Category Archives: Exchange 2019

Microsoft Exchange: Renew the Microsoft Exchange Server Auth Certificate

In Microsoft Exchange on-prem, there is a self-signed certificate called Microsoft Exchange Server Auth Certificate This not bound to any IIS web site, but still needed for authentication purposes. It is valid for 5 years. If the certificate has expired or is about to expire, you can renew it with the following procedure: Start the Exchange Management Shell and type: (Get-AuthConfig).CurrentCertificateThumbprint | Get-ExchangeCertificate | Format-List This should show you the details of Read more [...]

Microsoft Exchange: Renew internal backend certificate

In Microsoft Exchange on-prem, there is an internal certificate that is bound to the back-end web site. This certificate is self-signed and valid for 5 years. It is called Micorosoft Exchange The subject of the certificate is the server name itself. Find below the procedure to renew this certificate. It does not matter if the certificate is already expired or still valid. Start the Exchange Management Shell Get the thumbprint of the current certificate: Get-ExchangeCertificate | where Read more [...]

Microsoft Exchange 2019: Search Results are Incomplete on Server

With Exchange 2019, Microsoft has introduced a new search engine: BigFunnel. This is the same engine that is used in Bing and in Exchange Online. Unfortunately, sometimes, the search results are incomplete. While this might have different reasons, I am just looking at one prticular case here: Incomplete search results are happening on OWA, i.e. this is an issue on the server, not on Outlook (the client) The number of missing emails from the search results is visible in "BigFunnelNotIndexedCount" Read more [...]

Microsoft Exchange: Increase Maximum Message Size to 100 MB

Sometimes, the default maximum message size (including attachments) in Exchange is not enough (30 MB is the standard). To increase this to 100 MB, do the following: First check the current maximum size on all relevant Exchange components: Get-TransportConfig | ft MaxSendSize, MaxReceiveSize Get-ReceiveConnector | ft Name, MaxmessageSize Get-SendConnector | ft Name, MaxMessageSize Get-Mailbox Administrator |ft Name, MaxsendSize, MaxReceiveSize Then set it to 100 MB for all components: Set-TransportConfig Read more [...]