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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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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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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Is there an open source email client that will work with Exchange 2007?

Recently I've been playing around with Ubuntu 9.04 on one of my work systems. The only real bump in the road that keeps it from being being used as my main workstation is that I cannot find a ...
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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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Backup Solutions for Exchange 2007

What Backup solutions do people use for Exchange 2007? In particular i'm interested in those that allow a mailbox level backup, so that individual mailboxes can be restored.
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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 scenario:...
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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 isn'...
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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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Outlook 2010 Warning About Old Cert that No-longer Exists on Exchange 2007 server

We've recently made a change to the Internal URLs of many of our Exchange Virtual Directories. Following that change, we're seeing end-users report errors from Outlook stating that the certificate ...
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EWS: Check if Calendar Appointment IsCancelled

I am attempting to query EWS with VB.Net, and I can retrieve most of the attributes for an appointment that I want however when I am attempting to retrieve the IsCancelled attribute the following ...
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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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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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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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Recovering OST file without profile

We have a Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 and offer this solution to many customers. Recently, a customer had his personal Exchange server crash (which is what made him our customer). He called some ...
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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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Exchange server can't receive from AOL; MapiExceptionNamedPropsQuotaExceeded

We have Microsoft Standard Exchange 2007. Sometime recently we have suddenly lost the ability to receive emails from AOL. As far as I can tell, we are receiving all other email normally. The only ...
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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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Setting the secure flag on cookies from Outlook Web Access

I'm running Exchange 2007 SP3 which is exposing outlook web access over only HTTPS. However the server delivers the sessionid cookie without the secure flag set. Even though I don't have port 80 open, ...
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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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Transitioning from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2007. How will my servers coexist?

I have an ailing Exchange 2003 server on my domain that I am replacing with Exchange 2007 running on a brand new Server 2008 box. I've read the TechNet articles about the difference between an ...
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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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How to Setup Exchange Server 2007 SP3 in a Hyper-V 2012 Private Switch Test Environment?

What we want to do I want to setup a private virtual lab on my hyper-v host (HOST). We currently run Exchange Server 2007 SP3 on our email server and plan to upgrade it to Exchange Server 2013. My ...
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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: ...