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Bulk approving existing ActiveSync devices after enabling ActiveSync quarantine

One of the biggest problems of enabling ActiveSync Quarantine in an established organization is that, once enabled, it will block all existing devices. I needed a simple and effective way to allow ActiveSync for the existing 2500+ devices and I

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Exchange 2013 CU1 setup fails with “All Exchange 2010 servers in the organization must have Exchange 2010 Service Pack 3 or later installed”

Symptom When upgrading from Exchange 2010 to Exchange 2013 CU1 the setup might fail with the bellow error when the server specified in the error is running Exchange 2010 Edge Role and has been upgraded to Exchange 2010 SP3 All

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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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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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Exchange 2010 Hosting Mode dead! Long live Exchange 2010 SP2

  Finally the service pack 2 for exchange 2010 has been released to the public you can find it here with this release the exchange multi-talent mode has been eliminated, this  suppose to be a hit in the messaging and

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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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