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Installing Outlook 2007 along side SBS 2003 Exchange

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Hi Guys,

Are there any with installing outlook 2007 on my DC - SBS 2003 running SBS Exchange sp2

I read an article some where -----cant find it now to sat it was a NO NO.

Thanks in advance  
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by:marektech
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Why would you want to put Outlook on a Domain Controller? Outlook is client software and you should not be using your DC as a client!

There is no reason why you cant install Outlook 2007 on your workstations - it will work fine with Exchange 2003.
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by:BillyBob_nomates
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Basically,
I need to use the outlook function for another application to work - sent mail using the mail profile that outlook creates etc..

Normally I would not put outlook on a DC - but I have no choice for now..

Do you know if will cause any issues?
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Installing outlook on Exchange server is not supported

Here's why
http://searchexchange.techtarget.com/expert/KnowledgebaseAnswer/0,289625,sid43_gci1192693_mem1,00.html
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/266418

What application is this ? Can it using MAPI / CDO

here's the latest MAPI/CDO
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/945835
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by:Cliff Galiher
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Not only is it not supported, I can definitely verify that it *will* break Exchange, sharepoint integration, and fax integration on SBS 2003.
With OWA, there is no reason to have Outlook on a server.
-Cliff
 
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by:BillyBob_nomates
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Hi Guys,
Sorry for the late reponse back -

I agree - I will NOT BE installing outloo on the server FULL STOP

Here is teh error Im getting when trying to use mapi

[MAPI_E_FAILONEPROVIDER(8004011D)]]GetFirstMessage clsMAPI
I have checked permissions etc - same fault
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by:BillyBob_nomates
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CDO is part of SBS - fix was to give permissions to the mailboxes - used the Blackberry set up for BESADMIN to allow the user that needed access

So the answer is - use MAPI and give apropiate permissions to the mailboxes

Thanks guys
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