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Replacing current exchange server(2003) with new exchange server(2010) in existing domain

I know I'm behind the power curve here, but in light of the discontinuation of Microsoft support for Server 2003, Exchange 2003 and Windows XP, I'm beginning the process of replacing old servers with ...
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Exchange server stopping

3 times in the last week I've arrived in the office to find our email not working. When I log on to the Exchange 2003 server, there is a yellow warning icon in the system tray notifying me of low ...
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Server 2003 Cluster / Basic Assistance (Exchange 2003)

ServerFault team, I'm in need of moving an Exchange 2003 Information Store that's part of a Server 2003 cluster. Please forgive me, that I'm not where I need to be with this. The information store ...
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Office Closing - using Exchange 2003

My company is closing soon and there will only be a few users left on site. We use outlook 2003, and rather than the few users monitoring all the email addresses, if an email comes into anyones email ...
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Second email “domain” on Server 2003

Pulled over from super user, due to lack of response. Currently small company setup on a sbs server 2003. We are set up with our domain 'sample.ca' In this setup all email is handles by exchange and ...
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100% CPU usage by W3wp.exe on 2003 & IIS 6

Recently, our server started to suffer from increased CPU utilizaiton by w3wp.exe. I ran log parser and found two users with over 1000 hits and another 5 with over 700 hits. I assume that's why the ...
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Reasons to Replace Exchange Server

A little background info first. The company I work for is being put under pressure by their IT consultancy contractors to replace their current dedicated Exchange server. The machine is working ...
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RPC over HTTP on Exchange 2003 - Server Unavailable Error

OK, I've been working on this for two days, there's a ton of documentation and I've read everything I can find however I cannot get past this problem. I want to migrate off this 2003 server to ...
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Emails from another organization are being returned

We are running Exchange 2003 on a Windows Server 2003 server. In the last week or so, one outside organization has started getting errors when sending to us. The log from their end when sending a ...
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Windows 2003 Exchange 2010

Currently working through a test of an Exchange 2003 to 2010 upgrade. Couple of questions, that i seem to find varying answers on... I have a 2003 DC, a 2012 DC, domain and forest functional levels of ...
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How to create running live server images Windows 2003 Server?

We have Windows 2003 Server (Oracle, Exchange 2003) running on old hardware and these are very critical servers. My company is not investing in IT department. I am looking full server live IMAGE on ...
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77 views

Removing exchange from server 2003

I have recently migrated my in house Exchange 2003 to Google hosted email. I would like to stop exchange with the least amount of effort. Microsoft recommends all of this: ...
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114 views

Remove priv1.edb from functioning Exchange 2003 server

I have an Exchange 2003 server (Exchange1) that is just about to run out of space on the partition where the priv1.edb database is located. We have another fully functional Exchange 2003 server ...
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HTTP/1.1 503 Service Unavailable Exchange 2003 OWA

Receiving HTTP/1.1 503 Service Unavailable when trying to access exchange web access. Server 2003 & Exchange 2003 Have tried: Deleting virtual directories and rebuilding them in IIS Restarting ...
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Active Sync Login Time Restriction

Is there any other location restricting a user from accessing their emails from their phone using active sync, besides on a domain controller ->active directory->user properties - > account -> logon ...
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Removed recipients number limitation still affects on Exchange 2003

We have an Exchange 2003 cluster in wich we have limited the number of recipients in the past. We deleted it but it's still affecting our service. I have moved the services to the other node (it's an ...
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862 views

Exchange - inbound email only works from some servers

I am having a problem where inbound mail from outside only works when sent from certain hosts. For example, when I send myself an email from my personal gmail account all is well, as the logs show: ...
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Exchange Server fails at 04:54 every morning

My Exchange Server 2003 (running on Windows Server 2003) fails at around 04:54 on a regular basis, though not necessarily every day. By "fails" I mean that my colleagues try and check their emails ...
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Authentication issue in exchange (windows server 2003)

I recently transferred one of my domains to a different registrar. I updated the name servers to point to the right location, and then went through the process of recreating all of the mailboxes, then ...
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I'm trying to get a report about how many emails have gone through our exchange server today

Is it possible to run a query or maybe some PowerShell command, which will show me the exact number of e-mails which have been gone through our Exchange server today and and exactly one week ago on ...
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433 views

SMTP, IMAP, and Web Issues on SBS 2003

We just started having issues as of last night. Basically, all was good until I tried to add a users account to someones phone. It wasn't working and then noticed some activesync errors on the box. ...
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Exchange 2003 OWA not prompting for username

When logging onto exchange 2003 OWA, I am no longer prompted for a username and password and get taken directly to the inbox of whoever the logged in windows user. The problem is I have some kiosk ...
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174 views

Tips for managing internship and temporary employees on a Windows domain controller and Exchange

Throughout the year, we get a lot of internship that last from one to four months, and sometime eight months. Currently, I've been creating a Windows account on the domain controller along with an ...
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Exchange 2003: old domain displayed in undeliverable messages

I have an issue that I have been unable to find a resolution to: when someone sends an email to an undeliverable address on my domain, they have our old domain in the footer of the reply email. In ...
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Missing attachments from specific domain

one of our users has problem with receiving PDF attachments from one domain. The body of the mail is recieved without any change, but there is no sign of attachments. He has this problem only with ...
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Outlook 2003 repeatedly prompts for username and password

I have a few users with Outlook 2003 and Windows 7. Every time they open outlook, They repeatedly get asked for their username and password no matter how many times they are entered. Outlook goes ...
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Exchange Server 2003 and Iphone activesync issues

I have been trying to find a solution for this problem everywhere. I am trying to sync my iphone to my work email, I can perform the setup on the iphone and it works fine but when I try to connect it ...
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80 views

Microsoft Exchange 2007 32bit and WS 2003 - what does it mean 'not for production environment'?

I've installed Windows Server 2003 R2 32bit on a virtual machine. From what I've read so far, it appears that there are two versions of Exchange available for 32 bit versions of Windows Server 2003: ...
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Reoccuring errors on Exchange 2003 leading to unavailability and reboot?

After rebuilding our Exchange 2003 server due to hard drive failure, Exchange becomes unavailable after an unknown amount of time. Vast majority of the users are now on Outlook 2007 (handful still on ...
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Exchange offline defrags

I'm tasked with running some offline exchange defrags later. Its will be my first time. Any tricks and tips and gotchas I should know about before going in head first? I just plan on using esutil ...
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Running a 03 and 10 Exchange server and would like to take 03 offline but 10 breaks when I do so

I'm sort of a green network admin, I've been doing this for about 3 years but because of my lack of experience I really havent had a chance to do "everything" yet. Most big projects are 100% new to ...
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Exchange won't start after AD restore

We have restored our active directory from a backup and now exchange won't start for some reason. The service that won't start is the Microsoft Exchange Information Store. It comes up with this ...
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Restricting a user to a specific PC is affecting OWA

When I restrict a user to logon to a specific PC (using the user account setting in AD - Account > log on to) it's affecting Outlook Web Access when the user tries to access his/her mailbox remotely ...
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602 views

How to rename a mail-enabled security group?

I work in an organization that is prone to frequently renaming teams. What is the best way to manage name changes to mail-enabled security groups? So far, I have just been using the ADUC GUI on our ...
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Shared Hosting on Exchange 2003

Our company is a web development company that host several websites for various clients. We are a smaller company, in fact approximately 10 employees. All employees are on a network and have ...
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Select emails being sent

I have recently been approached by an employee who claimed he was not getting all of his email sent from our server. Therefore I opened up exchange system manager and navigated through message ...
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Adding 2nd virtual server using VirtualBox

I am new to virtualization, so please excuse my knowledge level on this. I currently run a small Windows network from a Windows 2003 VirtualBox instance. The physical server has 8 CPU cores and 12GB ...
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Exchange 2003 with SMTP dying every few seconds

I've Exchange 2003 which now all of the sudden have SMTP service dying every few seconds after restart of service. It started yesterday but after couple of hours i was able to stop this madness (to be ...
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Spam relaying through my mail server?

Would anyone mind having a quick look at the header below to help me identify if our mail server is acting as a relay for spam (or something else)? It was received by an RBL a few days ago, and its ...
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Exchange server 2003 databases are growing rapidly

We are running Exchange Server 2003 and we have about 400 users and a quota limit of 250MB per mailbox. We had about 8GB of free space left, and that was always enough, but now since since about 2 ...
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best way to backup Exchange 2003 using Symantec Backup Exec 12.5

I'm a newbie admin for an Exchange 2003 server running on Windows Server 2003 R2 Standard, all storage on the server is local, no DAS, SAN or NAS. The server is being backed up to magnetic tape using ...
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Server 2003 AD + Exchange 2003 SP2 to Server 2008 R2 AD + Exchange 2010 SP1

We're currently running Exchange 2003 SP2 in a Server 2003 Native Mode AD forest with a single domain and two sites. We want to get to Server 2008 R2 AD DCs and Exchange 2010 SP1. We're also ...
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Setting up multiple email aliases

I have an user with the email: lej@domain.com I'd like to also have him recieve his emails on: lj@domain.com Note that it is the SAME (1) domain I'm talking about. Another example would be: ...
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Help with Active Directory Structure

I came across an AD today where the previous admin had set it up in where every AD object is in a child OU of Domain Controllers.......... DOMAINNAME.LOCAL Builtin Computers Domain ...
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Make Exchange only hold the last 30 days email

It is my understanding that Recipient Policies are the mechanism where the exchange database can be cleaned up. I have a realtime(ish) email archiving system, which seamlessly plugs into Outlook. It ...
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Public Folder Auto Replies only go to internal users

I am currently running windows 2003 RC2, with Exchange 2003 I've setup a public folder, and it can receive internal and external mails with no problem. I've used the folder assistant to create a ...
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Windows Server 2003 R2 sp2 and Exchange 2003 - missing pop-up menu “Exchange Tasks”

I need to recover database. That's what i doing step-by-step: - In Exchange System Manager check the server - Create new Recovery Storage Group - Add Database to recover - Mount store for it Database ...
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Reboot Exchange Server with One time use account or script

Not sure if this is the best way to achieve this but here is the background and the goal. BACKGROUND We are a small business. Sometimes myself or the other person who is capable of dealing with an ...
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Macs Claiming “This certificate has expired” After SSL Key update on a 2003 Exchange Server

For some reason after we updated our certificate on the Exchange 2003 server and the time for the certificate to expire passed all mac users started to receive the error with Entourage 2006(I think) ...
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Exchange errors. How to verify configuration?

They are having trouble with mail delivery (some get through, others don't). What do you suggest I do to check the server configuration? Event Type: Error Event Source: MSExchangeTransport Event ...