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Can a user account that is disabled in Active Directory still receive email?

I'm reading Learning Exchange Server 2003 by Boswell, and there's a section in there that mentions that a disabled account in AD cannot receive email and that it will be bounced back. Currently, what ...
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What to do with user mailboxes in Exchange 2003 after they leave organization?

Over the ages we've accumulated mailboxes of users who have since left the company. Due to concerns at the time (they have important stuff in the mailboxes, we need to get to it) the SOP was to leave ...
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Microsoft Exchange Server Permission Insight

I was just assigned management of our Exchange Servers. The person who installed and configured our Exchange 2010 Servers did not set up permissions correctly. I noticed that anyone within the ...
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What are the side effects of disabling an Exchange mailbox?

When working with Exchange Server 2007 or newer, disabling a mailbox is a fairly common operation. However, the Technet documentation has no details about the side effects of disabling a mailbox. This ...
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Online Source for Rackmount Server Shipping Box [closed]

I have three Dell rackmount servers (2 2U, 1 4U) that I need to ship from Las Vegas to New York. Old shipping boxes that came with the servers were discarded sometime ago. Where can I buy some that ...
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How to specify target directory in Postfix with MySQL?

I have setup a mail server with Postfix, Dovecot and MySQL. Dovecot works perfectly. Postfix sends mail, but I have a problem with receiving mail. After 2 days of debugging and tweaking ...
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Exchange 2010: very large shared mailbox

We have a unique problem I need some advice to deal with. Background: I've started a new job and inherited an exchange 2010 setup. One of the mailboxes is a shared mailbox that the company has been ...
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Exchange Archiving Practices

What should I do about archiving Exchange mailboxes? People in the company are complaining of slow performance with their Outlook - these people have mailboxes over 5GB... I want to know what is best ...
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transferring mail hosts clients having to redownload all mail

im transferring mailboxes from godaddy over to opensrs. When clients connect to their mailbox after it has been transferred they are having to re-download all their old mail to their mail client ...
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Exchange 2010 MailboxDisabled after Storage Quota Reached

In Exchange 2010 we have found that users are not able to access their mailbox once they hit their storage quota. This is not what we want: we want them to receive a warning, but still be able to get ...
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Move exchange mailboxes cross forest

Having a hard time migrating user mailboxes across 2 forests. I've set up ADMT 3.2, No dns issues and fully route-able between the domains etc. Have come to migrate user mailboxes and the exchange ...
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Exchange Autodiscover Authentication fails after mailbox migration from 2010 to 2013 is completed; until server is backed up or rebooted

I have installed an Exchange 2013 Mail server on our network following the Microsoft guide on migrating from an Exchange 2010 to 2013 server. I am at the point where I have both servers running side ...
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Exchange mailboxes are reaching their limit what can I do?

I have an exchange server which has mailboxes that are over 68GB, I understand that the maximum size of mailboxes is only 75GB which we expect to pass in the very near future. What can I do about ...
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Allowing manager access to user's email stealthily

Environment: Exchange 2010 SP1, Outlook 2010 Pro Plus We have a manager that needs access to a user's live email box without that user knowing about it (suspected wrong doing). Obviously, we could ...
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Limit # of messages in mailbox

I have a situation where users have an average of 20 to 30,000 emails in their inbox. We are adding more employees and mailboxes and this is getting out of control. I have limited each mailbox to ...
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How to prevent mailbox access during Exchange migration?

I am doing a migration of mailboxes from one Exchange 2007 server to another server(new hardware, different server name, both on the same domain). What steps do I need to take to ensure that no ...
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Move Maildir safely on running server

I want to move some Mailbox directories to a new disk while postfix and courier imap daemons are still running. The question is ¿what happens if a new mail is recieved into the Mailbox while moving ...
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If I authorize someone to send as me though Exchange Online will I see the sent emails?

Lets assume I am the owner of the mailbox "george@example.com" and via the Exchange Online administration I allow the owner of "john@example.com" to send emails as "george@example.com" while I am out ...
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Prevent booking a resource mailbox beyond a certain date in Exchange 2010

We're rearranging our current office in order to save money on the lease. This will remove a dozen or so conference rooms from use at the end of this month. I've been asked to configure these ...
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What does Cyrus reconstruct do?

I have a cyrus-imapd server running for last five years. The cyrus-imapd version is 2.2. Now I have set up a new mailbox server with cyrus-imapd version 2.3. I need to migrate all mailboxes to this ...
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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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Issues importing PST into Archive Mailbox Exchange 2013

I've completed a successful mailbox import request into the archive mailbox for a particular user. There are no errors to speak of and the size of the archive mailbox has grown to the expected size ...
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What ways are there to set permissions on an Exchange 2003 mailbox?

I'm having a difficult/impossible time tracing down a permissions issue on an Exchange 2003 mailbox, and I was wondering if I'm missing any technical possibilities here. The basic question is what ...
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Copy sent mail to shared mailbox

We have a Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 running. I have granted certain users Full Access Permission to a specific mailbox. This mailbox also contains contacts, shared by all users who have access to ...
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Save attachment from IMAP on networkdrive

I'm looking for a solution to save automatically attachments of an e-mail for a specific mailbox on an network drive. Mails are stored on cyrus imap server. Does anyone know a script or something ...
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Switching over an email address from a distribution group to a user account in Exchange 2003

I'm currently in a transition mode. We currently have a Distribution Group called Quotes and Orders that send out emails to several users. I'm told that a better method would be to create a user and ...
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Multiple Mailboxes in Exchange and transferring content between mailboxes inside of Outlook

We have an Exchange 2010 SP3 system with Outlook 2007-2013. My manager had a request concerning people who showed multiple mailboxes in their Outlook, an example would be a manager having their own ...
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Exchange Server 2007 lost mailboxes and distribution groups

I was having some trouble with our Exchange 2007 server earlier which was causing it to fail to connect to our Domain Controller. I've managed to get is to connect to the domain controller and I can ...
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Drop all emails that aren't forwarded by postfix

I'm setting up a forwarding only email server. I want to apply some static forwarding rules to all incoming emails and bounce all other incoming emails (and not store them locally). ...
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Office 365 - Outlook shows Global Address List clicking “Rooms” during a meeting request

This appears to be a "known" issue, but apparently no fix for it. However, I've been impressed before at the tenacity of the experts here to figure out an answer/fix. ISSUE When booking a New ...
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Running rules on a mailbox?

I'm trying to run some smartsieve rules on a IMAP mailbox, I can certainly do this for mails that are delivered to that mailbox, but for emails that are already in that mailbox, or ones that a moved ...
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Dovecot does not fetch mail from /var/spool/mail/$user to mail_location

As seen in the /var/log/maillog when mail received or sent, sendmail saving mails to /var/spool/mail/$user and logging them as stat=Sent When a user try to send or receive mail via imap it is not ...
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Member server: Can it have a mailbox server or is that only for domain controllers?

If I join a Windows Server 2003 machine as a member server to another Window Server 2008 machine that is a DC, can I have a mailbox server in the Window Server 2003 member server? Or is that only for ...
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Removing user mailboxes in Exchange Server

I am trying to remove several user's mailboxes in the Exchange Server. Exchange Server is on a member server (OS: Window Server 2003). When I try to remove the Administrator mailbox, it says this: ...
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Exchange 2010 mailbox server role on a secondary dc - what is your opinion

I'm looking at the database availability groups in regards to creating a constant replication of the mailbox database. Here are three options I'm thinking of (and sorry if I'm wrong with my ...
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IMAP server that saves space on identical attachments [closed]

Looking for IMAP server that can detect duplicate attachments across mailboxes and would not waste space on them. So, if 4 local mailboxes receive the same attachment I would like it to be stored ...
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Exchange 2010 - Mailbox Export much larger than actual size

I issue this command to export the mailbox of a user: New-MailboxExportRequest -Mailbox "user" -FilePath "\\server\share\user.pst" After 2 minutes or so, this file have been generated: Notice the ...
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Prevent Exchange 2013 from skipping large items (TooManyLargeItemsPermanentException)

I'm experimenting with Exchange 2013. After importing my mailbox using New-MailboxImportRequest -FilePath \\path\import.pst -Mailbox test I get the message, that importging completed with errors. ...
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Upgrade cyrus and split mailboxes

I'm trying to upgrade a Cyrus IMAP server from 2.2.12 to 2.4.12/13. Right know I'm looking for a good guide to do it, as my actual version is an old release. I guess it will not just be upgrade the ...
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Postfix to Exchange Migrate Mailboxes

Has anyone migrated from postfix to Exchange and moved saved mails forward? I have been asked to move about 150 mailboxes, and I would rather avoid going down the Outlook/PST route if possible.
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Set up a forwarding mailbox in qmail?

setting up a simple mailserver to forward all messages sent to one address to gmail. So far I have a file /var/qmail/mailnames/myserver.com/username/.qmail with a single line: ...
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Exchange 2013 DAG Replication

I'm in the process of setting up a 2nd Exchange server 2013 and then Create a DAG for disaster recovery purposes. At the moment we have one CAS/Mailbox Exchange 2013 Server installed on the main site ...
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Postfix mailqueue “Mailbox Full”

I have a mail server with postfix, and I want to differenciate the bouncing rules. maximal_queue_lifetime = 12h bounce_queue_lifetime = 12h Ok, its 12h (maybe it should be more). But I want to ...
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Audit mailbox actions on Exchange

Is there a way to audit each action performed in an Exchange 2007 mailbox? In this particular case, a user, on many occasions, has complained that items from his contacts have dissapeared. I would ...
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Lotus Notes opens wrong mailbox

I have a Lotus Notes client that keeps trying to open the wrong mailbox when clicking the Mail icon on the default home page. The server document for the user is correctly pointing to the users ...
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Exchange 2010 Export to PST using just Keywords

I'm trying to Export one of our Mailboxes into a .PST file and having problems finding the right cmdlets. We are trying to export certain keywords of a users mailbox. I've tried using the cmdlet of ...
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How do you list users in Exchange Powershell on an Exchange 2007 environment?

I'm trying to verify that I've added a user in our Domain to a shared mailbox. I've used the command in the exchange powershell console: add-mailboxpermission 'shared mailbox name here' -User: ...
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Removing a mailbox does not remove it from the get-mailboxstatistics

I used get-mailboxstatistics to get a list of mailboxes on the server. I then manually removed one of the mailboxes using: Use the EMC to remove a mailbox In the console tree, navigate to ...
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Exchange 2013 on-prem: can't find origin of autoresponder message

I have a somewhat unexplainable behaviour with one of our mailboxes: When the autoresponder is enabled, the sender of an email would get the normal autorespond (which is correctly displayed with the ...
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Where are the attributes for room mailbox stored?

I'm using Exchange 2007 and I've created a room mailbox. I want to know where the settings of the room mailbox are stored? What are the attributes used to store room mailbox information? Are they ...