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: 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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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 2013/2016: migrate to Exchange 2019

Introduction In this tutorial, I will walk you through how to migrate from Exchange 2013/2016 to Exchange 2019. A migration from Exchange is something that can be scary but is relatively simple under 2 conditions: Prepare for migration using a checklist for example. That the starting environment (Exchange 2013/2016) has been correctly installed and configured …

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Veeam Backup Office 365 – Installation and use

Introducing Veeam Backup Office 365 Veeam Backup Office 365 is a software which allows the backup of mailboxes hosted on Office 365. It is also possible to backup a local Exchange with. Installation 1. Download Veeam Backup Office 365 from the site veeam.com 2. Unzip the archive. 3. Launch the executable 1. 4. Click on …

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Exchange 2019 : add a mailbox

Mailbox list

In this tutorial, we will see how to create a mailbox on Exchange 2019 using the admin interface. When creating a mailbox, there are two possibilities: Create a mailbox for an existing user in the Active Directory. Create a new user and the mailbox at the same time. Create a mailbox On the administration interface …

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Exchange change a database mailbox

In this tutorial, we will see how to change a database mailbox. This is done regularly in Exchange environments with multiple databases with different quotas (limits). Moving the mailbox allows it to have the new quotas linked to the database unless the limits have been changed directly from the box settings. Move the mailbox 1. …

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Exchange 2016: Installation and Configuration

Exchange 2016 - page de connexion

In this tutorial, we will see how to install and configure Exchange 2016. Exchange is a mail server designed by Microsoft, it is the professional version of Hotmail (Outlook). Environment An Active Directory domain. A Windows Server 2016 server that is a member of the domain with 3 partitions (OS / Data / Logs) Prérequis …

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