Need Exchange Server to support a real e-mail client.

Chris racerx at
Mon May 28 14:02:44 UTC 2007

On Mon, 28 May 2007 12:41:23 +0200
Pelle <ubuntu at> wrote:

> On Mon, May 28, 2007 at 12:24:54AM -0400, JD wrote:
> > Evolution supports exchange natively with OWA (and imap afaik)
> imho, owa doesn't qualify as a native interface, it's a hack...
> > Depending on who the email server admin is, if they set up imap, ok.
> reading email is just a 1/3 of the story. sending email and address
> books are other vital parts. some might also add calendars. 
> our exchange server does imap fine, but smtp is turned off. the
> is-department won't do it either, bacause "it might open up some
> security issues and it's not needed anyway" (afaik, outlook uses rpc
> for sending emails).

As what we do, we have a postfix server as a relay. We use that for
filtering spam/virus etc. so the postfix relay takes care of the smtp
issues *grin*

Best regards,

BOFH excuse #452:

Somebody ran the operating system through a spelling checker.
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