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Exchange 2007 2010 get mailbox sizes

For some unknown reason Microsoft decided to make exchange 2007/2010 a bit more time consuming and complex by taking away the ability to easily export mailbox information from the old system manager in 2003 In order to get user mailbox sizes open up an exchange power Shell and run the following command to export the […]


Fixing Invalid Mail Server Hostname

When running DNSReport on a domain you might come across the below warning. To fix this login to the mail server running Exchange, expand Administrative Group – Servers – (server name) – Protocols – SMTP – Default SMTP Virtual Server Properties – Advanced Replace the Fully-qualified domain name with the correct entry.


Exchange 2003 stm streaming file large

The .STM file, or streaming file, holds non-MAPI information while the .edb file, or the Exchange database (essentially a large JET (Access-type of technology) database holds the messages and the MAPI information. If someone sends e-mail or accesses e-mail from a non-MAPI client (POP3, IMAP4, Web), that e-mail is stored in the .stm file. Mail […]


Exchange 2010 4.3.1 Insufficient system resources

Recently a client stopped receiving external e-mails to their exchange 2010 server The delay message from the postmaster had: Action: delayed Status: 4.4.7 Telnet on port 25 to the server showed the SMTP service was responding correctly A DNS report to the server responded with a message-


Exchange 2007 2010 Archive emails in and out hub transport rule

In the old exchange 2003 server you could set all emails to archive to a mailbox or public folder. This option does not exist in Exchange 2010. Instead you need to create a Transport rule –


Exchange 2007 or 2010 stopping NDR from postmaster@ filling queues from backscatter spam

If you find your queues are getting full of NDRs from the postmaster to spammers you can turn off allow non-deliveyr reports in the Hub transport\remote domains\default\properties This however will stop NDRs from being generated that are valid. You may therefore want to configure anti spam filtering If running a single exchange server with hub […]


Outlook Mobile Access reports Item no longer exists. The item you are attempting to access may have been deleted or moved.

When attempting to access Outlook Mobile Access (OMA) you receive the following error:

“Item no longer exists. The item you are attempting to access may have been deleted or moved.”


Creating a new Distribution Group in Exchange

Mailing lists, called Distribution Groups in Exchange, are an invaluable tool for sending regular messages to groups of people. Here’s a walk-through on creating a Distribution Group, in our example for a Sales Team 1. Open your Active Directory Users and Computers. Select the most relevant Organizational Unit (usually the one for your business). Create […]


Creating a Contact in Exchange

Normal users in your Active Directory are only for internal staff. Sometimes it can make sense to put in external contacts that you send mail to regularly. For example suppliers or customers. The advantage of putting a contact in your Active Directory is that you can the put the contact into a Distribution Group! 1. […]


Configure Outlook 2003 for exchange server

If you have not already configured outlook for your profile, when you first open at you’ll go through a configuration wizard.-