Recently I had to reinstall my entire infrastructure, and one of the servers was the Office Web Apps server. Unfortunately the server was willing to do anything, the only thing I got was a white screen, or the ‘old’ WebReady Document view appeared. The discovery URL (https://webapps.exchangelabs.nl/hosting/discovery) was working fine, so at least something was working.
Another thing that was clearly visible was that processor utilization regularly peaked to 100%, sometimes staying at 100% for a longer period of time:
One of the first steps in troubleshooting your Exchange environment (or any Windows environment) is checking the Event Viewer. The Application log shows tons of entries, and step one is to filter out only the Error messages:
Customer wanted to enable the Exchange Online Archive on his Exchange Online Mailbox. Open the Exchange Admin Center, select the user and in the actions pane select “enable” under In-Place Archive. Continue reading
The recommended way of installing the Exchange 2013 Edge Transport server is on a workgroup member (stand-alone server) in the DMZ. However, it is not uncommon that customers are implementing an Active Directory domain in their DMZ for management purposes.
Last week the 2014 edition of IT/Dev Connections took place at the Aria Resort in Las Vegas and as an Exchange Server MVP I was focusing on the Exchange track.