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Category: Exchange 2010

As an Exchange Admin, you might be looking after 1 server or several hundred. Sometime after a reboot you might notice that some of the services don’t start. It is a daunting task to go manually start them all 1 at a time. A simple way is to run the following command from an elevated […]

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Simple guide how to install the AntiSpam Agents in Exchange 2010. Launch the Exchange Management Shell (EMS). Navigate to the scripts directory where Exchange is installed. In this instance it is the default location: C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange\V14\Scripts The next step is to run the Install-AntispamAgents.ps1 script.  Start typing in install and press tab, the first option […]

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In outlook you might encounter a problem where new email is going to a different folder rather than going to the Inbox as it should. There are a number of things to try, we will show you some below. Option 1: Running the /cleanrules switch. You can try this to fix the problem: Simply clicking […]

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Recently we had a drop in server power and after everything came back online, we picked up that mail wasn’t delivering from a hub. Event ID 1035 was logged in the application log and a every long error message in queue viewer logged: 451 4.4.0 Primary Target IP Address responded with: “235 0000083CY…….” Solution: Restarting […]

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Scenario: System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) reports that the database integrity and copies are not healthy on some databases. Running the command Get-MailboxDatabaseCopyStatus shows everything to be healthy, however in the application eventlog, event ID 9877 is logged: Content Indexing function ‘CISearch::EcGetRowsetAndAccessor’ received an unusual and unexpected error code from MSSearch. Mailbox Database: [DB] Error […]

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Installing Exchange 2010 SP3 Rollups can be a straight forward task or you can end up with a server that just won’t install the updates. For Example, installing Exchange 2010 SP3 Rollup 14, the install is run from an elevated command prompt, the assemblies create fine but as soon as the setup starts it fails […]

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In Exchange 2010 or 2013 you have a feature called Tarpitting. Lets briefly understand what tarpitting is all about: What is Tarpitting? This is a method to stop a mail sender sending you multiple mail requests. What does it apply to: Directory Harvest Attack. NDR attack. I am not going to go into detail regarding […]

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In Exchange moving mailboxes can be a daunting task especially when mailbox moves fail. Error: In my test environment a move failed with the following error: Error: MapiExceptionShutoffQuotaExceeded: IExchangeFastTransferEx.TransferBuffer failed (hr=0x80004005, ec=1245) Diagnostic context: …… Lid: 27962 ROP: ropFXDstCopyConfig [83] Lid: 27962 ROP: ropTellVersion [134] Lid: 27962 ROP: ropFXDstPutBufferEx [157] Lid: 31418 — ROP Parse […]

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In my test environment I wanted to add another Mailbox server to my DAG and upon running the install it failed with the following error: “Upgrade the discovery mailboxes to R5 version, this will fix the RecipientDisplayType property of the discovery mailbox which was wrong in R4” First I ran Setup /PrepareAD again but this […]

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Scenario: Exchange 2010 Outlook Web App fails to initialize after a reboot. Users are presented with the following error: If we drop down the arrow it is giving an auth error. The issue is the authentication type chosen on the OWA Virtual Directory: Once the correct settings are selected and an IISRESET is performed you […]

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Installing Exchange with all its prerequisites can be something of a daunting task for new Exchange Administrators. I created a PowerShell script that has a tab for each version of Exchange as well as the prerequisites for PowerShell and additional software that needs to be installed. Having a tool with everything in 1 place makes […]

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In Exchange 2010 SP3 lately when you click the Send Connector Tab it gives an error “Force Closed.” At that time Event ID 4 is logged in Event Viewer under Application Logs and Services -> MSExchange Management. Below is a list of my findings: IISRESET: IIS restart is not really an option as you take […]

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When working in a large environment and checking a lot of Server Status, picking up a content index state in a failed state will take a bit longer to see than if you add color to it. I created this script so that at any given time you can see whether everything is green or […]

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In Exchange you have a queue viewer to see whats going on but if you running a lot of servers you will need to open up the queue viewer on each server or connect to each one which can make it quite frustrating when you need to check whats happening on all servers. I wrote […]

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The Exchange 2013-2016 Readiness Tool. This tool was created to check an existing 2010 Environment and ensure that everything is up-to-date and set for the preparation of Exchange 2013/2016 that will be introduced into the environment. The ZIP file contains a PS1 file and a Scripts folder. This folder has the modules that I use […]

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Environment: Multiple Exchange 2010 Servers. Installation of new Exchange 2010 servers in the same environment fails when Scripting Agent is Enabled. You might encounter the error below: Solution: You can copy the ScriptingAgentConfig.xml file from an existing Exchange 2010 server to the new server and re-run the setup and this time it will complete. The location […]

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Scenario: Mailbox Migrations: – You are trying to migrate a mailbox from a remote site that has Exchange 2007/2010 to another site that has Exchange 2007/2010 and you run the move from the Exchange 2013 EAC (Exchange Admin Center) or the EMS (Exchange Management Shell) and the moves fail within the first few minutes with […]

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What is Mailbox Quarantine? Mailbox quarantine is a feature in the Exchange Server 2010 information store. Based on values in the registry, the store detects a mailbox or mailboxes that have the potential to or have caused the store to crash and quarantines them for specific period. The mailboxes that have the potential to crash […]

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