't need https://.microsoft....
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Exchange 2016 and Sever 2016 DCs: Unknown KDC Encryption type

I think you may first check the SPN, you could run “SetSPN -L <ExchangeServerName>” command to check the SPN configuration. It should contain: SMTP/<ExchangeServerName> SMTP/<...
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Exchange not putting mail to Junk despite SCL header value

I have found the direct cause of the problem. The junk messages are moved to the Junk folder by the Inbox Rules mechanism, the equivalent of Transport Rules but on the mailbox level - the one ...
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MAPI/HTTP connectivity issue on Exchange 2016

Does the issue have an influence on all Outlook 2016 clients or certain ones? Could you provide the error information snapshot? The MAPI/HTTP connections are designated in the Protocol column using ...
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I had a 2008 R2 Domain Controller and a 2016 I removed the 2008 and now Exchange 2019 setup is saying it can not connect to the domain

Active Directory should be at least Windows 2012R2 function level (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/Exchange/plan-and-deploy/system-requirements?view=exchserver-2019#network-and-directory-servers) ...
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Safe to remove dismounted Exchange 2016 mailbox database?

Please keep in mind some important points: Perform a full backup of EDB file, before using Eseutil command. It cannot repair severely corrupted database. There should be atleast 20%-40% free space ...
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Exchange 2016 Server Rejecting Certificate as Expired

Your information doesn't show the chain cert(s) used -- try openssl s_client -connect $host:$port -servername $host -showcerts and run each of the resulting PEM blocks through openssl x509 -text, or ...
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Migrate hybrid Office 365 to new tenant

I did a similar project some time ago. I was not the technical lead, so I only have some superficial knowledge. But I can share our high-level approach: We first changed the domain used for sign-in ...
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Error Hostname DOES NOT VERIFY - Test certificates TLS Exchange 2016 cu21

After much testing, I understand some of the error message in CheckTls. It is the certificate used by the Exchange reception connector. I retest in CheckTls and passed the entire test without errors. ...
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Error installing Exchange2016

As it seem a lab on virtualbox I would simply redo the VM from stracht, as it will be faster than trying to debug the issue.
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edge server 2016 not receiving email, blocked ports?

About the Question you had above: Definitely yes. Edge Roles Uses SMTP for inbound and outbound connections on port 25. Edge Server has only to do with SMTP Communication and nothing else (no client ...
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Exchange 2016 Receive Connectors

With regards to the behaviour of Receive Connectors - nothing has changed since Exchange 2007 days. They still behave in the same way. You can have multiple connectors listening on port 25, but you ...
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