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Re: getting mail from Exchange/Outlook




On Wed, 13 Sep 2017 15:32:33 -0400
Steve Kleene <skdeb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> My employer is forcing me to shut down my long-time Linux mail
> server.  I have no choice in the matter.
> 
> My employer uses Microsoft Exchange/Outlook for mail.  They have an
> Outlook Web App (OWA) that I can access from Firefox, but as far as I
> can tell you cannot save a file to the local disk with OWA.  That
> makes OWA pretty useless.

You may find that the server has been deliberately configured to
prevent this, as a 'security' measure. I haven't used OWA for a while,
and I'm not sure what version I last used, but attachments could be
saved.

>  The documentation, if it can be believed,
> says that I can access Outlook with POP3 and IMAP4 programs including
> Thunderbird.

As others have said, this is not enabled by default and requires
someone to do it, as well as any firewall adjustments and port
forwarding involved.

-- 
Joe