Monday, July 13, 2009

Accessing Microsoft Exchange with Evolution on Fedora

Install Evolution if it not already installed. To make Evolution work with Microsoft Exchange you will need to install "evolution-exchange" package.

$ yum install evolution-exchange

Launch Evolution.
Go to Edit->Preferences->Mail Accounts
To create a new account choose "Add"
"Mail Configuration" window click "Forward"
"Identity" enter your name and email address
"Receiving Email": Choose Server Type: Microsoft Exchange
User Name: domain/username
OWA URL: Click Authenticate. Click Forward.
"Receiving Options": The defaults are fine. If you want to customize them you can do so later. Click Forward
"Account Management": The defaults are fine. If not, choose a name. Click Forward
In the next screen, once you click "Apply" your account will be setup.

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