I would like to know if it is possible to use Outlook as a client in a Domino environment. If it is possible, what are the steps in order to achieve this?
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Yes, you can use an Outlook client in a Domino environment.
The downside is that you will lose all of the features, functionality, tools and shortcuts that make working in a Domino environment with a Notes client such a rich experience. One example is the "All Documents" view in mail, with the ability to do a Notes full-text search across thousands of documents in just a few seconds, or even something as simple as reading your mail by pressing [Enter], [Backspace] or [Tab].
- Use an Internet Mail protocol or
- Try the Domino access for Microsoft outlook utility.
Since Domino can be configured for standard Internet mail protocols (POP, SMTP and IMAP), you could use one of these server tasks, in conjunction with a corresponding "account" in the Outlook client to access your Domino-based mail database.
Administratively, there is additional work required to set up IMAP access, but it's really only one command at the server console (
load convert -e mail\user.nsf).
Check the Administration help for setting up and configuring POP and IMAP access on the server.
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