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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Configure Exchange ActiveSync Mailbox Policy to Enable Samsung Galaxy S5 Fingerprint Sensor

I just got the first Samsung Galaxy S5 in our Exchange 2010 organization (I also happen to be the Exchange admin). I'd like to use the S5's fingerprint sensor to unlock the phone, but it appears the ...
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Does Outlook continue to auto-discover account settings for already configured accounts? Can it be prevented?

fail2ban just locked me out of our website because something from my desktop was hammering port 443 on the server (which is not in use). I saw my IP also requesting "GET /autodiscover/autodiscover....
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Updating a phone number in the Exchange GAL using Powershell

How do I use powershell to update the Exchange GAL with "Business Phone" and Location? I don't see them in "get-mailbox"
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Exchange 2010: Giving a user calendar-viewing access without e-mail access

We want to give a User A access to view User B's shared calendar without giving user A a mailbox on the Exchange instance. User A will have a mailbox in another non-Exchange server in our network. ...
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How to set up email alias in exchange 2010

I have a couple users who need multiple email addresses (alias) forwarded to their accounts but setting up a separate user and forwarding the email is showing the email to the users main address ...
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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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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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Dirty Shutdown - Repair or Reseed?

I have a 3 node Exchange 2010 DAG (2 servers in production, 1 in DR). Each mailbox database has 3 copies (2 in production, 1 in DR). Backup Exec takes a backup from the passive copy in production ...
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Exchange reply all copying sender

Symptom: Users sending emails in Outlook or on a mobile device connected via ActiveSync or Outlook Anywhere reply all to an email message. The sender ends up also being copied on the reply as well ...
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Big Trouble with (I think) Outlook X500 addressing

I moved a small client from one hosted Exchange server (Microsoft Office 365) to another (Intermedia.net). Some emails from External senders to the users on the new server host are undeliverable, ...
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Configure Exchange to ignore requests for read receipts on certain mailbox

We have an Exchange (2010) mailbox that is automatically monitored by a windows service, this service connects to the mailbox periodically using Exchange Web Services 1.1 and imports the emails into ...
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How to remove the SMTP address for a secondary domain from all Exchange mailboxes?

I have an Exchange server which used to manage multiple SMTP domains; now it only has to manage one. I have already removed the secondary domain from all address policies; I need to remove all SMTP ...
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SBS 2003 accounts, Exchange mailboxes

We have a SBS 2003 installed in our office. Basically we have created 5 accounts, user1, user2, user3, user4 and user5 with coresponding exchange Exchange accounts. Now we would like to have ...
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How can I log the creation of Exchange 2003 and 2010 mailboxes?

We are trying to acquire a new certificate/label. In order to get this certificate/label we need to monitor the creation of mailboxes in Microsoft Exchange. We are currently using Microsoft ACS (...
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How to test the integrity of an Exchange database?

I would like to verify the integrity of my Exchange 2010 database backups and could use some guidance. We have an Microsoft Small Business Server 2011 server that we backup but I don't know if the ...
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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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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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Exchange 2010: Move all mail mailboxes instead of offline defrag

We are running an Exchange 2010 Standard server with two mailbox databases. We want to make these databases as small as possible since the space is needed for something else. How I have two options: -...
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Removing Exchange 2003 without deleting AD email attribute

So I've got a client that has an ancient Exchange 2003 server that I've taken out of commission and replaced with a *nix solution. Dovecot/Postfix both query the email attribute in AD to verify ...
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Exchange 2010 - update offline address book and Outlook for new accounts immediately?

I saw this related question: Exchange 2010 offline address book does not update but the answer's blog post no longer exists. If I create a new mailbox, and even if I manually update the OAB and then ...
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What are the minimal permissions required to run Enable-Mailbox via Exchange Powershell?

We want a user that is only able to create mailboxes (Enable-Mailbox) for any user in our AD on any of our mailbox servers. So far, we've seen a range of suggestions as far as what permissions are ...
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Outlook Web App on Exchange 2010 - User added an image to his email signature in OWA, now cannot edit signature

Using a method like the one described here, a user who shall not be named (cough cough not me) hastily added an image to his email signature in OWA for Exchange 2010 w/ SP2. Now, that said user cannot ...
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Exchange 2010 Edge Server thinks it's inside the Exchange Organization, while it isn't

I have a very strange problem with an Exchange 2010 Edge Transport Server. The server was correctly subscribed to the Exchange Organization and worked, but then someone removed the subscription from ...
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Exchange Mailbox Analysis

I have a few users whose mailboxes seem to grow much more rapidly than others. For example we archived off a load of mail from one particular user less than a year ago to get his mailbox down to about ...
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Managing Room Calendars in Exchange/Outlook 2010

When a meeting is created that conflicts with another meeting on the Room calendar, is it possible to have the conflicting meeting forwarded to a delegate for a manual resolution?
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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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Get rid of Skype for Business warning about Exchange

I'm at a College where we have a campus licensing agreement with Microsoft for licensing Windows and Office that now includes Office 365 online services, which includes Skype for Business. I'm playing ...
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How to suppress an unwanted external Autodiscover lookup?

In a small network with Exchange 2007, when starting Outlook 2010 (and once in a while afterwards), users get a prompt to confirm that it's safe to get account configuration information from ...
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Outlook: how do I display the email address in TO:, rather than the account?

I have an exchange mailbox called "Support" with two email addresses: foo@company.com (primary) bar@company.com Mail to both addresses goes to the same inbox correctly and message show as To: Support....
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Exchange 2010 Discovery Search Fails

When ever I run an Exchange 2010 SP1 Discovery Search I get the following error: "Search failed as the results link to the target mailbox 'DiscoverySearch@domain.com' couldn't be generated." I have ...
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Outlook 2010 needs a password every 30 minutes

I have an Exchange Server running Exchange 2010. I have one specific user who we just migrated over to Windows 7 x64 an he is also running Microsoft Outlook 2010 x86. Our exchange mailboxes are tied ...
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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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Restrict duplication of Alias name while creating a distribution list using Exchange commands

I am trying to create a new distribution list using exchange server commands given in Creating new distribution list command. When I enter a duplicate alias name it is allows me to create the new ...
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Exchange 2007 not delivering to primary MX of one domain

I'm trying to send email to a domain that has two MX records. The higher priority record is IPv4 and the 2nd is IPv6. Exchange gives me a delivery is delayed message in my inbox after I've tried to ...
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Exchange 2010 and 2003 Co-Existence - Mail flow and Public folder issues

Hopefully someone out there can help me out. As the subject says i have exchange 2010 and 2003 in a co-existence mode. I have configured public folder replications and plan to use the powershell ...
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How do I get statistics from Exchange about the number of words typed in emails

Summary I am looking for a way to show staff that if they put just a small percentage of the time and effort they spend e-mailing each other into writing documentation, they would end up with a great ...
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Will Amazon SES improve spam filtering through typical spam filtering packages

We built web applications which create a fair amount of transactional emails, such as tickets, reminders and logging messages. These emails are typically sent to end users, but most of them are also ...
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How to sync (or at least view) public / team / shared calendar to Blackberry using BES?

Trying to allow 3 people to view and ideally sync (create/edit) common (team) calendar events via Blackberry and hosted Exchange 2007 BES. My understanding is that BES does not support anything other ...
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Exchange 2003 mail non-delivery (NDR), spam activity? events 7002 & 7004

Windows Server 2003 Small Business Server SP2 Exchange Version 6.5 (Build 7638.2: Service Pack 2) This network has been neglected and has been having email problems for years and was on many ...
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ActiveSync does not sync appointments from iCalendar files

There is a problem with ActiveSync and iCalendar files, at least with Outlook/Exchange: you receive an email with an iCalendar attachment, .vcs or .ics file. you accept the meeting request or double ...
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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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Secure Exchange mailboxes

We have a Exchange server which has 50 mailboxes on it. The senior directors of the company(About 5 mailboxes) want their mailboxes to be ultra secure and therefor do not want the administrator to be ...
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Can you receive an email as an actual text file?

Is it possible to setup a mailbox (using MS Exchange) to receive emails and store them as a text file on the server? A developer has asked if this is possible so he can then build it into his ...
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How does Exchange 2010 prevent auto-reply loop?

E.g., 2 users have auto-reply configured. User A sends a message to User B. User B's auto-reply gets sent to User A's mailbox. That, in turn, causes an auto-reply to be sent from User A and insanity ...
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Multiple users connecting to same exchange account; possible corruption?

I have a client that receives a lot of emails from many different clients all day to their call centre. The call centre employees then need to action the request. Currently they have one mailbox that ...
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Why should a small business company have its in-house mail server?

I really don't get (because of my ignorance, of course) the advantage of having another service to update, check, mantain, backup and so on... When you have outstanding services like gmail where you ...
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Preferred mail system/server for a company?

Say you are responsible for setting up an email solution at a company. Which would be your choice? I know of the following options, but many of them not well: Gordano Mail System Exchange Exim ...
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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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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 ...