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Why do big Exchange installations require downtime for maintenance?

I have used several top tier third party Exchange providers over the years, and all of them have had regular scheduled downtimes for routine maintenance (roughly once a month). I am wondering what is ...
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Experience with Microsoft Online Services hosted Exchange

Has anyone used MS Online Services - Exchange Online in production? I can't find any intelligent reviews about it. MS is theoretically the best company to host their own software, but what about ...
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Forcing the from address when postfix relays over smtp

I'm trying to get email reports from our AWS EC2 instances. We're using Exchange Online (part of Microsoft Online Services). I've setup a user account specifically for SMTP relaying, and I've setup ...
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Exchange Server vs. IMAP

I've been using a hosted exchange server environment (dslExtreme) for years. Originally, I used it w/ Outlook, but now that I have a Mac, I use Entourage. I also use my iPhone to connect to my ES ...
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How to manage bandwidth for Cached Exchange Mode

We recently started using Microsoft's Hosted Exchange offering with Outlook 2010, and are very happy with it. So far we have been able to easily migrate calendars and contacts from old PST files into ...
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Can MS Exchange provide a solution for multiple domains?

Is it possible to have an Exchange Server solution that allows for multiple email domains? I would like to make use of push email but also want to retain the scheduling features of Outlook/Exchange ...
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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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BPOS, Google Apps, or my own Exchange server?

I know I'm walking into a religious war, but I'm hoping to get some advice from people who have actually managed their 50+ person company's transition to either Microsoft BPOS or Google apps. (Or ...
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Autodiscover redirect to external Server

We have following situation: SBS 2008 that runs Exchange 2007 (built in) Several mailboxes on that SBS One user that uses a hosted exchange mailbox because the user needs Blackberry-services ...
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What comes first on Exchange Quota or Vacation message?

If I have a vacation message set in Exchange and I am over quota, will people get my vacation message or will they just get the exceeded quota message?
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How to extract specific messages from Outlook OST files?

The company I work for is in the middle of a legal dispute. As part of the dispute we have been asked to provide all emails SENT TO or RECEIVED from a list of 141 individuals during a 4 month time ...
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Windows AD and Hosted Exchange password sync

Does anyone know of any options available to sync a users local AD password with a hosted exchange account password. My question is along similar lines to this one here at ServerFault but as it was ...
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Local data consistency issues with Large Exchange Mailboxes, Apple Mail, Multiple Connections to same account

I have a longstanding situation with a client who has a tremendous amount of email. To make matters worse, the bulk of the message content and attachments are text files. So, we're talking about a lot ...
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Any free Exchange hosts out there?

Are there any free Microsoft Exchange hosted solutions? I understand that Microsoft Exchange is a paid/licensed product, but I was curious if there might be a host that has a free hosting model (e.g. ...
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The value of property “UserPrincipalName” is used by another recipient object

I'm stuck in some sort of strange loop. I tried to create an office 365 user, and did not have any available licenses. I followed the link to purchase an additional license, then went back and ...
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Exchange 2010 not accepting Email traffic (not recognising domain name)

Experiencing emails being bounced from Exch 2010, not recognising email address. The following is the configuration: Exchange 2010 on 2008 Svr R2 64bit, also acting as HUB Transport. DC is 2008 R2 ...
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Restricting mailboxes to accept messages from specific external senders

Here's the scenario: I have an MS Exchange distribution list called SMT. Currently, msExchRequireAuthToSendTo is set to true, so this list will not accept emails from external senders. We recently ...
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What's the best solution for Hosted Exchange? [closed]

I've looked at WSP and was wondering if there are any other solutions for setting up hosted exchange to resell?
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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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Outlook 2011 saves to draft instead of sending

Every now and again, (once a day for some users), emails get saved in the draft folder and not sent. There is no message to show this when it happens, just a few hours later, you notice unread ...
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Exchange How To Deliver Main Mail and Redirected Mail To Mailbox

My client requested an employee's mails to be blind carbon copied to himself. We did it with a simple rule. After that he told me if somebody sends email to both him and his employee, he only receives ...
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Microsoft Exchange 2010 GAL Global Address List Restriction by OU Organizational Unit

We are offering hosted Exchange services and are in an Microsoft Exchange 2010 only environment with a Windows Server 2003 Domain Controller. My problem is that all the customers have access to the ...
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Extend Active Directory with Exchange 2007 Schema for Microsoft Online Services

We are migrating to Microsoft Online Services, BPOS in particular. We do not run Exchange in our new production environment. However, we do want to take advantage of syncing certain AD attributes to ...
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Exchange 2010 Pop/Smtp Connection

I am serving hosted Exchange 2010 to my clients. One of my client came with how to use Outlook Express and Windows 7 Mail with Exchange. I have made researches, read ...
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Hosted email / autodiscover hangs if clients have AD but lack a Forest Trust; How can I work around this?

We host email for 200 different companies, each of them has an AD forest and we have no forest trust, or VPN to those other AD Domains. The forest name of each of the 200 companies matches the name ...
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How to migate from IMAP to Exchange

I have about 30 accounts that I have to migrate from IMAP based folder system to an exchange based system. Th desktops all run OSX apple mail. I have access to all the credentials for all the ...
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Determine which active directory object is referred to by GUID in a Directory Synchronization Error Report

We have active directory syncronization setup between our on-premises AD server and Microsoft hosted Exchange (business productivity online services). I've started getting a daily error report, which ...
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Hosted SharePoint privacy

I was wondering if there is anyway to have a hosted SharePoint that is not accessible by the hosting company. I've spoken to 2 vendors so far and one can access the site but has a audit list and the ...
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Migrating from Hosted-Exchange to Exchange 2010

I am moving the mail for our company from a Hosted Exchange back into a self hosted Exchange box running Exchange 2010. I have seen articles on using PST files to migrate the mail, but there seem to ...
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Changing administrator for hosted Exchange account

We are using a hosted MS Exchange provider, and they claim that our account can only have one administrator. They also claim that they cannot change which login is granted administrator privileges. ...
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Getting Servername for Hosted Exchange (using for EWS)

I have setup Hosted Exchange. Now, I need the Servername of the Exchange Server. In earlier version, it was possible with The URL of Exchange Online Web Service is a URL like "https://" + "Server ...
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On sending mails within same domain, delivery fails, but works when I send to other domains. What could cause?

Using hosted exchange (Office 365). I have a public IP from ISP. I am able to send out mails to other domains, but when sending within my domain (kunech.com - e.g. from email1@kunech.com to ...
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Office 365 E3 with Exchange Hosted Encryption (EHE)

I hope this is the right forum for posting this question. I have a client who wants to move to Office 365. They are currently running on a trial of Office 365 E3 plan. My staff are now also using ...
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Hosted Exchange With Active Directory Intergration For Two Seperate Forests With Migration Services?

I've done a bunch of googling, but I can't seem to find a hosted exchange service that I'm certain will do what I need it to. Situation: Two locations. Location 1 has it's own Server 2012 forest ...
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Outlook 2010 showing blank/corrupt emails

I have a problem with outlook 2010 connecting to Exchange 2007 HMC environment. The mail in outlook looks blank at first, but it is actually corrupt or something. We cannot forward the email or reply ...
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Exchange errorcode 0x80004005-0000000-00000000 on Office 2007 clients

We run a Hosted exchange network with Exchange 2010 Standard (SP1 RU6). Last friday we started getting reports that Office 2007 users where getting the 0x80004005 error when trying to send emails. ...
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Exchange Migration Contacts Issue

We are migrating from a hosted Exchange 2007 environment to an internally hosted Exchange 2010 server. One problem that we've encountered during the migration is that users complain that when they ...
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POP mail to Exchange online Migration

At work we want to migrate to Exchange online from our current setup of using rackspace hosted POP email. We have about 50 people planned for migration and want to minimize email downtime for them as ...
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ability to see free/busy detail information for conference rooms in Outlook 2007 and Microsoft hosted Exchange solution

recently my company migrated from an in-house Exchange server to the Microsoft hosted exchange online solution. My client is Outlook 2007. Before the migration, I could see the details of the meetings ...