Exchange 2003 and Outlook 2003 moves to Extended Support

Exchange Server 2003 goes into Extended Support on 4/14/2009.Details on our lifecycle policy for Exchange 2003 can be found at Products Released General Availability Date Mainstream Support Retired Extended Support Retired Service Pack Retired Notes Exchange Server 2003 Enterprise Edition 9/28/2003 4/14/2009 4/8/2014 5/25/2005   Exchange Server 2003 Service Pack 1 5/25/2004 Not Applicable…


Outlook Rules!

Rules are evaluated in sequence according to the increasing order of this value. The evaluation order for rules that have the same value in this property is undefined.PidTagRuleSequence: The Rule.ExecutionOrder property could be used to assign priority to rules. Rules.Item(1) represents a rule with ExecutionOrder being 1, Rules.Item(2) represents a rule with ExecutionOrder being…


Outlook 2007 and Simple MAPI

We have seen a lot of applications that use Simple MAPI. Unlike Extended MAPI (or MAPI), it is supported in managed code as well.Also, a lot developers have come across issues with Simple MAPI with Outlook 2007.Starting with Outlook 2007, Simple MAPI is no longer supported. However, its still supported by Exchange 2003.


Using Powershell to send email message using CDOSYS

Scripts are used do a pre-check before getting started with debugging application.VB Scripts being the favourite on Microsoft platform.Most common being CDOSYS issues.Below is the Powershell script to send email using System.Net.Mail namespace.[System.Net.Mail.MailMessage]$message = New-Object System.Net.Mail.MailMessage(“”, “”, “This is Subject”, “This is body”)[System.Net.Mail.SmtpClient]$client = New-Object System.Net.Mail.SmtpClient(“XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX”)$client.Timeout = 100$client.Send($message)Long live Powershell!