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We use office 365 and on all our computers we use Outlook 2013.  When we add a new staff member is there a way for them to be added to every users contacts?   I'm not referring to the Global Address Book.  I'm referring to the "Contacts" in Outlook 2013.

If so how do we do this?
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After my previous post
I tested and moved this to production.  things have gone terribly.  As soon as I stood up the second CAS server, all the clients started trying to talk to it, even though I had not made any of the load balancing DNS entries.  When I shut it off, all the client would not work at all!! (So much for failover cluster>:( )  At this point I am just tying to remove it.  I have uninstalled exchange and removed it from the domain, but all my clients are now not connecting at all.  Some one please help, I am desperate :(

I have created 7 templates that I would like to write a Macro for that opens them all in succession for me to manually insert attachments and send.  After trawling a few forums I have cobbled this together however I am now struggling to see what I am missing in order to make this work once assigned to a toolbar button:

Dim template As String

Sub OpenTemplate1()
template = "C:\Users\COsbourn\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Templates\Template1.oft"
End Sub

Sub OpenTemplate2()
template = "C:\Users\COsbourn\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Templates\Template2.oft"
End Sub

Sub OpenTemplate3()
template = "C:\Users\COsbourn\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Templates\Template3.oft"
End Sub

Sub OpenTemplate4()
template = "C:\Users\COsbourn\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Templates\Template4.oft"
End Sub

Sub OpenTemplate5()
template = "C:\Users\COsbourn\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Templates\Template5.oft"
End Sub

Sub OpenTemplate6()
template = "C:\Users\COsbourn\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Templates\Template6.oft"
End Sub

Sub OpenTemplate7()
template = "C:\Users\COsbourn\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Templates\Template7.oft"
End Sub

Private Sub MakeItem()
Set newItem = Application.CreateItemFromTemplate(template)
Set newItem = Nothing
End Sub

I created a new profile for this user and moved his pst. But with the new pst, SAVED and DELETED folders  are empty. Is there a way to keep them? thanks

I have been requested by the CEO to take a collection of Outlook PST files (v2007) and determine the range of dates of the emails.
> We have a collection of about 8 PST files from various phases of this employees history.
> I need to determine the date ranges of the emails and combine these PST files into one or maybe two PST files for archiving.

I have found tools that will report statistics of the PST folders (Size, attachments, etc), but I have not found one that will report email receive dates.

Second question;
I am thinking that I could import these PST files into one outlook account and use the 'No Duplicate email' options to reduce the number of copies that could occur - Does this sound like something that will work?

Inquiring minds need to know...

Hello - we have Exchange 2010 OWA and I had a user who lost his Android phone in an airport.  We wiped it clean to be safe.  He later found the phone and we're trying to set it back up again, but OWA keeps wiping it clean.  I checked the OWA Manage User screen to see if it was set to keep wiping it, and I don't see that it is.  But its apparently stuck in a loop.  Anyone see this before?

I have Office 365 Business on one computer and I want to set up Outlook on one with Office 365.   When I launch Outlook on the second computer, it seems to be a different process.   I have my username an password.
I forgot my email password on Verizon/AOL.   I use Outlook on several devices, but I want to add another device.   Is there any way to retrieve the current password, avoiding the need to change to a new password on the existing devices?
I have added 2 accounts to my account (File, Add Account), Tech and Sales. Both are domain users and mailboxes. Tech works fine, I can display the inbox, junk mail, and other subfolders. When I click on Sales, I get a messagebox that says "Set of folders cannot be opened.  The attempt to logon to Microsoft Exchange has failed."

Where do I look to solve this? I specified the same user/pass (mine) when Outlook prompted me. I compared Tech and Sales user accts in Active Directory Users/Computers. They look identical.
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When emailing or sending a calendar invite to a "personal" distribution list in Outlook 2010, I do NOT want the group to expand.  Is there a way to do this so that it does NOT expand?  I am only referring to a personal distribution list.

Let me know.  thanks.

Hi guys

Someone at work received the following message in their Outlook inbox:

The server has tried to deliver this message, without success, and has stopped trying. Please try sending this message again. If the problem continues, contact your helpdesk.

Diagnostic information for administrators:
Generating server: server-6.bemta-6.messagelabs.com
#< #5.4.7 smtp; 554 5.4.7 [internal] exceeded max time without delivery> #SMTP#

Return-Path: <anthony@contoso.com>
Received: from [] by server-6.bemta-6.messagelabs.com id 98/E3-03423-30821B95; Thu, 07 Sep 2017 11:05:39 +0000
I have set my Android phone to sync with myemail@outlook.com and my desktop Outlook 365 to sync to the same account and even though both seem to show they are syncing, the contact lists are different. Can anyone help me fix.

To expand a little, in case it is relevant,
1. I have two yahoo IMAP accounts in my sync list, one of which is the default
2. I have 3 other Microsoft Exchange email addresses on different accounts that I am syncing too, PLUS myemail@Outlook.com
3. I am not trying to sync Outlook.com emails, just the contacts because that it's the only one I thought Outlook would sync with
4. The other 3 Exchange accounts seem to be syncing fine
Hey Guys,

I want to share a calendar for READ ONLY to a user outside of our organization. We use Exchange 2010 in house.

How can i accomplish?
Are there any known problems with having an Office 365 & Gmail profile (using IMAP) in same Mac Outlook 2016 email profile at the same time?

A user I support has intermittent issues with his Office 365 Inbox and calendar not updating within Mac Outlook 2016 and we are wondering if this might be caused by the fact the he has both Office 365 and a Gmail email accounts setup within the same Mac Outlook 2016 profile.
Hello everyone,

I have a VBS script that runs when I double click it just fine, but when I attempt to put it in the Windows scheduler to run at a given time every morning it does not run.  If I ad-hoc execute the script, Choose "Run" from the scheduler, it does not run.  But If I double click the vbs script in the directory it executes just perfectly.  

We receive a file via email every morning regarding Solar Kw and Kwh produced during the previous day.  This file is not an attachment, but is a URL pointing to the web location of the file.  The vbs script looks in Outlook email for any new email messages and then the body of each un-read email message for the "http://xxx.ccc.yyy" URL associated with the file.  It then opens connection to get the data file downloaded to my PC.  

I have attached the vb script and any help would be appreciated.  

Scheduler Settings:
    Name: Locus Data
    Account:  << My Account >> - Admin
    Run Whether user logged in or not = Yes
    Daily at 8:00 am
    Enabled = Yes
     Start a program
      Add Arguments:
      Start In:
      Wake computer to start task = True

Eric Dossey
I am getting bounced emails to our exchange 2010 server with the following message. Their inbox is full, or it's getting too much mail right now.   This happens with large attachments 7-13 MB.   Our limit on Exchange is 15 MB, there is no limit on the mailboxes as far as size.   Ive tested this to mailboxes that are in two different databases and I am getting the same error.   What am I missing?
Hello guys,

I´m trying to fix a problem with two languages in Outlook 2007.
Folders are fine but User menu / interface is completely mess...ribbons are in English but sub menus in German...
Any ideas how to fix this?
Thank you very much!!

hi guys

We have an Exchange 2010 environment.

So i'm trying to resolve an issue with one of our Exchange servers at another site. When people put on the OOF, they get an error 'your automatic reply settings cannot be displayed because the server is currently unavailable. Try again later'.

So I ran a Get-WebServicesVirtualDirectory |fl identity,internalurl,externalurl and I can see the results of the Internal/External URL's are not the same as its OWA link. I'll have to fix this I believe, which apparently will resolve the OOF issue.

However, I am reading that I also have to change the autodiscovery. As it stands the Autodiscovery is also pointing to the same internal/external URL as the result I get in the above. However, when people set up a new email address, you can go to Outlook and it discovers the mailbox etc, so that part seems to be working? Hence my question, how do I know whether I have to 'fix' the autodiscover? If it does have to be fixed, should it be the same as the OWA domain link?

Thanks for helping
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I have changed my password on gmail and my outlook. Gmail is working fine but outlook keeps asking entering my password.

Even if I am entering the new password, It still asking the new password.

Once it happened and i log in to gmail and it worked

any ideas
A user with a MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2016, Four Thunderbolt 3 Ports) running Mac Outlook 2016 has an issue where Outlook intermittently doesn't update the emails & calendar events. Outlook is connected to Office 365.

Outlook can be used without any problems but won't update the Inbox & calendar events unless Outlook is closed and opened again.

We have scanned the Mac using Malwarebytes and Norton antivirus and no problems have been found.

The Mac laptop is connected to a secure office Wi-Fi network and doesn't have any other problems.

The Wi-Fi is working fine as the user is able to connect to websites, print, and do everything else that requires a network or internet connection.

There are also several other Macs in this office that are connected to the same Wi-Fi network and are using the same Office 365 e-mail domain and none of them are having this issue.

We have already uninstalled Office 2016 (using the approved methods) reinstalled Office 2016 and all Apple and Office 2016 updates are installed.

What else can be done to fix this issue?
At C35 I have this drop down with names and when selecting the name it will email out the form...that works great and what I wanted to do is duplicate that at B35 but I'm unable to do so.  The Code is there at module 2 for email so I need it to work for the "Email Supervisor" highlighted in yellow.

See attachment.
I have a code sequence that scrolls through my outlook contacts and updates all that have been edited or added since the last update was run

It doe this by saving the last uodate and only editing contacts that have a creation date or a lost modification date after the saved date.

The process takes some time (6,000 + contacts)

Is there a way to "filter" the contacts folder and only scroll through those that have a creation date or a lost modification date after the saved date
We had a new user start this week and after setting them up in AD and Exchange last week, they still don't show in the global address list in Outlook. If I do an Advanced Find and search for the user, they come up but they're not in the list. I've verified that the Hide From Lists box is not checked in their Exchange settings. What am I missing?

Can anyone here please assist me in modifying the PowerShell script below to list all server and appliances that are still sending out email using the IP address of my physical Exchange Server 2013 (MBX-CAS role) except certain Exchange IP address list ?

For Example in the below Powershell, I wanted to exclude ClientIp:, and to not included in the CSV result.

Get-MessageTrackingLog -Server PRODMBXCAS-14-VM -resultsize unlimited -Start "12/08/2017 1:00:00 AM" -End "12/09/2017 11:59:00 PM" | where-object {$_.EventId -eq "RECEIVE"} | Select @{Name='Recipients';Expression={[string]::join(";", ($_.Recipients))}}, Sender, EventId, Timestamp, Source, MessageSubject | Export-CSV –Path "C:\Result\Dec2_Email_Statistics_Receive.csv" -NTI

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How can I get that into the script above ?

After reading: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb124375%28v=exchg.150%29.aspx  What's the difference between:

Where {$_.OriginalClientIp -notlike ""}
Where {$_.ClientIp -notlike ''}






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.