Exchange 2013 Hybrid Wizard–Empty Certificate Dropdown

Posted Posted in Office 365

When Running the Hybrid mode wizard in Exchange 2013, occasionally you’ll find that the certificate dropdown selector within the wizard is empty, even though you’ve confirmed that the certificate is a valid third party certificate services have been assigned to the same certificate in Exchange with a screen which looks as follows:   We can […]

Hybrid Cloud – What does it mean for you?

Posted Posted in Upcoming Events

A few years ago, “cloud” was mostly considered the originator of precipitation of any sort. We talked about “clouds” with silver linings, earth bound forms of the same, such as mist or fig, and even the “fog of war”. We now rate clouds in terms of computing and storage capacity. Before “cloud” was hip, we […]

Office 365, RBL and rejections

Posted Posted in Exchange, Office 365, Tips & Tricks

Occasionally during your working day, you may find that email is rejected after is it sent with a notice similar to the following: Delivery has failed to these recipients or groups: Nicolas Blank Your message wasn’t delivered due to a permission or security issue. It may have been rejected by a moderator, the address may […]

Load Balancing Exchange 2010 with the KEMP Virtual LoadMaster

Posted Posted in Exchange, Hardware, Load Balancer, Product Review

Introduction This article will speak to load balancing Exchange, and specifically with a review of the Kemp load balancer virtual (VLM) appliance. Why load balance Exchange Every generation of Exchange had their own areas of specialty: Exchange 2003 forced us to learn about clustering and SAN’s Exchange 2007 made us PKI experts, Exchange 2010 on […]

Lepide Exchange Manager Review

Posted Posted in Exchange, Product Review

Lepide Exchange Manager (LEM) was a pleasant surprise when it crossed my desk. LEM allows for the recovery of mail from a variety of sources into EML’s, MSG’s PST’s or online mailboxes. While this kind of product certainly isn’t new, the simplicity and speed of LEM coupled with a common sense approach to its user […]