4 tutorials Exchange 2003

Exchange Server 2003 was released to the public September 28, 2003. Some of the features of Exchange 2003 were enhanced disaster recovery, better Outlook Mobile Access ( OWA ) Exchange ActiveSync, Connection filtering, recipient filtering, Sender ID filtering, intelligent messages filter, etc. the end of support life for Exchange Server 2003 April 8, 2014. In this section you will find some useful tutorials I wrote about Exchange Server 2003.

Exchange 2003 Tutorials

Mailbox storage size quota is probably the biggest problem we have. every day we get calls from users complaining they cannot receive or send emails because their mailbox is full. we currently have a policy of 200 MB mailbox quota for all users across the company with the exception of some VIPs. some users have openly criticized our policy for being too stingy, and outdated, basing their arguments on free mail services like Gmail and Microsoft Live Mail which theoretically give them unlimited mail storage space. with all honesty I wish we could give them unlimited mailbox storage space as well, but we are not Microsoft or Google with huge datacenters to store data, so we have to fiddle with what we have. as of now our exchange data store is about 100 GB, and because we are still running…


there are times when you need to change the domain password, that could be when you are traveling or when working remotely. Within the network there are many ways to change the password, but from outside the network the options are limited. Outlook Web Access from exchange 2003 and up offer an option to change the password through the web. the feature has to be enabled from Exchange first, so if this feature is not available on your OWA, talk to your IT people to see if its enabled. to change the password, within your Outlook Web Access page, click on Options on the left side panel: scroll all the way to the bottom, until you see the Change password button: when you click on the Change Password most likely you be asked for your current username and password. after…


After Installing Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 on a Windows Server 2003, OWA was not working, After checking the ISS Manager folder structure, I got the following error when trying to open the Exchange directory. Troubleshooting the problem. After collecting information from the Internet, I got into the task of troubleshooting the problem. The first thing you need to do is a backup of the current configuration just in case something goes wrong. to do that, on IIS Manager right-click on Default Website choose All Tasks then Save Configuration to file the following box should come up: Browse to the Location and save the configuration file. Delete OWA Virtual Directories Delete the following OWA directories: Public Exchange Exadmin OMA Microsoft-Server-ActiveSynch ExchWeb Confirm the deletion for all of them. Recreating OWA Virtual Directory download IIS) 6.0 Resource Kit Tools from Microsoft from…


I’ve been running Windows Server 2003 for testing purposes on a VMware Server Machine for a while now, but I never had the opportunity to install an exchange server on it, until today. Even though I have installed exchange server 2003 many times at work, this is the first time I write about the full installation. Let’s get started. To successfully install and configure Microsoft Exchange Server 2003, the following services need to be running on the server 2003 you are planning to install Exchange Server 2003 on: Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) Network News Transport Protocol (NNTP) World Wide Web ( IIS) Microsoft ASP.NET Microsoft .NET Framework To make sure you have those services installed, go to the Administrative Tools then Services on your server and check everyone one of them. if they are not installed, you will need…