E2K7: Creating Custom SMTP E-mail Address Policies Utilizing Various Replacement String Combinations

  I have recently received a number of questions surrounding the generation of e-mail addresses in Exchange 2007.   Particularly, whether or not custom email addresses can be generated via “legacy” replacement strings to meet specific organizational naming conventions. This post will present a brief overview of the process as well as offer numerous examples which…

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How to Remove an Invisible or Corrupted "Out of Facility" message with MFCMAPI

This article is going to address how to deal with 1-off issues surrounding “Out of Facility” responses in Outlook.  Over the years I have seen many strange cases surrounding OOF responses.  However, generally speaking they fell into one of the following categories: A user compains that although he/she has composed and activated an OOF response…

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Move-Mailbox Operations in Exchange 2007 Fail Due to An Attribute "Being Too Long"

Move-Mailbox in Exchange 2007 Fails Due to An Attribute “Being Too Long” The original scope or reason for this call was that Mailbox-Moves from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2007 were failing. In this specific case (although it was never performed), mailbox moves would have also failed if the source mailbox had resided on an Exchange…

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Restore to Recovery Storage Group Fails with 0xa0008488 in Backup Executive

This issue dealt specifically with a customer attempting to restore a 120GB mail store to a Recovery Storage Group. The customer was using Exchange 2003 SP2 and Backup Executive 9.1. Primary Issue & Symptoms: Customer was attempting to restore an Exchange 2003 Mailbox Database to a Recovery Storage Group.  Backup Executive would initalize the job…

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