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Configuring rich attachment preview in Exchange 2016

Posted by in Exchange 2016

Rich attachment preview isn’t new to Exchange 2016. Exchange 2013 offered ability to preview Office attachments in browser window when using Outlook Web App. If you didn’t configure Office Web App server integration for Exchange 2013, check out this TechNet article. For Exchange 2016, a couple of things have changed. Namely, Office Web App server is now called Office Online Server which is currently in preview. Outlook Web App is now known as Outlook on the web. When it comes to installing Office Online Server, it isn’t much different from…read more


How to load balance Office Web Apps Server 2013 farm

Posted by in Load Balancing, Lync 2013, Lync Server

In my previous post, I showed how to create an Office Web Apps Server 2013 farm. Since I can’t leave you hanging, I am going to show you the next step of setting up a load balancer for the same. I assume you have created DNS entry for and pointed it to virtual service you are about to create on your load balancer. Ofcourse, I am going to show only KEMP load balancer setup, but I trust your intelligence and ability to translate this for other load balancer you…read more


How to setup Office Web Apps Server 2013 farm

Posted by in Load Balancing, Lync 2013, Lync Server

If you are deploying Lync Server 2013 and want to present Powerpoint presentations in Web Conferencing, Office Web Apps Server is a requirement. Most references I found talks about deploying a single server, however, I wanted to deploy redundant setup. In today’s post, I’m going to show you how to setup the farm. The assumption here is that you have already run Office Web Apps Server setup. The Office Web Apps Server setup is relatively straight forward next, next, finish type. All configuration must be done after setup is complete….read more