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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Exchange 2007, email bouncing back from specific external recipient HELO/EHLO domain is invalid

Exchange 2007 environment. A user on our domain tries sending an email to an external recipient and receives the following: host mail.recipient.com[xxx.xx.xxx.xx] said: 554 5.7.1 This message has ...
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How to prevent spam from authenticated users on the internet to be sent out from Exchange 2003?

From time to time, a 2003 server starts dumping huge amounts of email to the internet. When this happens, I stop the service and clear all the spam and put it back online, however, the damage is ...
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Windows Server 2012 & Exchange Server 2013 CAL's [duplicate]

Trying to build an Exchange server solution for a company and they want me to look into licensing for Windows. I'm going to be purchasing the necessary server licenses for Windows Server 2012 Standard ...
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Prevent auto forwarding NDR loops

a week ago we experienced a really sweet problem at a client of ours. They are a school with around 1200 users, and everyone of them has auto forwarding for all mail activated. We use Exchange 2010 ...
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Edit email messages in Exchange 2010

Is it possible to edit contents of e-mail messages (including headers) in any mailbox stored on Exchange Server (Exchange Server 2010 SP3 UR2 - 14.3.158.1)? Or, alternatively, edit the email messages ...
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eMail with Conflicting Headers not blocked in MS365

On occasion, a company receives eMail with two header fields (“Received” and “From”) containing data that contradict each other drastically. Should they not expect their anti-spam system to flag or ...
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Conditionally Rewrite Email Headers (From & Reply-To) Exchange 2010

I have a client who maintains Company A (with email addresses %username%@companyA.com) and they own the domain companyB.com however there is no "infrastructure" (no Exchange server) set up ...
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Outlook 2007 can't logon to Exchange 2010

There is a bizzare problem with one, specific user. Server: Windows 2003 TS, Outlook 2007 SP3 Exchange 2010 SP1 There was a user, let's say User01 with Exchange Mailbox. For some reason (unrelated ...
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Exchange 2010 - Get a list of emails received and sent by domain

I have an Exchange 2010 server listening on a couple of different domains. So it receives and sends emails destinated and originating from several domains. Now we want to get rid of a specific domain ...
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email arriving at wrong exchange server

We are having problems with receiving email from one customer, where any emails they send to subdomain.domain.com is being received by the exchange server for domain.com, resulting in an error ...
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Exchange HA Cert handling

If you have two Exchange 2010 servers acting as a client access, hub transport and mailbox server. One as a primary online server and the other as a warm or hot spare scenerio. How at the certs ...
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Exchange 2010 CAS and MB server

In exchange 2010, can a CAS server from AD site A connect to a MB server on AD site B? Or it both of them have to be in the same AD site? Thanks
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Can you auto-invite new members of a distribution list to a meeting?

At the beginning of the year the members of the "All Employees" distribution list is invited to the quarterly company meetings. The problem is that when a new employee is hired on and their mailbox ...
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SBS 2011 Crashing, unknown cause

I have a SBS 2011 server that started crashing a few days ago. This issue occurred on a Sunday night at 11:55pm of a holiday long weekend. There would have been almost no one accessing the server at ...
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Sent items are stored in own mailbox instead of shared mailbox

E-mail sent from (not on behalf) a shared mailbox is stored in the user's mailbox sent items folder instead of the sent items folder in the shared mailbox. There is apparantly a hotfix (KB2181579) ...
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Sending email with Python/Django through Microsoft Exchange (IMAP)

I have a Django web application which sends email through a standard SMTP, but I want it to use a mailbox from the corporate Exchange server. I would like the emails sent from the application to be ...
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What's wrong with my Exchange Server?

We have a Windows Active Directory domain with two domain controllers (primary holding all FSMO roles, and an additional), and an Exchange server. Both primary and secondary are Windows Server 2008 ...
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Exchange 2007/2010 Shared namespace across three locations

Will be testing thoroughly, but I need to share an email domain namespace across three organizations without VPN tunnels nor Active Directory integration. I have setup a test configuration using ...
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Allowing access to EMC and EMS remotely

What permissions changes do I need to make to allow an account to log into EMC or EMS from either another domain-joined server, or another PC? I have installed the Exchange Management Tools from the ...
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How do I completely remove Exchange 2003 from network?

I upgraded to Exchange 2007 around 6 years ago and thought I had completely removed Exchange 2003 from my infrastructure. Now I'm trying to install Exchange 2013 and the install is saying that I ...
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Exchange 2010 DR Site Setup

Currently i run a single site with 1 Cas/Hub Server (no CAS Array) 2 Mailbox DB Servers i'm in the process of setting up a DR Site and was planning on running 1 CAS/Hub Server 1 Mailbox Server ...
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Outlook Web App no longer working after web server rebuilt

Recently a server of ours went down and was rebuilt. The server hosted a website, and had links to various resources as well. At the moment, everything seems to be up and the website is accessible, ...
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owaauth.dll issues on Exchange 2007 IIS6

WARNING: Must like a challenge since this seems like it could be a multi layer problem. Windows 2003 r2 IIS6 Exchange 2007 SP1 upgraded to SP3 with CU11 vmware virtualized (Microsoft won't spend ...
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Script to remove Exchange 2010 AutoMapping for all mailboxes

I have an Exchange 2010 SP3 server that's getting Application event error 9646 from MSExchangeIS: Mapi session [ID] [AD User] exceeded the maximum of 500 objects of type "objtFolder" Looking into ...
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Plan for retiring 2007 Edge Transport

I'm doing an Exchange 2007->2010 migration, for one domain in a multi-domain org. Got all the mailboxes moved already, all users connecting to 2010 CAS array (also HT role on those, no Edge in the ...
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Exchange 2010 Scenario [closed]

Advice Wanted. We have two exchange 2010 servers with limited drive space on both. We're going to purchase a server with far more space to create a DAG and have that as the primary server. For those ...
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Does Exchange keep a record of the mail it's bounced?

We've just migrated to Office 365 (from Google Apps, BTW) and due to some oversights (groups) have bounced an unknown amount of customer mail. Does Exchange log bounced mail, and better yet, can I ...
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Email forwarding by domain

Can sense.com ( domain) receive all email and then forward to newtest.com(another domain)? For example, sent email to abc@sense.com , by the DNS, email will transfer to @sense.com first. And then ...
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Does Outlook need to be closed and reopened after adding full permissions to another mailbox?

When you add permission to another mailbox in Exchange the mailbox will appear in Outlook after awhile and begin downloading the mailbox. What I'm wonder is if you have to close Outlook and open it ...
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Can I export mailbox contents from an Exchange 2007 server if I install Outlook 2010 x64 on the same server?

As per this article, in order to export mailbox contents from Exchange 2007, you need to use a 32-bit computer with the following software installed: Exchange 2007 management tools Outlook 2003 or ...
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Old exchange server showing as provisioned and will not go away

Been fighting with a real odd one here... Long before I started at my current company, there was an exchange 2007 server in the network. We believe it was simply dropped and not properly removed. Now ...
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Exchange 2010 DAG Cluster drops

I have a Windows 2008 SP2 2-node Exchange 2010 DAG with SP1 UR8 on vSphere 5.1. Both nodes are on the same local VMware host cluster. I have been getting what seems to be a random, temporary network ...
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Deleting Outlook 2010/2013 “Suggested Contacts” from a particular mail domain with a script

I want to automate the deletion of Outlook 2010/2013 Suggested Contacts for a bunch of Exchange users but only for addresses in a particular mail domain. I can find a lot of information on purging ...
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dynamic distribution group with enabled accounts only

Is it possible to add a condition to dynamic distribution group in Exchange 2007 that will filter for enabled accounts only? When a staff member leaves we have to keep their account in the system for ...
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Using MSMTP to send email via Exchange server

I've got a PHP web app set up which, when a user submits the form, sends an acknowledgement email from username@domainname.co.uk, and also sends details of their enquiry from the same email address to ...
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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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Setting up Multi-Tenant Exchange Server on AWS/EC2

I have recently had a couple of clients ask me about setting up a hosted Microsoft Exchange Server solution for them, that operates on servers based in Australia. While I was looking into this, I ...
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Exchange 2010 - Missing E-Mail, Calendar Items + Sync Issues

Over the last couple of weeks we have been experiencing some odd issues mostly related to Calendars, such as: Calendars don't stay in Sync across devices or delegates. Delegate A changes ...
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Pseudo-Backup Procedure to Force Exchange Log Truncation?

I have several separate test environments running 2008 R2 and Exchange 2010, at varying patch levels and for varying reasons. One consistent issue I encounter is that transaction logs for Exchange are ...
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Exchange 2010 delivery to postmaster 550 5.1.1 User unknown

Exchange 2010 has a distribution group setup called postmaster and the Email addresses associated with it are postmaster@example.com, postmaster@example.net etc Internal emails sent to postmaster ...
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By default, does an Exchange user have the ability to Export the mailbox?

One of our contractors said that by default, it was possible for anyone to connect to the powershell instance of a CAS server and do an Export-mailbox (or similar command) Can anyone tell me if this ...
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Microsoft exchange autodiscover 404 errors

What is the best way to handle an Exchange autodiscover request on a linux web server? Currently it looks for example.com/autodiscover/autodiscover.xml. Since this page doesn't exist it throws a 404. ...
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Spamming from Exchange 2003

I am apparently spamming the world (about 1000 a day) but cannot figure out how. Mxtoolbox does not list me as an open relay and I have disabled all relays that I can find. I have run every virus ...
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Guide to choose which is the best for VM - microsoft or vmware [closed]

i am confused between VM Ware and Microsoft Hyper V whic one is the best in terms of all. is there any comparison chart then please let me know. as to run os in vmware need to install esxi; it is ...
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Decrease amount of memory used by Exchange? [duplicate]

I know that Exchange Information Store (store.exe) is indeed a memory hog. So much so that it doesn't always seem to respectively release memory when other applications need it - causing the machine ...
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Migrating from Postfix/Dovecot to Exchange

The place I work at is currently using Postfix/Dovecot on CentOS 6 for our mail. We will be migrating to Exchange 2013 on Windows Server 2012 in the future. I have been put in charge of this task and ...
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Can Telnet be used to test Direct Push is open “long enough”

I am getting the event below in the Eventlog regarding Direct Push for Activesync. If it matters we have a Cisco ASA and a Citrix Netscaler. Event 1040 MSExchange Activesync The average of ...
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Exchange 2013 - Exporting to Central Archive Mailbox

My company has been working on finding the best way to archive emails from our exchange server in our particular environment. We are currently using Exchange 2007, but are curious if Exchange 2013 ...
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How to prepare outlook for exchange to googleapps migration

I am switching over roughly 15 users to googleapps, with everyone still using outlook. The migration from exchange to google will happen via individual .pst files syncing to google then pullen down in ...
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Out of office broken on Exchange 2007 server wide

We are running a 2007 Exchange server with the most recent rollout. We have a CAS server set up. Recently after routine maintenance we have had users complain that their Out of Office (OOF) is not ...