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Posted on 2006-04-14
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We have a corporate office where we run one [1] Microsoft Exchange 2003 Enterprise e-mail server.  We are in the process of opening branch offices, but they will NOT BE connected via VPN.  Our president wants all offices to use Microsoft Outlook as their e-mail viewer, and wants all e-mail to remain on the server for reasons of security, backp and accountability.  What solutions are available to achieve this goal?  Please note - the president of our company is aware of the option of Outlook Web Access, but he does not like its somewhat limited functionality.
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As long as you meet the requirements, you would be an ideal candidate for RPC over HTTPS.
You must have Exchange 2003 on Windows 2003 as part of at least a mixed Windows 2003 domain.
Clients must be Windows XP SP2 with Outlook 2003.
Older versions need not apply.

Only requires port 443 to be open on your firewall, and the acquisition of an SSL certificate.

Simon.
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Sembee,

I have read about this solution before but wasn't sure it was solid and reliable.  Because of your recommendation, I researched it further and tested it...seems very solid.

Thanks!
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It works.
I think every hosted Exchange solution uses exclusively for their clients as it does away with the need for a VPN or exposed Exchange servers. I have been using it for two years and it works very well.

Simon.
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