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Alfresco 3 Cookbook by Snig Bhaumik

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Integrating Alfresco with MS Outlook

Alfresco supports accessing the server and repository via IMAP (Internet Message Access Protocol) protocol. This allows e-mail client applications like Microsoft Outlook, Mozilla Thunderbird, Lotus Notes, and so on to connect and interact with the repository.

In the previous recipe, we saw how to integrate Alfresco with MS-Office applications such as MS-Word. We have learnt how to interact with the repository directly from the Office applications. In this recipe, we will see how the repository is accessible from e-mail clients as well; and we can push content items (e-mail items) into the repository from MS Outlook.

Getting ready...

First we need to configure and mount the Alfresco IMAP server. By default, in ...

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