Solved

Can thunderbird connect to Exchange Server 2010

Posted on 2011-02-25
7
1,271 Views
Last Modified: 2012-06-22
just about to go live with Exchagne Server 2010 and have one client that is running thunderbird email client.

Does Exchange support thunderbird? or would I be best telling him to use OWA?

Cheers

0
Comment
Question by:nibby
  • 2
  • 2
  • 2
  • +1
7 Comments
 
LVL 17

Assisted Solution

by:Sikhumbuzo Ntsada
Sikhumbuzo Ntsada earned 50 total points
ID: 34977783
0
 
LVL 49

Accepted Solution

by:
Akhater earned 100 total points
ID: 34977789
Exchange 2010 will support Thunderbird using POP3 or IMAP but it will be a normal mail without any calendaring etc... features.

I beleive OWA will give him a better experience.

Just note that IMAP and POP3 are disabled by default on exchange and needs to be manually enabled if you want to use them
0
 
LVL 20

Expert Comment

by:Hendrik Wiese
ID: 34977791
It would be best to use OWA as you have more features etc.
0
Do email signature updates give you a headache?

Are you constantly making changes to email signatures? Are the images not formatting how you want them to? Want high-quality HTML signatures on all devices, including on mobiles and Macs? Then, let Exclaimer solve all your email signature problems today.

 

Author Comment

by:nibby
ID: 34977837
Thanks for the replies. What are some of the extra features in OWA so I can try and pursuade him?

thanks again
0
 
LVL 49

Expert Comment

by:Akhater
ID: 34977881
1. calendaring
2. email sorted by conversation
3. all emails remains on the server so he can check them whereever he is, in the company, outside, webmail, phone etc...


0
 
LVL 20

Assisted Solution

by:Hendrik Wiese
Hendrik Wiese earned 100 total points
ID: 34978194
There are plenty. The following link will show you a complete list:

http://www.microsoft.com/exchange/2010/en/my/outlook-web-access.aspx
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:nibby
ID: 34978222
Thanks everyone. A great help.
0

Featured Post

PRTG Network Monitor: Intuitive Network Monitoring

Network Monitoring is essential to ensure that computer systems and network devices are running. Use PRTG to monitor LANs, servers, websites, applications and devices, bandwidth, virtual environments, remote systems, IoT, and many more. PRTG is easy to set up & use.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Marketers need statistics and metrics like everybody else needs oxygen. In this article we explain how to enable marketing campaign statistics for Microsoft Exchange mail.
Read this checklist to learn more about the 15 things you should never include in an email signature.
In this Micro Video tutorial you will learn the basics about Database Availability Groups and How to configure one using a live Exchange Server Environment. The video tutorial explains the basics of the Exchange server Database Availability grou…
The basic steps you have just learned will be implemented in this video. The basic steps are shown to configure an Exchange DAG in a live working Exchange Server Environment and manage the same (Exchange Server 2010 Software is used in a Windows Ser…

948 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

19 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now