Mail on samba shares

Dan Egli dan at
Wed Jun 2 23:52:36 GMT 1999


Who knows.

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

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