Handy way to restart downed Exchange Services (and only the ones you need)

Here’s a quick Powershell one-liner to start up all the necessary Exchange Services for any given role. Test-ServiceHealth | Select-Object -Expand ServicesNotRunning | Start-Service There is also the old standby:Get-Service *Exchange* | Start-Service But that one can start unnecessary services (set to manual) like the Exchange Pop3 and Imap4 service. Just thought it’d make and…

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AutodiscoverSiteScope and Client-only sites

The Exchange Autodiscover service is very smart when it hands out URLs for web services to clients.  It will always hand out URLs that are in the same Active Directory site as the user’s mailbox server.  Unfortunately, when it comes to Outlook locating Autodiscover originally, the client just isn’t that smart.  The way a domain-joined client can…

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