User alias is incorrectly displayed in the to field in Outlook

This week I had a strange issue but I was able to solve it. There were some serious issues with a user and the only solution was to recreate the user-account. On first sight no problem you will need to trick somethings but it will work. After recreating the user I reconnect the old mailbox and it looked OK.

Can’t mount Exchange Database: error 0xfffff764

It doesn’t happen daily that one or more databases will get corrupt in your Exchange 2003 environment and can’t be mounted anymore. But it can happen when for example a database will not be shutdown normally which can be caused by a systemcrash.

Enable/disable ActiveSync

Today I got a question if it was possible to disable ActiveSync in Exchange 2007. The answer: yes this is possible and goes really easy:

Microsoft has release Rollup 8 for Exchange 2007 SP1

It has been a few days ago since Microsoft has release Rollup 8 for Exchange 2007 SP1. I was pretty busy the last few days so that’s why the post is a little bit later then normal..

Disable Send Out of Office auto-replies to External Senders in OWAby default

A question on the forum made me thinking. Somebody wandered if it was possible to change the default of the Send Out of Office auto-replies to External Senders option which is on to off.

Strange issue, easy solution

Today I had a nice issue. After implementing 2 new domain controllers and deconfiguring the 2 old ones there where some strange issue with the Exchange Management Console. For example setting mail quota’s was not possible this caused the following error:

Which schema version belongs to which Exchange

During a search I found this nice kb article which explains how you can see which schema version you are using for Exchange and AD.

Problems exporting a mailbox

Exporting mail from a mailbox is in most cases no issue, but sometimes you can have issues with it:

Exchange 2010 Beta: Client Throttling

In Exchange 2010 Beta is client throttling is __introduced. With client throttling policy you are able to limit the bandwidth used per user. Besides this, you are able to keep an eye on the resources consumed per user.

Exchange 2010 beta: Outlook Web Access Mailbox Policies

It’s time for the 3rd article about Exchange 2010 Beta, in this article we will have a closer look Outlook Web Access Mailbox Policies. In Exchange 2007 configuring which features you want to activate in OWA could only be done per user or global on the OWA itself, in Exchange 2010 Beta there’s a new features called: Outlook Web Access Mailbox Policies. With this policies you can deactivate items for users. When selecting the CAS server under the Organization Configuration you will see two tabs instead of one tab, just as in Exchange 2007.