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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How to add an email forwarding in Exchange 2003

In our company, some people want that all their emails are forwarded to an external email address (like gmail, for example). How is it possible to set this up in Exchange 2003 ?
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How do you detect a spambot on your network?

I help manage a small network of about 40 computers. We are running an Exchange 2003 mail server. What is the best way to find which machine is infected by a spambot? I've tried installing anti-virus ...
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rpc over https certificate error

I have built my own Windows Server 2003 with Exchange 2003 and IIS 6.0 Now I have used selfssl to make my own certificate. OWA works fine. I have noticed that rpc over https won't work not I have ...
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ADUC Exchange tabs - Windows 7 & Exchange 2003

I have the admin tools install on a Win 7 64 bit machine but would like to see the Exchange tabs in ADUC. Googling shows this is a popular request and the most common solution (and the only one which ...
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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 Granted it's running on some old firmware and the Energize updates are quite outdated.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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Exchange mailboxes are reaching their limit what can I do?

I have an exchange server which has mailboxes that are over 68GB, I understand that the maximum size of mailboxes is only 75GB which we expect to pass in the very near future. What can I do about ...
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Exchange 2003 - how to route ALL mail (including internal) via an external SMTP gateway? (Or, domain/mail server migration for the masses.)

Short version: Is there a way to have Exchange route all email, including internal AD users that would normally be routed directly, through an external gateway? (SMTP, probably a "Smart Host" in ...
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trying to send an automatic email to the sender if the mailbox is hidden from exchange address list

I have this situation: When an employee finishes his work in my company, we archive his mailbox, back it up, we move his AD account to a "Disabled Users" OU and mark to hide his address from the ...
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Test Restore of Exchange DBs with the MS-Exchange plugin of NetBackup 6

At my company The MS-Exchange plug-in is used to Backup our Exchange 2003 Information Store (Storage Group), and its Logs and Stores in the Information Store (Please do try to correct my terminology). ...
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SMTP traffic timing out on my server [closed]

My mail server is not getting or processing incoming e-mails. I recently changed my MX record to point to a different router on my network. I opened port 25 on the router and pointed it to my mail ...
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What is your experience with Google Apps Premier edition?

I am heavily considering moving my company's messaging system (back-end) to the cloud. Namely to google apps. It is a lawyer company with around 30 employees. We have a Small Business Server 2003 and ...
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Sending from alternative addresses in Exchange

One of the most frequent requests I get from users with Exchange, is to be able to send from one of their alternative email addresses, that is one of the addreses there account is configured with in ...
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Recommendations for handling Directory Harvesting spam on Exchange 2003

Our Exchange server is getting slammed with anywhere between 450,000 and 700,000 spam messages per day. We receive about 1700 legitimate messages in the same time frame. Roughly 75% of the spam is ...
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Single email Stuck in Backend Exchange Queue

I have an outgoing message that has and is stuck in a queue on my backend mail server. The queue is: Internet Mail SMTP Connector (MY_FRONT_END_SERVER_NAME)-524350ff... It is in state retry with ...
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Migrating Mailstore from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2010 in a new domain

Proposed project ahead, and a whole lot of documentation and options out there, so I was looking for opinions or advice. I'm creating a brand new domain and installing Exchange 2010 in the ...
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Create Exchange 2003 server side rule without logging in as user

I need to set up server side rules (auto-replies for users who have left etc), and having to login as each user and open Outlook is a serious PITA. Also any time that I have to create any rules for ...
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Emails to multiple recipients get delivered multiple times per user

One of our clients has been having problems where whenever an external email has multiple recipients on their domain, each recipients receives it a matching number of times (see below). This only ...
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Restoring from BackUp Exec to 2003 Recovery Storage Group

We seem to have some issue with recovering Exchange 2003 data via BackUp Exec 12.5 to Recovery Storage Group. We have set-up a dial-tone Exchange database, and now trying to restore latest backup to ...
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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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Clarifying terminology: MAPI vs RPC/HTTPS vs Outlook Anywhere

Will someone correct or verify my understanding of the following terms: MAPI (sometimes referred to as TCP) The on-the-wire RPC protocol format that Outlook uses with Exchange server. The client ...
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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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Changing Windows Domain UserName

i have a small network thats managed by a windows server 2003 box with active directory and microsoft exchange. I want to rename my username but want to know if anything is going to be affected by it. ...
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How do I delete a public store in Exchange 2003?

We were looking at a possible way to organize public folders and created a public store for a specific segment of our organization. It turns out that the idea did not work the way we wanted it to so ...
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Exchange server not serving mobile devices - how to troubleshoot?

Our exchange server has suddenly stopped serving mobile devices. Attempts to connect result in our ActiveSync server returning HTTP 500. It is serving outlook clients fine. Our server is Windows ...
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Hotmail Senders receiving NDR : “550-Please turn on SMTP Authentication in your mail client…”

Recently, senders from Hotmail have begun to get the following NDR when trying to e-mail our domain. EDIT : Full NDR Message Action: failed Status: 5.5.0 Diagnostic-Code: smtp;550-Please turn on ...
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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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Can you access a mailbox during a mailbox move from 2003 to 2010?

When using the Local Move Request within Exchange 2010 to move a mailbox from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2010, can the user still access their mailbox on either server? If not, does temporarily ...
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Offline Address Book not updating for 1 user after adding Exchange 2010 to our environment

I've spent the better part of this morning wrestling with this one, so I'm sharing it in case others in my situation experience the same problem. We are currently in an Exchange 2003/Exchange 2010 ...
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Exchange 2003 calendar's “far” future is blank when scheduling

If a user tries to schedule a meeting in the "far" future, where ""far" future" seems to mean "seven or more weeks into the future", no existing meetings show up, and resources (at least) frequently ...
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Running ASP.NET Website and Exchange Server on same machine?

At the moment I only have one machine available to me that is already hosting Exchange Server 2003 on it. I am going to be developing an ASP.NET website (possibly using MVC framework) which is going ...
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Migrating Exchange Server 2003 Enterprise Edition from old hardware to new hardware

Currently running Exchange Server 2003 Enterprise Edition on an HP 380 server, we would like to migrate to a new Dell 2950. Do I have to install from scratch or do I have a choice? I also need an ...