Minimal Hybrid

Minimal Hybrid – New Hybrid Migration Options

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Minimal Hybrid an Alternative to Cutover/staged Migration Methods In the early days when hybrid connections were first introduced, an administrator had to go through executing many complicated manual steps before a Hybrid Connection was created. To simplify matters Microsoft introduced the new Hybrid Configuration Wizard (HCW) in Exchange 2010 SP2. This was a significant first of many steps gone in to improving hybrid setup experience and has since encouraged many […]

Exchange 2013 vs Exchange 2016 RTM

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Exchange 2016 RTM was released on 1st October 2015. Although I haven’t deployed this at the production level yet but my initial experience with Exchange 2016 is positive comparatively with previously versions of Exchange. Traditionally we had to wait for at least service pack 1 to be out before we even think about deploying Exchange at the production level and this is purely due to our real world experiences and […]

Exchange Federation Services and Free/Busy

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Exchange Federation Services and Free/Busy limitations for linked mailboxes Exchange federation is supported and well documented however Free/Busy information for linked mailboxes seems like a grey area. I was recently approached to advise customer to provide remediation advise on lack of Free/Busy for linked mailboxes between two Exchange 2010 organisation. I was told that the availability service was working for user mailboxes in both organisations except for linked mailboxes. I […]