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Using Skype for Business in a Exchange 2010 Hybrid Environment

The conversation history doesn't show up for either internal or external calls

Is there anything that we need to look at in order to get this working?
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I get alerts every day about the emails  from my back up and in order to make them readable, I have to click the following message in the header:

 see attached image

 Is there a setting that you know of that I can change to make the default action to NOT remove the line breaks?

I have outlook 2016
SPF question

Given the SPF entry below for ficticious domain

v=spf1 ip4: ip4: ip4: -all

An attacker spoofs an email from and sends it to  Inspected the headers show  this:

1      *      ESMTPS      3/19/2019 6:21:22 PM      Not blacklisted
2      1 Second        SMTP      3/19/2019 6:21:23 PM      
3      0 seconds      Microsoft SMTP Server (version=TLS1_2, cipher=TLS_ECDHE_RSA_WITH_AES_256_CBC_SHA)      3/19/2019 6:21:23 PM      Is on a blacklist
4      1 Second      Microsoft SMTP Server (version=TLS1_2, cipher=TLS_ECDHE_RSA_WITH_AES_256_CBC_SHA384)      3/19/2019 6:21:24 PM      
5      1 Second      Microsoft SMTP Server (version=TLS1_2, cipher=TLS_ECDHE_RSA_WITH_AES_256_GCM_SHA384)      3/19/2019 6:21:25 PM      
6      *      ESMTPS      3/19/2019 6:21:22 PM      Not blacklisted
7      1 Second        SMTP      3/19/2019 6:21:23 PM      
8      0 seconds      Microsoft SMTP Server (version=TLS1_2, cipher=TLS_ECDHE_RSA_WITH_AES_256_CBC_SHA)      3/19/2019 6:21:23 PM      Is on a blacklist
9      1 Second      …
How would I create an interactive menu when opening ISE?

I've created a new ISE profile under C:\Users\heyitsme\Documents\WindowsPowerShell\Microsoft.PowerShellISE_profile.ps1

I am basically wanting to get prompted for 3 options...

Option 1 - Connect to Exchange Online  (which points to another PS1 file that contains the Exchange Online connection info c:\scripts\ExOL.ps1)
Option 2 - Connect to Exchange On-Prem  (which points to another PS1 file that contains the Exchange On-Prem connection info c:\scripts\ExOP.ps1)
Option 3 - Quit

Does anyone have any pointers on how to set something like this up?

Im trying to put together a bunch of things but am not having any luck...
I have Exchange 2016 in a Hybrid setup. How do you migrate mail enabled security groups and distribution lists to Office 365? Or if this is even possible?

I was told that this is possible by converting it to universal groups first? Or do I delete them and recreate them as Office 365 groups?

If I leave these groups on-prem (leave it out from AD Sync), can the member of the groups be on both on-premise and Office 365 (mix of users)
Hi Experts,

Just wanted to get some advice. We're an o365 E3 license holder, who pretty much use all the functionality of o365 online with the exception of Exchange. For reasons I shall not bore you with, we still run an on prem Exchange 2016 environment, along with a local AD syncing via AAD Connect.

My question is as follows. Is there a simple way to intergrate Exchange 2016 on prem with the Office 365 tenant without migrating, so that when people are working via, they can access email, sharepoint etc through the single pane of glass view (aka - for the end user, they are non the wiser that they are accessing Exchange on prem, SharePoint Online). I've read conflicting posts as to what is possible.

If you have any thoughts, or can point me to some good posts, I would really appreciate it.

Many thanks,

Can somebody  review this and let me know your thoughts?

how can we protect
I had this question after viewing exchange ,script.

I am new to scripting and am trying to manipulate the same script as above to have the option of it to a local folder i.e. c:\temp directory or using the send-mail option.  Any help would be good.  I'm ok with hashing out each option so don't need it to automatically asking me.

I have dabbled with out-file and I can generate a file but alas it is empty, though I can't determine if this is something else I've modified in the script.
Environment SP 2013 on prem - FC Only no SCA, powershell, ...

How do I do 'sticky headers' - so that headers on a list view do no scroll off the page? thanks
One user is having some emails in his outbox the same emails he already sent  how can this be possible

There was no network issues or anything

How can emails be sitting in outbox where it has already been sent
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A recent client.

A VMware esx/vsphere client 5.5 VM running sserver 2008r2 with exchange 2013.
The M has 17 temp snapshots spanning  several  years created by veeam backup Each snapshot is identified as having data such that it can not be deleted, or at least that is my reading of the message.

Would using VM snapshot manager and triggering the consolidation be a safe and the correct way to go?
Hello - I am reading that an auto-discover record is required now for Outlook 2016/19 to connect to your Exchange Server.  I need to understand if this pertains to BOTH Exchange Online AND Exchange Server (on prem)? or are they just meaning for Exchange ONLINE only, an autodiscover record is needed in DNS?  The specify the format of the record as "", which would only apply to Internet searches, and not within our internal network, correct?  Looking for some clarification on this, as to what do I need for my clients on my network internally to find the Excahnge Server locally.  

Thank you,
I am starting to migrate our Exchange 2010 system to Exchange 2013.  Currently we have two 2010 mailbox roles servers and two 2010 CAS servers.  I followed the migration guide I installed a 2013 mailbox role server and a 2013 CAS server.  On the mailbox role I can not access EAC or ECP.  I always get a 404.0 not found if i try the https://servername:444/ecp I get a 400 bad request error.  I have tried multiple solutions found online but no joy.  The Exchange management shell seems to be working correctly and if I log into the 2013 Cas server admin console it works and sees the 2010 and 2013 mailbox roles any ideas?
We have delegated "Send as" permission on a Distribution LIST for 8-10 users. How can we check which user send out this email. Environment is exchange 2016.
Hybrid Office 365 Environment, Exchange 2010

Quick query on users who share a mailbox together, when one of them makes a change to contacts, the others want to see the changes is there a way for when users sharing a mailbox that they all can see the updated contact list
I am getting a "421 4.4.2 Connection dropped due to connection reset" and " 421 4.4.2 Connection dropped due to ConnectionAborted" on a few messages.  Message is going from my exchange server to an smtp gateway in the dmz.  I have noticed that this is only happening to emails with zipped attachment.  If I attach those same files unzipped, the message is relayed without an issue. I first noticed this with a specific address, but I have been able to replicate it to my yahooo and msn accounts with the compressed attachment.  There is a PaloAlto firewall between the server smtp gateway.  Here are some logs:

Without Attachment

Identity: EX2010XXXXX\1123444\43962205
Subject: Data 00000160526US01 520789US
From Address:
Status: Ready
Size (KB): 27
Message Source Name: FromLocal
Source IP:
SCL: -1
Date Received: 3/14/2019 3:16:17 PM
Expiration Time: 3/16/2019 3:16:17 PM
Last Error:
Queue ID: EX2010XXXX\1123444
Recipients:;2;2;;0;CN=EX2010_to_XXXdaemon,CN=Connections,CN=Exchange Routing Group (XXXXXXX),CN=Routing Groups,CN=Exchange Administrative Group (XXXXXXXXX),CN=Administrative Groups,CN=First Organization,CN=Microsoft Exchange,CN=Services,CN=Configuration,DC=XXXX,DC=lan;2;2;;0;CN=EX2010_to_XXXdaemon,CN=Connections,CN=Exchange Routing Group (XXXXXXXXXXX),CN=Routing Groups,CN=Exchange Administrative Group …
we have on premise AD and ADFS server and we have mailboxes in office 365

we dont have exchange on premise, one user for 5 mins could not create any user groups in his skype or add users

can there be any reason , as of now he can add

we have office 365 proplus installed, is it due to ldap conenctivity to AD or

not sure how skype for business works
I ran Set-CASMailbox -Identity "upn" -OWAEnabled $false but it still shows enabled in exchange admin center.
weird thing is when I run Get-CasMailbox -identity "upn" -Filter {OWAEnabled -eq $false} in powershell it shows disabled (enabled = false)

I ran Set-CasMailbox -Identity "upn" -ActiveSyncEnabled $false and it does show disabled in exchange admin center and powershell.

The user is still getting emails on the iphone through the iPhone email app.

I need to do this for about 200 users (disable EAS/OWA on non-company phones). I have a text file with all of the email addresses to import but the OWA command doesn't seem to be working on my test user so I can't proceed.

Any help much appreciated.
I need to clean up 20+ distribution groups with duplicates (due to nested groups) in Office365 and I am thinking the best way to manage it would be to:

  1. Use a text filter or import a CSV to target only specific groups that need this cleanup
  2. Add the Managers distribution group to the targeted list
  3. Remove any of the individual managers that are part of the targeted group.

Here is an example of the current group setup:

Managers DL:

Current Field site DL:

Here is an example of a group that I have manually edited to get the desired outcome:

Cleaned up field site DL:

Any suggestions would be appreciated.
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Need to export a specific folder from somebodys mailbox. But it's named with a forward slash. i.e.   folder/folder
Exchange sees this as question marks "?".

So I run the command:
New-MailboxExportRequest -Mailbox user -AcceptLargeDataLoss -BadItemLimit unlimited -includefolders "*folder?folder*" -FilePath \\file.pst

But the file continues to come up empty at 265k

I know there's emails in there.

Just wanted a confirmation or second opinion.

We have a customer who enquired about being able to add an image in their signatures - for users that access email via OWA.  They are running Exchange 2010.  Based on what I see, this is not an option.  Also, when attempting to paste and save a relatively small image in OWA | Options | Settings | E-Mail signature, we receive the following error, which is probably due to a attachment size limit: The text you typed is too long.  Please shorten it and try to save it again.

Please let me know your thoughts.

Dear Friends,

Can I delete these LogFiles of Exchange Server 2016, It is  deployed in production environment and we are running out of pace in Drive (C: ). Although the transaction Logfiles (E00000172383,1024 KB { this type}) are already dumping on another drive. I am afraid of deleting these files. Deletion of these files can cause  problem for the Exchange server ? I really need help of you guys. Pleasae look at the attachment. You advice is always leads me to solution. Hope this time as well. Thanks in advance
Is there a way to import a CSV with either UPN or SMTP addresses into powershell then run a command to block those users OWA and EAS access on their mobile devices? Is it then possible to wipe only account data (which is an option in the Exchange Admin Center)? I'd rather not have to touch each user account to do this.

FYI, I set up Office 365 MDM and it was able to enroll and manage a few users. Problem is we also use Meraki MDM. As such, those with Meraki MDM (only for company wifi and maybe VPN - that is another group) received failures when trying to enroll. The devices did show up in Office 365 MDM as managed, but trying to wipe company data did not work (stuck on pending) and it is too much of a hassle for the user to have to download the company portal app, install the cert, then allow management. It was much simpler on my Samsung with Android.

Anyway... any help much appreciated as I need to have this sorted by Friday so I can enforce the new company policy.
How can I view the Recipient information in an Output file like a csv file when using Get-Queue -id server\Submission | Get-message -IncludeRecipientInfo |Select FromAddress,Rec*,Status

Here is what I get Recipient Column  "Microsoft.Exchange.Data.QueueViewer.RecipientInfo[]"

Any thoughts?
We have many small customers that use Office 365 with Azure AD Connect.

One Customer has the following Problem:

We added a new Domain to his O365 (DNS correct, domain is validated)

We added new SMTP Address (Old and New Domain) to his AD Users (ProxyAddress Attribute)

Azure AD Connect recognizes the new smtp Addresses, and adds them to the user.

The Problem is:
Although we see in the Synchronization Service Manager that the additional smtp's get added to the O365 Users, they don't show up in O365.
Neither O365, nor IDFix or our Synchronization Manager see any errors.

I also checked the following Microsoft article, nothing really aplies to our case:

The Problem applies to all our currently synced AD Users.

I attached an ADSync Diagnostic Report as an attachement.

We tried the following until now:

1. Updating Azure AD Connect
2. Completely Removing Azure AD Connect
3. Reinstall Azure AD Connect anew

Nothing seems to work, i can't get a single error Message from O365 or our AD Server...

Kind Regards






Exchange is the server side of a collaborative application product that is part of the Microsoft Server infrastructure. Exchange's major features include email, calendaring, contacts and tasks, support for mobile and web-based access to information, and support for data storage.