Exchange Server 2007 is the version of Microsoft Exchange released in December 2006. It replaced Exchange Server 2003 and was replaced by Exchange Server 2010. Exchange Server is the email server product developed by Microsoft, and (most notably), integrates calendaring and contact management ...

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How to inspect remote SMTP server's TLS certificate?

We have an Exchange 2007 server running on Windows Server 2008. Our client uses another vendor's mail server. Their security policies require us to use enforced TLS. This was working fine until ...
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Need to add a “Wait” command to a Powershell script

Here is my current code: Write-output “ENTER THE FOLLOWING DETAILS - When Creating Multiple New Accounts Go to EMC hit F5(refresh) and make sure previous new account is listed before ...
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Exchange 2007 Client for Linux

Has anyone had success with a working Exchange 2007 client for Linux? I'm not looking for an IMAP client or anything of the sort...there's plenty of them around, but a client that actually supports ...
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Are there any pitfalls to DKIM?

We are considering implementing DKIM, the pros seem pretty obvious. Are there any cons? I know this is a bit vague and possibly subjective so I will accept what seems to me to be the most complete ...
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What's the best / easiest way to combine two mailboxes on Exchange 2007?

I've found this and this, but they both seem targeted toward much more complex cases than what I'm trying to do, and I just want to make sure I'm not missing some better approach. Here's the ...
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Properly remove Exchange after migrating to Google Apps? Or leave it?

I've replaced Exchange 2007 with Google Apps, but now am facing the obtuse Exchange removal process. It seems that I need to go in and tear everything out manually (to uninstall I have to first remove ...
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Outlook 2007 Infinite Folder Nesting

There's a user on our exchange who moved a subfolder of his inbox into a subfolder beneath that, and now an infinitely nested folder loop has been created (see screenshot). This is prevalent on ...
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Are there any options for implementing disposable addresses on Exchange 2007?

Gmail allows you to use something frequently referred to as plus addressing or sub-addressing. Can Exchange 2007 be configured to do something like this? Or are there any 3rd party applications that ...
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Server 2008 services disabled on reboot

So customer calls up saying exchange isn't working, and when he remoted in he could see all the services disabled. All the exchange services, IIS, update, plus a bunch of others were all set to ...
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Outlook 2003 (with Exchange 2007) error: You cannot respond to a meeting without an Organizer

The company recently upgraded to Exchange 2007. Since the upgrade users who are still on Outlook 2003 (SP3) get the following error for some meeting requests: You cannot respond to a meeting ...
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Email automatically deleted after few minutes in Outlook

I have a user here, our CEO, that can't keep his incoming email more than 3-4 minutes in his inbox. He is able to get the email, we see the popup confirming the email has been received but suddently, ...
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Exchange Server 2007 Setup

I'm working on a upgrade to Exchange 2007 and I wanted to get some advise on hardware choices. We currently have an Exchange 2003 STD server with 400 users split between 6 AD Sites, that is housed on ...
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Active Directory Users - All Attributes Suddenly Blank

We had an instance yesterday where approximately 130 of our well over 5,000 user objects suddenly became corrupted. Every attribute you can possible set with the exception of sAMAccountName and cn ...
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Exchange 2007 Cipher Suite Order

I'm experiencing issues receiving TLS encrypted e-mail from a specific domain. We entered into an agreement to use a 256-bit cipher and apparently our Exchange 2007 server on Windows Server 2003 ...
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Exchange Server vs. IMAP

I've been using a hosted exchange server environment (dslExtreme) for years. Originally, I used it w/ Outlook, but now that I have a Mac, I use Entourage. I also use my iPhone to connect to my ES ...
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How do you back up Exchange 2007 on Windows Server 2008?

There is a well known deficiency in the Windows Server 2008 backup utility that does not allow you to easily back up Exchange 2007, the way you could with NtBackup in 2k3. The Exchange team promised ...
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Bizarre Exchange issue; cannot send to external addresses, from all but ONE user

I have a small Exchange environment, 10 PCs running Outlook 2007, 3 Droid phones, 2 iPhones and a couple Ipod touches. I came in this morning to the realization that external recipients are not ...
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MS Exchange — running code against outbound email

I would like to know if using MS Exchange there is a way to run code against outbound emails. The code would need to trigger on emails sent to a specific domain, connect to a database, check for an ...
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Removing emails from all mailboxes with certain text in subject

So, we had an errant program kick off about 15,000 emails to our users. I have our spam filters now blocking these on the edge until that gets resolved, but now I would like to clean our our users' ...
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PowerShell script to find meeting requests in Exchange mailbox and accept them

Is it possible to create a PowerShell script that will go into a mailbox (specifically for a meeting room), find all it's meeting requests and accept them? We've implemented a new mechanism in our ...
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Server does not support secure connections

Out of the blue suddenly all outgoing email messages are delayed since yesterday. Exchange generates a warning email stating that delevery is delayed. Troubleshooting the Exchange message queue ...
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Benefits of Lotus Notes over Exchange

Speaking big picture, what are the benefits of Lotus Notes over exchange. Is exchange meant for smaller companies who don't want to spend a lot of time maintaining their systems... but not as ...
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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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Thousands of .log files in Exchange 2007 Server folder

I'm a bit of an Exchange admin noob so I don't know if this is normal, but on our Exchange 2007 server under C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\Mailbox\First Storage Group\ there are 30,000 ...
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Spam addressed to a sender but received by everyone else

Spam's been getting through Postini lately that's addressed to a recipient (bob@example.com) in the To: field and in the headers. While this isn't that strange -- we've had spam get through before -- ...
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Exchange Certificates Don't Match Up

Ok, so I have two subdomains going to my Exchange box at work (Exchange 2007 on Server 2008). The internal subdomain is exchange.company.com and the outside domain is webmail.company.com. Our AD ...
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Recovering emails from a dead exchange database

We recently had an outage on our DC - one disk out of a 4 disk raid array failed and it ran in degraded mode for about 3 weeks before we were able to replace the disk. By the last day before it got ...
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SID changed on exchange, trust is broken between AD and exchange

I V2V a Hyper-V guest in production running Exchange 2007 to ESXi 4.1 last night. Today I discovered that while the exchange works, I am not able to add new organizations and mailboxes to it. Been ...
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Defragment an Exchange Volume

The Scenario: I use a dedicated volume (RAID volume) to store all of my data for my Exchange 2007 server. Today, out of curiosity, I decided to check up on how fragmented the files on this data ...
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What are the minimum permissions to grant an Exchange 2007 admin to perform specific mailbox management tasks?

I would like to allow someone else to administer user accounts and mailboxes (add users, reset passwords, disable accounts) on an Exchange 2007 server. Obviously, they should not be able to disable ...
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How do I change my OWA server's URL?

I need to change the URL that my OWA server uses from https://owa.domain.com to https://mail.newdomain.com. Can I change the URL even though the server still resides in the original domain.com Active ...
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Move to new Exchange Organisation

I have a client with an existing Exchange 2007 organisation with approximately 200 users, all with reasonable size mailboxes. They wish to move to a new Exchange organisation in a completely new AD ...
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Exchange 2007 New SSL Certificate Breaks Iphone access

I recently had to acquire a new CA cert for my Exchange 2007 server for OWA and Outlook Anywhere (RPC over HTTPS). Since then, all Iphone access to Exchange accounts has broken. I have tried ...
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Microsoft Exchange 2007 & Windows Firewall

I have been tasked with deploying Windows Firewall on our servers as an added measure of security. The more I investigate the ports in use on an Exchange server, the more I realize that this is a very ...
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How can I search Microsoft Exchange?

I have a Microsoft Exchange server 2007 running on Windows 2003 R2. I need to search everyone's emails for legal discovery purposes. I'd like to do this in some centralized fashion with ...
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Outlook Prompting for password from Exchange server in domain environment

We are running exchange 2007 in a domain environment. We have mostly outlook 2003 clients, but in process of upgrading to outlook 07 over the next couple of weeks. Some users (both 03 & 07) are ...
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Exchange Server 2007 SP3, any caveats?

As per subject: can it be considered "safe" to apply this new service pack to live, production Exchange Server 2007 environments? Did anyone already roll it out? How did things go?
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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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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 2007 server-side trigger to call web service on meeting request update/deletion

I'd appreciate if somebody could help me with the following. When an Exchange 2007 meeting request is updated/deleted, I'd like to call a web service. Is it possible to set up a server-side trigger ...
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Mapi session exceeds maximum count of type objtMessage

one client (it's allways the same client) has often problems with mapi sessions killed by the exchange server. The Application Eventlog on the exchange logs eventid 9646 with source MSExchangeIS: ...
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Exchange 2007 Standard Edition

We Have : Exchange 2007 Standard Edition IBM System X3650 2 x Intel Xeon 5430 2.66 GHz Version 8.1 Build 240.6 Mailbox, Hub Transport, Client Access Role Installed on One Box Total Number of ...
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Exchange 2007 - One server set-up

I'm trying to set up Exchange 2007 with just one server (not the Transport + Hub configuration, just a Hub). I installed the server with the Hub Role, and it's not accepting SMTP. I changed SMTP so ...
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Exchange DEAD! Server recovered but no users can log in

Yesterday we had a hardware failure and brought our exchange server down. The hardware was repaired and the server was brought back up. Windows server 2008 did the disk check upon bootup and ...
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Estimating server capacity for Exchange 2007?

I need a new server for exchange 2007, it'll have about 70 mailboxes. We prefer Dell (all our servers are Dell). How can I tell what kind of specs the server will require?
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How do I make an Exchange 2007 distribution list accept external emails?

We've created the list and verified that it works for emails sent to the list from within the organization. But emails sent from outside addresses are ignored with no NDR. I'm guessing this is ...
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When to run eseutil /d on Exchange 2007 databases?

I know how to perform an offline defragmentation - I am just curious as to what criteria the community uses as to when to run an offline defrag. Boss saw a few dbs with about 30% whitespace and now ...
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How can we remove Exchange 2007 roles without a DC available?

How can we remove Exchange 2007 without contacting a DC? We need to remove the roles because we want to re-utilize the server. Our domain structure has changed and no DC exists any longer for that ...
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Exchange 2007 OWA - Can log in, but no graphics / broken images

We have an OWA server that we need to setup on Exchange 2007 SP1 on Server 2008. OWA is enabled under client access. I am able to get to the OWA web site, login, and authenticate. However, all of the ...
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Renaming administrator name in Windows Server 2003

I know some folks out there recommend not to rename the built-in administrator in Windows Server 2003. Instead, create another admin account with the same privileges and disable the built-in ...