Oops!! I’m late!!

Oops!! I’m quite late to talk about this, but it’s worthy one. Do you know about Anywhere access facility and other new features available with Exchange Server 2007? With Exchange Server 2007, employees get anywhere access* to their e-mail, voice mail, calendars, and contacts from a variety of clients and devices. Please find this article…


List of Ports used by Exchange Server

Please find the list of Ports used by Exchange Server: Ports used by Exchange Server Protocol Port Description SMTP TCP: 25 The SMTP service uses TCP port 25. DNS TCP/UDP: 53 DNS listens on port 53. Domain controllers use this port. LSA TCP: 691 The Microsoft Exchange Routing Engine service (RESvc) listens for routing link state…

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SMTP Commands Part # 3 – List of Server reply codes

When we execute the SMTP command, we’ll receive a reply from the mail server in the form of a three digit number followed by information describing the reply. For example, 250 OK Please find the list of reply codes from the Server. 211  A system status or help reply. 214  Help Message. 220  The server is ready….

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SMTP Commands Part # 2 – Using Telnet on port 25 to test SMTP communication

Please find the following steps and SMTP commands to test SMTP communication using Telnet on Port 25. 1.                   At a command prompt, type telnet, and then press ENTER. This command opens the Telnet session. 2.                   Type set localecho and then press ENTER. This optional command lets you view the characters as you type them. This setting…

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SMTP Commands Part # 1- List of SMTP Commands

Please find the list of SMTP commands and its definitions, which can be used on multiple places. For example it can be used to check event SMTP sinks by sending mails. SMTP commands SMTP command Command function HELO Sent by a client to identify itself, usually with a domain name. EHLO Enables the server to…

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Offline Address Book – Birds eye-view

What is an Offline Address Book? An offline address book is a container that stores a collection of offline address lists. Administrators configure available offline address books, and Outlook users can choose which offline address lists they want to download. What is an Offline address list?    An offline address list is a set of address…

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Monitoring event sink # 17 – Sample for adding disclaimer for outoging SMTP messages – VBScript

1: <SCRIPT LANGUAGE=”VBScript”> 2: Sub ISMTPOnArrival_OnArrival(ByVal Msg, EventStatus) 3: TextDisclaimer = vbCrLf & “DISCLAIMER:” & vbCrLf & “Sample Disclaimer added in a VBScript.” 4: HTMLDisclaimer = “<p></p><p>DISCLAIMER:<br>Sample Disclaimer added in a VBScript.” 5:   6: If Msg.HTMLBody <> “” Then 7: ‘Search for the “</body>” tag and insert our disclaimer before that tag. 8: pos…

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Monitoring event sink # 16 – Sample for adding disclaimers for outgoing SMTP messages – Visual Basic 6.0

Visual Basic 6.0 sample Dim TextDisclaimer As StringDim HTMLDisclaimer As StringImplements IEventIsCacheableImplements CDO.ISMTPOnArrivalPrivate Sub IEventIsCacheable_IsCacheable()    ‘Just returns S_OK.End SubPrivate Sub Class_Initialize()  ‘TODO: Replace the sample disclaimer text with your own text.  TextDisclaimer = vbCrLf & “DISCLAIMER:” & vbCrLf & “Sample Disclaimer Text.”  HTMLDisclaimer = “<p></p><p>DISCLAIMER:<br>Sample Disclaimer Text”End SubPrivate Sub ISMTPOnArrival_OnArrival(ByVal Msg As CDO.IMessage, EventStatus As…

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Monitoring Event sink # 15 – Check event registration and its item properties

Whenever if we work with event sink, we need to check the event registration, what’re the associated items, its item properties and its importance (whether it is required or not)… Event Registration  To receive event notifications, you must register with Exchange by creating and saving event registration items. Event Registration items  An item becomes an event registration item…

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Microsoft Entourage for mac

Microsoft Entourage:mac News Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 114 update released Tuesday, February 12, 2008. There is no update for Office 2008 at this time. Still a bit early. Updates Today i found Amir’s couple of blog posts which has information on Office 2008. How Entourage works How Does Entourage Work? The article explains how…

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Monitoring Event Sink # 14 – Advanced Queuing Engine and SMTP sinks

Advanced Queuing Engine – SMTP Architecture The advanced queuing engine is a key component in Exchange 2003 message handling, because all messages must pass through this engine, even when sender and recipient are located on the same server running Exchange Server 2003. This enables Exchange Server 2003 transport components to process every message. No e-mail message can bypass…


Monitoring event sink # 13 – Best practices for Event sink registration

Event sink registration – Best practices It’s must to know when we try to register the event sink in Excahge environment. The following guidelines are helpful when you create event registration items: The scope of an event sink is restricted to a single store. Event registration items are automatically hidden when saved. To be instantiated…

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Monitoring Event Sink # 12 – Event Sinks firing order

“Which order the event sinks are getting fired” ?   This is a common question asked by customers, whenever we work event sink related cases.  Take this small example example, when registering for synchronous event notifications, you can set a priority. It specifies when the notification will occur relative to the other event registrations waiting on the…


Part # 4 – Configure Public folder permissions

Configure Public folder permissions Please find the lists of management tasks that you can perform to configure and maintain public folder permissions: How to Add Permissions for Client Users to Access Public Folder Content You can use the Add-PublicFolderClientPermission cmdlet or the AddUsersToPFRecursive.ps1 user management script to specify the permissions for the client user. You…

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Part # 3 – Managing mail-enabled Public Folders

Managing mail-enabled Public Folders  Please find the following topics provide instructions for the management tasks that you can perform for mail-enabled public folders. How to Mail-Enable Public Folders How to Mail-Disable Public Folders How to View or Configure the Settings of Mail-Enabled Public Folders

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