IOPS Write increase causes email delivery delays in an Exchange Server 2013 environment

Symptoms
After you apply the cumulative update 8 in a Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 environment, you experience a large Input/Output Operations Per Second (IOPS) Write increase for FolderUpdateGroup on storage. This may cause delays in email delivery to the mailbox database. 
Cause
This is a known issue for FolderUpdateGroup.
Workaround
To work around this issue, disable indexing for the mailbox database by running the Set-MailboxDatabase "Mailbox Database" -IndexEnabled $false cmdlet.
Resolution
To fix this issue, install Cumulative Update 11 or a later cumulative update for Exchange Server 2013.
Status
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
Properties

Article ID: 3088487 - Last Review: 12/15/2015 17:45:00 - Revision: 1.0

Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Enterprise, Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Standard

  • kbqfe kbsurveynew kbfix kbexpertiseinter KB3088487
Feedback