Category Archives: Exchange 2010

Exchange 2010 – Forced update of the Offline Address Book (AOB)

Sometimes the outlook address book doesnt show a new user for days – heres how to force the issue On your exchange server open the exchange management shell copy the following commands in and execute one at a time Note: replace “yourmailserver” name Update-OfflineAddressBook -Identity “Offline Address Book” Update-FileDistributionService “yourmailserver” -Type “OAB” Get-ClientAccessServer | Update-FileDistributionService -Type “OAB” The above will force Exchange to rebuild and force replication of the OAB

Exchange 2010 – NTFS issue on VM Ware

The issue we have seen with exchange databases going offline or the issue of DB queues reporting corruption can be resolved very easily. Please follow the below instructions 1. Un-mount affected database in EMC > Organisation Configuration > Mailbox view 2. Right click affected DB > Properties > Maintenance Tab > tick “Don’t mount this database at start-up” and apply 3. Open Computer > Right click or the drive that… Read Article →

Exchange 2010 – Public Folder – Send As

Configure Mailboxes Open Active Directory Users and Computers on the Exchange Server. Go to the View menu and choose Advanced. Right click on the mailbox you need to configure Send As on. Choose Properties. Click the Security tab. (This is visible only if you selected Advanced in Step 2). Click Add and select the users name that you want to give Send As permission to. Find Send As in the… Read Article →


Exchange 2010 expired GoDaddy Certificate

Change out expiring exchange 2010 hub transport certificate from After many hours’ googling and hunting through TechNet whitepapers on how to do this the “Microsoft way”, asking questions on experts exchange and reading my exchange bible I found that there are no complete step by step Howto’s that are actually complete that address every step of this, simple task. Actually the task is a nightmare littered with foot falls… Read Article →