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Re: Microsoft Exchange Server Connection
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: Microsoft Exchange Server Connection
- From: David Terrell <dbt_(_at_)_meat_(_dot_)_net>
- Date: Fri, 2 Jul 1999 17:40:41 -0700
- Reply-to: David Terrell <dbt_(_at_)_meat_(_dot_)_net>
On Fri, Jul 02, 1999 at 02:16:36PM -0500, Christopher R. Hertel wrote:
> > You should (?) be able to login using samba, I think. I'm not too sure,
> > since I've tried to avoid Windows networks in the past. Once that is done,
> > you should be able to use pine regularly.
> Yes, Samba supports Domain login, but I'm not sure that it buys you
> anything. Samba is primarily a file & print service platform. There's
> smbclient, which provides you an ftp-like interface. On Linux, you might
> be able to smbmount NT or Samba shares (though there's a lot of work still
> to be done on smbfs).
> So, for E'mail you should be able to use pop or imap. The NTDomain
> username/password should work.
> The tougher question is the the one about using Access... I'd suggest
> a visit to the archives at Freshmeat.net.
Your best bet for interactive NT applications is some sort of Windows Terminal
Server + Citrix Winframe Client combination. I was never able to get the
winframe client to install under openbsd (there's only a linux version, and
the emul stuff just crashed, though I didn't play with it extensively), but
I was able to run it remotely off a neighbor's linux box.
dbt_(_at_)_meat_(_dot_)_net, dbt_(_at_)_nebcorp_(_dot_)_com I may or may not be speaking for Nebcorp,
http://wwn.nebcorp.com/~dbt/ but Nebcorp has spoken for you.