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List of Exchange Server 2016 Services Installed

The following is the list of services installed by default for an Exchange 2016 server (mailbox role) and the startup type for each.   SERVICE NAME STARTUP TYPE 1 Microsoft Exchange Active Directory Topology Automatic 2 Microsoft Exchange Anti-spam Update Automatic 3 Microsoft Exchange Compliance Audit Automatic 4 Microsoft Exchange Compliance Service Automatic 5 Microsoft…

Exchange 2016 500 Internal server error

Exchange 2016 “500 – Internal server error”

Since it was released in June, I’ve installed Exchange 2016 Cumulative Update 2 (CU2) a few times. After the past 2 installs, I’ve had issues connecting to the admin center and OWA and greeted with a “500 – Internal server error”.   In both cases, I could not find a simple resolution and needed to re-install Exchange (from…

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Migrate Remote IP Addresses to a New Relay Connector

In many Exchange transition projects, there is a need to migrate some receive connector settings used in an existing SMTP relay connector to the new servers being stood up in preparation for decommissioning legacy servers. Also, in most cases, there are several remote IP addresses assigned to existing relay connectors that need to be assigned to the…