Outlook is a standalone or groupware client for Microsoft Exchange. It is used for Email, contacts, tasks and calendar.

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Choosing the right email server

My company is switching email servers and I wanted more input from people who know more about IT. We are a small company that would only have 7-8 users. We use MS outlook and need a compatible ...
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Can ping Exchange server, can't connect Outlook to it

I can ping the Exchange server here at work, but Outlook doesn't connect to it. I've verified the server is indeed the Exchange server and I've tried using the IP instead of the server name. I am also ...
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End-user SPAM solution for Outlook users

We have almost 100 Outlook 2003 and 2007 users and we do not yet run our own exchange server. All of us have SPAM problems, but a lot of users have very serious SPAM problems, sometimes receiving ...
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Location of Outlook 2003 data

After doing a backup, then a reinstall of a client's Windows XP computer I forgot to create a .pst of their mail from outlook 2003. I have all the data from the old installation but I don't know where ...
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Should DNS A timeout to result in permanent email failure?

Occasionally an email does not get through when sent to a recipient who uses the outlook.com system for their email server. Their MX record resolves fine, but their A record (something like ...
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Microsoft Outlook x Lotus Notes in enterprise environment [closed]

I'm working in company (several thousands client computers) using tools like MS Outlook + Exchange + Sharepoint + Communication server. Now our mother company shared the idea that everything should be ...
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How to manage multiple email accounts on Outlook/Exchange 2007

In an Outlook 2007/Exchange 2007/Windows XP environment, what's the best way to manage multiple email accounts? Several users have the task of monitoring multiple accounts. The incoming messages and ...
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Performance issues with Exchange 2007 and Outlook 2010

In my environment, I have Exchange 2007, ccr environment with 2 MB, 2 HT, and 2 CAS servers. We are currently using Outlook 2010 as our email client for the terminal server. The client is configured ...
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disable autocomplete email addresses in Outlook 2010 for every user

We had several problems with suggested email addresses (auto-complete) in Outlook 2010. We are thinking, whether it is possible to disable this feature for every Outlook for every user. I know how to ...
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Export Exchange Public folders to a network drive, sharepoint, or a PST

I have a single user who is using 110Gb of data in public folders, and the Exchange admin (me) is persuading them to put that data elsewhere. What options are there for exporting this data? What ...
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Cached Exchange Mode Security

Background: I work at a financial company with very strict security guidelines. We're in a scenario now where we have to enable cached exchange mode for a couple of our remote offices. However our IRM ...
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Hidden rule in Outlook 2010

I have a user who has somehow managed to set up some kind of "hidden rule". If he receives a mail with the subject "Scanned from a Xerox multifunction device" the mail never reaches his inbox. I've ...
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Display Name And Email Address Not The Same

Our office has Exchange 2003 with SP2. Workstation has Office 2010. When I open up an email I receive from one of our external clients and reply to the email, one of the email receipients "email ...
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How do I give a group of users rights to administer distribution groups in Exchange 2003?

Environment: Exchange: Server 2003 Standard SP2 x86 + Exchange 2003 Standard Domain Controllers: Active Directory, Windows 2000 Functional Level, hosted on Server 2008 Enterprise x86 Workstations ...
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User email rules at server level

Is it possible to set up an email rule directly from the exchange server without having to log into the users account and setting up a rule from within their outlook rules? Basically, I would like to ...
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Is this possible to make the migration to email service of google app transparent to users?

Currently, the web hosting for my company manages everything, including the website, email service and the domain. I am planning a migration of email service to google app, step by step. I've opened ...
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Outlook to Exchange Communication, which port?

When outlook 2003 is setup with an Exchange 2003 server, within an internal network, and with 'Microsoft Exchange Server' as the 'Server Type', what port(s) are used? Also, if it is a bunch of ports ...
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Need help: seaching corporate email for messages sent to specific domains

Management has determined that there is a need to search all 1500+ users Outlook and see who has been sending email to the competition. Does anybody know a tool/script/package that will enable us to ...
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Syncing one Outlook Express account on multiple computers?

We're using Outlook Express on different computers to connect to the same pop account provided by our hosting company. This makes it very difficult to co-ordinate work and we end up replying to the ...
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Exchange Server Contact Categories - How to Remove/Update All

I've been tasked with cleaning up our companies contact database sitting on our Exchange Server 2003. The rub is this database of contacts has been neglected for the past couple of years and is now a ...
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roaming Exchange/Outlook users also need POP3 accounts

I have 10 Win SBS 2008 User Accounts and 10 PC's. Three of the persons who are associated to the user accounts work at different PC's each day. These three people also do have POP3-Emails which have ...
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Outlook 2010 and ActiveSync (Z-Push)

I would like to sync contacts and calendars with Outlook 2010 using the Z-Push activesync implementation and caldav/carddav/imap. Does Outlook 2010 actually support ActiveSync or how does it connect ...
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Shared contact list in Exchange/Outlook?

I want to create a mailing list of our internals staff, external email addresses. This is to update them on company news. This is to be only shared between 5 staff members. What's the best way to ...
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Outlook locking network connection/session?

Scenario: We have an 'automatic orders' machine sat in the corner running XP with Outlook 2003. Its job is to check for new emails on a specific account, when it encounters one it checks the e-mail ...
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Outlook 2010 Unable to See Free/Busy Information While Outlook 2007 can

In this office, most of us are using Outlook 2007, while a few of us uses Outlook 2010. For Outlook 2007, we are able to view other people's free busy information after hacking the registry of ...
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Using multiple mail-addresses with one IMAP/SMTP account

I have one IMAP-account. Multiple mail-addresses on different domains are routed to this single IMAP-inbox (e.g. john@example1.com, john.doe@example2.com, doe@example3.com). Now I want to send mails ...
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Exchange 2007 Reinstall - OST

Short story: Exchange box died. Rebuilt with same host name. Old mailstore is lost. All mailboxes will have to be removed and re-added. The only backups I was able to make were the locally cached ...
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Google IMAP Is Slow, there is a way to make it faster? [closed]

i have gmail account about 3 years, its got 10,000+ messages there, i installed outlook today and i tried to use IMAP Feature (i enabled it before coupule of years) the problem its very very slow. is ...
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Outlook 2007 cannot delete rules

I have a user who created a mess of rules that are causing issues. When I delete them on her Outlook, and close Outlook and go back to look at the rules they are all still there. I don't understand ...
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User unable to connect to Exchange 2007 with Outlook 2007 on her PC

One of the staff in our office is unable to connect to our Exchange 2007 server through Outlook 2007 on her workstation. She can access mail from a browser via https://exchange.example.com/owa/. When ...
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Outlook 2007: User sends mail and recipient receives two copies. What could cause this?

Anytime a specific user sends an email too any other person, that person receives two copies of the email. What conditions could allow this to happen?
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why is Outlook 2007 continuously losing Connection to Exchange Server

what could be the reason for Outlook 2007 continously losing and reestablishing the connection to exchange? I tried disabling all anti-viruses and firewalls but it did not help. I should mention ...
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Microsoft outlook Mails through Squid Proxy

Today I have configured Squid proxy in my office. it is working fine with out any issue. But from that time, my colleagues are unable to send/receive the emails through Microsoft Outlook (2003 & ...
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Exchange 2003 HTTP Account Error

We are trying to get one of our users connected to our Exchange 2003 server using the HTTP method as they already have an existing Exchange account on another server. The setup goes through and they ...
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Baffling authentication problem in Outlook as an Exchange 2007 client running on SBS 2008

I recently configured my new SBS-2008 box. The Outlook 2007 client on the first desktop client I am setting up receives and sends email, but Outlook keeps pestering me for the password to connect to ...
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Merge PST files

Is there a free tool that is good at merging pst files? It seems outlook can do this, by using the import option, but when I tried it, it took over 4 hours for a 2GB pst file. Anyone know of ...
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Is there a workaround to get Outlook 2000 running with Exchange 2007?

Officially Outlook 2000 does not work with Exchange 2007. Is there any workaround to get Outlook working with Exchange 2007 nevertheless?
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Outlook IMAP Sent messages in wrong folder

I have outlook 2003 installed on a system that has an IMAP account an a legacy PST / POP 3 account. For some reason when I send an email using the IMAP account the mail appears in the sent items ...
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Where are Public Folder permissions set with Exchange Server 2007?

When accessing a folder from the server... Exchange Management Console > Public Folder Management Console > desired folder properties ...there is no permissions tab to be found. I know this can be ...
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“Mail Conflict Resolution”

I have several of these messages: 11:36:30 Mail Conflict Resolution 11:36:30 Subject: {SU:} 11:36:30 EntryID: {CB:70, ...
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Outlook Web Access - 3 Pane view using browsers other than Internet Explorer

Why doesn't Outlook Web Access display the 3 pane view when using browsers like Firefox, Chrome or Safari? Specifics: When you access Outlook for the web(specifically Outlook 2003) using Internet ...
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Distributing Rules to Outlook 2003 and 2007 clients

Is there a way to distribute a client-only rule to Outlook 2003 and 2007 clients? We'd like a way for to have emails from corporate communications generate a desktop alert or perhaps be flagged for ...
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Enforcing the use of S/MIME for a specific sender and/or recipient domain in Outlook and/or Exchange

I want to ensure that Exchange 2013/Outlook 2013 only accepts messages originating from a specific sender domain if they were signed by S/MIME. All unsigned messages should not be delivered to the ...
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Block Specific Versions of Outlook from Exchange

I have several users that are using Outlook 2011 for Mac and connecting to our Exchange 2010 server. It doesn't matter to me which client they use, however we have had several instances of users ...
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Should I keep my Outlook OST files on a seperate Drive on my Terminal Server?

Should I keep my Outlook OST files on a seperate Drive on my Termial Server? I'm running a Windows 2003 Server with Outlook 2010. I can install the Operating Systems, Programs, and have user's ...
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Storing contact information in Microsoft Exchange 2010

For many years my employers have kept a separate program for storing the companies contact information (name, email, phone, website, postal address etc) but at last I have convinced them that contact ...
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Change Exchange Server Name Before Upgrade

I need to upgrade the Exchange Server from 2003 to 2010. I'm physically changing servers as well as software. I'm worried about redirecting the Outlook clients after the upgrade is going to be ...
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Exchange/outlook: default from address for a mailbox with multiple addresses

We have a shared exchange mailbox with multiple SMTP addresses; foo@company.com, bar@company.com, baz@company.com and so on. When a user replies to a mail in this mailbox we want the from: field to ...
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Manager set out of office

I was wondering if it was possible to have managers set out of office in outlook, for those they manage. Almost every day I have to login into EMC and give myself full permission to someones mailbox ...
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exchange 2010 - updating distribution list members via outlook address book

I'm having trouble updating distribution list memberships using outlook. on exchange 2010: groups properties - group information I have added myself to the managed by list in active directory ...