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Configuring Microsoft Outlook 2003

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ISBN-10: 1555583261

ISBN-13: 9781555583262

Edition: 2005

Authors: Sue Mosher, Robert Sparnaaij, Charlie Pulfer, David Hooker

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Providing practical guidance for a smooth initial deployment and maintenance of Outlook 2003 in many different scenarios, this text demonstrates how to carry out a range of related functions.
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Book details

List price: $78.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Publication date: 9/23/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.17" tall
Weight: 2.596

Sue Mosher is the author of six previous books on Microsoft Outlook and Exchange and maintains a web site at devoted to helping programmers at all skill levels take advantage of Outlook's extensibility. Her company, Turtleflock LLC, helps organizations get the most out of Outlook and other Microsoft Office products, providing custom application development and other support. Sue has been recognized by Microsoft with a Most Valuable Professional award every year since 1994. Sue is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the College of William and Mary, currently residing in Arlington, Virginia.

Outlook Data and Settings Locations
Understanding Outlook accounts and data storage
Outlook settings in the Windows registry
Outlook files in the user's Windows profile folders
Outlook settings in the information store
Understanding Windows' roaming profiles and folder redirection
Outlook Configuration Techniques
Tools in the Office Resource Kit
Using the Office Profile Wizard
Using the Custom Installation and Custom Maintenance Wizards
Using Group Policy to configure Microsoft Outlook
Choosing the configuration method
Configuring Outlook Mail Profiles
Understanding mail profiles
Understanding .prf files
Using the resource kit tools to build .prf files
The structure of a .prf file
Advanced .prf File Usage
Using scripts to modify .prf files
Adding settings not supported by the Custom Installation Wizard
How to find additional settings
Limitations to .prf files
Exchange Account Configuration
Choosing your Exchange connectivity
Configuring Cached Exchange mode
Configuring Exchange 2003 RPC over HTTP
Connecting to a new Exchange server
Miscellaneous Exchange issues
Locking Down Outlook
Locking down Outlook-the big picture
Threats to information in transit and at rest
Threats to unwanted information dissemination
Spam and other threats to incoming mail
Understanding the Object Model Guard
Other programmability security settings
Managing the Outlook Security Settings Folder
Limitations of the Outlook Security Settings folder
Setting up the Outlook Security Settings folder
Configuring Outlook to use the Security Settings folder
Understanding how Outlook uses the Security Settings folder
Creating security-settings items
Special Configuration Scenarios
Deploying on Terminal Server
Moving a user to a new machine
Upgrading from earlier Outlook versions
Managing multilanguage installations
Hotfixes and service packs
Configuring Other Outlook Options
COM add-ins and VBA code
Group Policy and user-preference settings
Mail-profile-specific settings
Folder-related settings
Some configuration challenges
Outlook 2003 Policy Settings
Additional Outlook Registry Settings
Disabling Menu and Toolbar Commands and Shortcut Keys
Other Resources
About the Authors