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i had setup exchange 2003 in my server, and i want to connect to exchange with outlook 2003 w/ exchange acount(not pop3), any one know what ports do i have to open in my server to make this work?
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@smantha1979:

> i had setup exchange 2003 in my server, and i want to connect to exchange with
> outlook 2003 w/ exchange acount(not pop3), any one know what ports do i have to
> open in my server to make this work?

If Exchange 2003 works like 2000, then the ports are dynamic, and they change when the server is rebooted.  You need to open port 135 for sure, then ports 1024 to about 1800 or so just to be sure.  That should cover the range that it uses.

Hope That Helps,
Dex*
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is there a way to make exchange 2003 use static ports??
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Just to clarify, you do not want to open TCP or UDP port 135/RPC to the outside world for any reason.

http://www.nipc.gov/warnings/advisories/2003/Potential7302003.htm
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did i split the points correctly????
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