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I have Microsoft outlook mail box which syncs with my gmail box. Unfortunately I have reached the limit of what Outlook allows. I get constantly the message "The message store has reached its maximum size. To reduce the amount of data in this message store, select some items that you no longer need , and permanently (Shift+Del) delete them."

I have been advised to move emails into a new archive box which I managed to do for a bit but now I cannot transfer anymore without getting the same message. I now also get the message "G Suite Sync    Error synchronizing. Google message store could not be accessed."

Can anyone help me please?

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Hello :)

I have a user who has a second email account added to his Outlook. We are using exchange 2010.

Is there a way to set the reply email when he replies to emails in the added account?

I know you can add email addresses to reply with but that has to be manually selected each time you are replying to an email.

I want to set it up (if possible) so that replies from the second added account reply with the email address of that account and not his primary one.


The remote computer It is Outlook 2013. The account is a Exchange account. An on premise Exchange Server 2007 at remote.mycompany.com and the certificate for remote.mycompany.com on that Exchange Server is valid. People can hit OWA at that address and the certificate is good.

   But on this copy of Outlook the first thing that pops up is a Security Alert titled autodiscover.mycompany.com saying the site does not match the certificate. Which is correct. The certificate is for remote.mycompany.com and for some reason Outlook is going to autodiscover.mycompany.com

   So how do you get Outlook to quit using autodiscover.mycompany.com and start using remote.mycompany.com so this error goes away?
I use the following vba code in Excel to copy/paste a report from Excel to an email. Is it possible to setup something in the outlook email that would let me know whether or not the person read the report.

The best solution I can think of is to have a button in the email that says, "I have read and acknowledge this report." When the person clicks the button it would send me a email acknowledging that the report had been read.

Is it possible to set up something like the above in VBA code?

'The code below requires Microsoft Outlook Reference
'You can find references under tools in the vba client
Sub SendEmail()
Dim oApp As Outlook.Application
Dim oMail As MailItem
Dim wrdEdit
'get running Outlook Application
Set oApp = GetObject(, "Outlook.Application")
'create a new email
Set oMail = oApp.CreateItem(olMailItem)
'set the subject and recipient
oMail.Subject = "Agent Daily Touchpoint"
oMail.To = "ryan.simmons@murphyusa.com"
oMail.CC = ""
'oMail.Attachments.Add ActiveWorkbook.FullName
'show it
'change to HTML
oMail.BodyFormat = olFormatHTML
'get the word editor
 Set wrdEdit = oApp.ActiveInspector.WordEditor

'Copy code goes here (send keys)
Range("A1:K26").CopyPicture xlScreen, xlBitmap

'paste it into the email

'release objects
Set wrdEdit = Nothing
Set oMail = Nothing
Set oApp = Nothing
End Sub

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Exchange - Outlook Autoreply for each incoming message. I read some sites that say use Out Of Office but that would only generate a response to each unique sender once.

Exchange 2013 On Premise
we used to be able to delete emails from public folders on exchange 2013.  we can no longer do that.  Recently converted to mapi settings in exchange but cannot definitively say that is when this started.  This is a manual background maintenance task which is performed whenever there is time.  We cannot even delete one email from public folders.  Deleting from mailboxes still works.  Move will put the email in the new folder but not remove it from old folder.  User accounts have owner rights on the folder and are god mode exchange administrators.  Using both outlook 2013 and 2016.  Exchange version is 15.00.1365.001   which should be CU 19 for Exchange 2013.  This is all on premise.  error message runs through list of things like do less than 4000, make sure you have rights ...

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Looking for a free backup program that can backup outlook even when it's running, and recommendation?

Window file backup will not backup when outlook is running.

Preferred but not a most
* should be able to deploy via group policy
*alert or not successful backup

I've seen http://www.safepstbackup.com who says thy do it, anyone experience with them?

After Window updates are pushed out Outlook does not accept users password. It only happens on Windows 7 users. Any suggestions?

Thank you very much in advance!!

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I want to migrate slowly from O365 Tenant A (Exchange Online) to a separate O365 Tenant B (Exchange Online).

Users at the original tenant use the DNS domain firsttenant.com, users at the the second tenant use the DNS domain secondtenant.com.

Some challenges are:
- I migrate and cutover User1 to Tenant B. Now he is using the domain secondtenant.com. How the users not migrated will send emails to User1? One idea that I have is to setup the targetaddress field of that mailbox, so it will forward the emails for that account. And in this way the non-migrated users will be able to send emails seamless to the migrated users.

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Hi Experts,

I have a end user that has full permission to another person's calendar. When the admin user create an appointment on her boss's computer this calendar appoint is getting forwarded to another user that was not apart of the calendar invite.

The end user is using Outlook 2013 client and we have an exchange 2013 environment.

Also, this 3rd user gets a notification when the original recipients accept the calendar invite.

Please see the attached message

Any thoughts?
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A member of staff has come back from holiday today to find her inbox has over 350000 emails and growing by the minute.

They use Exchange Online with Outlook.

Is there a way I can delete these emails based on the content prior to them arriving in Outlook with some kind of servers side rule?

 All the emails look like this:


    **      THIS IS A WARNING MESSAGE ONLY      **

The original message was received at Sun, 20 May 2018 12:40:42 +0100

  ----- The following addresses had transient non-fatal errors -----

**************List of email addresses is here ****************

  ----- Transcript of session follows -----
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Can someone recommend best practice for VDI and Outlook Cached Exchange Mode (CEM)? We have some users with mailboxes 30-50GB in size. That size prevents using cached exchange mode because of the non-persistent VDI. Online mode, also, results in slow Outlook performance.

I have read some accounts of using a network share map for .ost for use with VDI profiles. Is this advisable? Does anyone have any experience doing so?

Or what is considered best practice for CEM and VDI?

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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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