The Ultimate Guide– Exchange 2013 and Outlook Password Prompt Mystery

Saturday, August 9, 2014

During Exchange migration (2007 –> 2013) in one of my customers I was faced into frustrating issue. Although this basic issue isn't new, the resolution of this issue required multiple resolution steps. In addition, during my research I couldn't find a full guide that cover all the required resolution steps, although the Outlook Password Prompt issue was reported by multiplies customers. In this article I will cover the common issues that I was faced into. In addition, I would cover a few resolution options: A. Supported Outlook Version First, its recommended to verify that the Outlook version (and build...
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Connecting To Exchange 2013 Server By Using Outlook Client From a Windows XP Workstation May Result a Password Prompt

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

SymptomConnecting To Exchange 2013 Server By Using Outlook Client From a Windows XP Workstation May Result a Password Prompt.Suggested Workaround a. Review your organization Security & IT policy recommendation for “Network Security: LAN Manager authentication level” Domain Controller GPO settings.b. Consider to change the “Network Security: LAN Manager authentication level” Domain Controller GPO settings to “Send NTLM Response Only” (or to other less restricted settings).c. Change the “Network Security: LAN Manager authentication level” Domain Controller GPO in a lab environment and test the results.Note1: Following the nature of this change you should understand the implications of changing to...

Microsoft Outlook Configuration Analyzer Tool 2.0

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

“The Outlook Configuration Analyzer Tool 2.0 provides a detailed report of your current Outlook profile and mailbox. This report includes many parameters about your profile, and it highlights any known problems that are found in your profile or mailbox. For any problems that are listed in the report, you are provided a link to a Microsoft Knowledge Base (KB) article that describes a possible fix for the problem. If you are a Help Desk professional, you can also export the report to a file. Then, the report can be viewed in the Outlook Configuration Analyzer Tool on another client...

Microsoft Outlook Configuration Analyzer Tool

Friday, February 17, 2012

“The Outlook Configuration Analyzer Tool (OCAT ) provides a quick and easy method to analyze your Microsoft Office Outlook profile for common configurations that may cause problems in Outlook. This can be very useful for busy Help Desk personnel when end-users call for help with Outlook or when you want to identify possible issues with Outlook proactively.” The tool can be downloaded from the following link.
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Calendar Checking Tool for Outlook

“The Calendar Checking Tool for Outlook (CalCheck) is a program that checks the Microsoft Outlook Calendar and items for problems or for potential problems.” The tool can be downloaded from the following link.
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Mystery of vanishing outlook meeting requests – SOLVED!!!

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Mr. Ratish Nair (MVP) from Team @MSExchangeGuru wrote an interesting article on “Mystery of vanishing outlook meeting requests – SOLVED!!!”. The article provided a methodology on how to resolve issues vanishing outlook meeting requests (e.g. Why my meetings went to “Delete Items” instead to my calendar etc.). For further information, please review: Mystery of vanishing outlook meeting requests – SOLVED!!!
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How to resolve common issues with Outlook Delegations

Sunday, November 13, 2011

Some customers complained that the Outlook delegation isn't function as it should. Some of them reported on NDR errors (e.g. “The e-mail address could not be found. Perhaps the recipient moved to a different e-mail    organization, or there was a mistake in the address. Check the address and try again. <ServerName.DomainName.local#5.1.7>”) while others reported freezing Outlook etc. Mr. Chris Berry wrote a post that cover “Deleting Old Delegates using MFCMAPI” process. Using this guide you to delete orphaned/mismatch settings in the user mailbox. For further information, please review: Deleting Old Delegates using MFCMAPI

OutlookTools

Sunday, May 29, 2011

OutlookTools are set of tools that allow advanced edit of Microsoft Outlook settings. The tool can be downloaded for free from the link: OutlookTools The tools were created by Robert Sparnaaij A.K.A Roady, MVP for Office Systems – Outlook and the owner of the website: http://www.howto-outlook.com/
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