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Using Apple MAC with Windows Server

I want to know if a new MAC can use Windows Temrinal Services with a remote desktop connection and does MS Office (outlook 2003 or 2007)  running onthe MAC work against an MS Exchange 2003.  I have a client thinking of putting a MAC in their home and they want to remote connect to the server and use outlook to connect to the exchange server.  (http over rpc)
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gambit_642Commented:
Outlook for mac was discontinued in 2001.

Microsofts Mac mail client is called Entourage which comes with the Office for Mac suite.
Entourage lacks much of Outlooks abilities such as Editing rules and server side distribution list.
It doesn't use RPC, but directly interprets OWA (webDAV and HTML) so you only need OWA available for Entourage's remote Exchange.
Read here:
http://www.macworld.com/article/131730/2008/01/msftexchange.html

The Mac TSC works very well, it comes as an extra in the Mac for Office suite
or you can download it free from M$:
http://www.microsoft.com/mac/products/remote-desktop/default.mspx
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XionathCommented:
You could use Outlook Web Access that would surely work, i have 2 clients using apple mac's connecting remotely (download it from microsoft - RDP) to there server from home (apple os X to an SBS2003 server) and works great.

It even connects locally to an exchange server, but to get it working good you probably need to browse some mac forums to change some parameters on the server and the mac cause it aint 100% compatible...
especially with calendars and global address books etc..

Im dont know if http over RPC works, you could try creating a VPN connection first and then logon to the exchange server....
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martinmcginleyAuthor Commented:
many thanks
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martinmcginleyAuthor Commented:
many thanks - you have givenme enough information to pass on.
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