Outlook (any version) running on Win2000 or WinXP takes very long to logon to Exchange
Posted on 2003-11-27
Can anyone tell me why Outlook (2000, 2002 & 2003) takes very, very long to log onto my Exchange 2000 server? These uesrs are logging onto to a WinNT 4.0 server (PDC) and the Exchange 2000 server is on a second server (also a PDC running Active Directory) with all the users mailboxes and user names setup in Active directory. I've setup both servers with the same usernames and passwords. Is there something I'm missing? Would installing WINS on both computers resolve this problem (currently I don't have WINS installed on either servers)? Most times, Outlook comes back and says, "Cannot find exchange server, etc" and then I have to tell my users to hit "Retry" (sometimes, hitting retry 2 or 3 times before Outlook logs into the Exchange server). Please help!!!