Updating DirSync

Updated on 28 August 2015 IMPORTANT: AAD Connect has replaced AADSync and DirSync. Reference: Azure Active Directory Sync +++++ IMPORTANT! Azure Active Directory Sync Services (AADSync) has replaced DirSync. And eventually, when Azure Active Directory Connect (AAD Connect) is generally available (this year {fingers crossed}), it will replace AADSync. When a new version of the Windows Azure…

References: Exchange 2013 Best Practice

The purpose of this post is to have access to Microsoft best practice, preferred architecture and published guidelines specific for Exchange Server 2013.  The three presentations and other referenced articles share a mutual theme.  One of them answering a common question of whether to deploy multi-role servers or to split the roles. Exchange 2013 ABC´s: Architecture, Best Practices and…

‘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’. +…

Ignite

I had the opportunity to attend Ignite in Dec 2012 at the Microsoft NERD Center located in Cambridge, MA.  It was a great event and this site has a wealth of information and is continually being updated. Have fun. Todd (@oddytee)