In the last releases of the exchange cu’s for Exchange 2013 and Exchange 2016 Microsoft has introduce a new feature that will support NON-ASCII characters in the local and domain part of email addresses. ( email addresses examples: Пользователь@domain.com  or user@доме.рф). This implementation is being done to have support for more languages in the office 365 service. Microsoft started the implementation…

Today marks the start of the one-year countdown before Exchange Server 2007 reaches the end of extended support. If Exchange Server 2007 is still part of your messaging infrastructure, it’s not too early to start planning an update. It’s hard to believe that it’s been 9+ years since we released CCR, LCR and SCR. These technologies of course laid the…

If you’re an Exchange Online or Exchange Online Protection (EOP) subscriber and you have configured connectors, this post contains important information that might impact your organization. To make sure that your mail flow isn’t interrupted, we strongly recommend that you read this post and take any necessary action at your earliest convenience. The change will impact you if one of…

The Exchange team is happy to announce our spring quarterly updates for Exchange Server are now available on the Microsoft Download Center. Exchange Server 2016 receives its first Cumulative Update, and Exchange Server 2013 Cumulative Update 12 is also released. Exchange Server 2007 and Exchange Server 2010 Update Rollups provide an updated OWA S/MIME control signed with a SHA-2 certificate….

Did you know that today is 20 years since we declared RTM (Released to Manufacturing) of Exchange 4.0? Okay, so maybe this did not happen in the galaxy far away, but it sure feels like it! Here is a great overview of Exchange’s earlier years (up to Exchange 2007). Exchange has been evolving for over 20 years now, and is…

The high availability capabilities of the lagged database copy are enhanced in the upcoming release of Exchange 2016 Cumulative Update 1. ReplayLagManager As you may recall, lagged copies can care for themselves by invoking automatic log replay to play down the log files in certain scenarios: When a low disk space threshold (10,000MB) is reached When the lagged copy has…

In Exchange 2013 CU11, we introduced a change to the way Remote PowerShell (RPS) functioned. Prior to CU11, Exchange 2013 routed Remote PowerShell requests by finding a random mailbox that is either higher than the ExchClientVer that is specified in the URL, or if the ExchClientVer is not specified, by using the current CAS version in which the client connected….

The Office 365 Hybrid Configuration wizard has been updated to support Exchange 2010. This new wizard comes with the following advantages: An updated user experience that simplifies the hybrid configuration process The error handling experience allows for simple remediation of issues, meaning you can actually read and understand the error Fixes for HCW can happen quickly and are no longer…

We are happy to announce the fact that the Exmon tool (aka Microsoft Exchange Server User Monitor) for Exchange 2013 and 2016 is now available! http://aka.ms/exmon2013 Please note that once you press the Download button, you can also download the updated documentation for this version, in PDF format. Thanks to Jeff Mealiffe and Nasir Ali for all the work they…