how to remove specific mail from all user mailboxes

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I need a method of removing a specific mail from all user mailboxes of Exchange server.

witch is the fastes way it can be done as the server is Exchange 2003 running on SBS2003?
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You may be able to set up rules so that Exchange can block the incoming mail if you can specify the originating domain, IP, sender, or block an attachment, but you cannot access and remove from already delivered mail.
Hello,

You can use ExMerge to do what you want - http://support.microsoft.com/kb/328202

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to be clear, there is a specific message you want removed from everyones mailbox?

One that has already been sent?
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i get the following error

Error configuring message service (MSPST MS) (MAPI_E_EXTENDED_ERROR)
http://www.kbalertz.com/kb_323671.aspx

try that and also explicity add administrator with fulla ccess to the mailbox store.

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im using exchange 2003 and i use the export function.. so no read-only pst file

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i tryed it on a sec server and there i get anothe error

Store 'MSPST MS' was not opened

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ok i get it work like here described >>> http://mtehrani30.blogspot.com/2009/06/exmerge-error-store-mspst-ms-was-not.html


my problem now is that the email that should be deleted is still in the mailbox
http://www.msexchange.org/tutorials/MF013.html

now that exmerge is working the above will show you how to use it to remove the message

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