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 http://support.microsoft.com/lifecycle/?LN=en-us&p1=1773&x=11&y=9 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…

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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: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd188686.aspx 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…

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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.http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc815424.aspx

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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]$message = New-Object System.Net.Mail.MailMessage(“from@contoso.com“, “to@contoso.com“, “This is Subject”, “This is body”)[System.Net.Mail.SmtpClient]$client = New-Object System.Net.Mail.SmtpClient(“XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX”)$client.Timeout = 100$client.Send($message)Long live Powershell!

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