Using Power Shell to configure Receive Connector on Exchange 2013

Most of us still use GUI to configure or check receive connector. Since Exchange 2013 has been announced, we may start using power shell instead of GUI. Because GUI is web based now. If you have any problem on it, the best way to manage Exchange 2013 is to use Power shell.

Let’s have quick look same basic power shell commands

Our first basic command is Get-Receiveconnector

Continue reading “Using Power Shell to configure Receive Connector on Exchange 2013”


Receive Connector on Exchange 2013

After all SMTP addresses are added to accepted domains, we should configure receive connectors now. As you all know that HUB server role is no longer available. New role is embedded into CAS role that named Front End.

The important receive connector here is “Default Frontend Server name” Because both role, mailbox and CAS have been installed on same server and this server is on the secure zone but this connector receives email from anonymous client. I think this changes made due to Edge site server is no longer part of Exchange environment anymore.

Continue reading “Receive Connector on Exchange 2013”

Email address policy on Exchange 2013

When creating an email address, we should follow one policy that decided according to company rule. For example, some companies use, some use first letter of first name +

During Exchange 2013 installation, a default policy is created.

Let’s begin to customize it.

Connect to EAC and then open mail flow. You will see email address policies

Continue reading “Email address policy on Exchange 2013”

Accepted Domains on Exchange 2013

What is Accepted Domains? Basically, to configure your domain names to receive emails. For example, you have a domain name such as and you except to receive emails with this address such as

You have to add your domain names to Accepted domain list (can be more than one) and you should create mail address for users.

All you need is to go to mail flow and then to accepted domains

Continue reading “Accepted Domains on Exchange 2013”

Exchange 2013 Administration Console

First question of all engineers would be where is my Exchange Management Console? Since Exchange 2013 is released, Exchange administration console replaces the Exchange management console. There are more new changes that are the shortcut of Exchange Administration Console is no longer available in the start menu. Actually, it is web based that means Internet Explorer will be your best friend.

What is my web address? The answer is easy. I think, those used Exchange 2010 know this command

Continue reading “Exchange 2013 Administration Console”

How to install second Exchange Server 2013

Actually, there is no too much differences from installing First Exchange server 2013 to your environment. Is it obvious that your domain, Active Directory and Schema have been already prepared? You don’t need to do same steps.

If you have followed my previous articles about installing first Exchange 2013 server, you should have remembered these two commands that need to be run firstly

  • Install-WindowsFeature RSAT-ADDS

Continue reading “How to install second Exchange Server 2013”

Blog at

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: