Here are some Exchange links and links to various manufacturers, products, tools, and scripts that I’ve found useful throughout the years. Enjoy!
- Microsoft – Got to start here!
- Trend Micro – Solid AV products for Exchange
- Proofpoint – Excellent security gateway solutions
- VMware – The leader in virtualization
- F5 – Industry leader for load balancers
- Citrix – They’re more than just servers you have to restart every week!
- MXToolBox – Really a must-have for any Exchange admin
- DNSStuff – All the DNS tools you could ever ask for
- Global DNS Checker – Made a change to an external DNS record? Then you should check its proliferation here
- Check your Certificates – DigiCert has online tool for checking your externally available certificates, but they also have a downloadable one for validating certificates that aren’t in use
- IPChicken – Helps you identify what IP you’re presenting to the outside world
- Exchange Server Build Numbers – Good place to figure out what minor version you’re up to and read about currently available RUs and CUs
- Exchange TLS & SSL Best Practices – Ready to harden your Exchange server? If so read this (and don’t disable TLS 1.0 at the server or VIP!)
- Manually Remove Shared Mailbox Mapping – Got a clingy Shared Mailbox popping up after removing permissions on the mailbox? ADSIEdit to the rescue!
- Configure Kerberos on your CASes – Kerberos simplifies authentication and improves switchover/failover performance in Exchange 2010
- Exchange 2016 Preferred Architecture – This is the way Microsoft recommends you build out your on-prem Exchange 2016 environment
- Exchange Server Sizing Calculator – Key in your info and this handy spreadsheet will tell you what your server environment should look like
- Citrix NetScalers with Exchange 2016 – The “Citrix Way” to load-balance your Exchange 2016 servers
- Microsoft’s Exchange Virtualization Document – The TL;DR version – if it is a benefit of virtualization, you can’t use it with Exchange 😉
- VMWare’s Exchange Virtualization Document – Let’s just say they have a different approach towards virtualizing Exchange…
- And if you want to go back to the home page…