Exchange 2013 Health Check

Hi Readers, Another addition in the repository of Health Check scripts: Exchange 2013 Health Check As we are moving towards Exchange 2013 so we need 2013 Health Check in our daily Checklist. This script was first written for exchange 2007,has been upgraded to exchange 2010 version and now further updated to Exchange 2013. It checks…

Exchange 2013 Upgrade Considerations

Hi Readers, I am sharing the points that you will need to think before moving to Next Version of Exchange. For Customers that are currently evaluating the options to move Exchange services from Exchange 2010 to Exchange 2013 solution, below outlines the considerations before moving forward: Moving to Exchange 2013 will make you upgrade Enterprise Vault solution if…

Powershell to ADD, Remove and Extract Email Address

Hi Readers, We recently had a requirement to remove old decommissioned domain email address from user mailboxes, so We have taken a cautious approach & written three scripts, that can be downloaded from below link. https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/scriptcenter/Powershell-to-ADD-Remove-85adf04b ReportEmailAddress  –> Reporting the user mailboxes that have old email address RemoveEmailAddress –> Get input from the ReportEmailAddress AddemailAddress…

Datacenter Activation Coordination mode

Hi Readers, Sharing an important concept of DAG in Exchange 2010 & 2013. This concept is there to avoid Split Brain from occurring. By default DAC mode is disabled it needs to be manually enabled. When DAG is stretched between two data-centers  & one datacenter  hosts quorom , split brain can occur. If power outage…

Exchange 2013 Safety Net

Hi Readers, Happy New Year!!!! First Post of the year so it should be something different/unique, Therefore I have chosen the new concept that has been introduced by Microsoft in  Exchange 2013 –> SafetyNet. What is SafetyNet ??? Microsoft has replaced Transport Dumpster in previous versions with SafetyNet. SafetyNet  –> Consists of two parts Primary SafetyNet :  When…