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Re: Evolution and the exchange plugin



On Mon, 2008-10-13 at 18:05 -0400, Claude Jones wrote:
> On Mon October 13 2008 4:59:33 pm Andrew Parker wrote:
> > On Mon, Oct 13, 2008 at 4:47 PM, Claude Jones
> > snip.....................
> > > I'm stumped - suggestions, other websites?
> >
> > I believe you're out of luck:
> > http://www.go-evolution.org/FAQ#Evolution_Exchange_.28formerly
> >_known_as_Connector.29
> >
> > Although it is in the works:
> > http://www.mail-archive.com/evolution-list gnome org/msg05470.
> >html
> 
> Thanks for that. I'd found other references to Brutus, by the 
> way, but it is hard to find good documentation. It would appear 
> that it needs a Brutus Server set up somewhere, it would appear 
> by one reference, on a Windows box, in order for the Linux client 
> to work - would you happen to know anything about that? 

I don't use Exchange myself but IIRC this is correct. Brutus is a proxy
between Evolution and the Exchange server, and runs under Windows (so as
to use the MAPI library). On the Evolution list a while back someone
mentioned that they had got it to work via a VM running Windows, so you
don't need a separate box.

poc


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