Supported coexistence scenarios with Microsoft Exchange server 2019

If your organization is already running an Exchange Server version, you should verify requirements for coexistence with Exchange server 2019 while planning your upgrade to exchange server 2019. The supported coexistence scenarios between Exchange 2019 and its predecessor's described in table below. Exchange versionExchange 2019 Organization coexistenceExchange 2010 and earlier versionsNot supportedExchange 2013Supported with Exchange … Continue reading Supported coexistence scenarios with Microsoft Exchange server 2019

Recipient types in Exchange Server 2019

Microsoft Exchange Server 2019 provides various recipient types that can be used by an organisation in different scenarios. Below is the list of recipients types in Exchange server 2019. We can use Exchange admin center (EAC) or Exchange management shell (EMS) to manage these exchange recipients. Mailboxes Assigned to an individual user in Exchange organisation. … Continue reading Recipient types in Exchange Server 2019

Windows Server roles and features compatibility in Azure Cloud

Supported Windows server roles in Microsoft Azure cloud:• AD DS • Active Directory Federation Services • Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services • Application Server • DNS Server • Failover Clustering • File Services • Network Policy and Access Services • Print and Document Services • Remote Access (Web Application Proxy) • Remote Desktop Services • … Continue reading Windows Server roles and features compatibility in Azure Cloud

Depreciated Features in SharePoint 2016

SharePoint Foundation - Is no longer available as all the SharePoint core functionality is built directly into the core SharePoint product. Forefront Identity Manager (FIM) - FIM is depreciated. FIM was used to connect Active Directory with SharePoint for synchronization. Only Active Directory import is available. You can also connect to external Sync services like Microsoft Identity … Continue reading Depreciated Features in SharePoint 2016

Exchange 2016 Folders to exclude during antivirus scanning

Exclude the following folders from file-level scanning and memory-resident scanning on Exchange 2016 servers. %SystemRoot%\Cluster The cluster quorum database and other files for database availability groups (DAGs) on mailbox servers. %SystemDrive%\DAGFileShareWitnesses\ The witness directory on the witness server that's configured for the DAG. The witness server can be any Microsoft Windows server in the local AD … Continue reading Exchange 2016 Folders to exclude during antivirus scanning

Recommended Exchange Server 2016 process exclusions from antivirus solutions

Scanning of Exchange server 2016 processes can adversely affect Microsoft Exchange if the incorrect processes are scanned. Hence we should exclude the following Exchange or related processes from process scanning by antivirus solutions. Mailbox Server: Process Path ComplianceAuditService.exe %ExchangeInstallPath%Bin EdgeTransport.exe %ExchangeInstallPath%Bin fms.exe %ExchangeInstallPath%FIP-FS\Bin hostcontrollerservice.exe %ExchangeInstallPath%Bin\Search\Ceres\HostController inetinfo.exe %SystemRoot%\System32\inetsrv Microsoft.Exchange.AntispamUpdateSvc.exe %ExchangeInstallPath%Bin Microsoft.Exchange.ContentFilter.Wrapper.exe %ExchangeInstallPath%TransportRoles\agents\Hygiene Microsoft.Exchange.Diagnostics.Service.exe %ExchangeInstallPath%Bin Microsoft.Exchange.Directory.TopologyService.exe %ExchangeInstallPath%Bin … Continue reading Recommended Exchange Server 2016 process exclusions from antivirus solutions

Part I: Exchange 2016 Architecture

Exchange Server 2016 uses a single building block architecture that provides email services for deployments at all sizes, from small organization's to the largest multi-national corporations. This architecture is described in the following diagram. Exchange 2016 uses Mailbox servers and Edge Transport servers as described in the below sections. Mailbox servers: Mailbox servers contain the … Continue reading Part I: Exchange 2016 Architecture