Exchange Server replacement?

Paul Richards paul at
Thu Jan 4 10:41:24 GMT 2001

Simon Clayton wrote:
> I have a customer who uses Outlook lots.  They
> haven't got an Exchange Server and so cannot
> share their contacts and diaries.
> They have asked us to find out how much it
> would cost to install Exchange Server on their
> existing NT platform.
> So, the question is - is there any software
> that will run on FreeBSD that will allow users
> to share Outlook diaries/contacts without having
> an Exchange Server?

Not really. LDAP can be used for sharing contacts but only read-only
since Outlook doesn't make it possible to edit LDAP entries (neither
does Netscape).

I don't know of anything that allows sharing of diary entries or other
objects in the way that Exchange does.

Paul Richards

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