Exchange Server 2003 is the version of Microsoft Exchange released in September 28, 2003 (alongside Server 2003). It replaced Exchange Server 2000 and was replaced by Exchange Server 2007. Exchange Server is the email server product developed by Microsoft, and (most notably), integrates ...

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Outlook Anywhere on Exchange '03 does not work on Outlook '03 and '10, but works on Outlook '07?

To start, we have a non-best-practices Exchange setup. Rather than a front-end RPC proxy server and a back-end mailbox server, we have a single server that is a DC/GC/Exchange. Setting up ...
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Is Weekly Online Defrag of SBS 2003 Exchange Store Frequent Enough?

(this post is a bit lengthy, so advTHANKSance for those who who stick with it to the end) I have a client whose SBS 2003 server suddenly started crashing every night. The symptoms of the crash ...
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SBS Exchange 2003 - incoming email redirect to external address not working

Using SBS 2003, we need to redirect some of our users emails (employee@company.com) to external email addresses (employee@gmail.com). We followed the instructions as " How to add an email forwarding ...
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Exchange 2003 - Internal only group allow external delivery

I have a situation, where there are users in a group, who are only allowed to email internally. I have created an external domain, which i need to allow that internal group to be able to send to, but ...
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Script to recreate Outlook 2010 mail profile

I need to recreate a load of users' mail profiles in Outlook 2010. (It's a long story!) To try and reduce "user error" I want to script this, so that it removes the user's mail profile, and recreates ...
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Is it possible to deliver emails to a public folder

Is it possible for me to create a new email address and make all the emails go to a public folder i have exchange 2003 on my server at the moment. If this is possible what would be the best way for me ...
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Exchange 2003 default inheritance security setting at Server level

What is the Exchange 2003 default inheritance security setting at Server level? inheritance enabled or not? If I set delegation at Administrative Group level I can see permission stops at server level ...
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Recover hard deleted items from Exchange

My MD had a clear out of her mailbox (anything from september 2011 back to 2005 was deleted!) she is now majorly regretting this as there was contracts etc etc in there. Now I have looked in OWA but ...
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How to Recover Mailbox from old NTBackup Exchange Backup File

I have a backup file that was created by NTBackup from which I need to recover a mailbox (preferably in PST format). Is it possible to extract this from this BKF backup file? We're running Exchange ...
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How long does it take (or how) to update local outlook cached addresses after updating an email in exchange active directory?

I had a user in Windows Server 2003 active directory that had 2 "smtp" email addresses (exchange 2003). I deleted one of them so there is now only one. If I log in to web mail and do a lookup for ...
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Custom mail routing rule in Exchange 2003

Given the scenario: Microsoft Exchange Server 2003. On the server, there is a recipient's mailbox, let's call it mj@myserver.com Suppose I want all mail, that are received from ...
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How to configure exchange to not allow any stranger to send email?

Assume we have a user on our domain with an easy name (i.e. Joe) and an easy password (i.e. P@ssword123). Is it possible for a hacker to gain access to Exchange using that account (using a brute force ...
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How can I script creating email aliases for existing mailboxes in Exchange 2003?

I need to create lots of email aliases (more than I want to do manually), so I want to know if there's a way I can script the addition of aliases to existing mailboxes/users. I don't mind if I have to ...
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Hidden rule in Outlook 2010

I have a user who has somehow managed to set up some kind of "hidden rule". If he receives a mail with the subject "Scanned from a Xerox multifunction device" the mail never reaches his inbox. I've ...
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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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Can't find how to remove forwarding

I have inherited a SBS2003 server from another tech. He created a user named Customer Service, and somehow configured mail sent to this account to be forwarded to 2 internal users, lets call them ...
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IIS 6.0 and Virtual SMTP relay ~ some messages are bouncing

I will give a quick overview and then the details. I have a Exchange 2003 environment that I have been asked to slap on a disclaimer on all outgoing mail. So I have setup a Windows 2003 server and ...
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Upgrading from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2010, routing works in one direction only

I'm in the process of upgrading an Exchange 2003 server to Exchange 2010, and have installed the prerequisites and Exchange 2010 on the new hardware I've purchased. We use postfix on the perimeter to ...
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Exchange 2003 R2 is deleting mails

I know it sounds familiar, and of course there can be several reasons and appropriate solutions to these, but I tried nearly all (I know) of them. A user of my company uses a mailbox, stored by an ...
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Can a user account that is disabled in Active Directory still receive email?

I'm reading Learning Exchange Server 2003 by Boswell, and there's a section in there that mentions that a disabled account in AD cannot receive email and that it will be bounced back. Currently, what ...
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How do I restore Public Folders in Exchange 2003 using NTBackup?

Our Exchange 2003 server had a catastrophic failure which corrupted the contents of the Exchange databases. Soft recovery failed due to excessive corruption. At 72GB, a hard recovery was not really ...
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Making an existing Exchange 2003 environment “read only” for users

As a result of political details I won't get in to, and related to a current e-mail migration project from four different legacy mail systems to a new hosted environment, where no user data is being ...
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How to move Private-Public-logs from old SBS 2003 Exchange to new intall of SBS 2003

This is what we have, a crashed SBS 2003 with Exchange 2003. The Exchange priv, pub and log files are located on another RAID array and the Exchange data is OK. I want to install another SBS ...
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How to get AD users from a list of Exchange 2003 mailboxes?

I have a great VBscript which will list all my Exchange 2003 mailboxes with a size under a given size. I have another great VBscript which accepts a list of users and sets the quotas for each of ...
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OWA shows a red X when composing or replying to emails

When using Internet Explorer, my users can't see the reply field in OWA and instead see this: Anyone have any idea what could cause this?
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Move mailbox checklist from 2003 to 2010

Does anyone have a checklist for what needs to be done when moving a 2003 mailbox to 2010? I'm considering enabling circular logging, checking disk space, and possibly disabling AV to speed up the ...
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Exchange 2003 new user and mailbox missing permissions

So I created a new user, put in the normal details, said yes to create mailbox, then tried to share with someone. After an hour of battling cached mode etc etc, I thought to check the permissions of ...
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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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Exchange SBS 2003 Stopped Delivering Mail

I have looked at this Severfault question, but my issue is slightly different. Exchange is not delivering mail to user mailboxes or to external addresses since Saturday. From the outside everything ...
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exchange 2003 OWA virtual directories missing

So I've run into a curious case where on my exchange 2003 box, only the ExWeb virtual directory exists. The other (ExAdmin, Public, OMA etc) are showing up under IIS 6 manager. I followed the ...
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Exchange Account recieves emails internally but not externally

I created an new exchange account, if we send emails to this address from inside the domain it works just fine, they are delivered with no problem. if you send him an email from any address outside ...
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Exchange account with rogue permissions?

I am running Exchange 2003 and recently removed a former employee's mailbox. The email for this former user is userA@domain.com. This user had "Send on behalf of" privileges for userB@domain.com. Now ...
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Moving from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2010 within a SBS 2003 Domain

I am currently facing the problem that my Exchange 2003 Database will hit the 75 GB limit in the next months, so I am thinking about retiring our current Exchange 2003 which is part of a Small ...
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Email forwarding through Exchange, now we're getting flagged as spam

Our email server is Exchange 2003 in an AD network. Our spam filter is Trend Micro's ScanMail. We are giving our sales reps a company email address and then forwarding all of it to their personal ...
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disaster recovery plan for server migration

We are migrating from a DC and Exchange 2003 on an old Win 2003 server to Win 2008 R2 and Exchange 2010 in a virtual env. We are worried hardware failure in our old server when we install adprep and ...
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Exchange user can send through OWA, but not through Outlook 2007?

Got a weird one. I have one user in my domain of several hundred who is experiencing this problem. His account can send and receive just fine when using OWA, but he can only receive (not send) when ...
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Exchange - how do the logs differ from version to version?

I am looking to create an application to parse Exchange logs (incoming and outgoing) and process the data. This application needs to work across versions of Exchange - with the earliest version ...
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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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iPad to Exchange, fine - Outlook to Exchange, not fine

I've got a Windows 2003 SBS box, running Exchange Server 2003, as expected. Office PCs can use this fantastically well using Exchange connections, and I've got some POP3 connections from outside ...
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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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Exchange 2003 / Outlook calendar slow sync between users

I have Exchange 2003 on Microsoft SBS 2003. One of our users (Assistant) updates calendar of other user (Director), or the Director updates his calendar himself. The problem is that delays before ...
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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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Exchange 2003 > 2010 Migration

I have an Exchange migration in progress at the moment. A few users are on Exchange 2010 and most of them are still on 2003. Now, the issue is that things like calendars can't be viewed across 2003 ...
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Exchange Server 2003 Drive Error

My exchange box went offline this AM. The logs show The device, \Device\Harddisk1, has a bad block. I tried running chkdsk D: /x /r but that didn't help either. I went to the Exchange ...
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Exchange Public Folders Recipient Policies

I am setting up Recipient Policies that delete emails after a set amount of days for all email accounts on my Exchange 2003 email Server. I also have a Public Folder which contains emails to a ...
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Exchange 2003 - The Case of the Disappearing Message

We run a single Exchange 2003 Standard server. On two separate occasions we have had the following happen, both times with the same sender and recipients. A user with an an email address in domain A ...
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Delivery Status Notification (Relay) in Exchange Server 2007 with original email attachment

I have recently setup Exhchange Server 2007. The server is smarthosting outgoing messages. Users have 'request delivery receipt' on by default for their 'auditing' purposes in Outlook. They would ...
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Determine creator of mail item in Exchange 2003 public folder

We have several users using a shared account and when messages in that account's in box have been processed they are drag and dropped into a public folder. Is there a way to determine who dropped a ...
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Exchange 2003 SMTP SSL and various email clients

This Exchange 2003 server sits behind a firewall with a virtual SMTP server listening on port 465 and attached an SSL certificate from Comodo to the virtual server. However, when trying to send from ...
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Allow OWA access without allowing logon rights to all servers in domain

I've created a user for a consultant, and configured his account so that it's only allowed to log on to specific servers via the user's properties in the AD Users & Comps tool. I've included all ...