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Blog posts from the Lanlogic Hosted Services Team

Be aware of spam that appears to come from your companies support group, facebook or even myspace

A few of our customers have recently received some spam that APPEAR to come from their companies support team, Lanlogic’s support team, facebook or myspace. It is letting you know some mail service settings were changed and you need to click on a link to apply the new settings. Lanlogic will never send an email […]

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The Spammers are getting Smarter!

There’s been a recent new spam outbreak that is sending out messages from an email address at your domain (they’re using spoofing so it looks like it’s coming from your domain but it really isn’t) that is giving a link to something like: http://yourdomainname.com/owa/service_directory/settings.php?email=stringern@yourdomainnamecom&from=yourdomainname.com&fromname=stringern Do NOT click on the link!  In the case of the […]

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Exchange 2007 Free/Busy information not visible in Outlook 2007

If you find yourself in a situation that free/busy information is available in OWA 2007 (so you know it's published and working correctly on the server) but it's not available using Outlook, try adding this registry key to the client computer.  It tells Outlook to change how it's looking for the free/busy information. HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Options\Calendar Create a […]

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Using the Sent Items Folder of a Shared Mailbox

It seems that there are many users that shared our pain of wanting mail sent from a shared mailbox (in Outlook) to actually go that mailboxes Sent Items folder. When you open a shared mailbox in Outlook (using Tools –> Account Settings –> Change –> More Settings –> Advanced –> Add), Outlook sees the primary […]

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Search Features Not Working in OWA 2007

We recently came upon an issue where the search feature, either in Mail or Contacts, was not working in Outlook Web Access on Exchange 2007. This is, apparently, not an uncommon issue. After some searching, I cam across a Microsoft TechNet article that gives a fix to the problem. Basically what happens is, much like […]

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Is Your iPhone Making You Seem Indecisive?

As it turns out, you may be offending your friends or upsetting your boss and not even know it. I had a co-worker who, when I sent him meeting requests, always accepted them as tentative. I always found this to be a touch snotty. Why not just fully accept? Or talk to me about why […]

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DDoS Attacks, It’s not just us!

In a CNN.com article today, Twitter, the popular “micro-blogging” site is being slammed by a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack.  This is something that we’re very aware of after our being attacked for several days last week.   While there’s nothing that can be done to prevent a DDoS, there are things that we […]

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iPhone Users: Check your Voicemail!

I spoke with a friend this weekend who let me know that he wasn’t getting voicemail alerts on his iPhone and, when he spoke to AT&T about it was told they’re aware of the issue and don’t yet have a fix for it. I, on a lark, checked my voicemail on my iPhone this morning […]

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E-Mail Encryption

If you work in an environment where you’re dealing with credit card numbers, Social Security Numbers or work in Human Resources where you’re sending emails with sensitive information, email encryption is highly recommended and, in many cases, mandatory. ZixMail’s Outlook plug-in is intended to provide compliance-level email encryption on a computer-by-computer basis.   Costs (per […]

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How to access a shared folder on Hosted Exchange 2007 OWA

Some people need to access individual folders inside someone’s mailbox using Outlook Web Access on Exchange 2007. Now if you have full mailbox access to this person’s mailbox then accessing it is very simple. You just log into your OWA mailbox, click on your name in the upper right hand corner and type in the […]

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