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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Is there any open source Exchange server? [closed]

Is there any open source Exchange server that is work fine like Microsoft Exchange for Linux or Windows?
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How to add an email forwarding in Exchange 2003

In our company, some people want that all their emails are forwarded to an external email address (like gmail, for example). How is it possible to set this up in Exchange 2003 ?
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Experiences in Upgrading from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2010

I'm currently running Exchange 2003 SP2 Cluster on a Server 2003 AD Forest (in native 2003 mode), and we beginning to plan the upgrade to Server 2008 AD and Exchange 2010. We have two main sites, one ...
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Does Exchange support disposable e-mail addresses?

Sometimes it is useful to have e-mail address like foo-randomnumber@example.org, where randomnumber identifies the conversation between a robot such as a mailing list server and a user. Is this ...
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Recommendations for a POP3 Connector for Exchange 2007 [closed]

I am upgrading to Exchange Server 2007, and realise that Microsoft does not ship a POP3 connector with 2007. There appears to be several commercial offerings (MAPILab, POPcon, Exchange Connector) Do ...
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Can you reply to every email with a “this mailbox is no longer in service” mail?

I was wondering if it is possible, in Exchange server 2010, to disable a mailbox account, lets call it mailuser and if anyone sends a E-mail for mainuser@domain.com then it will send a mail back with ...
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Can Exchange 2010 high availability be achieved with only 2 servers?

In Exchange 2010, you can define Database Availability Groups and have your mailbox database(s) automatically replicated between multiple servers, and you can have mailbox server which are members of ...
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User to send as anyone in Exchange?

I have a .NET program -- a Windows Service -- that connects to Exchange to send email. The goal is to allow it to send email appearing to be from any number email addresses within the domains my ...
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Exchange 2010 some users mailboxes have a green arrow

when we look at our Exchange Server and all the mailboxes we notice that some users have green arrows pointing right over their icon. This does appear to only be on older users on our system so I just ...
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Automated extraction of email attachment on Exchange Server

An Exchange email account was created through which I will receive daily emails with three different Excel attachments. Each Excel attachment has to be saved in one of three different folders. Can ...
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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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Exchange transport rule to remove attachments

What is the best method to remove attachments from outgoing emails using Exchange? I need to apply the rule only to messages going to one specific email address. And I need to strip off all ...
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What is the best method for mirroring two email accounts on disparate platforms?

We have enterprise users that want to try out an online mail provider (such as GMail or MS Exchange Online) for a trial period, but would also like their local mail (Lotus Notes) to remain synched ...
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Exchange Server 2010: move mailboxes from recoveded and mounted edb to user’s mailbox

One of our exchange servers crashed, and I am trying to recover the mailboxes. We had 1 exchange 2003 server named "apex" and 1 exchange 2010 server named "2008Enterprise. the exchange 2010 server ...
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Reset Search Index in Exchange 2013

I have corrupted indexes in my Exchange 2013 server and I have having trouble figuring out how to reset them. I found information on how to do it here: ...
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Test Restore of Exchange DBs with the MS-Exchange plugin of NetBackup 6

At my company The MS-Exchange plug-in is used to Backup our Exchange 2003 Information Store (Storage Group), and its Logs and Stores in the Information Store (Please do try to correct my terminology). ...
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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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exchange server 5.5 stops responding

From last couple of weeks I am getting connection problem with my in-house company exchange server 5.5 running on windows 2003. It has been working fine from last 5 years. but from few weeks it is ...
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Backup Solutions for Exchange 2007

What Backup solutions do people use for Exchange 2007? In particular i'm interested in those that allow a mailbox level backup, so that individual mailboxes can be restored.
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Exchange 2007 Client for Linux

Has anyone had success with a working Exchange 2007 client for Linux? I'm not looking for an IMAP client or anything of the sort...there's plenty of them around, but a client that actually supports ...
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Exchange 2010 Out of office doesn't show original senders email address

When one of our users is on holiday they will set their Out of office message and change the Out of office rule to forward all emails received to a colleague. This has always worked very well for us ...
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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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My DAG has failed over, but Outlook clients won't connect

My company have two exchange 2010 server(Mail1 & Mail2) with DAG configuration. One day my Mail1 server down and the Mail2 auto take over! My question is now the end user can't access the mail2 ...
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What are some good methods for archiving MS Exchange messages?

I am familiar with archiving messages on the client side to .pst's... Are there good methods of archiving messages from multiple mailboxes on the server side?
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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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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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How do I audit user's mailbox actions performed via IMAP in Exchange 2010?

I read through the Technet article on Mailbox auditing but it seems to only be working for MAPI access. I perform the following cmdlet to enable auditing of the owner: > Set-Mailbox -Identity ...
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Setting Out of Office message for someone else

On occasion, a member of our team calls in sick and is either unwilling, or unable, to set their Out of Office message in Exchange. What we've done in the past is just reset that user's password, ...
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Recommendations for handling Directory Harvesting spam on Exchange 2003

Our Exchange server is getting slammed with anywhere between 450,000 and 700,000 spam messages per day. We receive about 1700 legitimate messages in the same time frame. Roughly 75% of the spam is ...
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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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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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“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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Email bounce back 550 5.1.1 recipient rejected

A client recently switched to Exchange Server / Outlook for their email. Since then emails from my company to any email address at their company bounce back from the System Administrator with this ...
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Emails to multiple recipients get delivered multiple times per user

One of our clients has been having problems where whenever an external email has multiple recipients on their domain, each recipients receives it a matching number of times (see below). This only ...
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Outlook Security Alert following Exchange 2007 upgrade to SP2

Following an update to Exchange 2007 sp2 (yes I know very belated) I have an issues when logging onto Outlook. I see the below message... I also had a simlar issues with web access and as I am at ...
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Mac and Exchange Server 2007: Entourage or wait for Snow Leopard (Mac OS X 10.6)?

In a time frame of three of four months from now (fall 2009), I'll have to choose how to natively enable a handful of mac computers to access Exchange Server 2007 (email, contacts, calendar.) As far ...
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Can a Windows Domain play along with a Hosted Exchange service?

I'm setting up a computer network for a small (10-20 people) company. They are currently using a Hosted Exchange service they are totally happy with. Other than that, they are starting from scratch ...
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E-Mail Bounce Management

we want to improve our mailing lists by handling all the bounces we get. As I saw there are different approaches. One checks the badmail folder in IIS mailroot folder. Others check a email account ...
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Can I enforce mail rules server-side in Exchange 2007?

I have a client who gets a TON of spam to their public IP. I have put a Linux box running exim and spamassassin in front of it, and a bunch of Outlook rules to move mail into the Junk Email folder ...
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Why do we need to list our CAS servers as SANs in Exchange 2010's UCC certificate?

We currently have a few CAS/Hub servers behind a hardware balancer. We were told by Microsoft and Digicert that we may not need them listed as SANs in our UCC cert since we do not publicize their ...
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Exchange Server in Workgroup / Small Domain?

For one of the projects I'm working on, the site currently has a workgroup of around 15 PCs (XP/Vista/7- these are employees' own computers) and one file server running Server 2008. They use ...
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Single Exchange 2007 server - two AD domains

CURRENT: single domain, single Exchange 2007 NEW: two domains, single Exchange 2007 Can this be done? Details: Current setup is a single W2k3 domain with a single Exchange 2007 server. We are ...
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Exchange - selecting / changing the email address that is used in the From: header

I have an Exchange 2000 server, where users have several smtp email aliases - e.g. mail to both rvanhout@ and roel@ end up in my mailbox. This is easy, through the Exchange Users & Groups ...
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Steps to rename an Exchange 2010 SP2 server

I made an unfortunate error when I named an Exchange server msex0 which I felt of course was short for "MicroSoft EXchange." The server in question is running Windows Server 2008 R2 with all the ...
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Clarifying terminology: MAPI vs RPC/HTTPS vs Outlook Anywhere

Will someone correct or verify my understanding of the following terms: MAPI (sometimes referred to as TCP) The on-the-wire RPC protocol format that Outlook uses with Exchange server. The client ...
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Barracuda not delivering external email

I have a Barracuda 300, sometime yesterday afternoon, roughly 5:30, the Barracuda stopped delivering external emails to our exchange users and instead, it began marking all those messages as ...
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Outlook Autodiscover - authentication to IIS fails as domain is mail.contoso.com not contoso.local

I have set up Exchange 2010 and Outlook 2007 in a test lab. Everything works (with SSL, OOO, etc). But there is one niggle: During autodiscover from an external machine on the Internet, the end user ...
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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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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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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 ...