[ale] Migrating from Exchange
jonathan.glass at ibb.gatech.edu
Mon Feb 9 10:07:45 EST 2004
Eric VanWieren wrote:
> If only it were that simple. When I posted the first question I forgot
> to mention a couple of key items.
> 1. Access to shared and local addressbooks is prefered.
> 2. They want to continue to be able to use antivirus on the mail server.
> 3. They are cheap, so the less costly the better.
> 4. Needs to be mostly transparent to the end user.
> I have looked at a couple of the programs/products that others on this
> list have recommended. So far however, it seems that everyone wants
> you to lay out at least 3 grand for a complete solution. If worse
> comes to worse I will opt for the second option that we are looking at
> Mail server running - postfix or sendmail as an MTA.
> IMAP over ssl for accessing mail.
> Horde web interface for checking mail remotely.
> Still do not know how I would handle a shared address book ( ie to
> hold employee email addresses ) but this would be a step in the
> direction we want to take.
> Sorry about not giving this information in the original message.
> Eric VanWieren
Someone slap me if I'm wrong, but can't you use an LDAP server for a
company address book? I'm looking into LDAP for authentication, and it
allows you to specify very granular access controls for records. Surely
you could create a group of records that everyone in the ORG has
read/write access (is that the goal?).
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