Outlook With FreeBSD IMAP
jeffrey at goldmark.org
Mon Feb 26 19:14:25 UTC 2007
On Feb 26, 2007, at 5:48 AM, Wojciech Puchar wrote:
> as my answer. i have ca 500 users in my networks (mostly one),
> outlook users always have "problems", and i always answer that they
> like problems and use outlook.
As an email administrator I have to concur. Unless people really are
using the extra features of on exchange server some place (shared
calendars etc), getting users to move away from Outhouse is a major
security improvement and reduces most of the email tech support calls.
Please note that Outhouse (and some other Windows "IMAP" clients) do
IMAP in a POPish way. This will undermine the advantages of IMAP and
almost certainly lead to lost mail through users POPing their box.
But I do understand that getting rid of Outhouse simply might not be
Unfortunately, I can't answer the original question because I haven't
played with IMAP on FreeBSD yet. I don't even know what IMAP server
the OP is using. It will almost certainly be one of courier, cyrus,
I would recommend to the OP to first find out what imap server they
are running and then post the question to the very helpful Usenet
Jeffrey Goldberg http://www.goldmark.org/jeff/
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