Kolab, Toltec Connector and Outlook 98
delmerw at vanner.com
Wed May 26 22:41:10 CEST 2004
I've installed Kolab Version cf-1.0.4 using RPMs on RedHat 9. I used the
instructions from the Erfrakon.de site. I am using the trial of the Toltec
connector with Outlook 98. I've installed the MS Web Publishing Wizard and
the LDAP Directory Service for Outlook. I also installed Net Folders (from
the Outlook 98 set-up) after things didn't work initially.
Outlook 98 is configured in Corporate/Workgroup mode. In Internet Mail Only
mode I get a message from the Toltec Connector that C/W mode is needed.
I am able to search for and find Address entries in the Address Book via the
LDAP Service. I find the address I've entered into Kolab using the Web
I have shared calendars from one user to another -- they show up in the
Outlook Folder List a separate folder. The Calendar for the user Elvis
Presley with an E-mail address of elvisp at vanner.com shows up as:
I have been able to add/edit calendars from one user to another.
(I was able to do the above prior to installing Net Folders.)
The big problem I have is when I try to schedule a meeting and I select
users I do not get their calendar information when I check their
availability. I suspect this has something to do with the lack of a URL for
Free/Busy info. In Outlook, when I go to Calendar Preferences and the
Free/Busy section there is no space available for a URL
(Tools|Options|Preferences|Calendar Options). Per the Microsoft
Knowledgebase, the Free/Busy feature is available in Internet Mail Only mode
for Outlook; the Toltec Connector doesn't like this.
I've got a fair amount of time in this project and may be missing something
simple. Is anyone using Outlook 98 successfully with Kolab? Do you have
Thank you for your help.
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