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Thomas Stensitzki | MVP
Thomas Stensitzki | MVP

MVP LogoThomas Stensitzki is a principal technology consultant focusing on the Microsoft messaging and collaboration technologies and the owner of Granikos GmbH & Co. KG.

He was awarded as MVP for Office Apps & Services in 2018.

He holds Master certifications as Microsoft Certified Solutions Master Messaging and as Microsoft Certified Master for Exchange Server 2010. This makes him a subject matter expert for any messaging topic related to Microsoft Exchange, Exchange Online, Microsoft 365, and Hybrid configurations.

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Personal blog: http://justcantgetenough.granikos.eu
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Personal website: http://www.stensitzki.de
Contact Thomas at thomas@mcsmemail.de

 

Description

Add remote IP address ranges to an Exchange Server 2013/2016 receive connctor.

Create a new text file containing the new remote IP address ranges

Example:

192.168.1.1
192.168.2.10-192.168.2.20
192.168.3.0/24

The script creates a new sub folder named ReceiveConnectorIpAddresses and saves the currently configured remote IP address ranges first.

While adding the new remote IP address ranges, the script checks, if the new ranges already exist.

Examples

# Add IP addresses from ip.txt to MYCONNECTOR

.\Add-ReceiveConnectorIpAddress.ps1 -ConnectorName MYCONNECTOR -FileName D:\Scripts\ip.txt

.\Add-ReceiveConnectorIpAddress.ps1 -ConnectorName REMOTECONNECTOR -FileName .\ip-new.txt -ViewEntireForest $true

Version History

  • 1.0, Initial community release
  • 1.4, Support Mailbox role added (Issue #4)

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When testing the Outlook Anyhwere configuration using the Exchange Remote Connectivity Analyzers (ExRCA) you might encounter the following error message:

Autodiscover settings for Outlook Anywhere are being validated.
ExRCA wasn't able to validate Outlook Anywhere Autodiscover settings.
The AuthPackage wasn't specified in the EXPR section of the Autodiscover response.

ExRCA OutlookAnywhere error

If you encounter this error, you need to verify the following two attriobutes of the Outlook Provider configuration:

  • Server attribute
  • CertPrincipalName attribute

Server Attribute

Remove any dedicated server configuration.

Get-OutlookProvider EXPR | Set-OutlookProvider -Server $null

Now the appropriate CAS FQDN will be used.

CertPrincipalName Attribute

The CertPrincipalName attribute must match the common name (CN) of the SSL certificate. If a wildcard certificate is being used, it is required to configure the CertPrincipalName for the certificate

Set-OutlookProvider EXPR | Set-OutlookProvider -CertPrincipalName msstd:*.mcsmemail.de

 

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This post had originally been posted at SF-Tools in German language.

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