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 […]


Create Mailbox Database in Exchange 2016

Mailbox Database is a major component of Exchange 2016. Exchange mailbox database is .edb file that contains data, data definitions, checksums, flags and other information that make up mailboxes. It is the .edb database file where all the mailboxes are stored. Exchange uses Extensible Storage Engine (ESE) as it’s database engine. When emails comes into Exchange server, […]


Configure Send Connector in Exchange 2016

Send connectors are used to send emails out from your Exchange organization to the Internet. When you install Exchange 2016, receive connector is configured by default but there is no send connector configured by default. To be able to send emails out on the Internet you need to configure send connector in Exchange 2016. Configure […]


Configure Email Address Policy in Exchange 2016

For emails to be sent and received by a recipient, email address is required. Email address is made up of local part, @ symbol, then SMTP domain name. For example is an email address where bgiri is name that identifies the user, an @ symbol and is SMTP domain name. Email address policy creates one or […]