LinuxQuestions.org
Register a domain and help support LQ
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Password
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 07-21-2006, 12:40 AM   #1
gravitek
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: May 2005
Posts: 10

Rep: Reputation: 0
Global Address List (Exchange Server 2003)


Hi all,
I've setup Evolution and the Evolution Connector to gain access to our work's exchange server (2003 i believe). I'm able to recieve emails, however there are three issues I encountered

The first is that when running Evolution for the first time, I was unable to setup the Exchange Server profile, after specifying the servername, it would lock up for a good 3 minutes and then say that it's unable to connect. I fixed this problem by running ximian-connector-setup-2.6 instead.

One of the other issues is that I can't see anywhere in evolution that automatically checks for new email messages. I understand there is a 'check for messages every 'x' minutes' section, but I was hoping evolution had the capability to detect when new messages arrive just like Outlook 2003. Did I miss something somewhere?

Finally, the Global Address List system is giving me alot of trouble. When searching for names, sometimes I dont get any results at all, sometimes I do. I've found that switching between the Personal Address book and back to the Global Address List can encourage Evolution to show some results. Is there any functionality on Evolution that will download the entire global address list and allow me to search that way?

I understand that Evolution wasn't really designed to deal with the Microsoft Exchange Server, so I'm not expecting it to be a quick and easy fix...

Is there another email client out there that supports Exchange Servers? I am using the K desktop environment afterall!
 
Old 07-22-2006, 03:07 AM   #2
gravitek
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: May 2005
Posts: 10

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
*bump!*

 
Old 01-13-2007, 06:05 AM   #3
dudds
Member
 
Registered: Sep 2003
Posts: 36

Rep: Reputation: 15
How did you set up Evolution to get anything from the GAL?? When I go to send an email and select the Global Address List I get an error message "Error loading addressbook".
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
LXer: Mandriva Postfix Anti-Spam, Anti-Virus Relay Server for Exchange Server 2000/2003 LXer Syndicated Linux News 0 06-29-2006 10:21 AM
exchange global address book in kmail newyearsk Linux - Software 0 08-22-2004 03:33 AM
Sending mail with PHP on linux machine through exchange on Windows server 2003 TVScoundrel Linux - Newbie 1 06-18-2004 01:22 PM
Sending mail with PHP on linux machine through exchange on Windows server 2003 TVScoundrel Linux - Networking 2 06-18-2004 12:02 PM
mail server w/ global address book stroh78 Linux - General 1 07-07-2001 04:01 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:59 PM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration