Exchange Server http://windowsitpro.com/taxonomy/term/9277/more en ESEUTIL - even more evil for DAGs http://windowsitpro.com/blog/eseutil-even-more-evil-dags <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>All of the comments I included in my post &ldquo;<a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/eseutil-evil-utility" target="_blank">ESEUTIL &ndash; the evil utility</a>&rdquo; apply to both standalone servers and those who are members of a Database Availability Group (DAG). I bet you wouldn&rsquo;t be surprised if I told you that there&rsquo;s even more to consider when you contemplate running ESEUTIL against a database that has copies within a DAG.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/tony-redmonds-exchange-unwashed-0">Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/eseutil-even-more-evil-dags" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/eseutil-even-more-evil-dags#comments Exchange Server 2013 Exchange Server 2010 Active Manager Active Manager DAG DAG Database Availability Group Database Availability Group database copies database copies database signature database signature ESEUTIL ESEUTIL Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Blog Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Thu, 27 Aug 2015 12:00:00 +0000 93911 at http://windowsitpro.com Removing on-hold items from Exchange and SharePoint: unsupported but doable http://windowsitpro.com/blog/removing-hold-items-exchange-and-sharepoint-unsupported-doable <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>The usual reason for placing a mailbox on hold is to retain its contents for some legal or regulatory purpose. However, the situation might arise when it is necessary to remove some items from a mailbox that is on hold. For instance, someone might successfully sue your company to demand the removal of all information pertaining to them or some particular activity. If ordered to permanently remove the material, there is little you can do but comply.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/tony-redmonds-exchange-unwashed-0">Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/removing-hold-items-exchange-and-sharepoint-unsupported-doable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/removing-hold-items-exchange-and-sharepoint-unsupported-doable#comments Exchange Server 2013 Exchange Server 2016 Exchange Server 2010 Office 365 Compliance Compliance Compliance Center Compliance Center ediscovery eDiscovery Exchange 2013 Exchange 2013 Exchange 2016 Exchange 2016 Exchange Online Exchange Online Legal Hold legal hold Litigation Hold litigation hold Office 365 Office 365 On-hold On-hold retention hold retention hold Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Blog Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Thu, 20 Aug 2015 12:00:00 +0000 146481 at http://windowsitpro.com Skype for Business: PSTN Calling http://windowsitpro.com/skype-business/skype-business-pstn-calling <div class="node-body article-body">One of the areas where Microsoft’s Lync and Skype for Business products have had the most success is in replacing business phone systems (usually known as private branch exchange, or PBX, systems). This success has come about because Skype for Business has grown to offer a robust feature set that matches or exceeds what legacy PBX systems offer, combined with a thriving ecosystem of devices and add-on products and all the benefits that come from its integration with Windows, Active Directory, Exchange and SharePoint.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/skype-business/skype-business-pstn-calling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/skype-business/skype-business-pstn-calling#comments Skype for Business Active Directory Active Directory cloud cloud Exchange Exchange Lync Lync PBX PBX PSTN PSTN SharePoint SharePoint Skype for Business Skype for Business Thu, 20 Aug 2015 02:28:00 +0000 147011 at http://windowsitpro.com New report slams Office 365 compliance features unfairly http://windowsitpro.com/blog/-report-unfairly-slams-office-365-compliance-features <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Compliance is a pretty big deal for many companies, especially those who operate in regulated industries. Almost every jurisdiction mandates that companies preserve certain records related to their business dealings. Given the widespread use of Exchange and SharePoint for communications, it should come as no surprise that Microsoft has invested heavily in building compliance features to support their use in business operations.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/tony-redmonds-exchange-unwashed-0">Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/-report-unfairly-slams-office-365-compliance-features" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/-report-unfairly-slams-office-365-compliance-features#comments Exchange Server 2013 Exchange Server 2016 Exchange Server 2010 Office 365 SharePoint 2013 archiving archiving Compliance Compliance ediscovery eDiscovery Exchange Online Exchange Online Office 365 Office 365 Osterman Research Osterman Research policies policies Policy Policy preservation preservation retention retention search search SharePoint Online SharePoint Online Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Blog Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Tue, 18 Aug 2015 13:30:00 +0000 146081 at http://windowsitpro.com The unnecessary renaming of Outlook Web App http://windowsitpro.com/blog/unnecessary-renaming-outlook-web-app <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>The news that Microsoft is introducing a set of changes into their web client for Exchange Online was expected. After all, many of the changes described in <a href="https://blogs.office.com/2015/08/04/new-features-coming-to-outlook-on-the-web/" target="_blank"><u>yesterday&rsquo;s Office blog post</u></a> are already available in <a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/exchange-2016-preview-now-available" target="_blank"><u>Exchange 2016 Preview</u></a>, which must have set a new benchmark in terms of on-premises software receiving new features ahead of the cloud.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/tony-redmonds-exchange-unwashed-0">Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/unnecessary-renaming-outlook-web-app" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/unnecessary-renaming-outlook-web-app#comments Exchange Server 2016 Office 365 Exchange 2016 Exchange 2016 Exchange Online Exchange Online Office 365 Office 365 OOTW OOTW Outlook on the Web Outlook on the Web Outlook Web App Outlook Web App OWA OWA Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Blog Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Wed, 05 Aug 2015 12:00:00 +0000 146021 at http://windowsitpro.com Skype for Business PSTN conferencing http://windowsitpro.com/skype-business/skype-business-pstn-conferencing <div class="node-body article-body">Office 365 has been a huge success by every measure: its yearly revenue, feature set, and breadth of options have continued to grow rapidly each year since its introduction. However, this rapid growth has caused a few growing pains.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/skype-business/skype-business-pstn-conferencing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/skype-business/skype-business-pstn-conferencing#comments Skype for Business Skype for Business Skype for Business Mon, 03 Aug 2015 18:50:00 +0000 145891 at http://windowsitpro.com Exchange transport pipeline not quite so much of a chokepoint as before http://windowsitpro.com/blog/Exchange-transport-pipeline-not-chokepoint <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>When <a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/exchange-2013-cu9-appears-alongside-roll-updates-exchange-2007-sp3-and-exchange-2010-sp3" target="_blank"><u>Exchange 2013 CU9</u></a> appeared in June 2016, I thought that there were no surprises lurking in the new code.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/tony-redmonds-exchange-unwashed-0">Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/Exchange-transport-pipeline-not-chokepoint" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/Exchange-transport-pipeline-not-chokepoint#comments Exchange Server 2013 Office 365 Agent Agent Exchange 2013 CU9 Exchange 2013 CU9 Health mailboxes Health mailboxes synthetic transactions synthetic transactions transport pipeline transport pipeline Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Blog Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Thu, 30 Jul 2015 12:00:00 +0000 145241 at http://windowsitpro.com Exchange 2016 (preview) now available for testing http://windowsitpro.com/blog/exchange-2016-preview-now-available <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Microsoft has made a <a href="http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=48210" target="_blank"><u>preview version of Exchange 2016 available for download</u></a>. The code is on track for final release later on this year as part of the Wave 16 set of Office server applications, probably in the late October timeframe, which would match the release cadence for the last few versions.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/tony-redmonds-exchange-unwashed-0">Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/exchange-2016-preview-now-available" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/exchange-2016-preview-now-available#comments Exchange Server 2016 Beta Beta Exchange 2010 SP3 RU10 Exchange 2010 SP3 RU10 Exchange 2013 CU9 Exchange 2013 CU9 Exchange 2016 preview Exchange 2016 preview test test unsupported unsupported Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Blog Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Wed, 22 Jul 2015 18:00:00 +0000 144931 at http://windowsitpro.com What you should do to secure mailboxes when employees die http://windowsitpro.com/blog/what-you-should-do-secure-mailboxes-when-employees-die <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Last week, I discussed the steps that companies can take to secure&nbsp;<a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/securing-Exchange-mailbox-after-employee-leaves" target="_blank"><u><font color="#0066cc">an Exchange mailbox after an employee&nbsp;is terminated&nbsp;</font></u></a>or otherwise leaves the company. I also&nbsp;looked at the&nbsp;steps to accomplish the same goal for&nbsp;<a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/securing-exchange-online-mailbox-after-employee-fired" target="_blank"><u><font color="#0066cc">Office 365 in this article</font></u></a>.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/tony-redmonds-exchange-unwashed-0">Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/what-you-should-do-secure-mailboxes-when-employees-die" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/what-you-should-do-secure-mailboxes-when-employees-die#comments Exchange Server 2013 Exchange Server 2016 Exchange Server 2010 Office 365 eDiscovery search eDiscovery search employee death employee death Exchange 2010 Exchange 2010 Exchange 2013 Exchange 2013 Exchange Online Exchange Online in-place hold in-place hold inactive mailboxes inactive mailboxes New-TransportRule New-TransportRule Office 365 Office 365 Set-MailboxAutoReplyConfiguration Set-MailboxAutoReplyConfiguration Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Blog Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Thu, 16 Jul 2015 12:00:00 +0000 87991 at http://windowsitpro.com Securing an Exchange on-premises mailbox after an employee is fired http://windowsitpro.com/blog/securing-Exchange-mailbox-after-employee-leaves <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Securing information after someone is fired (in HR terms, let go with good reason) is often important, especially if the now-terminated employee is suspected of some form of misconduct. &nbsp;Exchange 2010 and Exchange 2013 offer a range of methods to secure and protect mailbox data but software features are useless unless they are executed properly within a well-documented and tested process.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/tony-redmonds-exchange-unwashed-0">Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/blog/securing-Exchange-mailbox-after-employee-leaves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/blog/securing-Exchange-mailbox-after-employee-leaves#comments Exchange Server 2013 Exchange Server 2010 Office 365 Audit audit Clear-ActiveSyncDevice Clear-ActiveSyncDevice Clear-MobileDevice Clear-MobileDevice employee leaves employee leaves Litigation Hold litigation hold secure mailbox secure mailbox Set-CASMailbox Set-CASMailbox Set-Mailbox Set-Mailbox Set-MailboxAutoReplyConfiguration Set-MailboxAutoReplyConfiguration Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Blog Tony Redmond&#039;s Exchange Unwashed Tue, 07 Jul 2015 12:00:00 +0000 92511 at http://windowsitpro.com