September 27, 2018

How to repair a corrupt Exchange database?

Solving Exchange Server Errors

Exchange Server is quite a robust and secure platform which has all the settings and features to protect the data. But still, many threats are roaming around to damage the database. These threats make the Exchange data inaccessible. Some major causes of Exchange database corruption are – Virus attack User error Abrupt shutdown Application malfunction…

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September 26, 2018

Modern Exchange and its Comparison with Old Exchange Environment

Solving Exchange Server Errors

Each time a new version of Exchange Server is launched, users and experts welcome it warmly with great curiosity and zeal. Version after version, Exchange gradually evolved and matured. The article is going to discuss the term ‘modern’ Exchange and its importance compared to the old Exchange environment. Modern Exchange Most of the Exchange experts…

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September 18, 2018

Simple Methods to Recover Deleted Mailboxes in Exchange 2016

Solving Exchange Server Errors

User mailboxes may get deleted from an Exchange database accidentally. But later these mailboxes may have to be restored. Here, we will help you restore deleted Exchange mailboxes. Talking about the Exchange Server 2016, deleted mailboxes can be recovered manually or using third-party solutions. For recovery, you can create a user object and connect the…

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September 7, 2018

Resolve Exchange Error New-MailboxExportRequest Access to Path is Denied

Solving Exchange Server Errors

Errors are common while executing cmdlets in Exchange PowerShell. For example, when a user uses New-MailboxExportRequest cmdlet to export primary mailbox or archive content to PST file. [PS] C :\> New-MailboxExportRequest “user” -FilePath “\\servername\sharename\user.pst” Note: This export command is available only in Exchange on-premises. And to use it, you need to add the account to…

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August 21, 2018

Tips to Perform Dial Tone Recovery in Exchange 2013/2016

Solving Exchange Server Errors

In simple language, Dial tone portability means allotting users a temporary mailbox for sending and receiving emails till their original mailbox becomes functional after a repair or restoration. This feature helps businesses to maintain email continuity in scenarios of Exchange Server failures or database issues. You can have the temporary mailbox on the same server…

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August 3, 2018

Search & Delete Messages from Exchange User Mailboxes with Search-Mailbox PowerShell Command

Solving Exchange Server Errors

As an administrator, you can use Exchange Management Shell to search user mailboxes to find specific emails. The cmdlet that is used for searching mailboxes is Search-Mailbox. Other than searching specific items in a mailbox, following tasks can be also performed using this cmdlet: Recover items from Recoverable Items folder Copy messages to a specified…

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August 2, 2018

How to Archive Mails in Office 365?

Email Recovery

In-place archiving in Office 365 offers additional mailbox storage space to its users. But, to archive emails in Outlook, the user mailbox should have “Archive mailbox” enabled. Once the archive mailbox has been enabled, users can move messages from the primary mailbox to the archive mailbox. To enable archive mailbox in Office 365, follow these…

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July 27, 2018

How to Determine the Repair Count of an Exchange Database?

Solving Exchange Server Errors

If you are planning an Exchange database repair, it is essential to know about the new Microsoft support policy. The new support policy requires that if the repair count value is greater than 0, then all mailboxes on this database would have to be moved to the new database. It ensures that the database structure…

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July 4, 2018

Fix Exchange 2016 Error – “Insufficient Access Rights to Perform the Operation”

Solving Exchange Server Errors

While trying to create a remote mailbox for an on-premises AD user, Exchange may throw an ‘Insufficient access rights’ error if you don’t have sufficient permissions. This error usually occurs in a hybrid Exchange environment, when you try to create an Office 365 mailbox for an on-premises AD user by running a cmdlet – Enable-RemoteMailbox…

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June 20, 2018

Enabling Circular Logging in Exchange 2010

Solving Exchange Server Errors

In Exchange Server, circular logging is disabled by default. In circular logging, Exchange overwrites individual transaction log files after the log files data has been committed to the database. This keeps transaction log from expanding. Thus, circular logging saves hard disk space. By the term “circular,” we mean that the deletion of log files in…

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