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Outlook express and exchange server.

Posted on 2000-02-16
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how do I setup my exchange server folders to recieve inside outlook express? It works in outlook but the end user wants outlook express.
I have the exchange server profile created in the control panel under mail but i cant tie it into express. how is this done?
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by:Neo_mvps
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Sorry, but no can do.  In order to take advantage of Public Folders, Global Address, and the rich features of Exchange you must use Outlook 97, 98, or 2K.
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by:Jeffd
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There is no explanation as to why it can not be done i can 9import exchange folders and what not into outlook express why cant I have exchange running thru outlook express. the answer of no can do is not exceptable.
why cant I.
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slang9 earned 20 total points
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It can be done as a POP3/SMTP client, but neo_mvps is correct that you can't use all the functionality with Outlook express. Id doesn't support the IMAP protocol for sharing.
Just make sure your Exchange Server is supporting Internet Mail, POP3, and SMTP transfers, and set up your account accordingly. We were doing it here, but Outlook Express never reliably connected to Exchange because Exchange demands authentication to NT unless you have clear text passwords installed. It's more headache than it's worth, the client will have to upgrade if they want to share Calendars, etc.
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by:brianman
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The address book can be accessed by setting up your Exchange server in OE as a Directory Service with the server type being LDAP.  That saves time in manually creating an address book file for OE.  Just a bit of extra info.
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