Rules series # 2 : One or more rules could not be uploaded to Exchange server and have been deactivated. This could be because some of the parameters are not supported or there is insufficient space to store all your rules.

Couple of customers reported that after upgrading to Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 or  Microsoft Office Outlook 2003, they found that some of the rules are disabled and cannot be enabled. Remaining other rules work correctly. Also if you try to enable the disabled rules they receive the following error message: One or more rules could…

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Rules series # 1 : There is not enough space on the Microsoft Exchange Server to store all of your rules

When you use rules in Outlook, you may receive the following error message: There is not enough space on the Microsoft Exchange Server to store all of your rules. The rules that failed to upload have been deactivated. To work around this issue: • Create distribution lists (DLs) to group recipients in rules, instead of…


KB : Application support for WEBDAV to access Exchange Server?

Do you know the support that is available for applications that use the Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) protocol to access Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server or Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 ?   What is supported? Microsoft support the use of the WebDAV protocol for the following items: •Non-recurring appointments •Contacts in Microsoft Outlook that…

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Exchange Server 2007 : Do you know what is Calendar Concierge?

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 seamlessly improves the reliability of calendaring by introducing the "Calendar Concierge", a suite of new calendar improvements.   This suite includes, Scheduling Assistant: It allows you to schedule meetings faster through an intuitive color-coded interface. Simply, the Scheduling Assistant makes scheduling a meeting a breeze! Calendar Attendant: It helps ensure the…

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KB : Where to get the CDO libraries for all the versions?

As you know that the Collaboration Data Objects (all versions) Libraries are used to implement Messaging and Collaboration functionality into a custom application. Please find this article contains information on where these libraries can be found. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/171440


MAPI : Do you know why MAPI is not suitable for HTML messages?

Do you know why MAPI is not suitable for HTML messages?   MAPI 1.0 was written before HTML mail was developed and does not reliably support the creation of HTML-formatted messages. As you know, MAPI 1.0 is the version supported by all versions of Microsoft Exchange through version 5.5 (and all Service Packs). This includes…


How to use CDO & MAPI in same modules ?

Do you wonder how to make use of CDO & MAPI in the same modules programmatically?   Please find the following MSDN article, which talks more about this.


Outlook 2007 & RSS Feeds : RSS Feeds synchronization failed ?

One of my customer and several others, have subscribed to RSS Feeds with Outlook 2007. It was working fine and all of a sudden it showing the error mark in the status bar. For example, whenever we make a Send/Receive, we get error mark in the status bar saying that “Task ‘RSS Feeds’ reported error…


Outlook 2007’s support for iCalendar Standards & some IMAP e-mail Servers

There is an update (KB950219), which extends Outlook 2007’s support for the iCalendar standards. The update also improves Outlook 2007’s compatibility with some IMAP e-mail servers. This update adds support for the following iCalendar features: Propose New Time for iCalendar Meetings: Users can now respond to a meeting invitation received in iCalendar format with a…

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Tutorial : Internet Calendar – Series 1

 What are Internet Calendars? Internet Calendars are calendars that are shared through the Internet. These calendars are based upon a global Internet standard that allows calendar information to be exchanged between people regardless of the application that is used to create or view the information. What were its format and its extension? Internet Calendars use…

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Review: Microsoft Office Outlook Connector

I checked with the tool called "Microsoft Office Outlook Connector", this time. What it’s used for? If you have Windows Live Hotmail or Office Live mail accounts and want to use with Outlook 2003 or Outlook 2007, through this tool you can access the data. What services supported? You can access and manage your Windows…

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DST Series : How to manually configure daylight saving time dates by modifying an existing time zone ?

Manually configure daylight saving time dates by modifying an existing time zoneTo manually modify time zone settings by using the Time Zone Editor, follow these steps: 1. Start Time Zone Editor. 2. In the Time Zones list, select a time zone, and then click Edit. For example, click (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada); Tijuana,…

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DST Series : How to configure daylight saving time for Microsoft Windows operating systems?

In many countries, the start dates and end dates for daylight saving time (DST) change from year to year. Additionally, countries may change their policy of recognizing daylight saving time, or they may change the local time offset from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). Daylight saving time implementation varies from country to country. Some countries may…

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Do you know the difference between Appointment, Meeting and Calendar item?

Please find the differences among the following Outlook items: •Appointment: A calendar item that users create for themselves and that has no attendees other than the organizer. •Meeting: A calendar item for which there are attendees in addition to the organizer. •Calendar item: An item on the user’s calendar. This can be an appointment or…