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KB2756920 causes IIS to crash

I have faced a recent issue on OWA of Exchange 2010 installed on windows 2008 R2 on various server. The issues caused OWA – Blackberry – Out of office and autodiscover to totally crash and the application log was filled

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Returning “Automatic” services only in powershell

There are a lot of cases when you might need to check the services on a server and it is a pity that the get-service powershell cmdlet doesn’t return the startup type of a service. That makes it useless for

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Microsoft Exchange 2010 Management console is pointing to a wrong / orphan server

Sometimes Microsoft Exchange 2010 Management console get stuck and tries to connect to the wrong server instead of the one you are logged on to. If it is only connecting to the wrong server (but connecting) you can simply right

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Bulk Mailbox creating mailboxes in Exchange 2010 multi-tenant

I recently received this email in my inbox so I thought it would be a good idea to dedicate a post answering this question. Hi Antoine, First of all, I’d like to thank you for you blog, I used your

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Quick Tip: Fix “Enable Web-based distribution” greyed out in offline address book

After upgrading from Microsoft Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2007 or 2010 you might notice that the “Enable Web-based distribution” option is greyed out. The first thing to check is if you have moved the Offline Address Book generation to an

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Enable end users to manage group membership of distribution groups in Exchange 2010

I am often asked how to allow end users, or regular users with no administrative privileges, to change group membership of specific distribution groups in Exchange 2010. This is what I will cover today in this short tutorial. In this

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