In the Exchange Server 2019 “H1” updates, Microsoft finally supported removing the last Exchange Server. But what if you've already said goodbye to yours, and want to get into a supported state? Find out what you need to do..
The Exchange Recipient Admin Center (ERAC) is a free local web UI to help you manage Exchange-related attributes after you remove the last Exchange Server and install Microsoft's supported Management Tools onto your administrator workstation.
For the first episode of 2022, Paul Robichaux and I didn't think we'd still be talking about Microsoft Exchange. But, here we are - as with the new year, new problems in Exchange On-Premises greeted Exchange admins. On the show this week we discuss Y2K22 first, and then take a deep dive into why 2022 is beginning, yet again, with Exchange On-Premises issues.
So, you've completed your migration to Exchange Online. Email flows smoothly into and out of the cloud, and all your mailboxes are now online. What's next for your Exchange Servers, now that you've made the transition? After completion you will have several tasks to perform to remove Exchange Servers from your environment, but there is one important caveat you need to know about; if you run Azure AD Connect then you can't remove every Exchange Server from your environment. You will need to keep at least one around for management purposes. In this article, I'll walk through what you can do to minimise what you keep and need to maintain, and what you can consider planning for in the future. You can also join me at TEC this week, on September 2nd.