[K12OSN] Web Based Email
sales at ecosolutions.com.au
Fri Jun 10 22:15:32 UTC 2005
On Fri, 2005-06-10 at 16:44 -0500, Jim Hays wrote:
> I second Les' suggestion. We have used SME for 4 years. The webmail interface
> is easy to use. If you are going to use the box exclusively as an email server,
> the customization of SME is not a problem. In fact, it makes the server much
> harder to attack. Also, there are many modules written for it that are easy to
> install. Several schools here in Illinois are using SME as an email server.
... and, perhaps not forgetting groupware projects to give what you
want and more. For example, http://www.phprojekt.com/ is still very
active since I first checked it out a few years ago, and there are
> Quoting Les Mikesell <les at futuresource.com>:
> > On Fri, 2005-06-10 at 14:58, John Warf wrote:
> > > We are currently looking at going away from POP3 email to a web based
> > > solution. Anyone have any good suggestions for a server program that
> > > is free or low cost. Below are things that I would love to have
> > > included.
> > >
> > > I would like to still have the option for POP3 for some people but
> > > most users will be web based.
> > > I also need it to be easy to use and have a look and feel a lot like
> > > Exchange (or equivalent).
> > > I want it to run off of a Linux box (Red-Hat 7.3 or 9) or run off a
> > > Mac Server running OS 10.4.
> > >
> > > Any suggestions and things that other school systems are using would
> > > be greatly appreciated.
> > The really, really simple way is to install SME server which you
> > can download from http://www.contribs.org. It is a simple install
> > with a web-based administration interface - just add users - pop,
> > imap, and webmail will work out of the box.
> > The down side is that it has not been updated in a long time and
> > since it is heavily customized it is difficult to make additional
> > changes yourself.
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