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Setting up Outlook mail settings using a bat file

Posted on 2008-10-01
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HI,

i Would like to create a bat file / vbs script to install a users outlook settings for when they log on to there computer for the first time, we use outlook 2000 / 2003 and i am always gettings asked to setup mail accounts.
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Hi, there is a handy program called mapigen.exe

It's easy to script, it just askes for

mapigen.exe %username% %username% <server IP or fqdn>

this will create a mapi profile for the user to your exchange server
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where can i download the exe from??
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ok so i have started a batch file but it didnt work

@ECHO OFF

REM AUTO CONFIG EXCHANGE SETTINGS FOR users

Mapigen.exe %USERNAME% %USERNAME% 912EUEX1
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all working... i wasnt using the FQDN - Doh!
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good to hear.  It is a very handy program!
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