Check Exchange URLs via Management Shell

Prepping for coexistence or want to review the existing virtual directory URLs? To check all the URLs in an Exchange 2007 and newer environment use the following commands… ACTIVESYNC (EAS) Get-ExchangeServer | Get-ActiveSyncVirtualDirectory | fl Identity, *ternalurl*   AUTODISCOVER Get-ExchangeServer | Get-ClientAccessServer | fl Identity, *ternaluri*   EXCHANGE CONTROL PANEL (ECP) Get-ExchangeServer | Get-EcpVirtualDirectory |…

DNS Changes Required for Exchange Online

The following are examples of DNS records required for Office 365 Exchange Online. With an on premise environment that might not have been fully decommissioned yet, I recommend not only creating these records publicly but also in your private DNS servers. MX The MX record is required for routing mail to the appropriate destination. Without…

‘Failed to find the mailbox’ error when running Test-OutlookWebServices

When running Test-OutlookWebServices from the Exchange Management Shell (EMS) to test autodiscover services, it is possible to receive the following error… [PS] C:\>Test-OutlookWebServices -TargetAddress emailuser@domain1.com | fl WARNING: An unexpected error has occurred and a Watson dump is being generated: Failed to find the mailbox. Mailbox = ‘extest_0218acace9d94@domain1.local’. Failed to find the mailbox. Mailbox = ‘extest_0218acace9d94@domain1.local’. +…