Category: Exchange

November 9th, 2021 by Exchange
Microsoft has released security updates for vulnerabilities found in: Exchange Server 2013 Exchange Server 2016 Exchange Server 2019 These updates are available for the following specific builds of Exchange Server: IMPORTANT: If manually installing security updates, you must install .msp from elevated command prompt (see Known Issues in update KB article). Exchange Server 2013 CU23 Exchange Server 2016 CU21 and CU22 Exchange Server 2019 CU10 and CU11 The November 2021 security...

Keep on reading: Released: November 2021 Exchange Server Security Updates

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November 4th, 2021 by Exchange
Centralized Mail Transport (CMT) has been in Exchange Online for a while, and we often see customers using it without even realizing why. Because CMT introduces message routing complexity, increases the needed bandwidth because of additional message hops, and creates a dependency on the on-premises Exchange deployment, we thought it would be good to share a deep dive on CMT to help you figure out if you really need it....

Keep on reading: Demystifying Centralized Mail Transport and Criteria Based Routing

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November 3rd, 2021 by Exchange
We’re excited to let you know that we are working on a new version of the Exchange Online PowerShell v2 module, built to provide a more secure experience for Exchange Online management. This module (available now in preview as Module 2.0.6-Preview3) enables IT admins to use their Windows client machines for day-to-day management of Exchange Online in their organization without enabling WinRM basic auth! What’s new in this Preview? The new module allows admins to connect to Exchange Online us...

Keep on reading: Exchange Online PowerShell v2 Module Preview – Now More Secure

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October 29th, 2021 by Exchange
In September, we announced that we will be deprecating the classic Exchange admin center (EAC). Today, we are sharing details about the next phase of deprecation. Mail flow features hosted in the classic EAC will be retired in December 2021. Between now and December, if an admin clicks on any mail flow feature links in the classic EAC, a banner for these features will be displayed to make it easier to locate the new home for these features. The modern EAC offers an updated and modern UI...

Keep on reading: Deprecation of Mail flow features in classic Exchange admin center in WW service

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October 12th, 2021 by Exchange
Microsoft has released security updates for vulnerabilities found in: Exchange Server 2013 Exchange Server 2016 Exchange Server 2019 These updates are available for the following specific builds of Exchange Server: IMPORTANT: If manually installing security updates, you must install .msp from elevated command prompt (do not choose Run after download). Exchange Server 2013 CU23 Exchange Server 2016 CU21 and CU22 Exchange Server 2019 CU10 and CU11 The October 2021 security updat...

Keep on reading: Released: October 2021 Exchange Server Security Updates

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October 5th, 2021 by Exchange
Over the last few years, we have invested heavily in Microsoft Graph to enable developers to access the rich data available in Microsoft 365. Microsoft Graph, along with OAuth 2.0, provides increased security and seamless integration with other Microsoft cloud services....

Keep on reading: Upcoming API Deprecations in Exchange Web Services for Exchange Online

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October 1st, 2021 by Exchange
Now that the September 2021 Cumulative Updates (CUs) for Exchange Server 2019 and Exchange Server 2016 have been released, customers around the world now have access to a new security feature in Exchange Server called the Microsoft Exchange Emergency Mitigation service (EEMS). We want to address some of the initial feedback we’ve received about EEMS, which we’re thrilled to say has been very positive....

Keep on reading: Addressing Your Feedback on the Exchange Emergency Mitigation Service

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September 28th, 2021 by Exchange
Today we are announcing the availability of quarterly Cumulative Updates (CUs) for Exchange Server 2016 and Exchange Server 2019. These CUs include fixes for customer reported issues, all previously released security updates, and a new security feature. A full list of fixes is contained in the KB article for each CU, but we wanted to highlight a few changes. Microsoft Exchange Emergency Mitigation Service As mentioned in our recent blog post, September 2021 CUs (and later) include the new M...

Keep on reading: Released: September 2021 Quarterly Exchange Updates

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September 24th, 2021 by Exchange
Security is a top priority for Microsoft and our customers, and we continue to work very hard to keep customer data secure from cyber-threats, while ensuring compliance with evolving regulations. As part of our continued work to help you protect your Exchange Servers, in the September 2021 Cumulative Update (CU) we have added a new feature called the Microsoft Exchange Emergency Mitigation service. This new service is not a replacement for installing Exchange Server Security Updates (SUs), but...

Keep on reading: New security feature in September 2021 Cumulative Update for Exchange Server

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September 23rd, 2021 by Exchange
In February 2021, we announced some changes to our plan for turning off Basic Authentication in Exchange Online. In summary, we announced we were postponing disabling Basic Auth for protocols in active use by your tenant until further notice, but that we would continue to disable Basic Auth for all protocols not being used. The overall scope of the program was also extended to include Exchange Web Services (EWS), Exchange ActiveSync (EAS), POP, IMAP, Remote PowerShell, MAPI, RPC, SMTP AUTH and...

Keep on reading: Basic Authentication and Exchange Online – September 2021 Update

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