Mail on samba shares
dan at mudhosts.net
Wed Jun 2 23:52:36 GMT 1999
Outlook Express? It does, I know. I'm doing it here.
On Wed, 2 Jun 1999, Kevin Colby wrote:
> Diego Cimarosa wrote:
> > It is possible configure Outlook to leave mail on server?
> Better than any file-sharing setup for this is to use a protocol
> developed for exactly this situation: IMAP.
> Actually, I don't know if Outlook even supports IMAP.
> (If it doesn't, that's just sad.) Change your mail client
> from a POP client to an IMAP client and check /etc/inetd.conf
> to see if imapd will be running (or just try it).
> With IMAP, your incoming mailbox really is on the server,
> and you can save to server-based folders. Pine and elm will
> play nice with the IMAP setup too, so that you have telnet
> access to saved mail still.
> It's _so_ much better than POP.
> - Kevin Colby
> kevinc at grainsystems.com
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