How to Check Impersonation permissions for Exchange

Hi Readers, Many a times as Exchange Administrators we are in situation on  How to Check Impersonation permissions. We have applied the permissions but want to check if its working , to prove the application team or for confirmation what we have applied is correct. (Found the solution on Blackberry KB, describing it step by…

Dynamic DL based on NON Filterable properties

Hi Readers, Sharing a unique information about Dynamic Distribution Lists, From powershell you can create these but only for Filterable properties. https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb738157%28v=exchg.150%29.aspx If you have to create the Dynamic DL based on NON Filterable custom properties than follow below steps: From Exchange Console Click New Dynamic Distribution Group Select the recipient types that you want to include in the…

Powershell to ADD, Remove and Extract Email Address

Hi Readers, We recently had a requirement to remove old decommissioned domain email address from user mailboxes, so We have taken a cautious approach & written three scripts, that can be downloaded from below link. https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/scriptcenter/Powershell-to-ADD-Remove-85adf04b ReportEmailAddress  –> Reporting the user mailboxes that have old email address RemoveEmailAddress –> Get input from the ReportEmailAddress AddemailAddress…

Permissions for Distribution Group Are Not in the Standard Format

Hi Readers, We are in Exchange 2010 environment, during modification of permissions on one of the groups we were getting below error: “Permissions for Distribution Group Are Not in the Standard Format, Use the application that was previously used to edit permissions” To resolve the issue we have to use exchange 2003 exchange console, here…

Clustered Mailbox Server Failed Error: Setup previously failed while performing the action “BuildToBuildUpgrade”

Hi Readers, We were performing the decommission of Exchange 2007 CCR servers, on all our servers uninstall went fine except one of the CCR, uninstall resulted in below error: Clustered Mailbox Server Failed Error: Setup previously failed while performing the action “BuildToBuildUpgrade” On researching We found that there might be watermark reg key because of previous failed…

Exchange 2010 w3wp process High CPU utilization

Hi Readers, We are facing a common problem, common because We have researched and lot of other customers are facing it. On our CAS servers w3wp process is taking too much CPU resouces So just launch task manager : From View add command line Now see which pool is taking the lot of resources, so…

Exmon is crashing while clicking refresh

Hi Readers, We have installed exmon (Microsoft Exchange Server User Monitor) on exchange 2010 servers but on all servers when we click refresh button on exmon, it crashes. http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=11461 All steps have been followed as mentioned in the below article http://www.msexchange.org/articles-tutorials/exchange-server-2003/tools/Microsoft-Exchange-Server-User-Monitor.html Issue we found was : The folder (consisting exmon) was getting scanned by antivirus,…