Monthly Archives: July 2005

Enabling and disabling MAPI and/or non-Cached access per user in Exchange 2003 SP2

Exchange Server 2003 Service Pack 2 (SP2) adds functionality to allow the administrator to completely turn off MAPI access for a given user or grant access to a user whose Outlook is configured for cached mode but deny access otherwise. … Continue reading

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How to export the members of a distribution group in Exchange 2000/2003 using LDIFDE.

 Export distribution group members using LDIFDE These steps outline how to export the members of any distribution group from Active Directory using LDIFDE.  The syntax required looks like this:   ldifde -f export.ldf -d “cn=\distribution group DN” -l member -s server … Continue reading

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Configuring Exchange SMTP Gateways at Microsoft

Here is an article on how Microsoft configures their SMTP gateway services under E2K3.  Basically, they create at least two SMTP Virtual Servers on gateway servers so they can control the SMTP filtering on inbound, while unrestricting outbound.  It is … Continue reading

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Clustered Exchange Nodes as AD domain controllers

Evan Dodd posted this follow-up post on clustering with E2K3 and AD on the same servers.  Bottom line, don’t do it.  😉 “I blogged about KB.898364 briefly when it was created, but over this past weekend there was a flurry of … Continue reading

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Whitepaper: Exchange Server Error-1018

Here is a good Microsoft updated Whitepaper on what causes 1018 database errors and how to recover from them.  A MUST read for any admin!  “Detailed discussion of the conditions that result in error -1018. It also covers the detection … Continue reading

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Exchange 2003 Server Service Pack 2 (SP2) Anti-Spam Framework

Here is a fantastic post by Alexander Nikolayev on the Anti-SPAM framework that is slated for E2K3 SP2… “Spam is our e-mail customers’ No. 1 complaint today, and Microsoft is innovating on many different fronts to eradicate it” – Bill Gates. … Continue reading

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July 2005 Update for Outlook 2003 Junk Email Filter (KB895658)

This update provides the Junk E-mail Filter in Microsoft Office Outlook 2003 with a more current definition of which e-mail messages should be considered junk e-mail. This update was released in July 2005. Download At Source Description of the Update … Continue reading

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