Finally, I use IMAP to connect to my company’s Exchange Server so I can use a single interface for accessing all my email.
I’d use an Exchange connection if I could, but the Office team at Microsoft, in their infinite wisdom, decided this wasn’t something anyone should do. Anyway, a week or two ago, I started getting an error message that looked like this every time I clicked on one of my IMAP folders: I finally got myself unburied enough to investigate and found a very helpful post – a forum actually – that described how to solve this problem.
I host my own Exchange Server, so that’s my primary mailbox.
I include multiple other mailboxes (such as my wife’s, my kids’, etc.).
Works with all Outlook accounts, including IMAP and
I only found it by connecting to my inbox using when I discovered I couldn’t view it from there either. I’d be interested to know if you find other solutions to this problem, particularly one that involves a tool that scans Exchange Server mailboxes.
What would have been nice is to have found a tool to scan my Exchange inbox.
Testing it beforehand will allow you to see if your email server uses the time you sent it to the Outbox or when Outlook actually sent the message.
For more information, see "Send Time" time stamp information is incorrect when you send a delayed delivery message in Outlook (MSKB) The option for "Do Not Deliver Before" is on the Options dialog (shown above) or, in Outlook 2007 and newer, also on the Options tab.