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Exchange Autodiscover – Article series – INDEX

Exchange Autodiscover – Article series – INDEX | Part 00#36
Exchange Autodiscover – Article series – INDEX
 Exchange Autodiscover INDEX

Exchange and Autodiscover infrastructure | The building blocks

Exchange Autodiscover infrastructure – Introduction | Part 01#36
First impressions and introduction to the term “Autodiscover”, as a part of the Exchange architecture. Why do we need to learn about the Exchange Autodiscover infrastructure?
 Exchange Autodiscover infrastructure - Introduction - Part 01 of 36-S
The old Exchange environment versus “modern” Exchange environment | Part 02#36
The Autodiscover as a solution for the modern Exchange environment versus, the older Exchange server architecture that did not have the Autodiscover infrastructure.
 The old Exchange environment verses modern Exchange environment - Part 02 of 36-s
Who are the Exchange Autodiscover clients? | Part 03#36
Reviewing the concept of “Exchange client” and Autodiscover client and the relationships that exist between the Exchange client and their Exchange server.
 Who are the Exchange Autodiscover clients - Part 03 of 36-s
The Autodiscover information | Part 04#36
An article that is dedicated for exploring the Exchange Autodiscover services as – a service for proving the information to Exchange clients.
 The Autodiscover information - Part 04 of 36-s
The Autodiscover algorithm for locating the “source of information” | Part 05#36
A high-level review of the – The Autodiscover algorithm for locating the “source of information”.
 The Autodiscover algorithm for locating the source of information - Part 05 of 36-s
Exchange CAS server | Providing Exchange clients access to their mailbox | Part 06#36
A high-level review on the relationship that exists between the Exchange client and, his Exchange CAS server.
 Exchange CAS server - Providing Exchange clients access to their mailbox - Part 06 of 36-S
Exchange CAS server as information + Web service provider | Part 07#36
The current article will be focused on the two main responsibilities of the Exchange CAS server:

  • Exchange CAS server as an information provider (Autodiscover information).
  • Exchange CAS server as Exchange web service provider.
 Exchange CAS server as information and  Web services provider -Part 07 of 36-S
The dual identity of the Exchange server | Part 08#36
Reviewing the infrastructure of the Exchange server who serves as a Public facing Exchange server. The services that the Exchange server provides to the internal Exchange client versus the public Exchange clients.
 The dual identity of the Exchange server - Part 08 of 36-S

Autodiscover infrastructure | FQDN and URL address

The basics of Domain name, FQDN and URL address | Exchange infrastructure |Part 09#36
The interaction between Exchange server and Exchange client is implemented by the Exchange clients that use a URL address and hosts names for addressing Exchange infrastructure and services. In this article, we review the terms – Domain name, FQDN and URL address.
 The basics of Domain name  FQDN and URL address - Exchange infrastructure - Part 09 of 36-S
Exchange Web services | Manage the Internal and external URL address | Part 10#36
Reviewing the concept of Exchange web service. What services are included under the term Exchange web service, how do we configure the Exchange web service URL address, who are the Exchange clients that need this services, etc.
 Exchange web services - Manage the Internal and external URL address - Part 10 of 36-S

Exchange Autodiscover flow in different environments

The content of the Autodiscover server response | Part 11#36
The content of the Autodiscover Exchange server response from the perspective of the three Outlook providers –EXPR, EXCH and ExHTTP.
 The content of the Autodiscover server response - Part 11 of 36-S
Outlook client protocol connectivity flow in an internal network environment | Part 12#36
The basic concepts of the Autodiscover flow, which is implemented by Outlook clients on internal network environment (Active Directory-based environment).
 Outlook client protocol connectivity flow in internal network environment - Part 12 of 36-S
Exchange clients and their Public facing Exchange server | Part 13#36
The characters of the communication channel that is implemented between Exchange client and Exchange server in a public network environment.
 Exchange clients and their Public facing Exchange server - Part 13 of 36-S
Outlook Autodiscover decision process |Choosing the right Autodiscover method | Part 14#36
Managing the default Outlook Autodiscover flow by using a registry keys such as ExcludeSCPlookup and ExcludeHttpsRootDomain.
 Outlook Autodiscover decision process - Choosing the right Autodiscover method - Part 14 of 36-S
Autodiscover flow in Active Directory based environment | Part 15#36
Reviewing the Autodiscover flow that is implemented by Outlook client in the internal network that enable the client to access the On-Premise Active Directory.
 Autodiscover flow in Active Directory based environment - Part 15 of 36-S
Autodiscover scenarios in enterprise environment | Part 16#36
The different scenario of Autodiscover flow in an enterprise environment that have a specific characters such as multiple Active Directory sites, multiple Exchange servers, multiple Public facing Exchange servers etc.
 Autodiscover scenarios in enterprise environment - Part 16 of 36-S

Autodiscover infrastructure | Exchange infrastructure and namespace convention

Should I use a single namespace for Exchange Infrastructure?  | Part 1#2 | Part 17#36
Description of a scenario in which we use single namespace for Exchange infrastructure.The meaning of the term –“single namespace” – is a scenario in which Exchange infrastructure use the same namespace for internal and external Exchange client described as – single or unified namespace.
 Should I use a single namespace for Exchange Infrastructure -Part 1-2 - Part 17-36
Exchange infrastructure | Implementing single domain namespace scheme | Part 2#2 | Part 18#36
The current article is the second article in which we review the concept of Exchange infrastructure and the use of a single namespace.
 Exchange infrastructure - Implementing single domain namespace scheme -Part 2-2 - Part 18-36
Public SAN certificate | Deprecated support in the internal server name | Part 19#36
In this article, we review the new standard of SAN certificate that will stop to support the use of – Invalid Fully Qualified Domain Names” in SAN certificate.
Public SAN certificate - Deprecated support in the internal server name - Part 19-36

Exchange, Autodiscover and security infrastructure

Autodiscover process and Exchange security infrastructure | Part 20#36
In this article, we will review the secure communication channel that is implemented between the Autodiscover client and his Exchange CAS server (Autodiscover Endpoint).The secure communication channel is implemented by using the HTTPS protocol and SSL public certificate.
We will inspect in details, what happened behind the scenes of the process in which the Exchange server provide his public certificate and the client implemented different test for verifying the identity of the server etc.
 Autodiscover process and Exchange security infrastructure - Part 20-36

Autodiscover Troubleshooting tools

Outlook Test E-mail AutoConfiguration | Autodiscover troubleshooting tools | Part 1#4 | Part 21#36
In this article, we will review the use of the Outlook built-in tool named – Outlook Test E-mail AutoConfiguration for, viewing the content of Autodiscover session between a client and a server.This is the first article in a series of four articles, in which we review different tools for “Autodiscover Troubleshooting scenarios”.
 Outlook Test E-mail AutoConfiguration - Autodiscover troubleshooting tools-Part 21-36
Microsoft Remote Connectivity Analyzer (ExRCA) | Autodiscover troubleshooting tools | Part 2#4 | Part 22#36
In this article, we will review the use of the Microsoft Troubleshooting web tool named – Microsoft Remote Connectivity Analyzer (ExRCA) for, viewing the content of Autodiscover session between a client and a server.This is the second article in a series of four articles, in which we review different tools for “Autodiscover Troubleshooting scenarios”.
 Microsoft Remote Connectivity Analyzer -ExRCA- Autodiscover troubleshooting tools- Part 22-36
Microsoft Connectivity Analyzer (MCA) | Autodiscover troubleshooting tools | Part 3#4 | Part 23#36
In this article, we will review the use of the Microsoft Troubleshooting web tool named – Microsoft Connectivity Analyzer (MCA) for, viewing the content of Autodiscover session between a client and a server.This is the third article in a series of four articles, in which we review different tools for “Autodiscover Troubleshooting scenarios”.
 Microsoft Connectivity Analyzer -MCA- Autodiscover troubleshooting-Part 23-36
Using Fiddler for Autodiscover troubleshooting scenarios | Part 4#4 | Part 24#36
In this article, we will review the use of the tool named – Fiddler, for viewing the content of Autodiscover session between a client and a server.This is the fourth article in a series of four articles, in which we review different tools for “Autodiscover Troubleshooting scenarios”.
 Using Fiddler for Autodiscover troubleshooting scenarios-Part 24-36

Autodiscover major flow scenarios

Seven major Autodiscover flow scenarios | Part 25#36
In this article, we will review in high level seven common “Seven major Autodiscover flow scenarios” in a different environment such as – on-Premises, Office 365, Hybrid etc.
 Seven major Autodiscover flow scenarios - Part 25-36

Autodiscover flow in an Exchange on-Premises environment | non-Active Directory environment

Autodiscover flow in an Exchange on-Premises environment | non-Active Directory environment| Part 1#3 | Part 26#36
A detailed description of the – Autodiscover flow, that is implemented between Autodiscover client and his Autodiscover Endpoint (Exchange server) in a scenario, in which the Exchange infrastructure is – Exchange on-Premises and, the Autodiscover Endpoint is located in a non-Active Directory-based environment.This is the first article, in a series of three articles.
 Autodiscover flow in an Exchange on-Premises environment - non-Active Directory environment- Part 1-3 - Part 26-36
Autodiscover flow in an Exchange on-Premises environment | non-Active Directory environment| Part 2#3 | Part 27#36
A detailed description of the – Autodiscover flow, that is implemented between Autodiscover client and his Autodiscover Endpoint (Exchange server) in a scenario, in which the Exchange infrastructure is – Exchange on-Premises and, the Autodiscover Endpoint is located in a non-Active Directory-based environment.This is the second article, in a series of three articles.
 Autodiscover flow in an Exchange on-Premises environment - non-Active Directory environment- Part 2-3 - Part 27-36
Autodiscover flow in an Exchange on-Premises environment | non-Active Directory environment| Part 3#3 | Part 28#36
A detailed description of the – Autodiscover flow, that is implemented between Autodiscover client and his Autodiscover Endpoint (Exchange server) in a scenario, in which the Exchange infrastructure is – Exchange on-Premises and, the Autodiscover Endpoint is located in a non-Active Directory-based environment.This is the third article, in a series of three articles.
 Autodiscover flow in an Exchange on-Premises environment - non-Active Directory environment- Part 3-3 - Part 28-36

Autodiscover flow in an Office 365 based environment

Autodiscover flow in an Office 365 environment | Part 1#3 | Part 29#36
A detailed description of the Autodiscover flow that is implemented between Autodiscover client and his Autodiscover Endpoint (Exchange server) in a scenario, in which the mail infrastructure is Office 365 environment (Exchange Online).This is the first article, in a series of three articles.
 Autodiscover flow in an Office 365 based environment - Part 1 of 3 - Part 29 of 36
Autodiscover flow in an Office 365 environment | Part 2#3 | Part 30#36
A detailed description of the Autodiscover flow that is implemented between Autodiscover client and his Autodiscover Endpoint (Exchange server) in a scenario, in which the mail infrastructure is Office 365 environment (Exchange Online).This is the second article, in a series of three articles.
 Autodiscover flow in an Office 365 based environment - Part 2 of 3 - Part 30 of 36
Autodiscover flow in an Office 365 environment | Part 3#3 | Part 31#36
A detailed description of the Autodiscover flow that is implemented between Autodiscover client and his Autodiscover Endpoint (Exchange server) in a scenario, in which the mail infrastructure is Office 365 environment (Exchange Online).This is the third article, in a series of three articles.
 Autodiscover flow in an Office 365 based environment - Part 3 of 3 - Part 31 of 36-S

Autodiscover flow in an Exchange Hybrid environment

Autodiscover flow in an Exchange Hybrid environment | Part 1#3 | Part 32#36
A detailed description of the Autodiscover flow that is implemented between Autodiscover client and his Autodiscover Endpoint (Exchange server) in Exchange Hybrid environment (environment that includes Exchange on-Premises server infrastructure + Exchange Online infrastructure).This is the first article, in a series of three articles.
 Autodiscover flow in Hybrid environment - Part 1 of 3 -Part 32 of 36-S
Autodiscover flow in an Exchange Hybrid environment | Part 2#3 | Part 33#36
A detailed description of the Autodiscover flow that is implemented between Autodiscover client and his Autodiscover Endpoint (Exchange server) in Exchange Hybrid environment (environment that includes Exchange on-Premises server infrastructure + Exchange Online infrastructure).This is the second article, in a series of three articles.
 Autodiscover flow in Hybrid environment - Part 2 of 3 -Part 33 of 36-S
Autodiscover flow in an Exchange Hybrid environment | Part 3#3 | Part 34#36
A detailed description of the Autodiscover flow that is implemented between Autodiscover client and his Autodiscover Endpoint (Exchange server) in Exchange Hybrid environment (environment that includes Exchange on-Premises server infrastructure + Exchange Online infrastructure).This is the third article, in a series of three articles.
 Autodiscover flow in Hybrid environment - Part 3 of 3 -Part 34 of 36-S

Exchange Stage migration and Autodiscover infrastructure

Stage migration, Exchange and Autodiscover infrastructure | Part 1#2 | Part 35#36
A detailed of Exchange stage migration, from the perspective of configuring a new Outlook mail profile.We will learn about the challenges that we are facing when trying to create a new Outlook mail profile for users which their mailbox was migrated to Exchange Online.This is the first article, in a series of two articles.
 Stage migration - Exchange and Autodiscover infrastructure - Part 1 of 2 - Part 35 of 36-S
Connecting users to their Exchange Online mailbox – Stage migration – solving the mystery | Part 2#2 | Part 36#36
A detailed of Exchange stage migration, from the perspective of configuring a new Outlook mail profile.We will learn about the challenges that we are facing when trying to create a new Outlook mail profile for users which their mailbox was migrated to Exchange Online.This is the second article, in a series of two articles.
 Stage migration - Exchange and Autodiscover infrastructure - Part 2 of 2 - Part 36 of 36-S

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