Recover Deleted Mailbox Item in Exchange 2016

Sometimes users can delete important emails and ask for help to recover the deleted items. There are different ways to recover deleted mailbox items. Exchange mailbox database retains deleted mailbox items for 14 days by default. You can use this feature to recover deleted mailbox item. You can also restore mailbox database to restore mailbox item. […]


View Admin Audit Logs in Exchange 2016

In an organization, there can be multiple Exchange admins making changes to Exchange server. At some point you might want to know who made the changes and what changes were made. Instead of just asking them, you can audit and view changes made to Exchange server. Administrator audit logging feature was introduced in Exchange 2010. Admin […]


Configure Email Disclaimer in Exchange 2016

Disclaimers are some legal statements that are added at the bottom of each emails that are coming or going out your organization. In Exchange 2016, disclaimers are configured as transport rules. Transport rule consists of one or more conditions, exceptions and actions. Transport rules are applied on Hub Transport or Edge Transport servers by transport agents. In this post, I will […]


Configure Autodiscover in Exchange 2016

Autodiscover services allows Outlook clients to lookup Exchange mailbox and configure Outlook profile automatically after entering email address and password. When you install Exchange 2016, a virtual directory named Autodiscover is automatically created under Default Web Site in IIS. Similarly, a Service Connection Point (SCP) object is also created in Active Directory at the same time. […]


Install SSL Certificate in Exchange 2016

Digital Certificates are used to secure communication between clients and servers using SSL protocol. In Exchange 2016, self-signed certificates are created by default when you install Exchange 2016. The self-signed certificates are not trusted by other systems so we need to install digital certificate manually. In this post, I will show steps to Install SSL […]


Backup Exchange 2016 With Windows Server Backup

Microsoft Exchange provides Database Availability Groups (DAG) for database replication and high availability of Exchange Server. Off-site DAGs may not be feasible for small to medium organizations. While DAGs can reduce the need for backup application, backup of Exchange server ensures that you are ready for disaster recovery in a traditional way. Make sure that […]


Move Mailbox from One Database to Other in Exchange 2016

Exchange 2016 have option to move mailbox from one database to other. This is also called local move request where mailboxes are moved within same forest. After creating new mailbox database you can create new mailboxes in this database or move existing mailboxes to the database. In this post, I will show steps to move mailbox […]