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how to disable remote wipe for Exchange 2010 ActiveSync?

When connecting android mobile devices to Exchange ActiveSync some require granting device administrator privileges which permit an exchange administrator to remotely wipe the phone. The warning ...
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ActiveSync devices causing accounts to lockout

When a user changes his account password for whatever reason (read: expired), and the old password is stored in his mobile device connected through EAS. This will cause his account to lockout almost ...
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How to set up Exchange ActiveSync + iPhone?

If you inherited an already configured server which is running Exchange Server 2003: where would you locate the settings on the server that you would need to configure Exchange on iPhone 2.0?
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Does Android version 2.2 locally encrypt Activesync messages?

I am a sysadmin for company X. They are interested in allowing ActiveSync access to devices that support local offline encryption of the downloaded attachments and email data. Considering how the ...
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ActiveSync Audit: Who sent the Remote Wipe command to a device?

I need to perform and audit of how many Remote wipe commands have been sent, who sent them, and to which user's devices? Can someone let me know if this is possible? I get lots of Google hits for ...
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Blackberry Enterprise server questions

Hopefully this belongs here instead of serverfault... I've been asked to evaluate smartphones and smartphone management software, including the blackberry (which is likely the winner of the ...
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Is there an AD property that will tell me if an account uses ActiveSync?

I know that Exchange needs to hold onto sync status information for mailboxes, so I'm hoping I can use a related property to know who's using a smartphone to check mail. We're still on Exchange 2003 ...
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Exchange reply all copying sender

Symptom: Users sending emails in Outlook or on a mobile device connected via ActiveSync or Outlook Anywhere reply all to an email message. The sender ends up also being copied on the reply as well ...
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ActiveSync does not sync appointments from iCalendar files

There is a problem with ActiveSync and iCalendar files, at least with Outlook/Exchange: you receive an email with an iCalendar attachment, .vcs or .ics file. you accept the meeting request or double ...
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Allow ActiveSync to former domain administrator in Exchange 2010

So as you all know security provisions of Exchange Server 2010 and up prohibit active sync access for members of schema admins. Since domain admins are schema admins, members of domain admins can't ...
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Exchange ActiveSync does not work for one user

One particular user in our system is unable to connect to Exchange ActiveSync via her iPhone. When I try to connect using my own credentials on her iPhone it works (everything begins syncing), but ...
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Email from IOS with attachments larger than 7.5Mb gets stuck in outbox and constantly tries to resend. Costs us hundreds in data fees

We have an on premise Exchange 2013 server. When sending email with large attachments from ActiveSync accounts on IOS devices, the email gets stuck in the outbox and won't send. It keeps trying to ...
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Configure Exchange ActiveSync Mailbox Policy to Enable Samsung Galaxy S5 Fingerprint Sensor

I just got the first Samsung Galaxy S5 in our Exchange 2010 organization (I also happen to be the Exchange admin). I'd like to use the S5's fingerprint sensor to unlock the phone, but it appears the ...
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Piping Objects From Format-Table to Export-CSV Has Unexpected Results

I'm running this command to get a list of all Activesync users and export them to C:\activesync.csv Get-ActiveSyncDevice | Get-ActiveSyncDeviceStatistics | sort-object status, devicetype , ...
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Exchange - limit enrollment of ActiveSync devices

Is it possible to modify an ActiveSync policy to prevent a user from having more than one (or any specified number of) device(s) enrolled simultaneously? What would be the Powershell script to do so? ...
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Possible to audit newly added Exchange 2007 ActiveSync devices?

We have a client who would like to be notified when a new ActiveSync device is added. My thoughts are that this is not possible but I would like to confirm.
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How to limit access to Exchange 2003 Mobile Activesync server by user?

So I was asked to set up an Exchange Activesync mobile gateway. That's done. It's a separat eExchange 2003 front-end server configured for SSL, and I've put an off-domain ISA server in front of it. ...
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Can Blackberry devices sync directly to Exchange?

We've got Exchange configured for Outlook Anywhere/Mobile Access which allows us to sync using ActiveSync on Windows Mobile and "Mail for Exchange" on Nokia devices. Can a Blackberry device work in a ...
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Easiest way to view who has been logging in to activesync on Exchange Server 2003?

I am looking for the easiest way to view/audit which users are logging in to ActiveSync on my Exchange Server 2003 machine. For example, various adroid/iphone and other mobile devices are set up ...
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Exchange 2003 requires you to disable SSL for ActiveSync, but I need my mail encrypted

According to this KB article : http://support.microsoft.com/kb/817379 You have to disable "Require SSL" for active sync to work. Thats fine, I did that. It works now. But I have a few questions.. ...
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Which smartphone OS would you choose for your users?

While we currently only use windows mobile smartphone, my boss seems less and less reluctant to try and choose a new kind of OS for our users corporate phones. For some reasons, we can't use a ...
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Automatically add ActiveSync users to AD group?

Is there a way that, upon first successful sync via ActiveSync, a user could be added to an Active Directory group?
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exchange activesync policy and swipe/pattern locks

Is there a way to allow our Exchange 2010 ActiveSync users to use a swipe or pattern lock? I tried creating the simplest policy possible and testing it on my Android phone, which is now insisting on a ...
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Changing default UPN for iPhone/ActiveSync seamless Setup: any downsides?

Setting up a brand-new domain and want to achieve ActiveSync/Autodiscover Nirvana: no certificate warnings, no having to enter in Server Names or Domains, just pure Contoso-like buttery bliss. Have ...
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Apache2 RewriteRule syntax for ActiveSync redirect in reverse proxy

Okay, I think this is a fairly simple task, but I'm having a little trouble testing reliably and working out what I've done wrong. I tried to follow the Apache mod_rewrite documentation, but it ...
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Issues setting up Single-Sign On with Office 365

I am doing Prepare for single sign-on. Following this tutorial http://onlinehelp.microsoft.com/en-us/office365-enterprises/hh125004.aspx. When I run Microsoft Office 365 for enterprises Deployment ...
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How do I get a list of all iPhone users who use Activesync

It appears that IOS6 users have an issue with meetings that are randomly being cancelled and one fix may be to not ask users to upgrade. How do I get a list of affected IOS users (not android or ...
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some PDF's to iPhones via ActiveSync are corrupt

we have two server applications (one .NET/ASP web app, the other a native Windows app) that generate PDF's that are then emailed to our users on Exchange 2010. the apps deliver the emails to the ...
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Exchange 2003 ActiveSync without OWA

What is the best way to set up an ActiveSync port on an Exchange 2003 server without allowing OWA on the same port? Users should have access to OWA within the corporate network, via port 443 on the ...
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Extend Dovecot/Postfix setup with Calendar/Contact Sync

I am currently running a mailserver with dovecot (maildir) and postfix. Now one user has to sync his contacts and calendar with outlook and iOS using our service. The only way to do this seems to be ...
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Block ActiveSync (only externaly, allow internally) but allow OAW/OWA (externally and internally) on Exchange

We have the following setup: Exchange 2010 SP3 An external IP adress & DNS name for OWA (bound to our Hardware Load Balancer) An external IP adress & DNS name for OAW & Active Sync ...
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User locked via ActiveSync

We have some user in our company is constantly locked in the Active Directory via ActiveSync. We are reading logs and doing various tests. We was found out: We see logon attempts with the wrong ...
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Exchange 2013 Throttling Policy with Windows Server Backup

We have an Exchange 2013 Server having issues after the daily backup procedure from Windows Server Backup. Clients (mainly ActiveSync devices) try to access the Exchange Server during the backup ...
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How to remove Exchange data from a user's phone without remote wiping it?

Firstly, I apologize if this is in the wrong forum; I didn't see one that clearly pertained to mobile administration. This is for an iPhone since that's relevant. I will be assisting in the ...
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iPhone ActiveSync issue

We have an Exchange 2010 environment running behind an ASA 5510 and I have a weird iPhone (& iPad) connection issue to ActiveSync. When the exchange account is initially added, it says "The ...
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Prevent Spammers from using my SMTP Queue in Server 2003

I am running Exchange on an installation of SBS 2003 and I have recently run into a problem where random spam queues began showing up in my SMTP queues. I was first alerted to it because my antivirus ...
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Bandwidth Usage: ActiveSync vs IMAP/CalDAV/CardDAV

I have been trying to find bandwidth usage information how the technologies compare. I understand that ActiveSync is instant, and new changes get "pushed" to subscribers. But IMAP/CalDAV/CardDAV is ...
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ActiveSync port ipad

I want to use ActiveSync inside a firewall from iPad. What port does ActiveSync communicate on? Which ports do I have to keep open?
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Connect mobile devices to Exchange 2010

I need to connect our Exchange 2010 to have the ability to sync with iPhones or any supported mobile device. Currently port 25 is open, do I need to forward port 443 to the Exchange server? Also, do ...
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Are Exchange ActiveSync .xsd schemas available outside of documentation? [closed]

I'm working on an ActiveSync email client application (on Android, not that it matters). I would like to be able to write unit tests that validate the client's WBXML requests against Microsoft's ...
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Exchange 2010 EVENT ID 1109, msexchange activesync

the general description is as follows: Some Exchange ActiveSync traffic to the External URL https://owa.domain.com/Microsoft-Server-ActiveSync is being blocked due to a misconfiguration of ...
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Exchange Server 2003 ActiveSync not working with iPhone

I am trying to get our iPhones connected via ActiveSync with Exchange Server 2003 SP2. I have an SSL cert and OWA is working fine using HTTPS. I have 443 open on the firewall and pointed at the ...
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Does Exchange ActiveSync save mails in phone?

We have a lot of smartphones using Exchange ActiveSync to receive mails. Does the phone save these mails in its internal memory? For example: to work with them when we are off-line. Thanks in advance ...
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How can I prevent Mac Mail from connecting via Exchange ActiveSync while still allowing my other devices?

Running Office365 Exchange for a corporation, I am unable to enforce any policy on Mac Mail when it's using an active sync connection. It actually does not show up as a device (I even looked at this ...
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Can Windows LDAP-synch Access Post Windows 2000 User Names?

Here is my question. Can LDAP reference the current Active Directory user name rather than the Pre-Windows 2000 name? Here are the details of the question. We have a new Windows 2008 Server R2 ...
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convert messages in transit from UUEncode to MIME

I have a third-party app that generates emails in UUEncode format with PDF attachments. The PDF attachments are unreadable because iPhones don't understand UUEencode apparently. I don't see any ...
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Emails on Exchange 2003 no longer being pushed to iPhones

We have a couple of users with iPhone 4Ss that have been getting email fine up until about 4 or 5 days ago from our Exchange 2003 server. Email is received fine on their desktops. However, the mail ...
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Configuring Nokia Mail for Exchange with SBS 2003

I know I will be told this belongs on Superuser, but I see more related questions here than there, so... We are running a Windows SBS 2003 Std SP2 server. I am trying to configure a user's Nokia E52 ...
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Exchange ActiveSync is not working with Android's 'verify certificate' setting, what do I need to do to make them work together?

All other methods of Activesync and web access to my Exchange server are working fine with no errors or issues, but when we attempt to configure Android phones for the server, it will only work with ...
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What SSL cert do I need for my Exchange setup?

Using Exchange 2010. I have a single-domain cert for mail.mydomain.com now and I know I need more than that. I want to get a wildcard cert but I've got a guy that's telling me that wildcard certs ...