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if i am updgrading from office 2010 to office 2016

and it is on premise installation through office deployment tool and OCT method

will users outlook profile be created or configured through group policy which is pointing to default location of username


we have 500 users and cont configure each profile individually

and all outlook is configured to connect to office 365 mailboxes.

is there any better way to auto configure outlook for all users.
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Your automatic reply settings cannot be displayed because the server is currently unavailable.  Error message I get on all windows 7 computers using outlook 2010 and 2013 while trying to use automatic out of office reply.  Windows 10 computers running outlook 2010 and 2013 work! Its just an issue with windows 7 pc's

We have exchange 2007.

Please help!!
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Outlook 365. When creating new message and clicking on 'To' button and selecting a contact from GAL it shows up in the "TO" text field but when hitting "OK" button the contact is missing from TO text field in a New message window.
Tried and removed .ost file and offline address book. Also did regedit to remove address book and download it again nothing worked.
Any ideas?
Thank You
Outlook 2016 - Not sending reported error (0x800CCC1A).
Have a client which cannot send emails using IMAP account via the SMTP connector.

Have run Scanpst.exe and repaired the PST and OST files, have run SFC /Scannow and created new profiles but each time trying to send out emails gets the attached error message and the emails don't send, just stuck in Outbox.  I have also completely removed Office from the PC and reinstalled fresh after restarting the PC and still fails to send emails with the same attached error message!
I have now installed eM Client (trial) and configured as the same account/ server settings etc... and the email account is working sending emails fine within eM client email client so this is showing it's an issue with Outlook 2016 itself.

The OS on the PC is Windows 7 but this isn't the issue as clearly working using eM client.

Any ideas to why Outlook 2016 is causing this issue?
We have  exchange 2010 SP3  system. we are using outlook 2013. When some of attendees forwarded meeting invitation to other user , forwarded meeting request was not showing as it is sent  by on behalf of meeting organizer. It was showing as that forwarded meeting request comes from organizer. When other attendees forwarded  the same meeting invitation to the same other  user , it was showing as it is sent by on behalf of meeting organizer. Can you guys give me some advices regarding forwarded meeting request issue ? I have already checked that none of them have send as permission to organizers mailbox.

For example
 User A sends a meeting request to user B, user B forwards the meeting  request to user C but it appears to have come from user A only - it  does not show that it was sent by user B on behalf of user A. Is there a way to change this so that user C will know that it was sent by user B?
my wife's employer uses Office 365.  

she sometimes needs to send emails on behalf of her boss.

When she is at her desk at work, Outlook ribbon looks very much like normal Outlook 2016 so she does the following
Ctrl N to new message
take "From" dropdown and select "Other e-mail address"
then types her bosses email  like " DonaldT@GreatAgain.com"

When she sends the message the recipient sees From  Jane.Doe@realcompany.com on behalf of DonaldT@GreatAgain.com

But, when my wife is at home she uses Outlook Web Access which does not seem to have these options.  
How can she do this?

By the way, I have found several articles that say OWA users must have Admin permissions to send messages on behalf of another user.   She does not need this authority when working at her desk, so why should she need that authority when she is at home ?  

We have a big problem using o365 Exchange.

1. We would like to know any auto-forwarding rule setup by end user themselves on webmail or Outlook
2. We would like to disable their ability setting up auto-forwarding, and only admin staff can do it on server side to prevent data leakage.
3. Is it possible to disable end user using powershell connecting to the o365 changing their mailbox configuration? and only admin account can do for all.
Does anyone here know how I might adapt this HTML code so that it displays correctly when viewing it as an HTML email using the installed software version of Outlook that's part of the Office365 suite?  It's my understanding that the Office365 version of Outlook doesn't support CSS3 ... and that's fine.  But I'd at least like to get some kind of suitable fallback in place .. even it it's just a single image instead of the slideshow.  Does anyone here have any suggestions?

Thanks in advance,
- Yvan

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/loose.dtd">

	<meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1, maximum-scale=1, user-scalable=0" />
	<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8" />
  <meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=edge" />
	<!--[if gte mso 15]>
	<style type="text/css">
		table { font-size:1px; line-height:0; mso-margin-top-alt:1px;mso-line-height-rule: exactly; }
		* { mso-line-height-rule: exactly; }

<style type="text/css">
  .ReadMsgBody { width: 100%; background-color: #F6F6F6; }  
  .ExternalClass { width: 100%; background-color: #F6F6F6; }  
  body { width: 100%; background-color: #f6f6f6; margin: 0; padding: 0; -webkit-font-smoothing: antialiased; font-family: Georgia,  serif }  
  table { border-collapse: collapse !important; mso-table-lspace: 0pt; mso-table-rspace: 0pt; }

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I have  2 questions on o365

1) if we have E3 licenses , and our mailboxes I believe will have 50 GB quota  and emails are sitting there.
so what is the advantage if we use retention policy, if we enable archive against user mailboxes in 365 portal, will user will have archive mailbox populated in his outlook

2) can I have any powershell which I can run to see which mailboxes are idle or in disabled state so I can convert to shared mailboxes

I need to have a list so I can convert them

3) if I have on premise AD and users are syncing through AAD sync to azure AD , I cant make any changes in Azure AD , it wont reflect in on premise AD
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Hi - I have 2 clients running Outlook 2016 and connecting to their Office365 Exchange account.
They both seem to be experiencing similar issues with synchronisation and slow sending.
There is a user that is using Outlook 2016 on Windows 10 and he is not experiencing the same issues.
I have a hunch its to do with the connection in the business centre as they have been having connection issues so i have fired off response to the client  confirming whether its happening both in and out of the office. I would however like to be equipped with some background research and be sure. I have attached a screenshot from one of the users showing the error messages .


I am using Office 2016 provided by Office 365. Since about 30 days ago when I try and search my Outlook inbox it attempts to for about 15-20 seconds and then prompts me with a message saying "We're having trouble fetching results from the server..." and it gives me an option to "Search in emailed stored on this computer" which when clicked shows me email stored in my local inbox. It's becoming a waste of time.

I originally ruled out a .OST corruption issue when I realized it was happening on my laptop and my desktop. However I still went through the steps to compact and repair my .OST, re-index my Outlook, delete and remake the profile. The issue is still there.

Any ideas?
This code has worked for some time now in OutLook, and now it is error'ing after no edits being made.
This code is used to popup a calendar from a userform, for the user to select a date from.  Not aware of any patches added to OutLook

What would cause this to start returning a Compile error: Variable not defined in:  addDate()  or in Parent?
Any ideas how to fix this?  Please advise and thanks.

Sub addDate()
    ActiveCell.Value = Parent
End Sub

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Complete code:

Option Explicit
Public Tag As String
Dim Buttons()  As New clsCmdButton
Sub Show_Cal()
    'use class module to create commandbutton collection, then show calendar
    Dim iCmdBtns As Integer
    Dim ctl    As Control
    iCmdBtns = 0
    For Each ctl In frmCalendar.Controls
        If TypeName(ctl) = "CommandButton" Then
            If ctl.Name <> "CB_Close" Then
                iCmdBtns = iCmdBtns + 1
                ReDim Preserve Buttons(1 To iCmdBtns)
                Set Buttons(iCmdBtns).CmdBtnGroup = ctl
            End If
        End If
    Next ctl
End Sub
Private Sub CB_Close_Click()
    Unload Me
End Sub
Private Sub D19_Click()
End Sub
Sub addDate()
    ActiveCell.Value = Parent
End Sub
Private Sub UserForm_Initialize()
    Dim i      As Long
    Dim lYearsAdd As Long
    Dim lYearStart As Long
    lYearStart = Year(Date) - 10
    lYearsAdd = Year(Date) + 10
    With Me
        For i = 1 To 12

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Hello :-)
There's some way to show who shceduled a meeting on a room calendar (the name)?

Imagine that you want to schedule a meeting by 12:00 AM, but there is already a schedule for the intended room. How do you know who is the person who scheduled this meeting? All my room mailbox received the AccessRights to all users with "Reviewer" (with Set-MailboxFolderPermission myroom:\Calendar -User Default -AccessRights Reviewer).
Just installed Exchange 2016 into an existing 2010 environment. Everything works great. I got the namespaces corrected on 2016 AD side and SSL cert going. Mail flow works and creating/migrating a user onto a 2016 DB or to  2010 DB works. OWA works. Autodiscover works. What I am testing now is where I am stuck.

If it log into a machine as a 2016 DB user and open outlook for the first time - outlook 2010 will only connect and function on cached mode. if I leave cached unchecked, it says Microsoft must be online, failed to authenticate. Not sure where to look.

Office is updated
Services and Server have been rebooted (all services are started)
Hi Experts, have an issue with an Exchange 2010 server which will not send internal or external emails until a reboot is performed. After running for a while it will stop sending internal/external emails again and a reboot will start email flow again

There is sufficient disk space on the server, there are no messages stuck in the Exchange queue, no errors on event viewer, all databases mount, AD/DNS servers resolve correctly from Exchange, mail flow tests show no issues

There is a smart host Barracuda used for sending receiving emails but I would think at least internal emails should route before hitting Barracuda and those would not be affected

Any ideas where I should look next?

We want a way to Force Shared mailboxes or groups to be only accessible on web outlook in office 365 and not outllook. As we are finding the OST file gets too big.

We have in the past added shared mailboxes as individual mail accoutns in outlook but this still causes the pcs to fill up with OST files and run out of space.

Does anyone know of a way to deal with a shared mailbox where users can forward emails or drag emails to which they can only access online?
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Hi guys

One of our users has a Mac, with Outlook 2011. They can't be put on the domain as they have a personal laptop, so they are accessing their emails from Outlook via the OWA url link which is mail.domainname.com.

Seeing as they're accessing information like this, they can't access the directory service and contacts aren't being pulled up from AD. So, I just wanted to know if anyone knows what to enter in the 'Directory Service' section of Outlook 2011 and what to enter in the 'URL'? Along with what port number?

Thanks for helping
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I need to bulk import a large number >2500 of addresses into a new address list in Exchange 2010

So far, within organisation configuration / Mailbox - on the address lists tab I have created a new address list and named it what I want it to be called.
It shows up in the correct place within Outlook clients.

I have a .csv spreadsheet with the column headers

displayname   -   firstname   -   lastname   -   mail   -   title   -   company   -   department

I don't necessarily need all of that information to be imported, but firstname, lastname, mail and title would be useful.

I can't see an easy way to import this csv file and place the users into the new address list.

This isn't something I've done before and I only have a live system to work on so would appreciate a really accurate step-by-step either to import from within Outlook or within Exchange 2010
Outlook 2007...
Recieving but NOT sending emails...
Occasional Secuirty Certificate cannot be Verified...

My mother in law...age 95 is active on her PC...She uses Outlook and is fairly familiar with it...We POP Gmail...

She has been using this PC with W7 and Outlook 2007 for about 8 years...
She lives in an assisted care facility...

About 2 weeks ago she started getting Security Certificate cannot be Verified...
Relates to Sophos...says a mismatch in the SSL port...and Outlook will NOT send email...but she recieves email ok...

I cleaned it up...reinstalled Office 2007...and got the same problem...no joy...

So...I took it to my shop...and discovered that Outlook worked just fine on MY internet connection...

BUT....I rebuild the PC anyway and installed W10...re-installed Outlook 2007...connected her PST file and everything is working perfectly on MY internet...

I set it up again in her apartment at the assisted care facility and Outlook will NOT send email...I had the facilities maintenance guy try...and we cannot get it working...
Internet is fine...if I go to Gmai webmail her email works just fine...

So...It seems to be an Outlook issue on the facilities network...

So...on Gmail the SMTP port is 587....what do you think the chances are that the IT company that handles the assisted care facility closed port 587 on the router...???

Or...is there some possible other reason for the issue...

Many thanks in advance...
Exchange 2016 CU9 DAG 2 Node

Just migrated all mailboxes from exchange 2010 to Exchange 2016

Can not get autodiscover to work on remote outlook clients and or iPhones

Attempting the Autodiscover and Exchange ActiveSync test (if requested).
  Testing of Autodiscover for Exchange ActiveSync failed.
 Additional Details  
 Test Steps  
 Attempting each method of contacting the Autodiscover service.
  The Autodiscover service couldn't be contacted successfully by any method.
 Additional Details
  Elapsed Time: 1703 ms.  

 Test Steps
 Attempting to test potential Autodiscover URL https://mynet.com:443/Autodiscover/Autodiscover.xml 
  Testing of this potential Autodiscover URL failed.
 Additional Details

 Test Steps

Attempting to test potential Autodiscover URL https://autodiscover.mynet.com:443/Autodiscover/Autodiscover.xml 
  Testing of this potential Autodiscover URL failed.
 Additional Details
 Test Steps
Checking if there is an autodiscover CNAME record in DNS for your domain 'mynet.com' for Office 365.
  Failed to validate autodiscover CNAME record in DNS. If your mailbox isn't in Office 365, you can ignore this warning.
   Tell me more about this issue and how to resolve it

Any ideas

Tanks in advance

Hello. We are using GASSMO to connect google accounts to Outlook 2016, and what we want to do for a particular user is archive their entire "mailbox" before 2015 in a single PST file. The 2016 UI has an option to "clean up mailbox", which allows this, but that immediately moves the mail from their mailbox to the PST file, and we don't want that. We'll remove the mail from his online mailbox later.

However, when we go to File>Export, it has filters for sent and received and we can set date ranges for that, but what if I want to archive ALL mail (sent and received) before 31/12/2015 (to minimize the number of local PST files)? How would I do this? Thanks.
I currently have 2 separate PST files from Exchange Discovery searches.
One was performed by a tech who missed some details and this forced me to run a new discovery with the added info.
Now I need to find a way to compare the 2 PST files and create a new PST that only contains the emails my search found that were not included in the previous search.
At this point, I can't seem to find a good solution to this issue and any help would be greatly appreciated.
I'm trying to generate a report of a users bookings of conference rooms over a six month period.  As an admin, how can I create this report to view the dates and times of resource bookings for a user.






Microsoft Outlook is a personal information manager from Microsoft, available as a part of the Microsoft Office suite. Although often used mainly as an email application, it also includes a calendar, task manager, contact manager, note-taker, journal, and web browser.

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