The main feature of Microsoft Exchange is delivery of email messages, however it has many other features such as calendaring, contact lists and to-do lists.

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Which SSL certificate would I need for external AND internal domain names?

This is a school-network. Official (outside reachable domain name) is bgschwechat.ac.at (www.bgschwechat..., mail.bgschwechat... and ftp.bgschwechat..) Internally the windows domain is named ...
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Outlook 2007/2010 color categories and Exchange

I haven't found a clear answer on this yet. When I configure a color category in my Outlook 2007 or 2010 client -- say I configure the color red to be "Important Emails" -- does that affect all other ...
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Exchange Server Contact Categories - How to Remove/Update All

I've been tasked with cleaning up our companies contact database sitting on our Exchange Server 2003. The rub is this database of contacts has been neglected for the past couple of years and is now a ...
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Exchange 2013 IPBlockListProvider blocking some (but not all) matched IPs

I have configured our Exchange 2013 Edge Transport server to utilize several IPBlockListProviders including Spamhaus. While they work great most of the time, there are still some emails which despite ...
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Allow only certain senders to an email address with Exchange?

I am going to create a helpdesk email for a department, i.e. QChelpdesk@example.com and they are interested in only allowing particular users to be able to send to it. I know that I can limit the ...
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Is there any outlook.exe /resetfolders equivalent that can be executed against all Exchange mailboxes?

Outlook can "Restore missing folders for the default delivery location" if ran with a switch "outlook.exe /resetfolders". This is good for just one or two mailboxes. What can I do if I need to do this ...
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Does new-mailboxrepairrequest have all the features of Isinteg -alltests?

I am used to using Isinteg -alltests to fix database issues. Now in 2010 SP1 I need to use a new command, of which only 4 tests available in New-MailboxRepairRequest: New-MailboxRepairRequest ...
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Exchange mailbox size larger on Server than on Client

I think this is an Exchange 2003 problem, not an Outlook 2007 problem so I am asking it here instead of on SuperUser. When I look at the folder size of my mailbox the Local Data tab shows 4099KB for ...
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Outlook error “there was no endpoint listening at net.pipe://localhost/…”

A number of our users (with differing versions of MS Outlook and in different locations) are occasionally receiving an error message (screenshot attached): There was no endpoint listening at ...
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How are display names determined for mail that comes from outside Exchange?

I've found lots of articles explaining how Exchange gets display names out of LDAP, etc., but not a lot about what it does when mail isn't coming from within the Exchange environment. When we've sent ...
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determine Exchange 2013 role via a cmdlet

Is it possible to get the role (mailbox, CAS,...) configured in Exchange 2013 with a cmdlet for example ? If no , is there any other way (other than asking the admin) ? Thx.
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Configure exchange 2013 for intranet messages

(this a theorical question to better undestand exchange roles) I have to setup an intranet mail box for my company. It don't have to be accessible from internet or be able to communicate with ...
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Exchange 2013 OWA: Always download remote content from domain/sender

We are using Exchange 2013 for multi-tenant email hosting and I am trying to create a policy that will always show remote content from a specific sender domain (or single sender is fine too) in OWA. ...
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Is is possible to have an Admin account manage both Exchange 2013 (on prem) and Office 365?

We are in hybrid mode and a few people are asking me to create an additional account for them so they can administer O365 and use a different account for on prem exchange. After troubleshooting on my ...
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Exchange 2013 Mailbox rights - how to prevent emails from being deleted

I have a mailbox I would like to prevent users from deleting mails in, it is a shared mailbox on exchange 2013. At one stage the mailbox was converted from a shared folder to a shared mailbox, but ...
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powershell exchange 2013 get-mailbox command

The get-mailbox command does not work on powershell exchange 2013. Does anyone know a replacement command? I need to copy mail from a certain time period from one user to another. Thanks
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How to get a list of all Distribution Lists and their Members in Exchange 2007?

I'm looking to get a list of all Distribution Lists in Exchange along with their members? Is this possible using any built-in Exchange tools? Powershell? Third party tools?
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SMTP service detection

I have some basic questions regarding SMTP connections, particularly for Postfix but would appreciate advice for MS Exchange too: When a single relay for a given remote domain becomes unavailable, ...
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Exchange 2003 restrict anonymous smtp access only

On exchange 2003 I want to listen for smtp on port 25 only so that * anonymous login is only allowed from certain internal IPs * authenticated login is allowed from everywhere I can't see how to do ...
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On-premise Exchange 2013 clients' folder views jump to the top when changing categories

We have found an issue with Exchange 2013, where working in online mode in an Outlook 2013 client with cached mode disabled, and sorted by category, if a user assigns a category to a message, or does ...
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Restore Exchange 2003 database to disk on a server not running Exchange

I need to restore an Exchange 2003 database to disk on a server that is not running Microsoft Exchange, would that be possible? or would Backup Exec only restore to a server running Exchange? If it ...
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Exchange don't send email to second MX

I have a Exchange Server 2010. When sending email to particular domain, Exchange always get 4.3.1 error from the primary MX host. My expectation is Exchange will fallback by sending it to secondary ...
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How can I remove 'Administrator' FullAccess from all mailboxes in one hit?

I want to delete Administrator FullAccess permission from all mailboxes in one hit. Is it possible to do it with PowerShell in Exchange Management Shell?
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Exchange Information Store keeps restarting event ID 7024

My problem is as mentioned above that the exchange information store keeps restarting. I am running Exchange 2010 SP2 on 2008 R2 as a VM The event log shows the following entry realted to this: ...
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Second email domain records, stop primary domain email from working after DNS propagation

I have an exchange 2010 server with a public IP address. I recently added a second Accepted Domain to this, tested internally and it worked fine. I then went to the Hosts control panel and added the ...
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Global Address Book Has Different Entries from Earlier

We have an Exchange 2013 server running, and it appears as though earlier today, everyone from AD was showing up in the GAL (All new users). Now, there are only about half of those users, plus users ...
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Random emails not in Outlook but in OWA Outlook 2010 Exchange 2010

I have a single Exchange Server 2010 SP2 RU6 with about 50 mailboxes that is running in single site/domain without any major concerns. Nearly all clients are Windows 7 running Outlook 2010 ...
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Prevent Exchange blacklisted with 2nd IP?

" As a side note. You could put a server on 2nd IP and have your main gateway different ip. This will prevent your server from getting blacklisted occasionally since only legitimate emails will come ...
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Unable to resolve ip forwarders on DNS windows server 2008 r2

I'm trying to build a mail system using exchange server 2010. At that time, only mail can send from outside to inside via a TMG firewall. Any email from local to the Internet were not able to send. So ...
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Exchange 2013 - New Archive Database

Some of my Exchange 2013 accounts have a giant mailbox, and Outlook runs very SLOW, I want to create a separate Archive Mailbox. I think the best practice to do this is to create a new Exchange ...
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Can I add a Distribution List as a member to another Distribution List?

I'd like to add some distribution lists as members of a different distribution list to make things easier. Is this possible? If so, can somebody tell me how to set this up? Thanks in advance.
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How to deal with the extremely big *.ost files in a Terminal Server environment which is running out of space

Our Terminal Server is running out of hard disk space, and the major files which occupy most of the space are *.ost files of the Outook, which come form the users which use the Terminal Server all the ...
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Moderate email without notifying sender Office365

I know i can forward emails for approval, can this be transparent so if rejected the sender is not notify'd? Unorthodox request I know, strange business requirement.
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HTTP to HTTPS redirect with Exchange 2013 OWA

I'm trying to set up an automatic redirect from http://webmail.domain.com to https://webmail.domain.com/owa of our Exchange Server 2013 CU1 using the IIS interface. The old trick to just redirect the ...
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Moving from WHM to Office 365 for mail

I have signed up for Office 365 and have set it up to use my current domain - I have verified the DNS etc and done the DNS setup in WHM where I added the new DNS records to the zone. The problem is ...
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Has anyone had issues with getting linked mailbox details from PowerShell in Exchange 2010?

I have an Exchange 2010 environment in a resource forest with linked mailboxes which are then linked to accounts in the customer's domain. On one of the Exchange servers is a scheduled task to run a ...
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relearn bayes autolearned spam when mails already processed by exchange

I'm using postfix with amavis and spamassassin to filter out spam before relaying everything to an exchange server. Regularly I got mails which weren't catched by spamassassin, even worse, they were ...
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How to clear Exchange mail queues using PowerShell for a specific user

Recently, my organization were victim of a spam attack. Sadly, some users provided their email and password. The attacker set up a long queue of emails to be sent (from the victims account). We had ...
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Searches in Outlook (exchange server) hang

We are currently using Exchange version 14.3 (Build 123.4). It seems that every day when I come in users are complaining that search is not working in Outlook (confirmed on my machine). Users are ...
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Exchange email eavesdropping issue

Is there a way for someone (like admin) to see, forward or delete user's emails? We are using exchange and outlook client, and suspect that someone with in the company might be eavesdropping into ...
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DNS Configuration for Exchange Autodiscover service

I need to publish the exchange service to the internet. I need a basic help with the DNS configuration of my unique registrar service. On the registrar site: I configure a DNS "A" Record that ...
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Microsoft Exchange / E-mail / Restore from Journaling Mailbox

Would any Microsoft Exchange (2013) admins know the best way to parse a journaling mailbox to re-create a user's mailbox? (this isn't my exact requirement, but is simpler to explain and accomplishes ...
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Configure exim4 to use Microsoft Exchange as smarthost

My company has set recently set up an Active Directory driven Microsoft Exchange environment to consolidate outgoing mails. We do have a set of staging servers which should now use our MSEXCHG as ...
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Can “Automatically update e-mail addresses based on e-mail address policy” delete e-mail addresses?

When editing a mailbox's e-mail addresses in the Exchange 2010 Management Console I see the checkbox: My only e-mail address policy defines email addresses like username@mydomain.com. If I edit a ...
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Exchange 2013 ECP 503 error

I have a problem with my two Exchange 2013 servers. There are no mailboxes on the servers, because we are just beginning our migration from Exchange 2007. We are running Exchange 2013 SP1 on Server ...
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Smtp sending via Exchange some mails do not complete but still send - why?

I have an application that sends smtp email via a local Exchange server at a customer. All the email sends ok (it gets to the recipient) but some email gets sent multiple times because my application ...
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Need to send mail from our FQDN IP

I am trying to wrap my hear around how I am going to get around this latest hurdle. What needs to happen: PHP script sends email to our Exchange Server .... Sounds simple right? Well the issue is ...
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Exchange 2010 remove Arbitration mailbox and mailbox store db

I have a problem with Exchange 2010 which is a nightmare for me. The problem is, that in Exchange management console i have several store databases in database management tab. only one is mounted, ...
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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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Prevent user “click-expansion” of Exchange distribution group?

I am a Unix guy who recently picked up powershell to help my Exchange admin coworkers implement a challenging project in Exchange 2010. (The requirements we've been given are challenging if not ...