Outlook® 2003 Connection Problems in Microsoft® Exchange Server® 2003
How to repair the connection problems developed by Outlook 2003 in Microsoft Exchange Server 2003?
Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 lets the Outlook connection with the help of HTTPS and receives all the features of messaging. This feature is a much requested one as the usual RPC/MAPI were either very slow or used to time out on wide area network connections. Majority of the companies may not want rapid positioning capability to get exposed to the Wi-Fi whose connection with Outlook through virtual private network was considered to be a costly nightmare due to its lost packets and low speed. Since, few VPN clients do not prefer to work behind different corporate firewalls which is a bad news for employees from outsource and people in outsourced projects as they may not be able to utilize entire features of Outlook Web Access. There are various connection problems, such as when there is no Internet connectivity or when there is a leakage in the flow of signals through the routers.
The following are the reasons why Microsoft Outlook 2003 develops connection problems in Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 and tips to repair them:
- Reasons for connection problems
- Launch web browser
- Use Traceroute
Reasons for connection problems
The connection problems in Outlook 2003 may occur when the system server fails to function efficiently. In addition, when the user turns on the system, it may start up initially but will again shut down after some time and when the user goes to Outlook Express, there may be no connection which ends up displaying an error message. Certain viruses may also cause the Outlook client to get disconnected. When the account settings of the system are not correct, the target system may reject to accept certain messages due to which Outlook gets disconnected from the network.
Launch web browser
When you are facing e-mail related issues, you need to simply launch a web browser to check whether the system is connected or not. Connection to various sites which are selected as homepage may still be displayed on the screen as they are already stored in the cache memory of the browser. Modem and routers should be switched off for few seconds in the absence of network connection. Then, power on the modem and the router.
Traceroute is a system network tool that helps in tracing the path or the route followed by data packets across the network of Internet protocol from PC to the server that you are trying to connect. It is also capable of identifying the various problems related to network connectivity, such as improper signal flow between the server and the user computer.
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