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Date:      Thu, 3 Oct 1996 20:24:14 -0700 (PDT)
From:      Doug White <dwhite@gdi.uoregon.edu>
To:        brian@mediacity.com
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: How to serve email from FreeBSD to various OS clients
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSI.3.94.961003202056.230N-100000@gdi.uoregon.edu>
In-Reply-To: <19961004012327.5799.qmail@mediacity.com>

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On Thu, 3 Oct 1996 brian@mediacity.com wrote:

> I've convinced the powers-that-be at a company that FreeBSD can
> solve all their problems.

:-)

> Now I need to get email from the FreeBSD 2.1.5 machine I've setup
> to the myriad of machines that currently exist within the
> companies novell network.

Oh joy.  Novell.  :-/

> There are a number of machines running Windows 3.1, 3.11, 95, and
> NT all connected to a Novell server for file sharing, however,
> have no mail via the Novell system.

OK.

> What right approach should I take to get email to these people from
> the FreeBSD mail server?

Novell has a TCP/IP program (as part of Lan WorkPlace) that builds on the
existing Novell stack. We use it here at the UO.  

The only question is if any intervening devices (routers??) need to be
configured to route TCP/IP.  If not, set up a pop daemon on your FreeBSD
box, use Eudora Light on all those boxes, create usernames on the
FreeBSD box, set up Eudora to point to the email address on that
machine, and you're pretty much home for very low cost (Eudora is free).
The only sticky thing is installing & configuring Eudora on all those
machines (a five- to ten-minute job each).  

Doug White                              | University of Oregon  
Internet:  dwhite@resnet.uoregon.edu    | Residence Networking Assistant
http://gladstone.uoregon.edu/~dwhite    | Computer Science Major




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