Exchange 2013 News
April 05, 2016
Microsoft released updates for all supported versions of Exchange Server. The updates cover issues with mailbox anchoring in Exchange 2013 and improvements to lagged database copies.
December 17, 2015
Exchange 2016 brought mixed feelings for admins who felt like the release was more of an Exchange 2013 Service Pack than a new version. See which changes made it to the final release.
September 30, 2015
In Exchange CU10, search for more email results and log Send As audit events as expected. Update Rollup 11 stops the Information Store from crashing.
August 03, 2015
Microsoft rolled out the Exchange Server 2016 Preview with productivity and collaboration changes. But is it actually a new version of Exchange?
Exchange 2013 Get Started
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Organizations planning an upgrade to Exchange 2013 or Exchange 2016 should focus on five areas to avoid trouble. Continue Reading
Microsoft's Exchange team released its recommendations for the preferred architecture for Exchange 2013 and 2016. Here are some terms Exchange architects should know. Continue Reading
Migrating to Exchange 2013 or 2016 is best for some organizations, but others can't do without a legacy version. Consider these factors when planning a migration of Exchange Server. Continue Reading
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The end-of-life moments for older versions of Exchange are coming (and have come already for some versions), coinciding with the release of Exchange Server 2016. While some organizations may make the jump to the newest release, a number of companies will move to Exchange 2013. Others may be interested in Exchange alternatives.
This three-part guide outlines the Exchange 2016 requirements and the benefits to be found in this latest version. It also delves into strategies to plan an upgrade to the recent versions and suggests ways to avoid errors that could arise during an Exchange mailbox migration. Exchange 2010 users, for instance, will have a much different upgrade path than those running Exchange 2003.
Exchange Server 2013 simplified administration, better managed availability and improved Outlook Web app access on any device among other improvements. Exchange 2016 makes further improvements. There are third-party Exchange migration tools that may be needed to migrate to Office 365. So, the questions become what does your organization need from Exchange -- and when?Continue Reading
A second SharePoint 2016 beta brings a hybrid App Launcher and data loss prevention tools on premises, but the overall experience will be very familiar for Office 365 subscribers. Continue Reading
Migrating to Exchange 2013, or even preparing for a 2016 migration, may be the best choice for some organizations, but others could be fine with a legacy version. In this three-part guide, we will cover the key factors in making a decision regarding Exchange migrations, as well as sticking points in the upgrade process.
SearchExchange contributors highlight the factors that make a certain choice, like Exchange 2013, more viable than its predecessors. There are ways to ease the migration, they explain, as well as points during the upgrade process where an organization can easily get trapped. Deployment of Exchange 2013, though similar to past iterations, is more complicated and will require an approach that addresses all of the new features and how integration will affect the existing infrastructure.Continue Reading
Manage Exchange 2013
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Exchange Server administrators have a number of ways to keep disaster from sinking a key part of the corporate infrastructure. Continue Reading
For a better understanding of Exchange Managed Availability, learn how to create and manage monitoring mailboxes, and how to fix a corrupted mailbox. Continue Reading
The wrong disk volumes can foil Exchange optimization practices. Assess your configurations with support and compression in mind. Continue Reading
Problem Solve Exchange 2013 Issues
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When email databases fail, important messages are lost and other issues arise. Database availability groups can help prevent these problems. Continue Reading
There are three main OWA mailbox policy categories in Exchange 2013: features, files and offline access. Make sure you know how to control them. Continue Reading
We have a Client Access Server and Mailbox Server on Exchange 2013 and we want to install an Edge Transport role on another machine. I joined the Edge Server to the domain and installed Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services, but still can't finalize the installation. Continue Reading