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[ale] M$ mail server grousing




Robert L. Harris wrote:
> 
> UoP has pretty much been brainwashed by M$.  I took a few classes there.
> They'll tell you it's impossible to connect to exchange with anything
> else and to attempt to do so would be unholy.  There is a web interface
> to outlook though.  Looks and acts like outlook but you can use it with
> Linux/Netscape.  Most of the techs don't like to admit it, but it's
> there and works well enough.  See if you can find it.  If not let me
> know and I'll dig through my bookmarks and see what I can find.

I'm using the Netscape messenger to read my email.  I know about the web 
interface as well, but either way, they must configure it to work with 
these technologies.

> 
> 
> Thus spake Geoffrey (esoteric at 3times25.net):
> 
> 
>>I connect to an Exchange server for work, using Netscape.  But, I know 
>>that they had to configure it a certain way to permit this access, 
>>because the corporate folks have a small set of servers configured for 
>>this purpose (unix based users).
>>
>>James P. Kinney III wrote:
>>
>>>I have a teaching position (University of Phoenix Online) that uses M$
>>>Exchange servers for email and newsgroups. I have found that what is
>>>called ssl secure login on windows is not ssl on Linux. The logins are
>>>denied if I turn off ssl, which is good. No unencrypted logins are good.
>>>But when I use ssl, I get an unresponsive server error. I've tried
>>>access the imap mail using evolution, Mozilla, and netscape with "secure
>>>connection". 
>>>
>>>Does accessing mail from an Exchange server _require_ a Microsoft
>>>environment? Or is there a configuration problem on my end that I can
>>>tweak to get it? Or is i a server config issue? I would really prefer to
>>>stick to my Linux tools.
>>>
>>>
>>
>>-- 
>>Until later: Geoffrey		esoteric at 3times25.net
>>
>>I didn't have to buy my radio from a specific company to listen
>>to FM, why doesn't that apply to the Internet (anymore...)?
>>
>>
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> 
> 
> 
> :wq!
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> 
> 
> 


-- 
Until later: Geoffrey		esoteric at 3times25.net

I didn't have to buy my radio from a specific company to listen
to FM, why doesn't that apply to the Internet (anymore...)?


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