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Microsoft Sample Applications

Microsoft has randomly released new sample applications in different places. Some as part of the Microsoft Platform SDK, some as part of the Microsoft Application Downloads.

Note that all sample applications are posted on CDOLive for your convenience only. It is not guaranteed that the most current versions are always available here. For the most current versions please take a look at the Microsoft Web site (see Links @ Microsoft) and the Microsoft Platform SDK.

Note that the files are provided at CDOLive "as is" without any warranty of any kind. Please read our legal disclaimer before you start using them.

Prerequisites

Make sure that Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5 with Service Pack 1 (or higher) and the Microsoft Event Service is installed and running properly. For more information about the Microsoft Exchange Server Scripting and Routing please take a look at The Secrets of Exchange Server Scripting and Routing.

Checked Build

The sample applications are built by Microsoft and CDOLive does not modify them in any way. They should run in the following environment without any problems:

  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0, with Service Pack 5, US English - International
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5, with Service Pack 2, US English - International
  • Microsoft Outlook 98, with Security patch 2 and Archive patch , US English - International
  • Microsoft Outlook 2000, US English - International(COM add-in wizard only)
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 6.0, with Service Pack 3, US English - International
Sample Applications
Component Description
ol2000wiz.zip (34 Kbyte) Zip File Microsoft Outlook 2000 COM add-in wizard. This wizard is intended to run with Visual Basic 6.0 and Outlook 2000. After installing the wizard you should notice a new project template named "Outlook 2000 COM Add-In Wizard" in the Microsoft Visual Basic IDE. This wizard will help you to ease up the creation of Microsoft Outlook 2000 COM add-ins.

This wizard is neither included in the Microsoft Platform SDK nor Microsoft Outlook 2000. Also there is no documentation available yet.
aclasp.zip (75 Kbyte) Zip File Includes ACL component. This COM component provides services used to access and manipulate access control lists (ACLs) on Exchange Server folders. Information about the component is provided on the link below, along with the supported object model, and a general discussion about using the component in your own application.

Note that the included ACL.DLL COM component is compiled to run only on the Microsoft Windows NT Intel Platform. If you need a version running on Microsoft Windows 9x you need to obtain a copy of the Platform SDK, which includes the source code of this component and re-compile the COM component.

It is included in the Microsoft Platform SDK. Documentation is available on the Microsoft Developer Network Online library .
ruleasp.zip (112 Kbyte) Zip File Includes Rule component. This COM component provides services to access and manipulate rules on Exchange folders. Information about the component, its supported object model, and a general discussion on using the component are presented on the link below.

It is included in the Microsoft Platform SDK. Documentation is available on the Microsoft Developer Network Online library .
mailbox.zip (61 Kbyte) Zip File Includes Account management component. This COM component provides services useful during the creation of new Exchange Server 5.5 mailboxes using the Active Directory Services Interfaces (ADSI) LDAP provider. Information about the component, including a general discussion on using the component are presented on the link below.

It is included in the Microsoft Platform SDK. Documentation is available on the Microsoft Developer Network Online library.
aesource.exe (134 Kbyte) Self Extracting File The Microsoft Exchange Agent Editor sample application source code, which was available in the past at 'Microsoft Exchange Applications Download Highlights' (see Links @ Microsoft) but has been removed for unknown reasons.

The Microsoft Agent Editor sample demonstrates how to create and modify Microsoft Exchange Server scripting agents and routing object maps programmatically.
aesetup.zip (2,264 Kbyte) Agent Editor Setup Package The Microsoft Exchange Agent Editor sample application.

The source code above compiled for Windows NT (Intel only) by CDOLive founder Siegfried Weber with Microsoft Visual Studio 6.0 SP1 for those who don't have the Microsoft Platform SDK October 1998 release, where the Agent Editor was originally included.
rwsource.exe (123 Kbyte) Self Extracting File The Microsoft Exchange Routing Wizard sample application source code, which was available in the past at 'Microsoft Exchange Applications Download Highlights' (see Links @ Microsoft) but has been removed for unknown reasons.

The Microsoft Exchange Routing Wizard is a sample application that illustrates the type of routing tools that can be built easily with the Microsoft Exchange 5.5 Server Routing Objects.
rwsetup.exe (2,118 Kbyte) Self Executing File The Microsoft Exchange Routing Wizard sample application for Windows 9x.

The self installing Microsoft Routing Wizard, provided by Microsoft with Microsoft Exchange 5.5 Server Service Pack 2.
rwsetup.exe (2,123 Kbyte) Self Executing File The Microsoft Exchange Routing Wizard sample application for Windows NT (Intel only).

The self installing Microsoft Routing Wizard, provided by Microsoft with Microsoft Exchange 5.5 Server Service Pack 2.
routingsrc.exe (42 Kbyte) Self Extracting File The default set of VBScript actions for common routing and approval applications used by the Routing Wizard, which was available in the past at 'Microsoft Exchange Applications Download Highlights' (see Links @ Microsoft) but has been removed for unknown reasons.
routing.exe (36 Kbyte) Self Extracting File A sample Microsoft Outlook form template used for ad-hoc routing, which was available in the past at 'Microsoft Exchange Applications Download Highlights' (see Links @ Microsoft) but has been removed for unknown reasons. It shows how to work with the routing map and the recipient table.
cdo_win95.exe (360 Kbyte) Self Extracting File The CDO 1.21 (Build 5.5.2448.x) library for the Microsoft Windows 95 platform, which is also available at the 'Microsoft BackOffice - Exchange Server Home' .
cdo_Winnt.exe (391 Kbyte) Self Extracting File The CDO 1.21 (Build 5.5.2448.x) library for the Microsoft Windows NT/2000 (Intel only) platform, which is also available at the 'Microsoft BackOffice - Exchange Server Home' .