One of our clients was having issues sending an e-mail to one of our regional ISP’s e-mail servers. Remote Server returned ‘<inbound.server.com #5.1.1 SMTP; 550 Rejecting for Sender Policy Framework>’ SPF too many lookups There was no further information. The specifics came from a very helpful mail technician at the ISP. So, we started to […]
Original Here: MPECS Inc. Blog: MPECS Inc. Blog: Our SBS (Small Business Solution) Options with Standalone and Cluster Hardware Considerations We’ve received a number of questions about the “How” we present our SBS to prospective and existing clients. Our primary focus is on what we have provided with Small Business Server starting with SBS 2003 […]
Original Posted Here: MPECS Inc. Blog: Set Exchange 2010 and 2013 Internal and External Virtual Directory URLs in PowerShell Here are the elevated PowerShell commands to run to set the virtual directory URLs Get-ActiveSyncVirtualDirectory -server EXCHANGE | Set-ActiveSyncVirtualDirectory -ExternalUrl ‘https://mail.DOMAIN.ca/Microsoft-Server-ActiveSync’ -InternalUrl ‘https://mail.DOMAIN.ca/Microsoft-Server-ActiveSync’ Get-AutodiscoverVirtualDirectory -server EXCHANGE | Set-AutodiscoverVirtualDirectory -ExternalUrl ‘https://mail.DOMAIN.ca/Autodiscover/Autodiscover.xml’ -InternalUrl ‘https://mail.DOMAIN.ca/Autodiscover/Autodiscover.xml’ Get-ECPVirtualDirectory -server EXCHANGE | […]
Original Here: MPECS Inc. Blog: SBS 2003 R2 Premium Migration to 2012 R2 Domain and Exchange 2013 We are beginning our adventure migrating our last SBS 2003 R2 Premium server setup to a completely new setup. We used the ShadowProtect backup image to restore to our Hyper-V server and utilized the Hardware Independent Restore process […]
Just a heads up. If any of your clients have a user that complains that they can’t access public folders, they may be having a problem with a recent client-side Outlook 2007 security update. If they attempt to access public folders and are getting this error: Cannot expand the folder. The attempt to log on […]
There are plenty of reasons why you might want to give one user access to another user’s mailbox. The first user may be in the hospital, or under HR review, or maybe they’ve been dropping the ball lately and management need to make sure that certain projects have been followed up on. It’s not really our job to care. The fact is, Bill in management has requested that you give Paul Stanley access to Gene Simmon’s mailbox, and for various reasons, logging on to Gene’s mailbox to set these permissions up is not a good option. For one, you’d only be able to delegate access to certain primary folders, not to the whole mailbox, and second, you’d have to know Gene’s password to do that. Because you are a smart admin, you tell Bill you can take care of it easily from the server.
Sometimes a strange situation crops up in which a user can access his Exchange 2003 email from an Outlook client without trouble, but can’t successfully log into Outlook Web Access. You will get the standard, “You could not be logged on to Outlook Web Access” error message.
We’ve seen a large number of people posting in various newsgroups, web forums, mailing lists, etc., regarding a sudden change in behavior in Outlook where it starts prompting for authentication on a regular basis. Many of the ones we’ve seen have been Outlook 2007 against SBS 2008 (Exchange 2007). We’ve found one possible source for […]