Category Archives: Exchange Server

Exchange Server Role Requirements Calculator 8.3

By | October 9, 2016

Exchange Server Role Requirements Calculator by Exchange Server Team is a tool that all Microsoft Exchange Server administrators should know about and have used at some point in their life. Initially released as Mailbox Server Role Calculator, this handy tool got re-branded as Exchange Server Role Requirements Calculator in 2013. And Over the years, the… Read More »

Delegate Distribution Group Membership Management To End Users

For IT administrators in large organizations where there is a huge number of distribution groups, adding and removing members frequently can be a real headache. One way of making this easier is by delegating management to a responsible person by making an end user a distribution group owner. However, the default MyDistributionGroups management role grants… Read More »

Quarterly Exchange Updates: June 2016

As usual, Microsoft Exchange Team has posted a new blog post with a list of latest cumulative updates for Exchange Server 2016 and Exchange Server 2013 for the quarter ending in June, 2016. As per the official blog by Microsoft Exchange Team, In addition to normal fixes to customer reported issues, these releases also include… Read More »

Exchange 2010 – Exchange Online Hybrid: Email Moderators Receive An NDR When An Action Taken

By | February 17, 2016

While working on an Exchange 2010 – Exchange Online hybrid environment, few users encountered an error where after migrating email moderators to the Exchange Online, moderators receiving an NDR when they take an action for a moderated email. Below is an excerpt of the NDR. From: Microsoft Outlook Sent: Thursday, January 14, 2016 10:30 AM… Read More »

Exchange 2010 Mail Delivery Error: 431-4.3.1 STOREDRV

By | January 26, 2016

While working on an Exchange Online and Exchange on-premises setup, I ran into an issue where a freshly migrated user complained of not receiving emails to an on-premises mailbox which had access delegated. Since the complain came as soon as the user was migrated to the Exchange online, I first thought it was a permission issue. But the… Read More »

Exchange Online and Exchange Server Hybrid Federation Metadata Refresh Error: Unable to Access the Federation Metadata Document From the Federation Partner

By | January 9, 2016

I was working on an Exchange Online and Exchange Server hybrid environment where the customer complained that on premises users cannot view free/busy status of Exchange Online users. Primary cause for this issue to occur is, if certificate and other metadata information in the Microsoft Federation Gateway or in the on-premises environment become stale or invalid.