Exchange Server – Why are the emails in plain text format?

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We recently noticed an issue with our lab Exchange server where it was sending emails by default in plain text format rather than in HTML format. We could not figure out why the server was doing this, but after some research we found out that it had to do with the settings for the “Remote … Read more

Microsoft Exchange – Export Mailbox Sizes to Excel

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If you want to export an Exchange mailbox database list to Excel so that you can see how large users mailboxes are, you can do this using the Exchange Management Shell (EMS). All you need to do is to logon to your Exchange server with your mailbox database on, open up the Exchange Management Shell … Read more

Outlook Email Signatures Backup and Migration

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We have recently had to rebuild a number of machines and the main issue that our users bring up is the fact that our first line techs keep forgetting to put users Outlook email signatures back. This, infuriates end users nearly as much as not putting back their 500 desktop shortcuts. Now, we – as … Read more

Fix Office 2010 and Office 2013 Products Compatibility & Mimecast Default Exchange Account Error

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If you are trying to use Office 2010 and Office 2013 products like Visio or Project and you have Mimecast for Outlook Client, you may find that you get an error like: “Default account is not an exchange account” The process below should fix this for you. Under the following registry key you’ll find a … Read more

Exchange Management Tools 2007 – add as an application in SCCM 2012

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< div dir=”ltr” style=”text-align: left;”> If you have a requirement to place Exchange Management Tools 2007 into your Software Catalog, then it can be a bit tricky finding out the correct installation parameters to setup to get it to work fully. I have been through this and managed to get it working correctly so below … Read more

Renew a Self Signed Certificate on an Exchange Server 2007

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If you are using an Exchange system and have self signed certificates, every year you will have to renew the certificate. An expired certificate may cause problems such as connectivity to web services, SMTP transport and Outlook prompting certificate security warnings which is extremely annoying for users and also can cause problems with Out of Office settings. To do this is very … Read more