Setup Exchange 2010 to Receive Email for Multiple Domains

When you install Exchange 2010, a default accepted domain name is configured automatically. The default domain name is populated from Active Directory forest root domain. For example, if you have a forest root domain of company.local then the default accepted domain name will be company.local. .local domain name is not routable on the Internet so […]


Configure External and Internal URL in Exchange 2010

After installing Exchange 2010, you need to setup different URLs for various Exchange services that needs to be accesses from internal and external network. The Exchange services that needs URL configuration are, Outlook Web Access (OWA), ActiveSync, Exchange Control Panel (ECP), Offline Address Book (OWA), WebServices, AutoDiscover and Outlook Anywhere. It is highly recommended that you […]


Setup Exchange 2010 Mail Flow in .local AD Domain

Many organizations have .local domain as root domain in their Active Directory. For example, company.local, etc. .local domain names are not Internet routable. Meaning you won’t be able to send or receive emails to or from email address which contains .local SMTP address. In fact, you can’t have .local domain in your public DNS server […]


Enable Outlook Anywhere in Exchange 2010

In order to access emails from Internet using Outlook application, Outlook Anywhere feature must be enabled in Exchange 2010. Outlook Anywhere replaces the need for VPN to access Exchange mailbox from Internet. Outlook Anywhere uses HTTPS/443 port and uses digital certificate to encrypt traffic. So the domain name that will be used to access Exchange […]

Manually Failover Database in Exchange 2010 DAG

Database Availability Groups(DAGs) in Exchange 2010 is data redundancy, high availability and disaster recovery feature. Adding Multiple mailbox servers to the DAG and replicating all mailbox databases with other member servers provides automatic failover recovery at the database level. You will need just two Mailbox Server to start with the high-availability features of Exchange 2010. […]


Move Mailbox to Different Database in Exchange 2010

In Exchange 2010 you can Move mailboxes across mailbox database, this kind of move is called. Local Move Requests.  Unlike Local move, remote move request s can move mailboxes across AD Forests.  In Exchange 2010 you can move a mailbox across mailbox database even when the user is connected to the mailbox. The process of […]