Exchange 2016/2019 – convert a mailbox to a shared mailbox

In this tutorial, I will explain how to convert a “normal” mailbox into a shared mailbox. The main difference between a user mailbox and a shared mailbox is that the latter is linked to an Active Directory user account which is deactivated, therefore more “secure”. The other interest is that these mailboxes do not need …

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Exchange: add a database in PowerShell

Dans ce tutoriel, je vais vous expliquer comment ajouter une base de données sur un serveur Exchange en PowerShell. The use of PowerShell saves time because several manipulations are to be done, enter go through the ECP then on the list of services to restart a service for consideration. Add a database to Exchange in …

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Microsoft 365: import pst into Exchange Online

In this tutorial, I will (re)show you how to import PSTs into Exchange Online, which is the messaging service available with Microsoft 365. A few years ago, I already covered this subject: Upload PST to Office 365 and import into accounts. The Microsoft 365 Admin Center having evolved a lot, I decided to redo the …

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Exchange: optimize database space

In this tutorial, I will explain how to optimize the disk space used by the databases (MailboxDatabase) of Exchange. What you need to know is that the size of Exchange databases only increases and over time, “empty” spaces are created in the database files. Empty space is normally reused to store other data. Despite this …

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Outlook 2016: Office 365 authentication white window – Solution

With Windows 7 and Office 2016 couple, a white window is displayed when authenticating with an Office 365 account. This is due to the non-activation of the TLS 1.1 and TLS 1.2 protocol on WinHTTP. To solve the problem, apply the Microsoft Easy Fix 51044. Once applied, restart the account configuration, the authentication form is …

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Microsoft 365: create an SMTP connector with a fixed IP address

In this tutorial, I will explain how to create an SMTP connector in order to be able to send emails from the Microsoft servers of your Microsoft 365 tenant. As a prerequisite, you must have a fixed IP address. From the Exchange admin center interface, click on Connector 1 located in Mail flow. We arrive …

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Office 365: import users with csv and powershell file

In this article, I’ll walk you through how to bulk import users into Office 365 with the use of PowerShell and the use of a csv file. In certain cases, it is not possible to do an Active Directory directory synchronization (refusal of the client, no AD …). Adding a large number of accounts (for …

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Office 365: right of access to mailboxes

In this tutorial, we will see how to give a user access to another mailbox on the Office 365 Admin Center interface. 1. From the admin center, go to Users 1 / Active users 2. Select the mailbox 3 which must be managed by another user, click on Mail settings 4 then on Modify 5. …

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Exchange : install and configure an SSL certificate

Présentation In this tutorial, I will explain how to install a certificate on Exchange 2013/2016/2019 and how to assign it to the different services. There are two ways to do this: Via the ECP web interface In PowerShell In this tutorial we will see the two ways to do this. Prerequisites You must have the …

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