Fix: Cryptographic exception error when assigning certificates on Exchange

During a certificate renewal on Exchange 2016, I received the below error while attempting to assign services to the new certificate: You’ll also see a similar message when generating new self-signed certificates via PowerShell: In my case, this was caused by McAfee Endpoint Security. Disabling Threat Prevention and Adaptive Threat Protection allowed me to complete … Read more

Fix: Modern Hybrid Agent exit code 1603 on Exchange 2016

Today I was faced with a new issue while running through the Hybrid Configuration Wizard on a new Exchange 2016 machine running Windows Server 2016. This error can also be seen in the HCW log file which can be found in %AppData%\Roaming\Microsoft\Exchange Hybrid Configuration on the machine running HCW. Open the latest Date_time.log file using … Read more