Go Premium for a chance to win a PS4. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

sync outlook w/ hosted exchange

Posted on 2013-06-03
4
Medium Priority
?
235 Views
Last Modified: 2013-06-09
I have a client that heavily uses outlook for contacts and e-mail and calendaring.  She uses comcast.net e-mail.  She wants to sync this to a laptop and a 2nd desktop.  The 2nd desktop is at the weekend summer home.  How do we do this...  I can use sync software...  Would hosted exchange work?   I kind of remember even using exchange that there was a .pst local the computer that did not "live" on the server, so I guess it wouldn't sync.

Thanks,
gsgi
0
Comment
Question by:gsgi
  • 2
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 9

Accepted Solution

by:
dipersp earned 2000 total points
ID: 39217063
Your best bet is to use hosted Exchange and let it handle the sync'ing across all devices for you.  The problem is the domain - if she HAS to keep Comcast, you're somewhat stuck.  You can do forwards and redirects, etc., but that's poor in my opinion.  Get her setup with a cheap .COM that she'll like to use forever and put it on Office 365 or similar.

Sync'ing a PST file around is only going to cause problems.  Plus then she can use her Activesync phone and now everything is in sync.
0
 
LVL 13

Author Comment

by:gsgi
ID: 39217088
Hi.

What is an activesync phone?  She has android - large samsung.

Greg
0
 
LVL 9

Expert Comment

by:dipersp
ID: 39217149
That'll handle ActiveSync.
0
 
LVL 13

Author Closing Comment

by:gsgi
ID: 39233852
Thanks
0

Featured Post

Concerto's Cloud Advisory Services

Want to avoid the missteps to gaining all the benefits of the cloud? Learn more about the different assessment options from our Cloud Advisory team.

Question has a verified solution.

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

How to effectively resolve the number one email related issue received by helpdesks.
Eseutil Hard Recovery is part of exchange tool and ensures Exchange mailbox data recovery when mailbox gets corrupt due to some problem on Exchange server.
how to add IIS SMTP to handle application/Scanner relays into office 365.
This video shows how to quickly and easily add an email signature for all users on Exchange 2016. The resulting signature is applied on a server level by Exchange Online. The email signature template has been downloaded from: www.mail-signatures…
Suggested Courses

885 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