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Configure DAG in Exchange 2010

Database Availability Groups(DAGs) in Exchange 2010 is a Data Redundant, High Availability, site resilience and disaster recovery feature. Adding multiple mailbox servers to the DAG and replicating all mailbox databases with other member servers will provide high availability at the database level. You will need at least two Mailbox Servers to configure DAG in Exchange […]
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Grant Full Access Permission in Exchange 2010 Mailbox

In Exchange 2010, you can grant “Full Access” permission to another user for a mailbox. User (say UserA) that have Full Access permission to a particular mailbox (say UserB) permits UserA to access and have full control of mailbox of UserB, but only “Full Access” permission doesn’t allow UserA to send email as UserB. In order to […]
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Grant Send As Permission in Exchange 2010 Mailbox

There are two ways to grant the ability to send email as different sender. One is Send As and another is Send on Behalf. In Exchange 2010, Send As permission allows a sender (say UserA) to send email as different user (say UserB), in this case the recipient sees the email is coming from UserB. Whereas, Send […]
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Disable OWA Access in Exchange 2010 Mailbox

When you create a mailbox, Outlook Web Access (OWA) access to the mailbox is enabled by default. Outlook Web App lets you access your Exchange mailbox from almost any Web browser. When you disable OWA Access in Exchange 2010 Mailbox, the user will no longer will be able to connect to mailbox from web browsers. […]
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Create Mailbox Database in Exchange 2010

A mailbox Database is the core component of Microsoft Exchange Architecture. Each Mailbox Server installed in the organization has an information store. The information store operates as a service and manages the Server’s databases. Each mailbox database has a database file associated with it. This file is basically an .EDB file which is stored in […]
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Failed to Add or Remove the Failover-Clustering Feature

I was installing Exchange 2010 with a standard configuration supporting two DAG members. DAG configuration was successful, but got this error when I tried to add the member server to the DAG, the error was “Failed to add or remove the Failover-Clustering feature”. This article shows how you can get around this error. Failed to Add or […]
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Disable Outlook or MAPI Access in Exchange 2010 Mailbox

MAPI (Messaging Application Programming Interface or Messaging API) provides the messaging architecture for Microsoft Outlook and other messaging clients. It is a set of functions that mail-aware and mail-enabled applications use to create, manipulate, transfer, and store mail messages. When you Disable Outlook or MAPI Access in Exchange 2010 Mailbox, the user will no longer be […]