How to block users access to Exchange 2003 (during virus outbreak)
I am writing up a guide to help us during a virus outbreak situation.
I'm following some ideas that Microsoft has already written regarding
cleaning up Exchange servers... however, one suggestion they have is
to block all user access to a server by simply unplugging the network
This works ok ifan admin is local to the server and/or an organization
is not very large or global. However, we require remote admin access
to many of our servers so this is not an option.
I need a better plan to quickly block all user access to all Exchange
Thoughts were to use the registry set...spam relaying Exchange 2003?
i just started to poke around in my exchange log files, and it appears that
my server has been forwardng spam. is there any way to prevent this? I have
gone to the default SMTP server and denied relaying unles it's my local
how ever, I'm not sure if that's enought. Here is a snippet of one of the
log reports. It appears that my server is emailing people with a blank from
address. Anyone ever seen this before? is this normal? i'm running Windows
Small Business Server 2003, RC1.
2007-02-26 06:20:51 220.127.116.11 OutboundConnectionRespo...First Exchange Client and Exchange Server 2003
I have a customer that is running Exchange 5.5 on an NT
4.0 box and they have several stores that are running the
very first Exchange Client, not outlook but Exchange
Client. Does anyone know if this will work with Exchange
Server 2003? I know several functions of E2K3 server will
not work with the client such as cached mode and some
filtering options. What I would like to know if it will
work at all.
Yes, you can connect to a mailbox using the old Exchange Client. I would
advise, however, you/they don't open any of those mailboxes with a higher
version Outlook client and...Critical issue with exchange 5.5 and MyDoom virus
Here we have a critical issue since Mydoom appeared on
Our exchange server is set in order to accept inbound
email for few local domains (let's say domain1.com and
We are currently receiving emails to fake recipients on
our domains such as email@example.com. BUT toto does not
exist on our server.
So exchange is trying to send a 'non delivery receipt' to
the sender or the email. UNFORTUNATLY sometimes the
sender's domain or even the sender does not exist.
We have :
- a file priv.edb which grows by minutes
- the databases priv.edb and p...Filtering a combo box using a combo box
I am trying to filter the records from a table displayed in a combo
box using a combo box on the same form. I built a query and set the
criteria as Me![FormName]![Combo_box]. This allowed me to filter the
list, but it did not do exactly what I wanted. When the first combo
box is blank, the second one is also blank. Is there anyway I can get
the second combo box to display all of the records when the first box
Thank you for your help.
Try a criteria in the second combo of:
Like Forms!YourFormName!Combo1Name & "*"
Arvin Meyer, MCP, MVP
I'm implementing a c# application with the visio drawing control. In
my application I want to open the snap&glue dialog box (from the tools
menu) through a menu item. I didn't find an appropriate viswintype in
the visio 2003 sdk documentation.
Is this possible at all? Please help me out.
On Thu, 27 Sep 2007 06:08:36 -0700, Evelyn Reichel
>I'm implementing a c# application with the visio drawing control. In
>my application I want to open the snap&glue dialog box (from the too...Mail SENDING from more than ONE domain on one Exchange box
An Exchange guru had taught this in a Microsoft seminar before but I
happened to not write it down. There's a way to trick Exchange to send
emails on one Exchange box with one Default recipient list to go FROM more
than one domain. Anyone here has any idea? Thanks.
You can change the default SMTP address of any user to any domain and that
will be the from address.
Whether people will receive the message depends on whether DNS records
correctly point both domains at your Exchange server.
"Gee0" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
news:85idnVOkeoj4UsjfRV...Exchange mail is pulled completely into an inaccessible ost file
When I look into my mailbox in outlook, I don't see my emails; however I
notice an ost file that is large in size.
As a test, I sent myself an email from another account and I noticed it in
my outlook mailbox briefly before it disappears and subsequently the ost file
How do I stop this complete offloading into an ost file? How do I
synchronise an ost file with exchange that I can't even see in outlook but is
connected and doing work in the backroom?
is it offloading into an ost file or into a pst file somewhere?
Diane Poremsky [MVP...Exchange Server 2003 Hosting Provider
My company is looking to move from an inhouse Exchange
Server 2003 to a hosting provider. We would like to know
of any links of reviews of Exchange Server 2003 hosting
providers or any recommendations.
Thank You in advance,
Try this link
"Sam" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> My company is looking to move from an inhouse Exchange
> Server 2003 to a hosting provider. We would like to know
>...Good White paper on Exchange SP2 https syncing?
Does anyone know where I might find a good white paper that describes the
Syncing features of SP2?
I will also post this over in the exchange server group.
Doubt you'll find one yet. HTTP syncing isn't going to work until the MSFP
comes out. At least that's what I've been told.
Read my blog!
"Tom Giannelli" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Does anyone know where I might find a good white paper that d...MS
Why is it taking so long to create a newsgroup for Exchange 2003?
Time to move on from "Exchange All Versions", "Exchange 2000", and "Outlook"
Come on! get with your own program
...What is more important on Exchange
Okay, I've been asked to setup an Exchange Server 2003 and I was wondering in
what order from most important to least important do you put the hardware?
Example, 1. Processor 2. Memory 3. Hard Drive space.
So would it be more important to have 1gig memory with 2 duel 3.2ghz xeon
processors with 3 73scsi drives in Raid 5
Pentium D Processor 830 @ 3.2ghz duel core, with 4 hard drives at 250gig in
Raid 5 with 2gigs of ram?
I think that actually that would depend on some things...How many users?
how much email are they going to be keeping? how active are they in email?
What are thei...Help Needed with SMTP Settings on Exchange and ISA 2004 SMTP Add-in
I would really like to get as much help as possible on the SMTP (spam;
attacks as dictionary harvesting, NDRs etc..)
I am seeing entries under Default SMTP Virtual Server / Current Sessions
that stick to more than 20 minutes...
to avoid that, I set tarpit to 180 (3 mins on the response given by the
server on 5.xxx requests... for the most part it works really good BUT I
still would like to get all the PROs opinion on this issue.
BTY, this environment is SBS 2003 R2, ISA Installed and Message Screening
installed and using the SMTP Add-in.
Tarp...Cannot remove envelope toolbar in Excel
I have a single .xls that will not allow me to clear the
envelope toolbar. It's become a pain, suggestions?
Excel 2000 SR-1/SP3.
Open the VB Editor and look in This Workbook
for Application.Toolbars ("Envelope").Visible=True
Change the True to False
Greeting from the Gulf Coast!
"Erik" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> I have a single .xls that will not allow me to clear the
> envelope toolbar. It's become a pain, suggestions?
> Excel 2000 SR-1/...Still having a problem with my combo box
i have manged to create my combo box and when i click on it to pull it down
all my info of my customer names address postcode and numbers can be viewed i
then click on one of the customer names and the name appears in the combo box
this is fine and what i want but iam still unsure on how to display the rest
of the info for that customer on the form , whats the best way to do it and
could you explain in detail how to because iam very new and only learning
about the fundimentals of access .
See this article:
<MS ACCES...Exchange rate to trans currency money fields
Standard CRM applies the exchange rate fluctuations to CRM money base
fields(_base) but not to the trans currency money fields which are displayed
on q quote or any other forms.
my requirement is the exchange rate has to be applied to trans currency
Ex: when i revise my quote, the quote has to be revised with latest currency
exchange rate.means the displayed money field values on a quote should get
update with exchange rate.
Is it possible? pls help me out if there is any way of doing it either
through plug-In etc.
That's simply not how it works.
...Send mail when not connected to Exchange
I am using OL2k and am hooked up to a SBS 4.5 server at the office. I
don't have any offline access to the server from my laptop, which is
fine. But what I would like to do, is when I'm at home and connected
to my DSL, I would like to able to send email thru my home ISP email
account rather then having it sit in the outbox until I connect to the
exchange server the next day. Is this possible.
Thanks in advance.
...Exchange 2003 OWA step by step instructions
I was wondering inf anyone has detailed step by step instructions to
implement OWA in a Exchange 2003 enviroment. We will be putting the front
end server in a DMZ.
Putting the FE server in the DMZ is a very bad idea. You will spend
many hours troubleshooting and getting the firewall configured properly.
So, please DON'T DO IT!!!! It will make your life much more difficult and
it really won't improve your security. If anything, it could introduce new
vulnerabilities due to the ports that need to be opened through the
firewall. If someone has...Operation failed #14
I have encountered a problem that occurs quite frequently when accessing MS
Running XP + SP2.
When I try to open Outlook an error message is displayed
The Operation Failed.
I then have to reboot my PC .
An suggestions on what the problem is and how to correct would be most
belto <firstname.lastname@example.org> typed:
> I have encountered a problem that occurs quite frequently when
> accessing MS Office Outlook.
> Running XP + SP2.
> When I try to open Outlook an error message is displayed
&g...why does publisher 97 fail to save in limited user account
I am using windows XP. one of the accounts on the PC is a limited user (not
admin) Publisher 97 will not save the files when using this account.
Error message "could not create a tempory file" occurs.
Works fine if the user profile is changed to admin user?
...CRM 4 mail merge from Outlook fails with redirected profile folder
We're experiencing the following issue and cant work out why it's happening
except to say it only occurs when using folder redirection for the
'Application Data' folder in a user's roaming profile. If we disable this and
make it a local folder the mail merge works correctly.
The problem occurs when running a mail merge against more than one contact
record (This is a general problem that occurs from any entity). When the mail
merge is completed, either via 'Edit individual letters' or 'print', and the
option to create activities is chosen, only the fir...Preview Pane in Outlook Web Access on 2003 exchange server
Is ther a way to globally set the default value for the reading pane to Off
for all folders under outlook web access?
eli silverman wrote:
> Is ther a way to globally set the default value for the reading pane
> to Off for all folders under outlook web access?
Microsoft Outlook Web Access 2003 Web Administration tool should be able to
Download details: Exchange 2003: Outlook Web Access Web Administration:
MSExchange...How to Remove Watermark from Title Page ONLY
Operating System: Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard)
The watermark function that I am using under 'Insert' only allows me to insert a watermark or remove a watermark from all pages in my Word document. <br><br>Does anyone know how to remove the watermark from a single page only?
A watermark is nothing more than graphic content added to the Header of a
document. In order to vary content in Headers/Footers, Section Breaks are
required in the document. See Word Help on the use of Section Breaks.
On 3/23/10 3...How do I view complete text content in an Excel Comment box?
When scrolling over comment boxes in Excel, I can only partially view note
content. Is it possible to specifiy the size of the comment box OR is there
any simple method available to view complete contents of comment box while
Right-click>Edit Comment>Drag to re-size.
Or re-size all using code.
Gord Dibben MS Excel MVP
On Sun, 25 Apr 2010 02:41:01 -0700, Deaglan1
>When scrolling over comment boxes in Excel, I can only partially view note
...2 FONT Color menu boxes that can display 2 different colors independently
I need help with a code that can allow 2 FONT Color menu boxes in the
toolbar that can allow me to display 2 different colors at one time
Any help is much appreciated.
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