Mailing List Message #92046
From: Dan Wright <>
Subject: Re: Using IMAP outside the office
Date: Fri, 03 Aug 2007 13:54:44 -0700
To: CommuniGate Pro Discussions <>
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On Wed, 01 Aug 2007 08:29:12 +0100
 "Martin.Hepworth" <> wrote:

I'd also look at using the MAPI connect for the outlook clients, its a lot better than using plain imap with Outlook (which isn't that brilliant!)

I second the suggestion for the MAPI connector if you are using Outlook. It is far from perfect but it is better than Outlook's IMAP implementation.

I also set up a second SMTP listener (I use 2525 so I can remember it) to avoid ISPs that block 25.  You never know what network a laptop is going to end up on and expecting a user to understand why they can't send email from the free wireless at the community center is unrealistic.

The suggestion of using SSL/TLS is obviously better but using a alternate port is a cheap and easy solution.

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