SOLVED: How to Bulk Import Contacts into Exchange 2007 2010 2012

I recently needed to add 50 new contacts into my Exchange 2007 server and had no intention of completing this task by manually. I am not the greatest PowerShell guy but I knew this would be easy… and it was. Create a file named C:\CONTACTS.CSV file like following Name,DisplayName,EmailAddress,Alias,Title,Company,Department Tom Test,tomtest,ttest@test.com,ttest,CEO,TGS,Surveys John Rotten,JohnRotten,john.rotten@test2.com,ttest,Chief Financial Officer, TGS,Corporate Launch EXCHANGE POWER SHELL and use the following command: import-csv c:\contacts.csv | foreach { new-mailcontact -alias $_.Alias -name $_.displayName…

SOLVED: Microsoft Access 2007 2010 2013 Beginner Tips

I am an old FoxPro guy and gave up development about 10 years ago (best decision I have ever made) but I needed to write a very basic app to track visitors in Access.  When I was writing my Visitor Management software I needed to lookup a number of items I don’t want to forget.  Below is my brief set of tips and reminders for Access: How to set an Icon in the Title Bar:…

SOLVED: The Backup Exec Server service on Local Computer started and then stopped. An internal error (-22) occurred in object 11

If you can’t get your Symantec Backup Exec Server Services to start and you see errors like: The Backup Exec Server service on Local Computer started and then stopped. Some services stop automatically if they are not in use by other services or programs. and in the Windows Event Log (Application): The Backup Exec Server Service did not start.  An internal error (-22) occurred in object 11. my experience has shown two causes of this:…

SOLVED: How to Manually Configure Outlook 2007 2010 2013 For Office 365

After your have download and run the “Office Desktop Apps” update from portal.microsoftonline.com/download/default.aspx and Obtain the required info from OWA: Log into OWA, in the upper-right corner, click the question mark (Help) icon and the click About. Locate and note the Exchange Client Access Server Name, Mailbox Server Name, and Host name. Create a new Outlook profile and choose Manually configure server settings or additional server types. Select Exchange and when prompted for the Exchange server you…

SOLVED: How to Create An Open Relay For A Particular Server

How to Setup an Unauthenticated Relay in Exchange 2007 or 2010 You likely have a server or application which needs to send email but cannot authenticate (sign in as a user) against your Exchange mail server for one reason or another.   It is actually quite a painless process to configure your Exchange server  to NOT need to authenticate SMTP traffic from a particular IP address: Go to your Exchange Management Console, and drill into SERVER…

SOLVED: 4.2.1 Unable to connect.” Attempted failover to alternate host…

If you see the following error in your Exchange 2003, 2007, or 2010 queue, there are three things you should do to troubleshoot the problem: 451 4.4.0 Primary target IP address responded with: “421 4.2.1 Unable to connect.” Attempted failover to alternate host, but that did not succeed. Either there are no alternate hosts, or delivery failed to all alternate hosts. Below are the three items you need to check: Test the connection by sending…

SOLVED: How to Add A Gantt Chart to Sharepoint 2010 Foundation

I figured out How to Add A Gantt Chart to Sharepoint 2010 Foundation last year, but I forgot and it took me over an hour to figure it out again, so this time I am writing the process down.  There are two ready ways to create a Gantt chart via the GUI: Create a Gantt from New List: The nut of the problem is that Microsoft calls this webpart a PROJECT TASK. Click SITE ACTIONS…

SOLVED: Project 2003/2007/2010 Does Not Calculate Work or Duration Correctly

MICROSOFT PROJECT DOES NOT CALCULATE DURATION PROPERLY If you have ever had the pleasure of working with Microsoft Project you will likely be quite happy with it until you start changing the RESOURCE UNITS percentages (in the TASK INFORMATION pane).  If you make changes you will find that it often miscalculates (or appears to miscalculate) the number of HOURS in WORK.  After reading many many blogs and help files, I was about to give up…

SOLVED! How to Use TWO BES Accounts on ONE Blackberry

Blackberry OS6 Can Do it?  Nope, it can’t.  I read that OS6 was supposed to support 2 BES accounts (and possibly more) on a single OS6 device but that was apparently incorrect.    Fortunately it is quite easy to add more than one BES accounts to your blackberry running OS5 or OS6.   How To Add A Second BES Account to Your Blackberry: Here is the nut of it, you can only activate a single…

Can Not Find / Add Domain Users In Sharepoint 2010

When attempting to add users to a Sharepoint 2010 site I found I could not find domain users, only local ones.  After 3 hours of goofing around, this is what I found. I was getting the following: Requested Registry access is not allowed. Correlation ID: 39aea029-6545-417d-9534-8b8bcbc892aa Date and Time: 12/6/2010 11:40:12 AM” and the Event Viewer shows only Requested registry access is not allowed Source: Sharepoint Foundation EventID: 6615 Sooooo, below are the answers I found: My…

Sharepoint 2010 Free (and Useful or Fun) WebParts and How To Install Them

Background: I am a Sharepoint 2010 novice but I have spent considerable time banging through 2010 in recent days and below is information I will need in the future to perform installs at other client sites.  Perhaps you will be interested in some of this.  If you want more of my tips and tricks just type SHAREPOINT in the search, you will find a 3 or 4 more posts from today. NOTE: All of these work…

How to Turn Off / Disable / Hide the Left Hand Menu Bar / Nav Pane in Sharepoint 2010 Foundation

I am a Sharepoint 2010 novice but I have spent considerable time banging through 2010 in recent days and below is information I will need in the future to perform installs at other client sites.  Perhaps you will be interested in some of this.  If you want more of my tips and tricks just type SHAREPOINT in the search, you will find a 3 or 4 more posts from today. How to Turn Off / Disable…

SOLVED: Sharepoint Foundation 2010 2013 New Web Application Prompting for Username and Password Credentials

Ok… this is what I blew my morning on and man that is not cool!  (scroll immediately to the bottom if you just want the easy fix!) I created a new Webapp and Site Collection in a fresh Sharepoint Foundation 2010 server running Server 2008 R2 Standard 64 bit and found that I was being prompted for Username and Password Credentials even though I was logged in as Enterprise Admin.  After three apparently failed attempts at…