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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How to send outbound messages only through some Edge servers and not others?

I have an Exchange 2010 infrastructure with multiple Hub servers and multiple Edge servers; all Edge servers are subscribed to the organization and are used to deliver both inbound and outbound ...
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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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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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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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Issues with Forefront for Exchange file filter

I have an issue where I want to strip some image attachments from emails. Using Forefront for Exchange I can create a file filter rule based on attachment name, type, and size. This initially seemed ...
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Dial Extension without Pound key in Exchange 2010

We are trying to move from Cisco Unity to Exchange 2010 SP1 Unified messaging. Our goal is to keep everything as similar as possible. With unity our Auto Attendant greeting is something like this: ...
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Not receiving emails from edge server - 6 hours later and I still can't see why

6 hours ago I stopped receiving email from our edge server. We can send email out and we can send email to each other just not receive from external domains. I re-established the subscription and it ...
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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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How to handle (and test) hybrid multi-forest with Office365

Let's say we have two domains: contoso.com and fabrikam.com. Both have: two UPNs (.local and .com) Then: Contoso.com have Lync servers on-premise. Exchange, Sharepoint 2013 and Azure AD on ...
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Retrieve “IP Phone” Attribute from AD for Exchange Disclaimer/Signature

I'm trying to build a company-wide signature in Exchange using the Transport Rules and Disclaimers. I'd like to include our Skype names as part of this signature. In ADAC, the closest field I could ...
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Setting up forced/mutual/required TLS with checktls.com, sending works, receiving returns 530 5.7.1 (not authenticated)

I have exchange 2010 on a 64-bit Windows Server 2008 R2 VM. I am using an SSL multi domain certificate from a certificate authority with IIS and SMTP services enabled. My goal is to setup ...
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Programatically Creating Outlook Rules

I need to distribute a rule to all my users. Conditions are subject contains, from and has attachment. I didn't want to reinvent the wheel for this, so I initially tried New-InboxRule from the ...
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On Premise to Office 365 guidence needed

I need some here. I have an Exchange 2010 and 2013 coexistence scenario. Majority of mailboxes are still Exchange 2010. I now have licencing and want to move our entire environment into Office365. ...
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Analyze meeting room coverage on Exchange server

We have a dozen meeting rooms, are looking to get rid of some of them, if we can prove that the remaining meeting rooms will cover our needs. We use an Exchange server. Is there any way I can query ...
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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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Renamed user in Active Directory/Exchange not correctly displaying in Outlook calender

We renamed a user via the SBS2011 console. It appeared to update everywhere. However when other domain users use Outlook to connect to the user's shared calendar it still has the old username. Ex: ...
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Rolling Oncall Distribution List with Microsoft Exchange

I'm trying to set up an "oncall" user/email for Microsoft Exchange (ex: oncall@mybiz.org), with the idea being that whoever on my team is currently "oncall" will be added to the list. Then, when they ...
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Outlook Cannot Establish Connection To Exchange while using Citrix VPN

I have several user who travel and connect to our network using Citrix VPN. Once they are connected they can connect to our servers..etc. but when opening up Outlook they are greeted with a login ...
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How to remove Exchange data from a user's phone without remote wiping it?

Firstly, I apologize if this is in the wrong forum; I didn't see one that clearly pertained to mobile administration. This is for an iPhone since that's relevant. I will be assisting in the ...
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Issues with Additional Accounts in Exchange and Outlook 2010

I have several users that need access to a common mailbox, lets call it contact@domain.com. Each of the users have an AD account in domain.com, and have their own Exchange mailboxes. After doing some ...
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Is is a good idea to put SMTP Shadow replication on the same VLAN as DAG replication?

We have a VLAN for DAG replication, Recoverpoint (SQL Data), and right now SMTP Shadow replication is going over with the production traffic. Should shadow replication be limited to the site? Should ...
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SBS 2003, shared calendars

We have a client who use shared calendars throughout the organisation but any time an invitation is sent to the owner of the calendar all users with access to the calendar receive the invitation too. ...
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Exchange - how do the logs differ from version to version?

I am looking to create an application to parse Exchange logs (incoming and outgoing) and process the data. This application needs to work across versions of Exchange - with the earliest version ...
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Exchange 2003-Exchange 2010 post migration GAL/OAB problem

I am very new to Exchange so forgive my newbie-ness. I've exhausted Google trying to find a way to solve my problem so I'm hoping some of you gurus can shed some light on my next steps. Please forgive ...
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LegacyDN issue with transitioning from Exchange 2003 to 2007

I am transitioning from Exchange 2003 to 2007 and receiving a LegacyDN email address issue for external mail. Internal mail is working properly and all addresses are being resolved from the GAL. ...
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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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Exchange 2003 very reliant of 1 on 4 AD servers, Freezes without it

On-site we have 3 of 4 AD servers (AD1,AD2 and AD4) with AD1 having most of the Operational Master Roles, however when AD2 goes down, freezes or reboots outlook says 'waiting for exchange server AD2', ...
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Outlook in an Exchange Environment Not Showing Any Email On Fresh Profiles

We have an Exchange 2003 environment with Outlook '07. When using OWA to connect to mailboxes everything works fine. If someone currently has their Outlook profile set up and their mail downloaded in ...
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Unable to communicate with EWS from Exchange Server

We are currently running a 2 server exchange environment with Edge services on their own. We are in the process of trying to deploy a piece of software that uses the EWS API which has brought me to ...
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How to auto-cc a system email account any time a user creates an appointment

I will not bother explaining my full architecture or reasons for wanting this in order to keep this question short: Is it possible to auto-cc a certain email account any time a Exchange user creates ...
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Exchange Autoreply for Ex-Employee

I've recently run into a problem where an employee had to leave quite suddenly and didn't have time to reassign or even note all of the cases they were working on, as a result I've decided the best ...
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Is showing E-Mail Inline Attachments in Exchange/Outlook a bad practice?

We are currently in the situation that we receive some E-Mails from our business partners containing inline attachments of the file types .doc(x) and .pdf with our Exchange Server. Outlook does not ...
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Exchange 2013 OOF not working for migrated accounts

We are having a problem with the Out of Office responses in Exchange 2013. We are getting the error “Your automatic reply settings cannot be displayed because the server is currently unavailable. ...
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Large number of unmanagable groups in Exchange 2010 following migration from Exchange 2003

Recently we migrated from Exchange 2003 to 2010, and now we have many groups greyed out in the 2010 Exchange Management Console, because they are not Universal Groups. While these groups are ...
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Remove Automated Response from Exchange 2010 mailbox

An automated response was setup on a users mailbox that is only sent when their OoO is enabled. This is sent as well as the OoO message. How can I remove this? I have checked the OoO settings, ...
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Give users access to Set-Mailbox command to change -ProhibitSendReceiveQuota -Prohibit SendQuota and -IssueWarning in Exchange 2010

Is it possible to give users access to Set-Mailbox command to change -ProhibitSendReceiveQuota -ProhibitSendQuota and -IssueWarning parameters on every mailbox on Exchange server 2010 without giving ...
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Share Exchange Calendar with Company Wide Distribution List

I have just created a user/calendar in Exchange 2010 for "Team Lunches." All employees should have editing capabilities to this calendar in order to schedule lunches with their team and for everyone ...
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Migrating email host from local MS Exchange to 3rd-party host

This may be a simple question, but so far I've had trouble finding any help that corresponds well to my specific situation. The very small business I work for is planning on "phasing out" the local ...
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Exchange 2010 SP3: 4.3.1 Insufficient system resources

We have Office 365 with a hybrid deployment. Our on-premise server is relaying email directly out to the web (not via EOP). domain-a.com is an accepted domain on our on-premise server; domain-b.com is ...
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Exchange 2013 really slow outside of localhost

We've got a 12 core xeon, 24GB of ram 2012 server. We've recently migrated from exchange 2010 (which was on another server) to exchange 2013 which resides on our new 12 core server. Accessing the OWA ...
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How can I restore an Exchange 2010 mailbox to its original state after the mailbox has been deleted?

In our environment we are running Exchange 2010 with NetBackup 7 and Symantec eVault. We have global 25 year retention and no purging policies (insane, but that's what the boss wants). We use eVault ...
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How to speed up applying impersonation rights changes?

I often add impersonation rights on various Windows Servers running Exchange Servers (2010, 2013) using PowerShell (New-ManagementRoleAssignment –Name:impersonationAssignmentName ...
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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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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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How to see login history of an user in exchange 2010

How to see login history of an user in exchange 2010? We tried with Get-LogonStatistics but it only shows the last login time, same goes for Get-MailboxStatistics. I see some data in IIS logs but I'm ...
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Error creating Exchange mailbox, initials field to long

I used adsiedit to enlarge the rangeUpper of the "Initials" attribute in AD from 6 to 12 chars. My DC is running 2008R2. Now I want to create a Exchange 2010 mailbox for this user, but it seems that ...
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Round-robin mail forwarding in Exchange 2010

We are using Exchange 2010 to receive B2B messages as mails. To balance the increasing number of incoming mails to multiple parallel application servers, I am looking for a way to forward the mails in ...
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Exchange 2010 Redirect OWA http to https (was working, stopped after upgrading SSL cert)

I have a CAS server with a redirect for http://mail.contoso.com to https://mail.contoso.com/owa. Which was working great, but we upgraded our cert to a SAN and imported that, and while everything else ...
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My exchange server 2010 is queuing email outbond

First my client computer receive this error: Delivery is delayed to these recipients or groups: xxx@hotmail.com (xxx@hotmail.com) Subject: Car inquiry This message hasn't been delivered yet. ...
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error when deleting an exchange 2010 database

So I had an exchange 2010 database in my environment where it was dismounted. the original files have already been deleted from the filesystem. however when I go to remove the database from the ...