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not sure if this is possible, but we have Exchange 2010 deloyed in a co-existence mode with our exchange 2003 Org. [same domain / forest]
Does anyone know of a way, that if a user that still has a mailbox on Exchange 2003, but uses a later client like Outlook 2010, is there a way for it to auto discover and realize the mailbox is on 2003 and auto configure for the 2003 user?

other wise, i have to have all 2003 exchange users that are running outlook 2010 clients to choose "manual" config when creating a new profile.

any advice would be appreciated!

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by:PeterSinger
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Open an exchange powershell and run the following command;

get-set-OwaVirtualDirectory | set-OwaVirtualDirectory -Exchange2003Url https://FullUrlToYour Exchange2003Server

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee332348.aspx
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by:Akhater
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is the computer in question joined to the domain ? if so it should work without any issues
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by:PeterSinger
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The owa connection has no need to be joined to the domain.  It is just a redirect for 2003 users. I do not get Akhaters comment at all.
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by:Akhater
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@PeterSinger the OP never talked about OWA maybe you should re-read the question
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by:siber1
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HI Peter, i was referring to the MAPI clients connecting from outlook 2010, we already had the OWA redirect in place.
Akhater, when i test from a domain PC with a user account on Exchange 2003, i get this error code:
MIcrosoft outlook - an unknown error occurred, error code: 0x80070057
i then get the option to manual configure the profile.

the autodiscover / autoconfigure works fine for any exchange 2010 users, its only the legacy exchange 2003 that get the error.

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by:Akhater
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I hope/guess this will help
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2028193
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by:PeterSinger
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I'm sorry Akhater:is correct.
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by:siber1
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Hi Akhater, yes i did see that hotfix however its not really an option as we have 5000+ users, 90% of which are still on 2003. deploying the hotfix on all users is not really an option.
i guess we'll have to tell them to manually configure any new profiles. was hoping there was a better way to approach it.
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Akhater earned 2000 total points
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oh well it is a bug in outlook that was fixed by the hotfix but technically it does work as i previously said.

honestly deploying a hotfix is easier to manually configure 5k clients anyway it is your call
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by:siber1
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thanks Akhater, i just applied the hotfix and tested and works great!
ill look at deploying via GPO
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by:Akhater
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Glad it worked and thanks for the points
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