Need e-mail client to access an Exchange server.
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Sat May 26 22:21:32 UTC 2007
On Fri, May 25, 2007 at 05:44:01PM -0500, Chris wrote:
> On Fri, 25 May 2007 15:34:14 -0700
> George Farris <farrisg at cc.mala.bc.ca> wrote:
> > On Fri, 2007-25-05 at 17:42 -0400, JD wrote:
> > > I use Evolution. Just select "Exchange Server" as the server type.
> > > Then fill in the OWA address of the server. The rest is academic...
> > > Works fine. However, I can't get the corporate address book to
> > > work, so if you get that part, let us know... I'd love to have both
> > > working
> > I've done this at the College as well and also haven't been able to
> > get the address book to work. I have got it to work on a test
> > network where everything is on the same network segment, but that
> > doesn't help. In that case Evolution just found it, wouldn't display
> > lists of contacts but would search and fill in the To: line.
> > I would love more info on this as well.
> Although I have setup T-bird within the company network to access the
> Global Addressbook - I have not tried this over the net. If it fails
> (and I'll try this over the weekend) installing a public LDAP server
> may be needed.
> Search Google on Thunderbird and LDAP for the idea of how TB gets
> configured. Setting up the LDAP server may be something else.
Firewalls blocking/restricting external LDAP access springs to my mind;
throw nmap(1) at the exchange box, and see if the ports are open (if
they are, you might want to then try ldap utils on the directory).
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/176466 seems to be the "technical"
KB article (and if that's 'in-depth', I'm really pleased I rarely
use the KB these days)
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/278339 is a ports-only listing.
Untested; I can't be bothered connecting onto an exchange box at the
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