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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Good & free Exchange spam filter [closed]

Do you know a good (and free, if possible) Microsoft Exchange 2003 spam filter?
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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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Getting Exchange to do DKIM

Having read Jeff's blog post about Email and DKIM, I'm thinking it might be good to DKIM all mail coming out of our Exchange 2003 servers. Whats a good way of going about that?
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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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Setting up two Exchange servers to receive mail on their old domains while sending and receiving using the same new domain

The scene: A merger of two companies. One running Exchange 2010, the other Exchange 2003, both having Active Directory Schemas at Server 2003, SP 2. Short term goal: Establish a trust between both ...
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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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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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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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What to do with user mailboxes in Exchange 2003 after they leave organization?

Over the ages we've accumulated mailboxes of users who have since left the company. Due to concerns at the time (they have important stuff in the mailboxes, we need to get to it) the SOP was to leave ...
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Put Outlook rules into Exchange

Almost embarrassed to ask as I am sure it is very simple... How do I make Outlook message rules be server based rather than client, so that they will work on web access, Smartphone etc... Using ...
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RPC over HTTP Exchange 2003

I have an Exchange 2003 deployment and cannot get rpc over http to work. I have followed all of the mirosoft docs but it is not working. I can see the traffic coming in over the firewall. However ...
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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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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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optimum configuration for AD and exchange 2010

We are a small business (~100 emp) with a creaking server running AD, Exchange 2003 and more. We need to upgrade the hardware and it has been proposed to put Win Svr Std 2008 on one new server with AD ...
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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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Tracing Emails that 'Never Arrived' with Outlook/Exchange 2003

If someone claims they never got an email, what can I do track it from the point of Exchange through their mailbox. There is the message tracking center on the Exchange 2003 server, how much does ...
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Is there an RFC or standard for “Envelope Journaling”?

Is there a formal standard defined for Envelope Journaling (or BCC journaling)? I'm a software developer, and want to make sure I implement the journaling consumer correctly. My model for reference ...
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Handling name changes in active directory/exchange

What is the correct procedure for changing someone's name and email address in an active directory 2003 with exchange environment? For example when staff marries and their surname changes. Both our ...
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How to get around Outlook/Exchange's Rules and Alerts 32KB limit?

I use Outlook's Rules and Alerts facility to automatically file my emails. I find it a great time saver. However, I've recently been unable to add further rules - Outlook suggests that there is ...
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How to turn out off office on using Exchange

I have 3 users that are useless and have forgotten to turn out off office on, I don't want to reset their passwords and use Outlook and would like to know how to use Microsoft Exchange 2007 to turn it ...
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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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Building a New Active Directory and moving from Old Domain

I am in the midst of building a new Active Directory 2008 Domain. My organization is currently running on a AD2000 and the decision has been made to build a new AD instead of migrate our current AD to ...
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Spam received to mystery “users” email group

This morning, our entire company received a spam message sent to users@ourdomain.on.ca, where ourdomain.on.ca is our actual domain. There is a distinguished name that this could correspond to: ...
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Delete Emails older than X days in Exchange 2003

How can I delete emails for a specific email account older than X days in Exchange 2003 from the server? I would like to do this from the server, not from the outlook client.
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Force outlook to refresh/update calender more often?

I work as a sys-admin at a lawyer office. They have a lot of meetings and their schedule is very important to them. Outlook 2007 does a fine job. The server is Windows Server 2003 running Exchange ...
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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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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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Is there any way to recover a 2003 Exchange database without the domain controller?

I have access to the Exchange Server but the domain controller RAID card died and the restored backup causes the new server to reboot without even a blue screen. I have rebuilt a new domain controller ...
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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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OWA not working from outside the network

I have an Exchange server behind an ISA 2004 server and from inside the network, it's possible to access Outlook Web Access. I have published the server but from outside the network I'm not even ...
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Sharing Calendars across exchange servers

I am trying to share (with full permissions) calendars across two different exchange servers in two locations. So here is the setup: 1 x Exchange 2007 (location 1) 1 x Exchange 2003 (location 2) ...
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Best Raid 10 stripe size of Exchange 2003 Data Stores and Transaction Logs?

How do I determine the optimal stripe size for RAID 10 for mail stores and the transaction logs for Exchange 2003? I am planning to have 2 RAID 10 arrays for my exchange setup. For the data store, ...
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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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Exchange Server 2003 Defrag Timing

I see from posts here that the Exchange DB defrag will not start with the NT Backup running. What I want to know is if it will start while the Backup is in the Verify phase? I want to push back the ...
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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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Scripted forwarding for Outlook 2003

We have a staff member in sales who has gone onto a 4 day week (getting ready for retirement), so each Thursday afternoon her email needs to be forwarded to another user and each Friday afternoon it ...
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OWA 2003, can't save *.fr3 attachments

I have a client who uses an application that uses *.fr3 files, which as far as I am aware are nothing more than binary files in a proprietary format. Those files are periodically emailed from the ...
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Outlook 2010 “Cannot open this item” on Windows 7 64-bit

I have to admit this has stumped me... User's Workstation Outlook 2010 (32-bit) w/ Cached Exchange Mode enabled Windows 7 Pro (64-bit) Email account is on Exchange 2003 Problem The user is ...
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Push contacts to exchange users

I'm using Exchange 2003, Outlook 2007/2003. Is there a way to push a set of contacts to users? I would prefer to not use the GAL and I really don't want to send csv files for them to import. Any ...
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Multiple Outlook users on a Single PST file?

I am guessing the answer is no, but can multiple outlook users use the same PST file at the same time from a file server? The idea being to get some old stuff off of the Exchange server that a couple ...
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Can't receive email from certain domains with Exchange 2003.

I have recently ran into a problem with my Exchange 2003 server. I can not receive emails from certain domains. There is only 2 domain names in particular (only one user from each domain has tried ...
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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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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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Exchange 2003 - Where to set Sender name?

Currently, people receive my mails from "Peter Pan <peter.pan@neverland.com>". I would like to change the sender name, say "Peter Pan (Neverland) <peter.pan@neverland.com>". I tried ...
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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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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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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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Changing HELO name in Exchange 2003

When I telnet to my mail server on port 25, I get the following: 220 myownmaiil.com My question is, how do I correct the spelling mistake in the mail? My mail server is Exchange 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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New mailboxes on exchange server are created with the wrong domain

In my organization, we have a corporate domain (company.com) and child domains (sub.company.com). Our child domains have their own exchange servers. This server happens to be Exchange 2003. One of ...