New Message option on OWA does not work for one or few users

One or few users reporting that they are unable to compose/new message on the Outlook 2010 OWA. It is noticed that changing browsers didn’t help. Moving mailbox to different Database didn’t help. Clearing the browser cache won’t work and you will notice that another account works perfectly on the same browser. The Fix. Remove the […]

Mimecast Alerts and Subscription Configurations

Let’s look at configuring the Mimecast Alerts and Subscription configurations Login to your Mimecast Administration Console. Click on the Mimecast Apps on top right side of the console and click on “Service Monitor” From the Dashboard you can see the service status of Queues, Journal Services and AD services. Queues will give the status for […]

How to check the database content index status (Failed) and update the catalog via Powershell

a) This will return a result of all DB with Content Index State  failed. Get-MailboxDatabaseCopyStatus * | where {$_.ContentIndexState -eq “Failed”} b) By using the following command we can update the content index status of all the failed DBs. Get-MailboxDatabaseCopyStatus * | where {$_.ContentIndexState -eq “Failed”} | Update-MailboxDatabaseCopy -CatalogOnly c) Following command will help to […]

Schedule a task to set custom message size for new mailboxes

For instance if you have mailbox users with different message size – like some management users with 20 MB message size and rest all users with 5 MB quota. By default, exchange will set unlimited message size. Unlimited does n’t mean that a user can attach and send any file size. Global transport configuration & […]

Free Exchange Server mailbox statistics tool for Exchange Admins

Seriously it’s a must have tool for every Exchange admins as it will really ease the task of generating various reports of the mailboxes. This tool supports Exchange 2010 and 2013 environments. Ok we are discussing about Exchange Server Mailbox Statistics Tool

How to enable send as option on a distribution group in exchange server

If you wanted to enable send as a distribution group in Microsoft exchange you will be disappointed as this option is not available straight from the Exchange Management Console. But you can achieve this either setting up security permission from Active Directory Users and Computers or by applying a command on Exchange Management Shell. Let’s […]

Address lookup is failed and Emails are not recieving on Blackberry

It’s a most common issue if you are working in a Blackberry Enterprise Server (BES) environment. If you are a BES Admin you will probably receive calls from users stating that they are not receiving emails and even the address look has failed to fetch the address from GAL. How to resolve this? First you […]

Re-connected Mailbox is not showing up in GAL or not active in Exchange 2010

For instance imagine that you have a disabled mailbox in Exchange server 2010 which you need to be reconnected back for some reason. Now you are reconnecting the mailbox to its user objects using the Exchange management console. Now here is the problem! You will see the mailbox as disabled if you check it from […]