Category Archives: Exchange

‘WMI exception occurred on server’

By | April 14, 2019

When running Move-DatabasePath in Exchange the following error shows up ‘WMI exception occurred on server’. This is caused when the database has too many log files. The fix is to run a backup, time permitting. If time is limited: Enable circular logging on the database to be moved Dismount and Mount the database (this will start the log… Read More »

SMG Queue – 450 4.4.1

By | August 21, 2018

If you are seeing the following error, on messages in the Symantec Messaging Gateway queue: 450 4.4.1 [internal] Connection Timed Out These messages are being interrupted during transmission. This leads to the sender receiving a delayed delivery notice. This is caused by something in the message being rejected by the Cisco router during inspection of the traffic. To… Read More »

Exchange Permissions

By | August 16, 2018

You can list all users with Mailbox permissions with this in PowerShell: Get-Mailbox | Get-MailboxPermission | where {$_.user.tostring() -ne “NT AUTHORITY\SELF” -and $_.IsInherited -eq $false} | Select Identity,User | Export-Csv -NoTypeInformation mailboxpermissions.csv

Exchange13 Discovery

By | December 11, 2017

Prerequisites: The user that you are going to run the eDiscovery as must be a member of Mailbox Search Role and the Discovery Management Role Group (The discovery management Role Group will encompass the Mailbox Search Role) You will not see the eDiscovery or litigation hold options (The compliance management menu item on the left side of the… Read More »

Add an Exchange Relay

By | November 16, 2017

To relay through exchange server the following receive connector settings should be used: Set your Name and Port as needed. Under security check ONLY: Transport Layer Security (TLS); Externally secured (for example, with IPsec); Exchange Servers; Anonymous Users  From Scoping REMOVE the range. (WARNING: Skipping this will create an open relay) and add Static IPs for approved senders.… Read More »

Exchange Email Format

By | May 9, 2017

In Exchange, emails sent outside the organization are converted and the format of these can be set per domain or for all domains. If messages are sent in text format, some recipients will have issues viewing attached images. ContentType should be MimeHtmlText not MimeText when running: Get-RemoteDomain |fl To update it run the following with either a domain… Read More »