'connecting to remote.<our domain name>' keeps popping up when using Outlook

Posted on 2010-01-10
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I have recently installed an SBS 2008 server and joined the clients to the new domain.   Since doing this a message box appears when the users start Outlook saying, 'connecting to remote.<our domain name>', the box then keeps popping up periodically as long as Oulook is open.

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Previously, the site had a basic workgroup, I used the Files and Transfer settings wizard to move data between their workgroup login and their new domain login.  Users used to connect to pop3 accounts for mail, but now mail is routed to the server and the old pop3 accounts serve as backup acounts should the primary route not be available.  The server is an SBS 2008 standard server and the clients are all XP pro running office 2003.


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Alan Hardisty earned 1400 total points
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Have you installed all the Exchange updates for the server?

Latest update is Exchange 2007 Service Pack 1 Rollup 9 (well Service Pack 2 is available but needs registry tweaks to install on SBS 08).


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Thanks for replying.  I'm new to Exchange, so please bear with me.  I have gone in to the Exchange Managment Console and selected Server configuration and it is listed as Version 8.1 (Build 240.6), I've found a few articles and from what I've read I believe this is Service pack 1, can you confirm this?  If this is the latest Service pack you mention, what should we try next? G

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