Category Archives: Exchange

Thoughts and explorations with Microsoft Exchange server. This is Microsoft’s e-mail server.

Surface Hub: Microsoft Large Screen Collaboration Tool

I was in Redmond last Thursday meeting with the Surface Hub Product team and getting hands-on with the device and Its pretty cool!   The Surface Hub is Microsoft next generation large screen collaboration tool.  It builds upon the Perceptive Pixel … Continue reading

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Exchange Online Mail Migration Process

In this post, I document the process of migrating mailboxes from Exchange 2013 on-premise to Exchange Online when in the Hybrid Configuration.  This assumes that you have already performed the following steps: Office 365 tenant created Azure AD Sync setup … Continue reading

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Exchange Online: Mail Migration Lessons Learned (Part 3)

For the last two blog posts, I have documented my troubleshooting of a mail migration issue from Exchange 2013 On-Premise to Exchange Online.  In this post, I wanted to summarize the lessons learned. Before migrating a user’s mailbox from Exchange … Continue reading

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Exchange Online: Fixing an Perplexing Exchange Migration Issue (Part 2)

I spent the last couple days troubleshooting an Exchange On-Premises to Exchange Online mail migration issue.  See my prior post for part 1 of the troubleshooting.  After fixing the first part, we attempted to re-run the Exchange migration and ran … Continue reading

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Exchange Online: Fixing an Perplexing Exchange Migration Issue (Part 1)

Hi, its been a while since I posted a blog entry.  Its been very busy.  But, I have been tackling a problem for the last couple days and finally solved it today so I thought that I would document it … Continue reading

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Exchange: Setting Up Push Notifications for OWA (on Android and IOS)

Microsoft released a new mail client for Android and IOS called OWA (Outlook Web App). This app has many new capabilities and also supports push notifications to the device. One of my customers asked how to setup push notifications from … Continue reading

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Office 365: Setting Up Hybrid Exchange

In this post, I work through the process of updating my Exchange 2013 environment to CU5, modify the Exchange Hybrid Configuration setup, and then run a mailbox move from Exchange on-premise to Exchange Online.  I also notice that I need … Continue reading

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Microsoft Conference Recordings Posted

Microsoft just completed a bunch of technical conferences:  Exchange, Lync, SharePoint, and Tech Ed.  If you missed the conferences and want to review the content, Microsoft posted recordings of them all: · Exchange 2014 Conference (here) · Lync 2014 Conference … Continue reading

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Exchange 2013: Enabling In-Place Hold on Archive Only?

Exchange 2013 offers some amazing new Legal Hold capabilities over Exchange 2010.   In Exchange 2010, legal hold was a binary switch (legal hold on or off) for a user.  Exchange 2013 adds capabilities such as: Time based hold:   Allows you … Continue reading

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Tracking a Message in Office 365

I have been working a lot on Office 365.  One of my customers recently asked if they could track a message in Office 365 Exchange similar to on-premise Exchange systems. The answer is:   Yes! The procedure is: Go to the … Continue reading

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