On Thu, 2008-02-07 at 09:08 +0530, Srinivasa Ragavan wrote:
> Paul/Per,
> 
> IIRC Julien mentioned that to use Exchange 2007 against Outlook 2003,
> the Public Folder store got to be created. Evolution with libmapi would
> be like a Outlook 2003, connecting to Exchange 2007. It should be click
> to activate it on the server. If not for Evolution, then it might be
> asked for Outlook 2003 client to work with 2007 servers. If it isn't
> there also, we possibly might get a failure during login.


http://mail.gnome.org/archives/evolution-list/2008-January/msg00180.html


-- 
  jules



> -Srini.
> 
> On Wed, 2008-02-06 at 12:05 -0800, Per Nystrom wrote:
> > On Wed, 2008-02-06 at 14:31 -0500, Paul Smith wrote:
> > > On Thu, 2008-02-07 at 00:47 +0530, Suman Manjunath wrote:
> > > > to be able to use the MAPI plugin, your Exchange mailbox should be
> > > > enabled for MAPI. this is a setting on the server. it is a common
> > > > issue to not have it enabled.
> > > 
> > > Curious.  Does that mean that Outlook can talk to an Exchange mailbox
> > > WITHOUT having it enabled for MAPI?  I would like to know more about
> > > this.  One putative advantage of using MAPI, to me, would be that the
> > > corporate IT department wouldn't even know you're using Evolution.  They
> > > wouldn't have to make ANY changes specifically for Evo users, not even
> > > to enable OWA (if they didn't have it enabled already).
> > > 
> > > So, if there are still Exchange mods that have to be made beyond what's
> > > needed for Outlook users we should get in front of that I think.
> > > 
> > > 
> > > Cheers!
> > > 
> > 
> > Agreed.  I thought MAPI is the protocol Outlook uses to communicate with
> > Exchange.  If this is not the case and there is some other uber-secret
> > special protocol instead, it would behoove us to figure that one out.
> > 
> > I don't expect my Exchange administrator to make any special
> > accommodations for me just because I use a different client than
> > Outlook.
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > Per
> > 
> > 
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