MIGRATE EXCHANGE SERVICES TO 2016 PART 3 -CONFIGURE NAME SPACE

Configure Exchange Server 2016

Verify Existing Client Access Namespaces

It’s a good time to verify the Namespace configuration and correct them if there are any misconfigured namespaces.

  1. Login to Exchange 2010 server.
  2. Open Exchange Management Shell
  3. Run follow cmdlet to check outlook Anywhere namespace

     

    Get-OutlookAnywhere | Select Server,Internalhostname,Externalhostname | Fl
    

     


Note
If upgrading from exchange 2010. Outlook Anywhere must be enabled and IIS Authentication Must be configured for co-existence, run follow cmdlet to enable Outlook Anywhere and configure IIS Authentication.

Get-ExchangeServer | Where {($_.AdminDisplayVersion -Like "Version 14*") -And ($_.ServerRole -Like "*ClientAccess*")} | Get-ClientAccessServer | Where {$_.OutlookAnywhereEnabled -Eq $False} | Enable-OutlookAnywhere -ClientAuthenticationMethod Basic -SSLoffloading $False -ExternalHostName mail.gooddealmart.ca -IISAuthenticationMethod Basic

 

Run follow cmdlet to configure IIS Authentication if Outlook Anywhere already enabled.

 

Get-ExchangeServer | Where {($_.AdminDisplayVersion -Like "Version 14*") -And ($_.ServerRole -Like "*ClientAccess*")} | Get-ClientAccessServer | Where {$_.OutlookAnywhereEnabled -Eq $True} | ForEach {Set-OutlookAnywhere "$_\RPC (Default Web Site)" -ClientAuthenticationMethod Basic -SSLoffloading $False -ExternalHostName mail.gooddealmart.ca -IISAuthenticationMethod Basic}

 


4. Run follow cmdlet to check OWA Virtual Directory

 

Get-OWAVirtualDirectory -ADPropertiesOnly | Select Server,Internalurl,Externalurl | Fl

 


Note
Run follow cmdlet to change settings.

Get-OWAVirtualDirectory -Server GDMEX01 | Set-OWAVirtualDirectory -ExternalUrl  mail.gooddealmart.ca/owa -InternalUrl mail.gooddealmart.ca/owa

 

5. Run follow cmdlet to check ECP Virtual Directory

 

Get-ECPVirtualDirectory -ADPropertiesOnly | Select Server,Internalurl,Externalurl | Fl

 


Note
Run follow cmdlet to change settings.

Get-ECPVirtualDirectory -Server GDMEX01 | Set-ECPVirtualDirectory -ExternalUrl  mail.gooddealmart.ca/ecp -InternalUrl mail.gooddealmart.ca/ecp

 

6. Run follow cmdlet to check OAB Virtual Directory

 

Get-OABVirtualDirectory -ADPropertiesOnly | Select Server,Internalurl,Externalurl | Fl

 


Note
Run follow cmdlet to change settings.

Get-OABVirtualDirectory -Server GDMEX01 | Set-OABVirtualDirectory -ExternalUrl  mail.gooddealmart.ca/OAB -InternalUrl mail.gooddealmart.ca/OAB

 


7. Run follow cmdlet to check WebServices Virtual Directory

 

Get-WebServicesVirtualDirectory -ADPropertiesOnly | Select Server,Internalurl,Externalurl | Fl

 


Note
Run follow cmdlet to change settings.

Get-WebServicesVirtualDirectory -Server GDMEX01 | Set-WebServicesVirtualDirectory -ExternalUrl  mail.gooddealmart.ca/EWS/Exchange.asmx -InternalUrl mail.gooddealmart.ca/EWS/Exchange.asmx

 


8. Run follow cmdlet to check ActiveSync Virtual Directory

 

Get-ActiveSyncVirtualDirectory -ADPropertiesOnly | Select Server,Internalurl,Externalurl | Fl

 


Note
Run follow cmdlet to change settings.

Get-ActiveSyncVirtualDirectory -Server GDMEX01 | Set-ActiveSyncVirtualDirectory -ExternalUrl  mail.gooddealmart.ca/Microsoft-Server-ActiveSync -InternalUrl mail.gooddealmart.ca/Microsoft-Server-ActiveSync

 

9. Run follow cmdlet to check ClientAccessServer Virtual Directory

 

Get-ClientAccessServer | Select Identity,AutodiscoverServiceInternaluri

 


Note
Run follow cmdlet to change settings.

Set-ClientAccessServer -Identity GDMEX01 -AutodiscoverServiceInternalUri <a href="https://mail.gooddealmart.ca/Autodiscover/Autodiscover.xml"/></strong>https://mail.gooddealmart.ca/Autodiscover/Autodiscover.xml<strong>

 


Configuring the Autodiscover Services Connection Point (SCP) for Exchange 2016 Server

  1. Login to Exchange 2016 server.
  2. Open Exchange Management Shell
  3. Run follow cmdlet to check the existing Autodiscover SCP settings.

     

    Get-ClientAccessService -Identity GDMEX02 | Select Name,AutodiscoverServiceInternalUri | Fl
    

     


  4. Run follow cmdlet to update Autidiscover SCP

     

    Set-ClientAccessService -Identity GDMEX02 -AutoDiscoverServiceInternalUri https://mail.gooddealmart.ca/Autodiscover/Autodiscover.xml
    

     


    Configuring the Client Access Namespaces for Exchange 2016 Server

    1. Login Exchange 2016 Server.
    2. Open Exchange Management Shell
    3. Run follow cmdlet to change namespaces settings.

       

      $ExternalHostname = "mail.gooddealmart.ca"
      $InternalHostname = "mail.gooddealmart.ca"
      &$Servername = "GDMEX02"
      Get-OWAVirtualDirectory -Server $Servername | Set-OWAVirtualDirectory -ExternalUrl https://$ExternalHostname/owa" -InternalUrl https://$InternalHostname/owa
      Get-ECPVirtualDirectory -Server $Servername | Set-ECPVirtualDirectory -ExternalUrl https://$ExternalHostname/ecp -InternalUrl https://$InternalHostname/ecp
      Get-ActiveSyncVirtualDirectory -Server $Servername | Set-ActiveSyncVirtualDirectory -ExternalUrl https://$ExternalHostname/Microsoft-Server-ActiveSync -InternalUrl https://$InternalHostname/Microsoft-Server-ActiveSync
      Get-WebServicesVirtualDirectory -Server $Servername | Set-WebServicesVirtualDirectory -ExternalUrl https://$ExternalHostname/EWS/Exchange.asmx -InternalUrl https://$InternalHostname/EWS/Exchange.asmx
      Get-OABVirtualDirectory -Server $Servername | Set-OABVirtualDirectory -ExternalUrl https://$ExternalHostname/OAB -InternalUrl https://$InternalHostname/OAB
      Get-MapiVirtualDirectory -Server $Servername | Set-MapiVirtualDirectory -ExternalUrl https://$ExternalHostname/mapi -InternalUrl https://$InternalHostname/Mapi
      Get-OutlookAnywhere -Server $Servername | Set-OutlookAnywhere -ExternalHostname $ExternalHostname -InternalHostname $InternalHostname -ExternalClientsRequireSsl $true -InternalClientsRequireSsl $true -DefaultAuthenticationMethod NTLM
      

       


    Testing the Client Access Namespaces

    We can use a host to test with pilot users and make sure there are no issues.

    1. Login to a pilot user’s desktop.
    2. Open hosts file from c:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc
    3. Add mail.gooddealmart.ca map to the IP of exchange 2016 server, save and then close the hosts file


    4. Open outlook from the desktop of pilot user and make sure there are no issues.

    Cut Over the Client Access namespace to Windows 2016

    1. Login to Domain Controller Server and make DNS change for internal clients
    2. Open DNS Manager tool
    3. Select View and click Advanced


    4. Change mail.gooddealmart.ca IP address to the same as Exchange 2016 server.
    5. Change the TTL from 1 HH to 1 MM and then click OK


    6. Change autodiscover.gooddealmart.ca IP address to the same as Exchange 2016 server
    7. Change the TTL from 1 HH to 1 MM and then click OK


    8. Change firewall NAT settings for external clients, make sure change the NAT map form exchange 2010 IP Address to exchange 2016 server IP Address

    Hope you enjoy this post.

    Cary Sun @sifusun

Author: Cary Sun

Cary Sun is a Principal Consultant, He has a strong background specializing in datacenter and deployment solutions, and has spent over 20 years in the planning, design, and implementation of network technologies and Management and system integration.He hold CISCO CERTIFIED INTERNETWORK EXPERT (CCIE No.4531) from 1999.Cary is also a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) and Cisco Champion, He is a published author with serveral titles, include blogs on Checkyourlogs.net, author for many books. Specialties: CCIE /CCNA / MCSE / MCITP / MCTS / MCSA / Solution Expert / CCA
Blog:
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By Cary Sun

Cary Sun is a Principal Consultant, He has a strong background specializing in datacenter and deployment solutions, and has spent over 20 years in the planning, design, and implementation of network technologies and Management and system integration.He hold CISCO CERTIFIED INTERNETWORK EXPERT (CCIE No.4531) from 1999.Cary is also a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) and Cisco Champion, He is a published author with serveral titles, include blogs on Checkyourlogs.net, author for many books. Specialties: CCIE /CCNA / MCSE / MCITP / MCTS / MCSA / Solution Expert / CCA Blog: http://www.carysun.com http://www.checkyourlogs.net http://gooddealmart.com Twitter:@SifuSun

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