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Anti-spam filtering in Exchange 2016 vs Office 365

Is there a difference in capability in spam filtering between Exchange 2016 on-prem and Office 365? I'm evaluating upgrading our on-prem Exchange server or moving to the cloud, and I don't know if ...
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ECP/OWA Not accessible, something went wrong

I have an Exchange server (2013 SP1 on 2012 R2, CAS and Mailbox Server roles) which was working very fine till this morning. Today I decided to add Windows Server Essentials role in order to enable ...
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Difference between recipient and mailbox Exchange

I've been researching and found that The recipients are anything you can send mail (eg mailbox, group, resource, contact etc ...) The mailbox is the conbinacion of a user directory and a reserved ...
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How does Exchange 2007 behave if the InternalUrl property of a virtual directory is set to $null?

I have a CAS server that is expected to only be accessed from the outside. I currently have it configured with both the InternalUrl and ExternalUrl properties set to the same external URL. I'm ...
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Powershell Scripts works for 10 months, suddenly stops working

When I create my new users every week, I execute this powershell scripts I put together. It has been working like a charm for 10 months, but as of last week started throwing this strange error: ...
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delay on forwarding to exchange server

Our organisation hold emails on shared hosting. But some of them are forwarded to another provider to exchange server. For some reason we start getting delay on emails forwarded to exchange server. I ...
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2FA on Exchange OWA w/ mobile phones?

Does anyone have any experience with enabling 2factor authentication on a public facing OWA (exchange webmail)? I would like to enable this however i'm concerned as to how it would affect mobile ...
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Exchange DAG Auto Failover - Reasons

Our 2013 DAG seems to somewhat arbitrarily activate DBs on other servers and move them from the ones they were active on. In looking at metrics there were no noticeable spikes in RAM/IO/Networking/etc ...
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Exchange Distribution Filtering.. Distro A forwards to Distro B or Distro C Depending on the Sender

i was hit with a unique request, and was hoping somebody had a method to do this. we have a distribution group in Exchange call HelpDesk@company.com.. we have multiple office.. what we want is if ...
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How long does it take for an Exchange Transport Rule to STOP applying after it is deleted?

Yesterday my company was hit with a new trojan that uses the old social method of "it came from someone I trust" to suspend user's suspicion (and rationality) and it was opened and run. During the ...
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Detecting/preventing malicious outlook rules

Attackers like to abuse Outlook for a variety of purposes. For example, an attacker could auto forward emails to a remote address or persist inside a network by creating client-side rules that ...
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Microsoft Exchange, Active Directory

I am new to the Microsoft exchange. Can someone please explain in detail about the need in differentiating primary and secondary SMTP addresses in proxyAddress attribute. If the purpose of secondary ...
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how to mail-enable an exchange 2013 contact?

Can anyone tell me what i'm doing wrong here? The docs say i can mail-enable a contact, but I'm getting a strange error: "This task does not support recipients of this type. The specified recipient ...
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Cant send large attachments from iOS using Exchange 2013 [duplicate]

Some of my users are having issues sending emails with attachments from iOS devices but the same works fein from desktop versions. There seems to be a link to the size of the attachment, as an example ...
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Specify Out-Of-Office URL manually in Outlook 2013 [closed]

Is this possible to specify OOF URL manually in Outlook 2013 instead of using Autodiscovery ? My computer cannot access OOF settings directly from Outlook 2013 and shows an error : Autodiscovery ...
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Decomissioning Exchange 2003 - Public folder instances still showing on Exchange 2003 server

Enviroment: 3 Exchange servers. 1 2003 and 2 2007 Exchange servers I am in the process of decommissioning our Exchange 2003 server and have been having a problem with public folders. Currently, we do ...
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How to configure Exchange external mail in Plesk for a domain? [closed]

I have a customer using external email service. (Exchange from Acens company in Spain). I have migrated his domain and website to my server from the old hosting provider and I have tried to configure ...
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User responded to an Outlook 2013 calendar invite and received a message saying it did not reach the recipient

Details of the question are below: Office 365 Exchange environment Both users using Outlook 2013 User A sent a calender invite to User B User B accepted the invite User B then received an error ...
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Two technologically different mailserver (Postfix / Exchange) for one domain

I have a couple of users on a Debain Postfix Mailserver. All is fine. Now we need to put some users to a hosted Exchange Server (Office 365). Is it possible to configure the mailservers and DNS MX ...
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Unable to Update-FileDistributionService due to old exchange server entry

I am getting following error when I a trying to update File Distributionservices as shown below. The error pops up with name of my old CAS server which means mailbox server still have entry. Please ...
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How can I restore corrupt .edb? [closed]

I have an exchange server with a .edb that is in a dirty shutdown state. I have 2 storage groups. The second storage group will not mount due to dirty shutdown. That database is on e: drive, the ...
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Exchange 2013 web apps in the outlook client prompt for login

We're in the process of migrating from Exchange 2007 to 2013. We noticed that outlook web apps are now being integrated into the Outlook client. The problem I'm seeing is we're being prompted to ...
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Appointment changed by another person notification to organizer. How to turn it off?

We are making a web based solution with Exchange appointment synchronization throw EWS. After appointment created in our system it will be imported to exchange. Aappointment changes in our system are ...
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Does Exchange ActiveSync save mails in phone?

We have a lot of smartphones using Exchange ActiveSync to receive mails. Does the phone save these mails in its internal memory? For example: to work with them when we are off-line. Thanks in advance ...
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Exchange 2013 reporting 5.1.1 for valid user [closed]

I've noticed that when we take down servers (including domain controller, or exchange), mail being delivered to VALID users by external servers get a 5.1.1 error as noted below. 2015-10-21.log:Oct 21 ...
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Exchange 2013 users prompted to login to public folder database

I have a fairly new Exchange 2013 multi-tenant platform setup. Two CAS servers, four MBX servers (two DAGs, so only two active MBX servers), running through two load balancers. All throughout testing ...
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exchange 2010 storage on hyper-v

Working on planning new Exchange 2010 to migrate my existing email infrastructure on it. I have ~120 users with ~3-8 Gb mailboxes and a lot of public folders (~80 Gb). Total used mailbox space on ...
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Undeliverable: Email from specific user gets receipents changed in transit

We have a multi-tenant Exchange 2013 environment. We have a small DAG setup, with two servers ex1 and ex2. One of our users, on Outlook 2010, keeps getting Undeliverable replies when emailing certain ...
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exchange server with different domain name

We have a Domain Controller with the name of example.com (unregistered domain name), all hosts connected to domain and I want to bring up a exchange server. This exchange server is a member of ...
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Shared mailbox smtp testing - exchange 2007

Is it possible to test mailboxes internally on exchange 2007, without setting up an outlook client. I've setup 5 shared mailboxes with a new trusted domain, but have no access to an outlook client, ...
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Exchange server sends email even when bad credentials supplied

From a PC on our domain, our Excahnge server allows me to send email without providing username/password credentials using a program I wrote in C#. More interestingly, if I supply bad credentials e.g....
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How to Stop Exchange Server 2003 sending out Mass Spam / Virus Email from Unkown Account?

I'm young and new to the scene, I have been working on a family member's business server. It is an old server and has a few problems but has a big main one I'm trying to fix now. I'll try be as clean ...
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exchange 2007 supported Operating System?

I am newcomer to exchange server, i have two setup of exchange server first one is exchange 2007 SP2 64 bit and other one is exchange 2007 SP3 64 bit, i just want to know which OS will be supported by ...
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How to prevent users from bypassing certificate warnings in Outlook

I had a case where a roaming user was connected to a public WiFi and got a certificate warning. The user saw the error and called me before connecting. Turns out the WiFi was doing SSL inspection. ...
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eDiscovery PST Export Tool

I have a user in in-place eDiscovery and hold in O365. I'm trying to export an entry to PST, it runs everything until it gets to one point where it gives me the following error. Export failed with ...
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R=dnslookup defer (-1): host lookup did not complete

We are using Exchange 2010 and Sophos. I've got one email that keeps trying to send, but gets this error: 2015-10-07 17:40:41 name@server.com R=dnslookup defer (-1): host lookup did not complete ...
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Outlook 2010 Exchange Account - Folders only sync when clicked

I work at a university and we have recently switched our email from an old system managed by the university to Office 365. Because the old system only allowed a very small amount of server space, I ...
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Exchange 2010 Public folder

I've been having a problem for the last few days with a client we have just started providing support for. Bit of history, client was hit with Cryptolocker virus, and through trying to restore ...
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How bad is it to run Exchange 2016 on a Windows 2012 R2 domain controller for a small organization with assuredly fewer than 25 users?

I know that it has been officially unsupported forever and yet I have seen or heard about many small business installations of a single host running AD DS and Exchange simultaneously. For a resource-...
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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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Email address Policy is invalid

I have setup an accepted domain, everything in the background is done, I am in the process of setting up the mail policy using the following command: New-EmailAddressPolicy -Name “x.com” -...
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Is there a way to customize the Outlook notifications regarding mailbox quotas?

I'm not sure if this is possible...never seen a way to change this in the past, and cannot find anything with Google Fu. Anyone know a way to customize the notifications in Outlook that are received ...
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Outlook 2013 Unable to mail users internal organisation

This issue started 4 days ago, when a single user reported not being able to mail any user within our exchange organization. The user could mail external addresses but not internal addresses saved in ...
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SBS 2011 Exchange 2010 Store.exe DB using 20GB with only 13 users? [closed]

I have read up all the information there is about the store.exe (exchange db) utilising tonnes of memory, but I haven't found any reference guide as to how much of it is actually worth using per user. ...
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Listing users in a distribution list when using mail enabled security groups

Exchange Server 2010 I am in the process of migrating to using mail enabled security groups to populate mail distribution groups. I would like to hide the groups from being listed. So far I have ...
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Exchange restore procedure

I have a odd situation that was dumped in my lap where two database files on an Exchange server have become corrupt. I know no history of this setup from before, but was asked to try and fix this. ...
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Continuous Login Errors on Edge Server from Hub Server

We are running Exchange 2010 with one hub/cas server and 1 edge server and I noticed an odd thing happening in the security event log. Every 30 seconds on the Edge server I will get a login error ...
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Enable Message Tracking on Edge Server for Non-Admins

I am trying to do some message tracking on our Exchange 2010 Edge server and I find that in order to use it, I have to start the Exchange Management Shell as an administrator otherwise I get an access ...
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Outlook 2007 / MS Exchange 2003 - force specific set of folders globally

We have 150 clients connected to an Exchange 2003 server. I am trying to enforce that every Outlook 2007 client has a specific set of folders, and that users cannot remove these. I tried to find any ...
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Exchange account access blocked by phantom mobile device

I am not able to log into my workplace Exchange account because there is a mobile device accessing my home IP address; this is blocking my Exchange account log in. How can I determine what specific ...