Exchange 2019: Configuring CAS virtual directories for on-premises

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

Exchange server 2019: Email Address Policies, Do you need one?

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?

Exchange Server 2019: Update procedure

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

Best practices: Running Exchange Server 2019 on Virtual platform.

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 2019: what is Preferred Architecture (PA)

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)

Exchange Server 2019 Architecture and new features

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

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