Outlook 2010 mail merge through VPN
Posted on 2011-03-11
I have a rather complicated question and I will try to make it understandable in English, which is not my native language.
I have a small company with an office and I also work from my home with a VPN connection to the Office Server running SBS 2003.
Up to now, I used Office 2003. For offers to customer and enquiries to suppliers, I have used Word dot files, linked to an Access 2003 database. Through Word 2003 I sent personalized e-mails with Outlook 2003 mail merge.
This worked in the office but also from my home through VPN. I simply opened the Word.dot file 9with the link to the database. With mail merge and Outlook I could send separate messages to either customers or suppliers.
I recently upgraded to Office 2010 on both locations and now this method is not working from my home anymore? I converted the Access database to the 2010 version. I also converted the Word.dot files to the Word.dotm files but I cannot send my messages anymore through Outlook 2010.
I have checked macro settings and other security setting because I assume it is related to security setting but I am not sure of course.
I use the Dutch language version of Outlook.