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The Latest Exchange Updates: September 2020

What are Exchange Updates & Why It’s Important?
Exchange updates are the latest changes released to the Exchange platform. These updates are designed to make the platform more secure, reliable and efficient. They also help to ensure that the Exchange environment continues to work optimally for users and administrators.

Exchange updates are released on a quarterly basis, and it’s important for administrators to keep track of these updates to ensure their Exchange environment is up-to-date. This article will discuss the September 2020 quarterly Exchange updates and how they can benefit your organization.

What’s Included in the September 2020 Exchange Updates?
The September 2020 Exchange updates include a variety of improvements and new features. These updates are designed to improve the security, reliability and performance of the Exchange platform. Here’s a breakdown of the key updates:

Security Updates
The September 2020 Exchange updates include a number of security enhancements. These updates are designed to enhance the security of the Exchange platform and protect users from potential threats. The security updates include:

* Improved account lockout policies to protect against brute force attacks
* Updated password policies to increase complexity and reduce the risk of dictionary attacks
* Improved access control lists to restrict access to data and resources
* Enhanced malware protection to better detect and protect against malicious activity

Performance Updates
The September 2020 Exchange updates also include a number of performance improvements. These updates are designed to make the Exchange platform more efficient and reduce the load on server resources. The performance updates include:

* Improved search capabilities to reduce search time
* Optimized mail flow rules to improve message delivery speed
* Updated mailbox quotas to reduce disk space usage
* Improved mailbox auditing to better monitor user activity

Reliability Updates
The September 2020 Exchange updates also include a number of reliability updates. These updates are designed to make the Exchange platform more reliable and reduce the risk of downtime or data loss. The reliability updates include:

* Improved backup and restore processes to reduce the risk of data loss
* Updated server maintenance processes to reduce the risk of downtime
* Enhanced monitoring tools to detect and troubleshoot issues more quickly
* Optimized server configurations to improve reliability and performance

How to Implement the September 2020 Exchange Updates
Implementing the September 2020 Exchange updates is a straightforward process. The updates can be deployed using the Exchange Administration Center (EAC) or Exchange PowerShell.

Using the Exchange Administration Center (EAC)
The Exchange Administration Center (EAC) is a web-based management console for Exchange. To deploy the September 2020 Exchange updates, open the EAC and navigate to the ‘Updates’ section.

In the ‘Updates’ section, select the ‘Install Updates’ option. This will display a list of available updates. Select the September 2020 Exchange updates and click ‘Install’ to deploy the updates.

Using Exchange PowerShell
Exchange PowerShell can also be used to deploy the September 2020 Exchange updates. To do this, open the Exchange Management Shell and run the following command:

Update-ExchangeServer -Version “September 2020”

This command will install the September 2020 Exchange updates on the server.

Conclusion
The September 2020 Exchange updates are an important step in ensuring the security, reliability and performance of the Exchange platform. By deploying the updates, administrators can ensure their Exchange environment is up-to-date and secure.

The updates can be deployed using the Exchange Administration Center (EAC) or Exchange PowerShell. Once the updates are installed, administrators should monitor the environment for any issues or performance degradation. By keeping the Exchange environment up-to-date, administrators can ensure optimal performance and security.
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Released: September 2020 Quarterly Exchange Updates

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