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Summary: Exchange Server 2019 is creating buzz in the tech world with its new features and services. This version bids farewell to certain outdated features, like the Client Access Server Role, Unified Messaging, and MAPI/CDO library. It offers enhanced performance, security, and scalability, making it a game-changer for enterprises.

Exchange Server 2019 has become a focal point of discussions this year, thanks to its rich array of new features and services. The release of this innovative platform has generated excitement among Exchange experts and organizations alike.

In this latest version of Exchange, users will undoubtedly discover a plethora of exciting new features. Simultaneously, it’s important to note that certain features from previous iterations have been phased out in this current release. These features have become outdated, but fear not, as many of them have been replaced with more modern alternatives. In the following discussion, we will delve into these discontinued features, shedding light on what you won’t encounter in Exchange Server 2019.

Features no longer available in Exchange Server 2019

  • Only two server roles are supported in Exchange Server 2019 – Mailbox Server Role and Edge Transport Server Role. The Client Access Server Role feature has been discarded and replaced by the Client Access Services feature. The Client Access Services feature is on Mailbox Server role and provides authentication, proxy services, and redirection. Also, users can use client access protocols like RPC over HTTP (Outlook Anywhere) or MAPI over HTTP.
  • The Unified Messaging (UM) feature is discontinued in Exchange Server 2019. The organizations migrating to Exchange 2019 will have to implement alternate facilities like Skype for Business Server 2019 to use voice mail facilities.
  • One more feature that you will not be able to see in the current version of Exchange is MAPI/CDO library. For applications using the MAPI/CDO library, Exchange 2019 has Exchange Web Services, Representational State Transfer APIs and Exchange ActiveSync.

Several features in Exchange Server 2019 have been deemed of lesser significance, including third-party replication APIs and RPC over HTTP. Additionally, it’s worth noting that Database Availability Group (DAG) support for failover cluster administrative access points will not be available.

With a commitment to delivering substantial performance enhancements, Exchange 2019 boasts support for up to 48 processor cores and a whopping 256 GB of RAM. This latest iteration of Exchange Server introduces a revamped Hybrid Configuration Wizard, bolstered security through the restriction of external access to Exchange Management Shell and Exchange Admin Center, elevated compliance search capabilities accessible via the Exchange Management Shell and Search, enhanced performance and scalability, robust data loss prevention features, and a plethora of collaboration tools. Embrace the power of these cutting-edge features within the newest Exchange Server environment, and elevate your productivity to new heights.

Final Words

Exchange Server 2019 represents a significant evolution, marked by substantial architectural enhancements, the retirement of legacy features, and the introduction of innovative capabilities. This discussion will delve into the features that have been discontinued in Exchange Server 2019, along with their respective replacements. Collectively, these transformative changes position Exchange Server 2019 as a vastly improved and more advantageous platform for enterprises.

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