FAQ 000171 – Unable to configure Exchange partner application – error 503 server unavailable

This article applies to: Windows Server 2012 R2, Exchange 2016 PROBLEM When you run the ConfigureEnterprisePartnerApplication.ps1 on your Exchange server in order to configure application partnership with another server (typically Skype for Business or SharePoint) you receive the following error message: Cannot acquire auth metadata document from 'https://sfbpool.company.com/metadata/json/1'. Error: The remote server returned an

FAQ 000164 – How to fix Schannel error 36874

This article applies to: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2,  Windows Server 2016 Exchange 2013, Exchange 2016 PROBLEM You experience connectivity issues in Outlook or 3rd party applications when connecting to your Exchange server. In Windows System Event Log on the Exchange server machine, you see