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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Can Exchange Server Standard handle 1000 employees? [closed]

I'm working in an organization where all users has a Standard Exchange CAL license, and Exchange Server Standard Server license is available. The organization has around 1000 users. Can we use the ...
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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 can I search IIS logs of several servers at the same time?

I need to search the logs of all the servers in the array for a particular string. Specifically, I need to determine if a given user is using OWA, EWS, or something else with our CAS servers. Is ...
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added an accepted domain to exchange server, but cannot choose it as a logon domain when creating email addresses?

i'm currently running exchange 2010 and i recently acquired a new domain name because i'd like to be able to accept emails using the new domain name. all the dns stuff is set up and i've added the ...
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Exchange 2007 Footers

I'm looking at creating a disclaimer footer on Exchange 2007 e-mails. I'm contemplating on doing this with Transport rules. However, one concern I had is that if people kept replying to each other ...
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Looking for an email encryption solution [closed]

I'm looking for an email encryption solution for a client. They are currently using Exchange 2007 but are willing to go to a hosted solution if necessary. They are looking for a solution that will ...
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Exchange not preserving the “To:” field

I've got a hosted exchange solution through Apptix, which isn't the problem, I think, but it may be relevant. I have my main account, msimmons@mydomain.com, and to that, I have an alias, ...
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Backing up Exchange 2010

Does anybody know if Exchange 2010 will support backup using the native tools? We are still using Exchange 2003, however I'm aware that backing up Exchange 2007 on server 2008 isn't possible with the ...
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Is there a way to access Exchange accounts using IMAP - without changes to the Exchange server?

I know that you can configure Exchange to allow connections using IMAP and POP. But is there a way to let IMAP clients access an Exchange mail box, without changing any settings on the target ...
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Prevent Exchange Server from advertising itself on domain

I'm in the middle of setting up an Exchange 2010 Server. Currently, we use a SaaS provider for Exchange 2007 services. Some (but not all) of my users have been reporting that they are receiving ...
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Timeout issues with hosted Exchange 2010 OWA

About six months ago we transitioned from an in-house Exchange 2003 server to a hosted Exchange 2010 service. For the most part this has worked well, but the providers OWA constantly times out. About ...
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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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How secure is our companies SMTP server if the PHP MAIL function can use it?

My company has just switched from having our e-mail hosted through a web hosting company to hosting it ourselves. I have been using PHP's mail function for forms on our website and because the web ...
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Ensuring meeting requests stay in tact when Exmerging 2003 to 2010

We are upgrading our server (SBS 2003, 5 year old server) to a Enterprise Server 2008 R2 with Exchange 2010. The firm we have enlisted to assist with the migration has suggested we don’t try and ...
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MDaemon vs Exchange (2007-2010). Which one should we choose?

We are at the verge of a mail server decision. We do currently use 2 mail servers : MDaemon 10 and Exchange 2003. We are planning to use a company and customer wide one point solution. Our candidates ...
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New Servers Active Directory and Exchange

I have 3 Dell PowerEdge server, each with 2 quad-core processors. I am going to bring this office out of the stone-age network (P2P, share files on a flash drive, emails through Google, etc) and set ...
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How does Outlook automatically determine mail server details?

Is this just a preset list that they have within the software that determines the servers to connect to and the correct settings or is there a DNS-based or similar tool it uses to determine what those ...
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Renewing SBS2011 Exchange Self-Signed Certificate w/o changing home page in IE?

On a previous server when we used the built in SBS wizard to renew the certificate it worked, however it reset all of the computers on the domain's IE home page to companyweb. Is there a way to do ...
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MS Exchange p2v process

Is that possible to virtualize MS Exchange Server 2007 without stopping it's services? In particular I'm interested in using VMware vCenter Converter Standalone Client for that purpose.
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Do I have to prepare Active Directory prior to installing an Exchange service pack?

I'm having trouble determining the proper procedure for installing Exchange 2007 sp3 on a Server 2008 R2 box running Exchange 2007 sp1. It is not clear on websites I have consulted (Microsoft TechNet ...
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Symantec Backup exec recovery test of my exchange server

I came into a new environment which runs pretty old systems. Windows Server 2003 with Exchange 2003. They backing up servers with Symantec backup exec 11d. For compliance reason and that I can sleep ...
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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 ...
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Can I nest security groups (not mail-enabled) inside a Distribution List, to have members of the group receive mail to the list?

I would like to manage my distribution lists indirectly, via security group. So that when I add a user to the appropriate security groups, they will automatically be members of the appropriate ...
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Connecting to Exchange PowerShell from a Linux machine

We currently have a Python script that automates user creation tasks on our servers. This script provisions users in OpenLDAP and ActiveDirectory by using python-ldap. Now, I want to modify some ...
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Reducing the size of the EDB file

I have hit an issue on a MS SBS machine where every morning the datastore for the exchange mailboxes dismounts itself. We believe the issue is that it has grown too large over time and needs cut down ...
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How do I remove an orphaned Exchange 2010 server from the organization?

We properly uninstalled Exchange 2010 from a server but it is still appearing within the Exchange Management Console of the other Exchange 2010 server. How can we remove this server from the Exchange ...
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Can I install Exchange 2007 in an environment w/ 32-bit Domain Controller computers?

I've got 2 64-bit servers for the Mail Box and Client Access, but my domain controller is 32-bit. Can I install Exchange 2007?
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Handling the Outlook 2007 AutoArchive PST file

We encourage our users to enable AutoArchive in Outlook 2007 as a way to manage their mailbox sizes. However, we frequently end up running in to problems with the archive.pst file that is generated. ...
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Meeting request going to someone else

I have a user who is using Entourage on Mac OS 10.4.11 with MS Exchange 2003. The setting on the Mac are all correct and the under the delegates tab user "A" is there. But for some odd reason a user ...
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Outlook 2010 hanging, 50GB PST file

One of my customers Outlook keeps hanging he is blaming our exchange server but i strongly suspect it is related to a 30GB and 20GB archive data pst files he has attached. We have hundreds of other ...
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Exchange: How can you use an SMTP address other than your default reply-to from Outlook?

Our users have mutliple SMTP addresses in Exchange. We set one as their default reply-to. From Outlook (for e.g., I'm using 2010 64 bit in Windows 7), in the e-mail compose window, there's a dropdown ...
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Exchange ActiveSync does not work for one user

One particular user in our system is unable to connect to Exchange ActiveSync via her iPhone. When I try to connect using my own credentials on her iPhone it works (everything begins syncing), but ...
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Exchange 2010 SP2 Not Allowing Logon for Users with Expired Passwords

When we provision users we set the "User must change password at next logon" flag and instruct them to go to OWA to login for the first time and change their password. Using the registry setting ...
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Testing a mail server / server not making it to recipient

We have a Drupal website on a Linux server, it is using mail() to send mail through PHP. I think that would be using PHPmailer and sendmail. Domain is www.myclientdomain.com and we can receive email ...
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Can't find how to remove forwarding

I have inherited a SBS2003 server from another tech. He created a user named Customer Service, and somehow configured mail sent to this account to be forwarded to 2 internal users, lets call them ...
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Is it possible to have more than one Exchange box serving the same domain?

As the question states, is it possible to have more than one Exchange service serving the same domain for a single store? Is clustering required or is it like Active Directory (just promote and add to ...
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Exchange 2010: Alias vs. SMTP address

Can someone explain the connection (or disconnect) between the Alias field in the General tab of a user's Exchange properties and the SMTP addresses (Email Addresses tab)? The terminology has me ...
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Exchange server 2003 databases are growing rapidly

We are running Exchange Server 2003 and we have about 400 users and a quota limit of 250MB per mailbox. We had about 8GB of free space left, and that was always enough, but now since since about 2 ...
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exchange server 2007 drive space problem

I have an exchange server that is running out of space but it doesn't look to be related to active mailboxes. The .edb database file is 69GB but when I run the command: Get-MailboxStatistics | ...
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How to configure sendmail to use a different SMTP server?

I'm trying to configure sendmail on Centos 5 so that all mail goes through another SMTP server. In this case, it happens to be an Exchange Server. I've edited the sendmail.mc file with this line: ...
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Hosted Exchange keeps “resolving” the CAS server FQDN when setting up Outlook…NOT GOOD

In our exchange 2010 environment when setting up Outlook with one of the mailbox accounts, check name resolves the FQDN of our Client Access Server. We do not want employees/customers to see this ...
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Reducing the Exchange 2003 database size

Our company is running Exchange 2003 on Server 2003. Our primary exchange store file (priv1.edb) keeps growing and is now at over 45GB. If I add up the size of the mailboxes in that store I get less ...
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Exchange Archiving Practices

What should I do about archiving Exchange mailboxes? People in the company are complaining of slow performance with their Outlook - these people have mailboxes over 5GB... I want to know what is best ...
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Looking for Exchange alternatives for email, calendar and directory serivices [closed]

I am look into what LDAP is and how it works in regards to a Mail Client. My question is how does LDAP work? I understand that LDAP is: A directory set of objects with attributes organized in a ...
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“Send As” Permission and “You do not have permission to send to this recipient” Error

I have an account on Windows Small Business Server 2003, for which several users have "send as" permission (not "send on behalf" but "send as"). Each of those users has "send as" enabled in active ...
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Contact list management - Microsoft shop

We are using an out of date custom application for managing mailing/contact lists. We are a very small office, an all Microsoft shop. We have Exchange and Windows Sharepoint Services and Office ...
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Remove all recurring meetings scheduled by terminated user

I am looking for a way to efficiently and effectively remove all meetings that a terminated user may have created during their tenure. Currently, our group has to grant admin access to the user's ...
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Why are Exchange 2010 cmdlets ignoring ErrorVariable?

I'm trying to run Exchange 2010 cmdlets such as this one: Get-Mailbox UserName -ErrorVariable err However, the cmdlets seem to completely ignore the -ErrorVariable parameter: the variable $err is ...
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What are the side effects of disabling an Exchange mailbox?

When working with Exchange Server 2007 or newer, disabling a mailbox is a fairly common operation. However, the Technet documentation has no details about the side effects of disabling a mailbox. This ...
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How Exchange integrates with DC

This probably is a very open ended question, but really I'm only looking for a specific aspect I suppose. It relates to a reboot question I posted earlier, relating to restart orders of servers, ...