Exchange 2013 – OWA Password Expired – Requiring DOMAIN\Username


When a user’s password expires and they login to OWA, the system allows them to change the password. However, Exchange 2013 OWA requires them to use the format ‘DOMAIN\username’. UPN authentication isn’t supported yet in Exchange 2013 OWA. When can’t expect the users to remember the domain name (unnecessary increase in support calls). We can’t […]

Clean-MailboxDatabase (Exchange2010) is Update-StoreMailboxState in Exchange 2013


To refresh the disconnected mailboxes in Exchange 2010 databases – Clean-Mailboxdatabase For Specific Database – Get-MailboxDatabase “Dbname” | Clean-mailboxdatabase For all Databases – Get-MailboxDatabase | Clean-mailboxdatabase To refresh the disconnected mailboxes in Exchange 2013 databases – Update-StoreMailboxState For Specific Database – Get-MailboxStatistics -Database “Dbname” | Where { $_.DisconnectReason -ne $null } | ForEach { Update-StoreMailboxState […]

Create a Custom root Folder for all the Mailboxes (Bulk) in Office365


Creating Custom Root folders in all the mailboxes in office365 Download and install Exchange Web services 2.2 from the machine you are going to execute it.(Am doing it from my windows 8 desktop) Open Powershell in your Local machine (Run as administrator) $UserCredential = Get-Credential $Session = New-PSSession -ConfigurationName Microsoft.Exchange -ConnectionUri -Credential $UserCredential […]

Quick Tip – Import-RecipientDataProperty – Exchange 2013


Exchange 2013 has a Cmdlet to Import Mailbox/Contact display Picture. Import-RecipientDataProperty -Identity -Picture -FileData ([Byte[]]$(Get-Content -Path “C:\Users\photo\Cloudteam.jpg” -Encoding Byte -ReadCount 0)) Note – The picture must be a JPEG file and shouldn’t be larger than 10 kilobytes (KB) You can pipe Mail Contacts and Mailbox from Exchange Management Shell. Other Cmdlet can be used […]

Active Sync Phones (Android) asking PIN after configuring Exchange 2013 Mailbox


Here is the Situation – Android phone is not Configured with a PIN . It means . When you unlock the phone . you directly go inside the phone . without any authentication PIN — Now after Configuring a Exchange 2013 Mailbox  . you are forced to set a PIN when your mobile device policies […]

How to do a manual Gal sync from Exchange 2010 to Exchange 2013


Here is the Scenario – Exchange 2010 Users/Contacts/Distribution groups  to show up in their Exchange 2013 forest as Mail Contacts.   Lets see how to export from Exchange 2010 forest and Import them In Exchange 2013 forest as Mail Contacts   Step 1 – Taking a Manual Dump of Mailboxes,Mail Contacts,Distribution Groups Open Exchange Management […]

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