Ghost delegate from people who are not in the Orgnisation?

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Dear Outlook gurus,

One of our staff members reports that when he sends an Outlook invitation to another staff member, he gets bounced email messages back about copies not going to a staff member who left our organisation 2 years ago. If I sent an appointment to the same person I get the same result too.

I've had a look at the delegate and permission settings (and made sure " meeting-related items" are not being automatically copied to the Delegate) for the person who was originally being sent to, and cannot find this ex-staff member anywhere in the configuration. I've also checked our Exchange Server, distribution lists, and Active Directory - no trace of this staff member.

Any idea what might be causing such weird behaviour and what we could do to rectify this?

Kind regards


Roady [MVP]

Start Outlook with the cleanrules switch on the machine with the affected mailbox. This should also remove any delegate rules.

Start-> Run; outlook.exe /cleanrules

(note the space in the command)

If you are familiar with MFCMAPI, then you can also use that to specifically remove the Schedule+ rule.

Robert Sparnaaij

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