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Exchange 2000


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    Hello: I am in the process of migrating from Exchange 5.5 to 2003. Last year I used ADMT and migrated all my users from NT to 2000. At the time I was still on Exchange 5.5. I set all the mailboxes to the users accounts in 2000. The Exchange 5.5 servers are still in a NT domain with a trust relationship between them and the 2000 domain. My questions is I am build a new Exchange 2003 server. I think I want to join it to the 2000 domain and when I install Exchange 2003 join it to the Exchange 5.5 organization? Then I will move the mailboxes from the 5.5 server to the 2003 server and they should be fine. Harrison Midkiff
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    If I telnet to my exchange server from a different domain/subnet I get the following error when issuing an EHLO command. 500 5.3.3 unrecognized command If I issue helo, then it is OK. If I issue the EHLO on my subnet then all is well. I am having troubles relaying email through my SMTP connector. Internally it all works perfectly. Externally I can send to an internal address OK. However if I try and send to any external user from outside my domain eg XXXX@XXXXX.COM , I get the message back 550 5.7.1 Unable to relay for XXXX@XXXXX.COM . Any help would be gratefully appreciated, I having been looking for weeks to solve this one!! I have tried re-installing exchange, still no go.
  • 3. First install
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    Hi, I want to archive all emails going in and out of our server. Can anyone recommend best way of doing this - including and third party options thanks J

Clean message

Postby richard » Sat, 17 Apr 2004 10:35:45 GMT

how Exchange Server 2003 delete old mail from many user 
never open the mailbox.
After 30 days or 15 days


Re: Clean message

Postby Mark Fugatt [MVP] » Sat, 17 Apr 2004 10:48:42 GMT


You can use the Mailbox Manager, here is a link that explains how to do it 
in Exchange 2000, the process is pretty much the same in Exchange 2003:

Mark Fugatt
Exchange MVP

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"Valerie Smith" < XXXX@XXXXX.COM > wrote in message
news:012001c3a2f5$bad2cbd0$ XXXX@XXXXX.COM ...
> I have had a problem with Exchange \ Outlook  ever since I
> upgraded from Exchange 5.5 to Exchange 2000.  I was
> wondering if you could help.  I have scanned the internet
> and other sources for answers, but have had no luck.
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> the "Clean Mailbox" utility on one or many mailboxes to
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