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Coexistence between Exchange forests (without trusts…) -- Part 1: Conceptual

Imagine a scenario where you acquire a company in a different country and they don’t want to be absorb in your IT environment (because they don’t like it, have regulatory requirements that can’t be met or are just trying to be difficult) but you do need some fashion of coexistence between the two Exchange organizations… After all, you’re part of the same company now and people should be able to find them in the GAL and do free/busy look ups!

Coexistence between Exchange forests (without trusts…) -- Part 9: Synchronization!

? Note: The entire list must be run through in order and progression to the next step cannot be done until the current step has completed for all Management agents! Step 1: Right click the management agent, select “Run” and “Full Import (Staging Only)”. Step 2: Right click the management agent, select “Run” and “Full Synchronization”. Step 3: Right click the management agent, select “Run” and “Export”. Step 4: Right click the management agent, select “Run” and “Delta Import”. ? Note: Step 4 (Delta ......

Coexistence between Exchange forests (without trusts…) -- Part 4: Preparing the US Exchange 2010 environment

Create receive connector Step 1: Open the exchange management console Step 2: Click on Hub Transport under Server Configuration Step 3: In the Actions pane click on New Receive Connector… Step 4: In the Introduction page, under Name, enter a name for the receive connector. From the drop down box under Select the intended use for this receive connector, select Internal. Click next. Step 5: On the Remote Network Settings page, remove the default remote IP addresses and enter the IP address of the server(s) ......

Installing Exchange 2013 CU1

To start of the migration path to Exchange 2013 we have to install it first of all! In this post we'll have a look at how we configure the prerequisites as well as installing the actual software itself...

Build Guides: Windows 2008 R2 Server

In this first part of the build guide series we look at building a Microsoft Windows 2008 R2 server. Whilst installing the basic operating system on a server is fairly straightforward it is as good a place as any to start as we lay the foundations for the rest of our infrastructure. In future parts of this series we will look at automating this install as much as possible, after all, we want our time spent on working with the awesome technologies available out there instead of installing serv

Coexistence between Exchange forests (without trusts…) -- Part 2: DNS Forwarders

Creating conditional forwarders Step 1: Open DNS manager Step 2: Select Conditional forwarders Step 3: Right click “Conditional Forwards" and select “New Conditional Forwarder…” Step 4: Enter the dns name the forwarder is being created for Step 5: Enter the IP address(es) of the DNS server(s) authorative for the domain. Step 6: Select Store this conditional forwarder in Active Directory, and replicate it as follows: Step 7: Click OK Step 8: Repeat in each forest you want to replicate to/from Coexistence ......

Verify connectivity to Exchange 2013

verifying connectivity from outlook to Exchange

Enabling Circular logging in Exchange 2013

Enabling circular logging in Exchange 2013

Configuring Outlook to use Outlook Anywhere

How to force outlook to connect only through Outlook Anywhere / RPC over HTTPS

Exchange 2013: Database Availability Group configuration

In todays article we are going to have a look at configuring (creating) a DAG in Exchange 2013, adding a server to it and adding a database copy to a mailbox database.

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