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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Migrate Exchange 2003 Mailboxes to Exchange 2010 on Different Domain

We are currently operating two different Windows Server 2003 domains at two different sites. The sites are connected by a VPN and there are trusts in place between the domains. In each domain is an ...
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Sync Exchange mailbox with MySQL database?

I am building a small web portal for my staff which includes a task/meeting scheduler built in php with mysql backend. We also use Exchange 2003, users have OWA and mainly use that for scheduling. ...
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Exchange routing change advice

I need some tips advice how to configure Exchange 2003 so that: Internal users users@domain.com send an email to any@servername All emails directed at @servername will be routed to another (local ...
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Exchange 2003 SP2 event 9646 since deploy of Outlook 2010 with Windows 7

I have spent lot of time googling around to find an explainatory answer to my doubts but nothing... I have a Exchange 2003 SP2 on a Windows 2003 Domain. Most of clients have Outlook 2003. Now.. I ...
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How does Outlook 2003 autodetect Exchange 2003 settings?

I know that Exchange 2007 has that cool new Autodiscover feature, but currently, whenever a new user logs on to the domain for the first time, their Outlook gets automatically configured with the ...
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Error: Mailaddress already exists in Organisation

I have two Domain Controllers for one domain and need to transfer an smtp-address from one user to another. I deleted the mailaddress from the first and when trying to add it to the second user, I get ...
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CEO Needs Two Exchange Mailboxes

Our CEO has requested a second mailbox for his personal email. His primary mailbox is visible to his assistant but he belongs to an external organization that requires that only he can see email ...
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Force Outlook 2007/2010 to use IP Address for Exchange Server instead of host name

Background My VPN connection does not have its own Network adapter as a result all DNS queries are sent down my Internet connection. My VPN connection works fine handling requests to a specific IP ...
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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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Restoring mailbox from an old copy of priv1.edb and priv1.stm files

Technical Info: Exchange Server 2003 in a mixed AD 2003/2008 environment on a Windows Server 2003 Standard 32-bit computer. Background: We recently changed backup solutions. Of course, just before we ...
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Exchange 2003 database size warning inconsistency?

I just took a look at my event log and saw eventid 9688 warning me that the database is 47gb out of 50gb big. Right below it is a eventid 1221 telling me that I have around 6gb free after the online ...
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Event ID 494 - Database recovery failed with error -1216 because it encountered references to a database

Setup is SBS 2003 all patched up fine. This morning i find i can not log onto OWA (503 Service Unreliable). A little trouble shooting and i see i can not mount the Mailbox store. Poking aroundin Event ...
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Address list in Outlook isn't syncing up with Exchange 2003

As of recent I decided to open up active directory and clean up things a bit. i.e. removing contacts, users, and specific groups that are no longer used within the organization. After doing so I ...
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Purge command greyed out in exchange system manager

Today I wanted to delete one of our mailboxes, so first in the AD I deleted the user's mailbox. Then when I try to purge the mailbox in ESM something goes wrong because the Purge and Reconnect options ...
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Exchange User unable to receive SOME internal mail

One of our Users is having a strange issue, before explaining the issue I should clarify that our user Exchange server is collecting mail using a POP3 connector. (not sure if it's relevant) The user ...
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Barracuda tagging email with 'date grossly in the future.'

I have a Barracuda 300. Granted it's running on some old firmware and the Energize updates are quite outdated. I'd like to update them, but, not my financial decision to do so. Starting around the ...
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Create Email Alias for Public Calendar in Exchange 2003

We've recently re-created a public calendar on our Exchange Server 2003 after our previous instance of exchange crashed. We call the calendar DevTeam since its for our development team to post public ...
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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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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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Change Outgoing SMTP port in Exchange 2003 with a slight twist

I feel like I should know this, but its been a long week already. I have a customer with an SBS Exchange server on their LAN. They currently have their MX going to Postini, who is then delivering the ...
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how can I set up a exchange server at smb.local

I have two VM, one is exchange server, and the other is client with outlook installed. I can view the exchange server at http://192.168.1.2/exchange at the client vm, and I want to set up a smtp ...
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How do I track the source of spam in exchange server 2003

One of my users received a spam message from his internal exchange server on an SBS 2003 machine. The message apparently orginated from an unknown user from his own domain. (i.e. Chris@abc.com ...
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Exchange 2003 resource scheduling with mixed client versions

We run Exchange 2003, but have a mix of Outlook 2003/2007/2010 in the environment. We have three rooms that need to be configured as resources. Some observations we've made with resource scheduling/...
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Exchange 2003 OWA one user cannot view invites

Environment: Single exchange 2003 box, running on server 2k3. latest service packs applied. all but latest round of patches applied. Symptom: A single user cannot view any meeting invite via IMAP/...
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Exchange - Memory Pages per Second Bursting

I just started monitoring an Exchange server (SBS 2003) using Zabbix yesterday, and during the night I received several alerts for the Memory Pages per Second indicator acting bursty and jerky: ...
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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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Can't login with name@domain.com // Outlook 2010 and RPC/HTTP to Exchange 2003

I have a customer who is using Outlook 2010/Windows 7 against an Exchange 2003 server. The application is a on a laptop, remains out of the office and Outlook is configured to use RPC/HTTP. I'm ...
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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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Spaces get replace with plus signs in subject and body of email

We have a emailing list we send out to set of subscribers which have the option of unsubscribing. The method used for unsubscribing involves a reply from the unsubscriber where mailing program looks ...
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ActiveSync is not working with Exchange 2003 / Win Server 2003

Trying to sync android / iOS devices and I'm getting "connection to server failed". On the iPhone the credentials get verified but when I try to get mail I get the above error. Next thing I did was ...
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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 me,...
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Exchange Migration without co-existence?

Is it possible to migrate Exchange 2003 content from an old domain "sub.olddomain.local" to Exchange 2010 in a new domain "domain.local" without losing information, if I want to do a clean install of ...
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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 RPC-over-...
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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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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 restricted@sender....
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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 ...