Set Retention Policies in Office 365 via PowerShell

Below is a list of useful commands we can use to view set retention policies on Office 365 mailboxes through Azure AD PowerShell.  Again, we will need to connect to the tenant using the Azure AD PowerShell module to make the setting changes. These same commands can be used within an Exchange 2013 environment as well. +++++ List all of the…

Think Twice Before Installing only the CAS Role for Exchange 2013

Microsoft’s recommendation when deploying Exchange is to install multi-role servers–it has been since Exchange 2010. This means that both Exchange 2013 client access (CAS) and mailbox roles are recommended to be installed on the same server, and not individually.* *This is a very specific case focused on preparing environments for moving on premise mailboxes to…

Is Exchange supported in a DMZ?

Is Exchange supported in a DMZ? Well, it depends. What role or roles are we inquiring about? Many customers want to use the same rules that were available in the days of Exchange 2003 by placing or designing an implementation with the Client Access role in the DMZ. However, that was a long time ago and…