Here is a PowerShell script to list the virtual machines (VMs) on an ESXi host: # Connect to the ESXi host Connect-VIServer -Server <ESXi_host_name> # Get a list of all VMs on the ESXi host $VMs = Get-VM # Loop through each VM and display its name and power state foreach ($VM in … Continue reading PowerShell script to list VMs on ESXi host.
Once the Exchange server is deployed in the environment, first thing we need to do is to configure Client Access Services prior to adding users or any other production workloads.During Exchange Server 2019 installation, it automatically configures multiple Internet Information Services (IIS) virtual directories for client access services. Client Access Services can be configured through EAC … Continue reading Exchange 2019: Configuring CAS virtual directories for on-premises
Well, of course you need an email address policy in your exchange organisation to manage email addresses for recipients. An e-mail address policy is used to generate email addresses for recipients in the organisation based on patterns provided. In fact, you may create more than just one policy to meet various business needs. It is … Continue reading Exchange server 2019: Email Address Policies, Do you need one?
Once the exchange servers are deployed, as part of day-2 operations, we need to perform lifecycle management of servers which includes the update management for exchange servers. Since the release of Exchange server 2013, Microsoft Exchange Server follows quarterly model for release of Cumulative Update (CU). Each CU release is as good as full installation … Continue reading Exchange Server 2019: Update procedure
Generally it is preferred to run exchange server on physical server due to performance reasons. It is possible to run virtualised exchange server roles in virtual environment. Virtualization platforms do provide features like server consolidation, quick provisioning, scalability, flexibility, business continuity and so on. Below is the conceptual representation of Exchange Server as VM on … Continue reading Best practices: Running Exchange Server 2019 on Virtual platform.
Exchange Server Preferred Architecture (PA) is like a validated design with best practices of Exchange server deployment. It is highly recommended that you follow preferred architecture, however, due to some design challenges, it may not be possible to follow it. Exchange server can be deployed in these situation in a non-preferred architecture but do check … Continue reading Exchange Server 2019: what is Preferred Architecture (PA)
With Exchange Server 2019 around, it is essential to explore the architecture of the same. Architecture of Exchange server 2019 is same as that of Exchange server 2016. It revolves around two server roles as below. Mailbox ServerEdge Transport Server Image: MicroSoft Mailbox Server role The Mailbox Server role is installed in the Active Directory … Continue reading Exchange Server 2019 Architecture and new features