RE: How do you connect Email Clients on the Road[Scanned]

  • From: "Simon Bound" <simon.bound@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "[ExchangeList]" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 23 Sep 2004 14:01:00 +0100

Vikki

Without stating the obvious, why not sort the VPN problem out , which will then 
calm your boss down and enable you to move forward as well ! We use VPN's 
without any issues for remote connections to Exchange - you probably didn't 
want to hear that !! As for "the trouble with VPN",  what's so difficult about 
establishing an Internet connection, running the VPN connection and cracking on 
with Outlook ?

Simon
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From: Knutsen, Vicki [mailto:vickik@xxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Wednesday, September 22, 2004 5:51 PM
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We use Outlook 2002 right now - and that seems to be the easiest for him to
work with but he has so much trouble with the VPN that I need to set up a
different solution - so how does the IMAP solution work?

Vicki Knutsen
Information Systems Administrator
Northwest District LCMS - www.nowlcms.org
1-888-693-5267 ext 129

Prov 16:9
9       In his heart a man plans his course, but the LORD determines his
steps. (NIV)



-----Original Message-----
From: Thomas W Shinder [mailto:tshinder@xxxxxxxxxxx] 
Sent: Wednesday, September 22, 2004 9:35 AM
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Hi Vicki,

How about IMAP4? I've put that together for many customers by publishing
secure IMAP4 through my ISA firewalls. Works great and every box has Outlook
Express, so you can set that up for him pretty quick and easy.

What type of interface does he like best for his e-mail client?

Tom
www.isaserver.org/shinder
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Tom and Deb Shinder's Configuring ISA Server 2004 http://tinyurl.com/3xqb7
MVP -- ISA Firewalls



-----Original Message-----
From: Knutsen, Vicki [mailto:vickik@xxxxxxxxxxx] 
Sent: Wednesday, September 22, 2004 11:29 AM
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Subject: How do you connect Email Clients on the Road


List:

I have tried with my boss to get him to use VPN and it is the grumpiest
experience for him.  He gets kicked off and I cannot track down why - 

Sometimes it works - sometimes not. . . He is an old AOL user and I am trying
to get him off that.  But does anyone have a solution that works for POP3
that can get to a server anywhere in the US?  

We tried an EDGE card and that was tooo slowwwwww. . . I really need a
solution for this guy - he lands in places where the internet connection if
iffy at times.  We have not tried POP3 because the server situation changes
wherever he goes and he needs the simplest solution so he doesn't have to
change things frequently - but I have not used POP3 that much so I am
thinking I may have missed something in the training.

Thanks for listening to my not so bright question . . . And any ideas are
appreciated.  There must be a simple solution - 
Oh - I forgot - we have Exchange 2000 and he does not like the Outlook Web
interface. 


Vicki Knutsen 
Information Systems Administrator 
Northwest District LCMS - www.nowlcms.org 
1-888-693-5267 ext 129 
Prov 16:9 
9       In his heart a man plans his course, but the LORD determines his
steps. (NIV) 

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