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Hi everyone,
                         after a programmed shutdown of our datacenter , the exchange backup is failing with the following error:

11/19/2017 13:37:01 ANS5216E Could not establish a TCP/IP connection with address 'VWARCOSSTSM01:1500'. The TCP/IP error is 'Unknown error' (errno = 10061).
11/19/2017 13:37:01 ANS9020E Could not establish a session with a TSM server or client agent.  The TSM return code is -50.
11/19/2017 13:37:01 ANS1017E Session rejected: TCP/IP connection failure.
11/19/2017 20:16:15 ANS1909E The scheduled command failed.
11/19/2017 20:16:15 ANS1512E Scheduled event 'VWARCOSVXMBX02_EXC' failed.  Return code = 418.
11/20/2017 20:07:29 ANS1909E The scheduled command failed.
11/20/2017 20:07:29 ANS1512E Scheduled event 'VWARCOSVXMBX02_EXC' failed.  Return code = 418.
11/21/2017 20:05:44 ANS1909E The scheduled command failed.
11/21/2017 20:05:44 ANS1512E Scheduled event 'VWARCOSVXMBX02_EXC' failed.  Return code = 418.

The exchange DB´s are healty and balanced,

any idea?

Thanks in advance.
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Hi all,

we have an office in Hong Kong and really struggling with internet connectivity/download speeds.
The hong kong IT support company have ran speeds test which come back at 80mbps, but now i have got involved as they are struggling with sending/recieving emails.

we run hosted exchange 2013 system through cobweb, i believe their serves are located in London/Europe.

i've asked the question what type of internet line they have...
also i've logged in ran my own speed tests....

running it within hong kong produces 80mb download/upload speeds with low ping rate.
if i select a different server e.g. London or USA download/upload speeds are reduced to around 10mbps with high ping rates of 350 plus

do you think this could be the issue why having issues sending/recieving emails?

thanks for support
Sincé few days every time I Open Outlook 2016 It says that the file xxxx.pst is corrupted, and it ask me to repair it. I say yes, It opens a new program "Microsoft Outlook Inbox repair tool" and it proced to first make a backup copy and then to repair it. Then I can open Outlook, but afer some time 30 min, 1 hour... Outlook closes and say again the xxx.pst is corrupted.

I'm subscribed to  Office 365, using Outlook 2016 connected to 4 emails
A malicious email has been sent out to all contacts from one of our users Outlook that contained a nefarious and potentially damaging link. we requested all staff to remove it from your inbox. We are on Office365 for exchange. This email was sent with subject line:  "Please Docusign: Review Documents"  the message contained a box that said Diane sent you a document to review and sign with Review Document button. Which takes to http:// fishy looking hyperlink.

Many users have now clicked this link already in the email today and I am not sure what outcome we will be dealing with in next couple of days.

What best possible steps to be taken in this scenario ?  So far I have done the following:

1. Isolated this machine and running various scans.
2. Ran the O365 Powershell command to remove this message from all user mailbox
3. Made sure all our backups are secure and running
4. Ran virus scans on all our servers
5. I am currently tracing the IP address from the header of this original email and blocking it through our external email spam filtering company.

What else can we possibly do to avoid wide spread of these emails in next few days ?

The user said he click on this email about "4 days ago" and all of a sudden emails came out of his outlook to all company contacts GAL TODAY. This could mean all the users about ( 30 of them ) that clicked on this email today may have their computers infected as well and could possibly send an email in next few days …
I am using exchange server 2010 in DAG environment. There are three Mailbox servers in DAG. Two exchange server EXCH1, EXCH2 is in same A location and EXCH3 is in B location. EXCH1 and EXCH2 is syncing properly but copy queue length on EXCH3 is increasing high. ping is OK to all servers. I

1. Did telnet to EXCH3 from EXCH1 at 64327, it is connection succesful
2. Did telnet to DAG01 from EXCH1 at port 64327, connection successful
3. Did telent to EXCH1 from EXCH3, connection succesful
4. Did telnet to from EXCH1 to EXCH3 at port 135, successful
5. Did telnet from EXCH3 to EXCH1 at port 135, succesful

4. Did telnet to DAG01 at port 64327 from EXCH3, getting failed.
I have an exchange server using contoso.com (lets say) I have another section of the company that uses Gsuite. That section of the company wants to use contoso.com as their domain name but obviously everything runs through my exchange server and I have the added complexity that I will soon be moving to a hybrid O365 setup.

Is there any supported solution for this? sure I can add SPF for mail out from gmail and mail routing via exchange for mail in but its dodgy setup. Any ideas? thanks.
 I have a iPhone that fails to sync contacts from exchange 2010 mailbox account.
 It shows all the emails and calendar items. But when I go to CONTACT icon on the phone, it fails to show none of 127 contact items in Outlook although It show a bunch of email addresses with associated names which appears to be some kind of email "autocomplete" list.
For testing, I added a new person in iPhone Contact, but it fails to show up in user's Outlook.
If there were syncing correctly, the new name added on the iPhone would have shown up in Outlook almost instantly.

For another testing, I added this person's exchange account on my iPad and Contacts show all 127 names from Outlook Contact. When I added a new name in Outlook, it shows up in iPad almost immediately. When I add a new name in iPad, it shows up on Outlook Contact.

So there is something about this iPhone.

Can you help?
Regarding MS Exchange 2013.  I have been asked to craft a rule that would temporarily suspend mail delivery to a specific mailbox using server side rules.  Specifically, the manager wants outside email sent to an internal accounting mailbox be to be held for 3 to 5 days, if that incoming message meets certain criteria such as sender, or words in the subject line.  After the 3 to 5 days, the mail would be automatically released by Exchange for receipt in the mailbox.

Is this even possible?
I upgraded 2 users from Outlook 2010 to Outlook 2016.

They can search their Inbox and other Exchange folders without a problem, but when they try and search for an item in their PST file, it always returns blank search results.

How do I make their PST searchable again in Outlook 2016?
I have SBS2011/Exchange 2010. I saw this in an article that following Exchange Management Shell command will increase the default # of devices for an mailbox user  from default value of 10 to 20.

New-Throttlingpolicy "Increased ActiveSync Devices" -EasMaxDevices 20 -EasMaxConcurrency 20              Set-Mailbox USER_MAILBOX -ThrottlingPolicy "Increased ActiveSync Devices"

With that I have questions:
(1) Is that the right syntax/command?
(2) How can I verify the current settings for everyone or for the organization for that matter?
(3) Can I see this number in Exchange Management Console?

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my commvault is able to do incremental backups successful  on my exchange 2010 DAG serversbut failing on full backups

error11080 2cb0  11/19 06:36:33 1366218 [CsExchangeShadow::BackupFile]: Error reading file \\?\GLOBALROOT\Device\HarddiskVolumeShadowCopy1572\DB\IME.DB06.edb
11080 2cb0  11/19 06:36:33 1366218 [JobProxy::SendPendingToController]: Succeeded to send object
11080 2cb0  11/19 06:36:33 1366218 [CsExchangeShadow::FullBackup] failed to backup file [\\?\GLOBALROOT\Device\HarddiskVolumeShadowCopy1572\DB\IME.DB06.edb]
11080 2cb0  11/19 06:36:33 1366218 Abort shadow operation
11080 2cb0  11/19 06:36:33 1366218 CsSnapRequestor::DeleteSnapshot() - Call m_vss->DeleteSnapshots(m_snapshotSetId, type, bForceDelete, &lDeletedSnapshots, &NondeletedSnapshotID)  [FAILED, throwing CV exception] - Code = 0x80042308, Description = VSS_E_OBJECT_NOT_FOUND
11080 2cb0  11/19 06:36:33 1366218 CsSnapRequestor::DeleteSnapshot() - Error deleting f75100a4-40b2-4456-93bd-5537c3799a2b shadow set - VSS_E_OBJECT_NOT_FOUND5448  2fc4  11/19 15:22:23 1366218 CsSnapRequestor::BackupComplete() - Failed to delete the snapshot set VSS_E_OBJECT_NOT_FOUND
I have tried to follow this MS article, but ...
- https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt589761%28v=exchg.150%29.aspx

Our environment is:
ORF Spam Control (on Exchange Server)
DKIM Signature Signer (on Exchange Server)
Exchange 2016 cu7 Server (standalone 2012R2)
OOS (standalone 2012R2)
OneDrive (Cloud office365 account)

Use case scenario: to use Onedrive as a shared document repository for our exchange server where users via OWA or local outlook client can upload shared documents, end attachments and use OOS to view/edit said documents stored on OneDrive, effectively using OneDrive for document collaboration.

We do not want or wish to migrate our system to the cloud.

What has been done so far:

1) Setup office365 account and can access via portal.office.com
2) Setup Domain 'cfts.co'
- Added a .txt verification record to our zone file on our NS Servers.
-- made cfts.co default, domain setup complete with no obvious errors.
3) Linked via Hybrid Configuration wizard (HCW) local exchange and our Office365 account
- used minimal setting as were not migrating our exchange to the cloud.
- all looks good HCW complete with no errors.
-- had one oddity, I could not log in to the admin account that had the admin credentials locally could use my e-mail account that does not have admin privileges, no idea why does not seem not to affect the outcome.
4) Added users in Office365 and allocated one drive licences …

Random users outlook got disconnected in our Exchange 2010 environment.

Any help will be highly appreciated !!!

We have 4TB NAS storage receiving backup data generated by ArcServe D2D v.16.0.11174 via iSCSI from SBS 2011 server. The backup disk is now full and we need to free up space.

Recently we copied apx. 600GB data from win server’s internal disk to another internal disk. It seems that it didn’t consumed backup storage disk space. But the customer used to have SBS’s Exchange and since we now use o365 I wonder if we can delete exchange backups from the NAS storage.

How to accomplish that?
Any other ideas how to free up space from the backup target?

ArcServe D2D v.16.0.11174
Win SBS Server 2011
VMware ESX.i 6
We Can't sending Email to our customer , Message Blocked and below are replay from mailer -deamon @ google .com

The response from the remote server was:
550 5.7.1 <ary@primatata.com>: Sender address rejected: Service unavailable; SPF check failed and transaction closed due to the organization's policy

What should we do?? Thanks
Hello everyone,
Recently I was doing a project with AA involved, The customer wanted to dial extension without having to dial # first and in the meantime they didn't want for voice recognition to be active. Is this possible to do in 2016 Exchange ?
Thanks alot
I have a exchange 2013 server running on server 2012.  The SSL certificate from Comodo expired two days ago.  We purchased a 3 year multi site certificate from Godaddy.  I went through the process of creating the CSR, putting that into Godaddy's CSR request entry form and have received my certificate.  I installed the intermediary certificate and see Godaddy certificate there.

I then go to EAC and complete the CSR and import the certificate.  I then assigned the services IIS, SMTP, POP, IMAP to the certificate.  
I have also looked at IIS manager to verify that IIS is using the correct certificate.  The bindings.

However, when I go to the web site for our OWA, the old expired certificate is still there.  I have been fighting with this for 12 hours now and would appreciate any help I can get.  

Thanks to Rick_2CA - https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/office/Mailbox-Pre-Archive-347f9162/view/Discussions

I have been able to Modify this script to include: TotalDeleteditemSize and TotalDeleteditemCount

This outputs the below and works exactly how I want:


The part I am having trouble with, and where I would like a push in the right direction is how to obtain the ArchiveTotalDeleteditemSize & ArchiveTotalDeleteditemCount (The count and size of data that CAN be archived, same as what is output from "ArchiveItemsSizeBytes")

Below is the script, that I have manipulated to include the

TotalDeleteditemSize & TotalDeleteditemCount......

I have attempted to match what was already in the script, by copying the code, and changing the values (Via Powershell ISE), However, I just end up with nothing being returned or getting the identical results as the ArchiveItemsizebytes

Essentially I am after the Archivable size & Count for recoverable deleted items

Any assistance would be greatly appreciated!!!

If I have worded anything wrongly, or something does not make sense, please let me know, and I will be happy to clarify...

# Exchange 2010 Mailbox PreArchive Statistics
# Purpose:  Query mailboxes for mail older than X days in order …

I have Vmware horizon view 7.0 virtual environment and many cloud customers are complaining that in most cases the printers are there when they initially connect (in some cases they are not there but its small like 2-4 % of time) but after a while when they goto print there are no printers or there is only one printer when there should be 2 or 3. it is an odd problem and hard to troubleshoot!

Horizon agent version is 7.2

As a work around I have been telling users to save all work and log off the cloud PC and then log back on. This usually restores all printers (about 95%) of the time. But this is not a real solution and very frustrating for the user to have to close all open doc/programs just to print a document/email!

Anyone got any ideas how to resolve/refresh printers?
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Simple question -- Currently on a cloud base exchange server wanted to migrate out of for many reasons.  Wonder what the +'s and
 -'s or if you can share your experience migrating.
I can't seem to install Update Rollup 18 for Exchange 2010 Service Pack 3 (KB4018588).  Always get Code 80070643.  Any help will be greatly appreciated.
What happens to a user mailbox once they have been removed from Litigation Hold in Exchange Online?
The account hasn't been deleted or deactivated, just simply had litigation hold removed...

Thanks in advance.
I'm working on a user cleanup at my clients
They are running Exchange 2013 CU 15 on Server 2012.

I log into the ECP, and am unable to remove any mailbox from my domain no matter the OU, I currently do not have any DCDIag errors or repladmin errors. I can create mailboxes with no issues

This error is not retriable. Additional information: Access is denied. Active directory response: 00000005: SecErr: DSID-031520C3, problem 4003 (INSUFF_ACCESS_RIGHTS), data 0

I found guides that had me check the objects for accidental deletion and security inheritance, I've enabled inheritance on each OU and object that contained the mailbox and user AD object that I"m trying to remove. Also went in and Added Exchange Trusted Subsystem as full control to the OU's

No change.

Any ideas
When my client attempts to send a report to email using Access 2003, the option is greyed out and they therefore are unable to complete the action. I feel the fault lies with compatibility, as we use Office 2010 for the rest of daily use, such as Outlook for email. Access 2003 is used just for their database. But I have two other servers with identical images installed, and they both allow send to email.

I am at a loss as to what could be preventing send to email. I look forward to hearing your thoughts that could help me find what is causing the issue.
We've recently rolled out on-prem Skype for Business 2016 and have on-prem Exchange 2010. Does anyone know of a way to prevent everyone from sending IMs to our internal distribution groups? I need the groups to still show in Outlook OAB. Alternately, is there a way to do if we upgrade to on-prem Exchange 2016?






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