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Sun™ ONE Messaging Server: Practices and Techniques for Enterprise Customers by Dave Pickens

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Chapter 8. Advanced Messaging Client Configuration

One of the most overlooked features of IMAP-based messaging systems is the ability to share folders between users. This feature provides the solution to several issues faced in organizations:

  • Administrator needs access to boss's mailbox while his boss is traveling.

  • Email must be covered while someone is on vacation.

  • Group needs to coordinate files and emails for a project.

  • System-wide template folders and miscellaneous mailboxes must be accessible by everyone.

The Messaging Server provides the ability to share folders. This feature can be used by most IMAP clients such as Netscape Communicator or Outlook Express. The native web mail interface that is part of the Messaging Server also provides the ...

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