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The certificate with thumbprint XXXXXXX was found but is not valid for use with Exchange Server, reason: PrivateKeyMissing

Enable-ExchangeCertificate : The certificate with thumbprint XXXXXXX was found but is not valid for use with Exchange Server (reason: PrivateKeyMissing). At line:1 char:27 + Enable-ExchangeCertificate -Thumbprint XXXXXXXXX -Services “IIS” The above error can as a result of multiple reasons. CSR was created with IIS and attempted to be installed through the Exchange Management Shell (EMS), […]

Exchange Management Shell and Powershell not working

After upgrading Exchange 2010 SP3 on Windows 2008 Enterprise Server with SP2. when I open the exchange management shell or try to access the Queue Viewer via the Exchange Managment Console I get the following error and I can’t run any commands in the Exchange Management Shell or in the PowerShell. The term ‘C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange […]

Redirecting OWA URL in Exchange 2010

Redirecting requests that don’t go to https://owa.customer.com/owa (or /exchange) to the correct URL. So, if someone goes to http://owa.customer.com orhttps://owa.customer.com, they get redirected to the correct (secure) URL. Historically I’ve always done this with two components: A custom website listening on Port 80 on each CAS server A default.aspx file in the root of the Default Web Site redirecting […]

Can’t download Offline Address Book, either it hangs or get error (HRESULT: 0x80070005)

OAB issue: Can’t download Offline Address Book, either it hangs or get error (HRESULT: 0x80070005) when trying to download copy of offline address book. Troubleshooting process: Using outlook (CTL+right click outlook icon) “Test E-Mail Autoconfiguration” type email address and password, unchcke guessmart and secure guessmart. Once test is complete click XML tab then check the […]

A database availability group administrative operation failed.

New Customers get 25% off at GoDaddy.com! PROBLEM You attempt to create a Database Availability Group (DAG) in Exchange 2010 and the wizard fails with the following error message: Error: A database availability group administrative operation failed. Error: Failed to add or remove the Failover-Clustering feature. Error: ArgumentNotValid: invalid role, role service or feature: ‘Failover-Clustering;. […]

Exchange 2010 & iPhone Active Sync Issue

I’ve spent the last few weeks migrating to Windows Server 2008 R2 and Exchange 2010 from 2 different forest. The last thing is users calling me with iphone not working and not synching. As per the below event log on my Exchange 2010 Server. – System – Provider [ Name] MSExchange ActiveSync -EventID 1053 [ Qualifiers] 49156 […]

How to speed up a large Exchange 2010 Migration

Throttling the Mailbox Replication Service If you go to your CAS server and navigate to the c:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\V14\Bin\MSExchangeMailboxReplication.exe.config file using a text editor such as Notepad, you will see the following settings at the bottom of the config file.  By default, the CAS servers are set to: MaxActiveMovesPerSourceMDB = “5″     MaxActiveMovesPerTargetMDB = “2″     MaxActiveMovesPerSourceServer = “50″     […]

Creating Exchange 2010 Relay for Anonymous

This example uses the New-ReceiveConnector cmdlet to create the Receive connector Anonymous Relay that listens on local IP address 192.168.10.1 on port 25 from a source server at IP address 192.100.2.30 New-ReceiveConnector -Name “Relay Mail” -Usage Custom -PermissionGroups AnonymousUsers -Bindings 192.168.10.1:25 -RemoteIpRanges 192.100.2.30 Use the Shell to grant relay permission to anonymous connections on the new Receive […]

Exchange Server 2010 Database Availability Groups

Other Advantages of Exchange Server 2010 Database Availability Groups Before we proceed with an example of how to install an Exchange Server 2010 DAG I will also mention some of the other advantages of Database Availability Groups. Unlike previous versions of Exchange Server (particularly Exchange Server 2007) Exchange Server 2010 has just one high availability […]