Exchange 2010 unable to sent Out of Office, Mail Tips problem

The problem of the peculiar cycle of failure.
Exchange 2010 no longer generate an automatic response (AutoReplay Outlook Out of Office). In Outlook 2010 does not also appear in the mail tips for absence.
There was no problem with setting OOF via Outlook and OWA.
Proved to be helpful to restart the Exchange Mailbox Assistants Services on the server.
The problem is basically trivial, but maybe someone will save time. The more that in Google for similar problems przypadu meets reconfiguration proposals and EWSa Autodiscover.
So before we start all over again to configure all the paths WebServices supported by the Exchange, we first try to restart the Exchange Mailbox Assistants service, perhaps so that we save a lot of time.

The solution can also be an additional dismount the database and mount it again.

In the case of DAG environment, just for a moment change the active database to another located on another server.

Exchange Administration Center how to use

Console Web-word Exchange Administration Center is available in Microsoft Exchange 2013 Preview, we can start typing in the browser to the Exchange server:


Next in the window like the following log in to the console

EAC Logon Screen


When you start the console found in the sections such as:

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Outlook 2013 Preview Update (KB2737132) unintentional deletion of mails from the Exchange Server

For Microsoft Outlook 2013 was released a hotfix that emerging problem while working with the tool Cleanup Tools.

Once in Outlook 2013 we add the mailboxes from the Exchange server online and select empty trash or run Cleanup Tools, we lost all emails, calendar and contacts forever. Outlook does not remove all deleted items only but also from other folders.

This amendment was notified of thanks to the many users who encountered this problem. As you know this is just the preview version and each of us has the opportunity to participate in its improving by selecting the icon in the upper right of the year (smiley face or sad), then we can pass on their observations on the operation of Outlook 2013.

Updates can be downloaded from the following links:

Microsoft Exchange 2013 Preview installation

Preview Microsoft Exchange 2013 you can install on a system with Windows Server 2008R2 SP1 or Windows Server 2012 as we described it here:
Microsoft Exchange 2013 Preview installation requirements

Before installing the role of Client Access Server (CAS), we must remember that the firewall on the server-u add an exception for port 139, the rules Inbound.

Installing using CMD command line:

Installation using the CMD does not differ much from the installation of Microsoft Exchange 2010.
The command line run the course with elevated privileges (Run as Administrator).

The new version no longer uses but Setup.exe command syntax looks like this:

Setup.exe [/Mode:<setup mode>] [/IAcceptExchangeServerLicenseTerms]

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Exchange 2013 Exchange Administration Center EAC

Recently, Microsoft released Microsoft Exchange 2013 Preview which we covered in our blog.

The new edition of Exchange Server also get a new tool to manage the Exchange organization.
This tool is called EAC or Exchange Administration Center and combines the consoles ECP (Exchange Control Panel) and EMC (Exchange Management Console).

The new console is only available with the release site, so you do not need to install it anywhere, as it did in earlier releases of Microsoft Exchange, where we had to install the Management Tools.
With this move, the new console has gained mobility and allows you to manage Microsoft Exchange servers from any computer that meets certain requirements, however.

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Microsoft Outlook Configuration Analyzer Tool 2.0 (OCAT)

If one often meets with problems with Microsoft Outlook, we recommend the Microsoft Outlook Configuration Analyzer.
This tool is intended for the diagnosis supported by the Outlook profile, the profile and supported box are analyzed for the presence of common configuration problems that cause the functionality of Outlook.

The result of Microsoft Outlook Configuration Analyzer is a detailed report containing information on the box and the profile of which highlighted the problems found in current configuration.

OCAT works with Outlook 2003, 2007, 2010, both versions of the 32 bit and 64 bit.
Microsoft recently released a new version 2.0 in the OCAT added functionality such as:

  • automatic update of the rules – if Microsoft published the new rule will be informing of the incompatibility of certain settings, it is automatically downloaded
  • automatic update tool
  • built-in tool CalCheck
  • Improved support for Outlook 2003
  • the ability to run the tool in cmd: OCATcmd.exe

OCAT can be downloaded here: Microsoft Outlook Configuration Analyzer Tool 2.0


Microsoft Exchange 2013 installation requirements

Microsoft Exchange 2013 Preview can be downloaded here (it takes about 1.5 GB).

To install Exchange 2013 Preview requires that the Active Directory is located at least one domain controller to Windows Server 2008 and requires that in each Active Directory Site was a Global Catalog.

Exchange 2013 Preview can be installed in an environment where the level of the forest is at least Windows 2003.

During the installation of Exchange server roles, it is recommended that you first install the CAS role (Client Access Server), and MBX (Mailbox Server).

The network environment must support IPv4, IPv6 is also supported but may not be such a situation, we installed the Exchange 2013 Preview in the environment that only supports IPv6, the installation fails. So far we are probably not in danger.

As previously mentioned on our Blog, Exchange 2013 Preview does not work with Exchange 2003!

The Exchange 2013 Preview can install either the Microsoft Windows 2008 R2 SP1 or on Windows Server 2012.

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Microsoft Exchange 2013 installation troubleshooting

When you install Microsoft Exchange 2013 Preview you can find a few problems.
Those of you who have yet to be installed in advance of the new Exchange can solve these problems before installation.

When you install the first Exchange Server 2013 Preview in the Active Directory forest, you may receive the error:

Windows 2012:

The following error was generated when “$error.Clear();
install-ExchangeSchema -LdapFileName ($roleInstallPath + “Setup\Data\”+$RoleSchemaPrefix + “schema0.ldf”)” 
was run: “The system cannot find the file specified”.

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Microsoft Exchange 2010 Management Pack has been pulled

If someone is looking for Management Pack for Exchange 2010 SP1 to deploy it in your SCOM 2007R2 is rather a moment that is not found.
As it turns out after installing the MP monitor that checks the amount of free disk space for databases and logs, used a script-DatabaseSpace.ps1 troubleshoot.
Unfortunately, the monitor was configured to run every 5 minutes, and had set the timeout to 300 seconds. This caused the monitor in larger environments Exchange does not operate to the end.
In addition, the monitor was set to default parameters for the amount of free space that must be available for databases and logs (25% free space), and these parameters could not be changed.

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