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Import contacts into Office 365 public folder contacts folder by powershell

We've got a PBX that is able to synchronize its company phonebook with a shared contacts group from an office 365 public folder. Now we're looking for a way to create an automated task which ...
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Server-side Outlook Out of Office Message only To a contacts group or not to a different group

I would like Outlook Exchange out of office (OOF) automatic replies: Not sent to semi-spam external e-mails. (I can put these in a local group if that will help; I cannot put them in a system-wide ...
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Mail contacts in exchange are not showing in distribution lists on the client side

I have an exchange 2013 server. We have mail contacts set up for some external contacts. There are several distribution lists which contain these mail contacts. When an internal user inspects the ...
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Exchange Mailbox Losing Contacts

I am currently running into an issue where a user's contacts within Exchange are losing details every couple of months. We keep having to restore the user's contacts from Backup to fix the issue. ...
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Delete all contacts with a certain company from list of mailboxes

We have a list of cell phone contacts which we load from a .pst file to new users when they start using this command: New-MailboxImportRequest -Mailbox (userid) -FilePath \EX1\c$\ExFiles\...
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Why are Exchange mail policies applied to contacts?

I'm using PowerShell to create mail contacts (external users, not employees) in Exchange 2013 but they are automatically being assigned internal addresses according to the mailbox policies. For ...
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Office 365 Exchange shared contacts

I'm looking for a way to share contacts on the Office 365 Exchange server. The goals are listed below: Allow anyone to add/edit/delete a contact to the list List must be accessible from their phones(...
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Recovering or Locating an exchange user's contacts on a wiped drive

I have a bit of a problem, I am running Exchange 2010 on my network - The majority of the machines on the network are running windows 7 pro on AD w/ a local exchange server. about a month ago i was ...
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how can I make contacts from a shared Exchange mailbox show up in my Outlook address book?

Running Exchange 2013 with Outlook 2013 clients. I have AD (2012 R2) users with mailboxes, that have also been granted SendAs and Full Access to various shared mailboxes. These shared mailboxes ...
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Export Active Directory Users as *.contact

Is there a way to export AD Users to a *.contact file? (each contact = 1 file)
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Zimbra contacts synchronization CardDAV (CardBook)

has anymbody experience with configuration for synchronization contacts between Zimbra Community Edition and multiple devices with multiple clients MS Outlook/Thunderbird/FossaMail/K9? Is needed some ...
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How to get contacts of user on exchange 2013 when have full permission on user's mailboxes

I want to export user's contacts into .csv file without knowing his password. Now, I can give an account admin full permission to user mailboxes by this cmdlet: Add-MailboxPermission -Identity abc@...
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Built in remote contacts system on Outlook w/o Exchange?

I want to know if there is any native way (no third party plugins required) to get the contacts book on Outlook fetch some contacts from a remote location. Scenario is: Several Windows PCs running ...
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What services does Nagios notify per contact?

In Nagios 3.2.3, I'd like to see all the hosts/services that send notifications to a specific contact. Is that possible?
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Showing the OU a contact belongs to in GAL?

We have recently imported about 1000 "external" contacts into our Exchange 2007 Server. The external contacts were imported from a number of CSV files that had the contacts organised into categories. ...
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Managing Distribution Groups from Outlook

I need to be able to have a domain user edit/add/remove contacts from a distribution group. This distribution group will contain contacts (first name, last name, email address) that are external to ...
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Export GAL to Outlook contacts automatically

Masters, we need to sync all our contacts (Exchange 2010) with our Iphone mobiles (and maybee with android devices too..but later..). So we need to add contacts from exchange gal to users contacts ...
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Syncing Google Apps Directory Information to Mac Contacts over cardDAV [closed]

The Problem: Our company runs Google Apps. Some users prefer to run native applications on their laptops, such as Mac Mail, Mac Calendar, etc. If you are not logged in to Gmail, you will not be ...
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Exchange address lists for contacts management

My client requires basic contacts management for under 100 end users. I am wondering if Exchange 2010 can handle their requirements using global address lists. The requirements are as follows: Only ...
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How do I delegate Exchange 2010 permission to create a contact?

I'd like users to only create a contact in an OU, that is Exchange enabled and will appear in the GAL. What is the correct way to delegate this permission?
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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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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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Any way to overwrite (not merge) Outlook contacts when importing from a file?

I'm trying to create a contact list for Outlook 2010 that will contain contact information for every person in my company. I intend on keeping the list current, which means I will be manually adding ...
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Creating constraints for creating contacts (Exchange Server 2010)

One of my clients is running an Exchange Server 2010 in their company. On this server, a public address book folder is stored, which can be accessed and edited by various people. Now, since there is ...
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Scripting help - need to get phone number of AD accounts and then add them to contacts in trusted domain

I have domain accounts that I have created as contacts in another trusted domain so that they can see them in their Exchange GAL. I need a way to extract the phone number field from UserA (user ...
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Disabling Suggested Contacts in Outlook 2010

We are in the process of rolling Office 2010 via SCCM 2007 to about 500 machines in our department. Everything is going swimmingly except... suggested contacts. I am looking for a way to remotely ...
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Outlook 2010 display category colors in Business Card View

I recently upgraded a client in my organization from Office 2007 to 2010. She uses categories extensively with her contacts as she has several hundred contacts. In Outlook 2007, her business card view ...
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Is there any way to export a list of all email addresses a particular user has sent to using powershell?

We have a lady at a company we support who is leaving and she would like to send a 'goodbye' email to everyone she has mailed in the past. She has not biult up a contacts list.
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Add Pictures to Active Directory for Outlook Contacts

What I'm trying to do here without wasting too much time is we want our company to have all the associate photos as their contact pictures in Outlook. I know Outlook 2007 and Outlook 2010 have a lot ...
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What is the best way to share contacts over the Internet to two company locations (without using exchange)

I am working with a small law firm that has two locations... one in Chicago and one in Dallas. Everyone is using Macs and there is no way to incorporate MS Exchange into their current setup (they don'...
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Exchange 2010 SP1 Web Services create contact issue

We just had a custom app developed that pulls contact data from our CRM database and uses Exchange Web Services to create contacts in Exchange users contacts folder. The app is working great except ...
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iPad Synching with Exchange 2007 is Losing Contacts

We have a user who has an iPad that is synching to our Exchange 2007 SP1 Server. She is reporting that her contacts are being "eaten", which we take to mean are being slowly deleted over time. This ...
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add contacts to exchange-server addressbook programmatically

I have an exchange server 2010 running, and want to programmatically add contacts into the server. What is the way to achive this? Best to be done in Java, but VB6 would be okay, too.
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Home "PIM" (calendar/contacts, etc.) server solutions in mini/pico-itx box?

I apologise if this is not the right place to ask, but after waiting a while in ubuntuforums.org I decided to bring it here. If this is the wrong place so please point me in the right direction. ...
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How to bulk mail-enable contacts from AD in Exchange 2007?

We have several thousand 'contacts' setup in AD already for a faxing system. We're migrating to an online fax provider that uses e-mail rather than plain old telephone. So, we've bulk edited all the ...
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Outlook 2007 hangs when accessing address book in message composer

I've had 2 machines this week to suffer this problem. When creating a new message, replying to a message, forwarding, etc. - anything that uses the message composition/editor window - and the user ...
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Microsoft Exchange 2007, give limited access to user to manage contacts?

We have a global contact list (external people [clients]) in our Exchange 2007 and we in the IT are thinking to give a limited access to selected user(s) [marketing & reception] to go and manage ...
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Cannot send email to removed Exchange 2010 contact

I had setup an external contact in exchange (Mail Contact) for a contractor (let's say Joe User, forwarding to juser@hiscompany.com). I was having the problem whereby any mail sent to Joe User from ...
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Can Google App users view Exchange users public calendars and contacts?

My company currently uses MS Exchange 2003 for company email, contacts, and calendars. We have approximately 150 users. Construction industry. I would like to look into migrating from Exchange to ...
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Add shared contacts to Outlook 2007 address book

Hello we just upgraded from exchange 2003 to 2010. 2010 seems to be pushing people to stop using public folders. Public folders had the nice feature that you could see the contacts of the public ...
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Skype companywide global contacts list

We are a medium sized company based across several sites and with a number of home workers. We have more or less settled on Skype as our defacto method of communication. At the moment the only pain ...
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blackberry sync shared contacts

We have a Blackberry Enterprise Server, about 50 Blackberries, and Exchange 2003 with a Global Address List (GAL) set up with all the company's shared contacts (several hundred of them, or maybe a ...
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Outlook Public Folders Performance and Maximum Capacity

I'd like to store contacts in a Public Folder using Outlook/Exchange Server 2003. Does anyone know if there is a practical limit to the number of contacts I can add to such a folder? How do public ...
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Clear 'to' list in Outlook 2003

I client of mine requested that rename one of their lists from 'All Associate Doctors' to just 'Associate Doctors'. I made the appropriate changes in Active Directory and am running into a problem ...
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Exchange 2007: Organisation wide contacts - GAL or Public folder?

We are in the process of moving away from POP3 email to an exchange server solution. One of the main reason is to make it easier to manage a company wide contact list. I've done some reading around ...
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What is the best way to manage shared contacts between MS Exchange and iPhones

We are currently running: Exchange 2003 Office 2007 We have exchange public folders that contain business contacts. Our business phones are iPhones, the iPhone does not support public folders. What ...
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Contact list management - Microsoft shop

We are using an out of date custom application for managing mailing/contact lists. We are a very small office, an all Microsoft shop. We have Exchange and Windows Sharepoint Services and Office 2007....
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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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Migrate From Groupwise to Thunderbird

I have successfully set up sending and receiving email in the Thunderbird for my Groupwise account. But, I am missing the feature that suggests contacts when I start typing their name in the To field (...
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