Update preserves the web.config file for Outlook Web App when you apply a cumulative update in Exchange Server 2016

Applies to: Exchange Server 2016 Enterprise EditionExchange Server 2016 Standard Edition

Symptoms


When you apply a cumulative update for Microsoft Exchange Server in a Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 environment, the Web.Config file for Outlook Web App is overwritten, and certain customized limits of the file must be reconfigured.

Cause


This issue occurs because of a by-design behavior for all Exchange Server versions earlier than Exchange Server 2016 Cumulative Update 1.

Resolution


Status


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.