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Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Exchange 2016 CU15 tips

run updatecas.ps1 script to fix OWA and ECP
also check out this

https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windowsserver/en-US/5259018c-aec7-4490-a500-e1af54798f14/exchange-2013-ecp-error-line-43?forum=exchangesvrgeneral

  1. Application Settings >> BinSearchFolders
  2. Change the path with C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\V15\bin;C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\V15\bin\CmdletExtensionAgents;C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\V15\ClientAccess\Owa\bin
  3. Then reset IIS to check this issue.


how to put server in maintenance mode:

https://practical365.com/exchange-server/installing-cumulative-updates-on-exchange-server-2016/

https://www.enowsoftware.com/solutions-engine/exchange-2019-cu4-and-exchange-2016-cu15-explained


# start maintenance on the computer

$Computer = $ENV:ComputerName
Set-ServerComponentState $Computer -Component HubTransport -State Draining -Requester Maintenance
Redirect-Message -Server $Computer -Target

# Prevent DAG member becoming PAM
Suspend-ClusterNode $Computer

# Move all Mailbox Databases and prevent hosting copies on current server
Set-MailboxServer $Computer -DatabaseCopyActivationDisabledAndMoveNow $True
Set-MailboxServer $Computer -DatabaseCopyAutoActivationPolicy Blocked

# Put the Exchange 2013 server in Maintenance Mode:
Set-ServerComponentState $Computer -Component ServerWideOffline -State Inactive -Requester Maintenance
# verify

Get-ServerComponentState $Computer | ft Component,State –Autosize


# stop maintenance on the computer

$Computer = $ENV:ComputerName
Set-ServerComponentState $Computer -Component ServerWideOffline -State Active -Requester Maintenance
Resume-ClusterNode $Computer
Set-MailboxServer $Computer -DatabaseCopyActivationDisabledAndMoveNow $False
Set-MailboxServer $Computer -DatabaseCopyAutoActivationPolicy Unrestricted
Set-ServerComponentState $Computer -Component HubTransport -State Active -Requester MaintenanceRestart-Service MSExchangeTransport
Restart-Service MSExchangeFrontEndTransport

Get-ServerComponentState $Computer | ft Component,State –Autosize

.net 4.8 is slow

First of all it is slow, yes, wait up to 30 minutes...

Otherwise start Windows installer service is not running as well as go via link below:

https://dotnet.microsoft.com/download/dotnet-framework/net48


https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/2570538/installing-updates-for-the-microsoft-net-framework-4-can-take-longer-t

https://www.catalog.update.microsoft.com/Search.aspx?q=4486153



Thursday, March 5, 2020

Exchange internal relay must not include Exchange DAG servers

We see some issues with Shadow queue accumulating on one of the servers, it seems to be related to the fact that Exchange servers have been added to internal FrontEnd relay connector:

https://practical365.com/exchange-server/no-need-create-connectors-internal-exchange-server-mail-flow/

We see that this server is not cleaning shadow often enough - look for code XQDISCARD
in the hub smtp logs on other servers:

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/exchange/mail-flow/transport-high-availability/shadow-redundancy?view=exchserver-2019

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Windows Hello on HP Probook 470 G0

If you are looking for fingerprint sensor drivers for Windows Hello, try to get it from here:



I have WH bio-metric sensor successfully running on this platform.


D.

Monday, January 13, 2020

SFB RTCXDS is growing fast

You can run this SQL transaction few times a day:

use master;
BACKUP log rtcxds TO DISK = 'NUL:';
GO
USE RTCXDS;
DBCC SHRINKFILE(rtcxds_log, 200);
GO

Friday, December 6, 2019

Duplicate number in Skype for Business

https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/lync/en-US/5d4bc40e-4a02-43c1-9a48-07852e5f8bfc/unique-lineuri-but-485-ambiguous?forum=lyncvoice


get-csuser etc will not see any disabled users with a number, but this script will see:

Get-AdUser -filter * -property msRTCSIP-Line | Select Name, @{Name="MSRTCSIPLine";Expression={$_."msRTCSIP-Line"}}|where {$_.MSRTCSIPLine -like "tel:+XXXXXXX*"}