Tag Archives: Outlook

Summary of Outlook Autodiscover Order

Issue: You would like a better understanding of the order in which Outlook goes through the Autodiscover process SCP lookup: Outlook will query Active Directory for Autodiscover information.  If that fails, Outlook begins it's "non-domain connected" logic, and will go in order down this list HTTPS root domain query: Outlook, if not domain joined, queries using the primary email address domain (right hand side of the email address). Using this domain as an example, it will search for https://enterpriseit.co/autodiscover/autodiscover.xml HTTPS Read more [...]

Mailbox migration fails at “/Reminders”

Issue: The Exchange move mailbox process fails at “/Reminders” on one or more users mailboxes Solution: cleanup and remove corrupt Outlook data preventing mailbox from Migrating 1) Connect to the problem mailbox using the MFCMAPI tool 2) 'Hard Delete' the TO-DO Search Folder, close MFCMAPI 3) Run "Outlook /cleanfinders", close Outlook (see using Outlook's clean /switches for the complete commands) 4) Run "Outlook /cleanreminders", close Outlook 5) Run "Outlook /cleanfreebusy", close Read more [...]

To-Do Bar broken after mailbox force migrated (-badlimit specified) to Exchange 2010

Issue: Outlook's To-Do Bar is no longer working after a mailbox is forced migrated (-badlimit specified) to Exchange 2010.  Further, the To-Do list may display in cached mode, but will not show up with cached mode disabled. Solution: 1) Migrate mailbox BACK to Exchange 2003 2) Use MFCMAPI and hard delete (permanent/unrecoverable) "To Do Search" folder in the mailbox's Root Container 3) Run "Outlook /ResetTodoBar" (see using Outlooks clean /switches for complete command) 4) Verify TODO Read more [...]