Go Postal – Exchange Report Manager plugin for LabTech

On December 16, 2014, in How-to, Projects, by Cubert aka (Cube Dweller)




Go Postal Microsoft Exchange Report Manager





Go Postal is a Microsoft Exchange 2007, 2010 and 2013 reporting plugin for LabTech that uses Powershell to generate reports on each Exchange server being managed by the LabTech RMM platform. The plugin searches all systems for Exchange server software… Continue reading

As an Exchange and Active Directory administrator you may be asked at some point to make a new distribution group from one or more other distribution groups. Exchange 2010 and PowerShell make this a very easy task. So to get started log in to your exchange server and open your Exchange Management Console.




Now we need… Continue reading

We were getting the following error after a migration to Exchange 2010 from 2003 which indicated that Exchange was still looking for the old server.
Event: Microsoft Exchange cannot find a route to the source transport server or home MTA server
The problem is during the migration the old server didn’t get pulled from Active Directory correctly so there were still settings that caused Exchange to believe that there was another MTA available… Continue reading

 5.7.1 Client does not have permissions to send as this sender

This is what your Microsoft Exchange 2007 and or 2010 server may report when you try to send email through the Exchange server when permissions have been fouled up. The First this to check on is the “Manage Send As Permissions” under the user mailbox properties in the Exchange Management Console. Access the Exchange management console and select the user… Continue reading

So your IPhone is not getting Exchange email after setting up your account and it verifying the account during the setup?

Here is what may be going on.

The ‘Cannot Get Mail.  The connection to the server failed’ error may be the cause of a simple mis-configuration in the Microsoft Active Directory services for that user. To see if it is this issue you will need to open the… Continue reading

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App Asure Replay CoreWith App Assure you may get the following errors after a new install of a Replay Core server and an the agent running on a Exchange 2010 server database.

Thread: 2520

Logger: DsmRpChecker


Source Location: DsmRecoveryPointChecker.cpp:341


Mountability check for ‘Mailbox Database 0401075076’ failed: Exchange database engine error… Continue reading

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Create new connector and assign relay permissions.

Pretty simple really,

Open your exchange power shell and enter the following cmds to create and set permissions on your new connector. Use the New-ReceiveConnectorcmdlet to create the Receive connector Anonymous Relay that listens on local IP addresses.
New-ReceiveConnector -Name “Anonymous Relay” -Usage Custom -PermissionGroups AnonymousUsers -Bindings -RemoteIpRanges

Now we must use the Exchange Shell to grant relay… Continue reading

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Increasing MS Exchange 2010 message size limits

On July 13, 2011, in How-to, by Cubert aka (Cube Dweller)

There’s a few places you must go to change this and that is in global settings under Organization Configurations as well as the HUB Transport connectors under Server Configuration.

To modify the global settings go to the following menu areas inside you Exchange Management Console. 
Organization Configuration->Hub Transport->Global Settings tab->Properties of Transport Settings

Here you can adjust your… Continue reading

When using GoDaddy UCC certificate with Exchange 2010 there are some termoil on how best to do it. Here is my quick how to on using the UCC Certificates with Exchange 2010.

You shoul edit the powershell command below to reflect your domain name and sub names. Remove all Squidworks.net from the command and insert your domain and sub domain names.
Set-Content -path “c:\temp\squidworks_net.csr” -Value (New-ExchangeCertificate -GenerateRequest -KeySize 2048 -SubjectName… Continue reading

How-to Allow End Users To Manage Exchange 2010 (SP1) Distribution Groups

On June 14, 2011, in How-to, by Cubert aka (Cube Dweller)

Distribution Groups in Exchange 2010 are managed from the OWA or what it’s now know as Outlook Web App. Owners of a distribution list can manage there own distribution list if you have correctly set the feature RBAC (Role Based Access Control)in Exchange 2010.  As you can guess Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 now comes with the new RBAC (Role Based Access Control) permissions model. This new permissions model allows you… Continue reading