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IMF Tune - Bringing Back the Exchange Connection Filter
IMF Tune - Bringing Back the Exchange Connection Filter

Install-AntiSpamAgents Fails in Exchange 2016 CU7

We have identified a problem when installing the Exchange 2016 built-in anti-spam agents. This concerns Exchange 2016 Cumulative Update 7 released last September. The problem was not present in earlier Exchange 2016 releases.

Running Install-AntiSpamAgents.ps1 to install the Exchange Content Filter and other spam filters fails, returning a long sequence of errors starting with:
A parameter cannot be found that matches parameter name 'EscalationTeam'...

Following this, none of the Exchange anti-spam agents are installed.

IMF Tune requires the Exchange Content Filter to be installed and running. Thus this problem could block us from installing IMF Tune on Exchange 2016 Mailbox servers.


Install-AntiSpamAgents Workaround

This problem can be avoided by using a copy of Install-AntiSpamAgents.ps1 from earlier Exchange 2016 releases (predating CU7). All we need is to replace the installation script with the older script under:
<Exchange dir.>\Scripts

We can now run the older Install-AntiSpamAgents.ps1 and successfully install the agents. Thus satisfying the IMF Tune dependency on the Exchange Content Filter.

For more details on this problem check the article, Exchange 2016 CU 7, Install-AntiSpamAgents.ps1 Script Fails.

Licensed IMF Tune users may also contact WinDeveloper Support for assistance.


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