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Using IFS to store Outlook 2007 pst file
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Published: 28 Dec 2011
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Using IFS to store Outlook 2007 pst file Published by: Danny Hayes on 28 Dec 2011 view comments(4)

Has anyone been successful at using a folder on the IFS to store Outlook 2007 Personal Folders.

I have done it with prior versions of Outlook and previous incarnations of OS400, but have been thwarted so far.   Yell

Any tips will be appreciated, even if telling me it is hopeless.

Thanks,

Danny

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Posted by: Viking
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Comment on: Using IFS to store Outlook 2007 pst file
Posted: 5 years 3 months 28 days 20 hours 31 minutes ago

I have no experience doing this so I can't help you, but I do wonder why you want to do this.  Disk storage is a lot cheaper on Windows servers and don't you back them up too?

Just interested in the reason for this.

Posted by: DannyInJax
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Comment on: Using IFS to store Outlook 2007 pst file
Posted: 5 years 3 months 28 days 5 hours 36 minutes ago

Do not have access to a windows server with available storage.

Posted by: bobcozzi
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Comment on: Using IFS to store Outlook 2007 pst file
Posted: 5 years 3 months 28 days 5 hours 27 minutes ago
Edited: Thu, 29 Dec, 2011 at 09:51:41 (1944 days ago)

I know its not exactly what you're asking about, the Lansa just announced a free "dropbox" style app that sync's with the IFS. It is named LongReach and creates a folder on your PC and anything you put into it, is uploaded to the IFS in the background.

Here is the link.

Posted by: DaleB
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Comment on: Using IFS to store Outlook 2007 pst file
Posted: 5 years 3 months 28 days 4 hours 5 minutes ago

Can't say that I've tried this, but what exactly is the problem? You didn't say, but I'm going to guess you're using NetServer. Can you provide some details?

  • Are your Windows user name and your i user profile name the same?
  • If the user names are the same, are the passwords the same?
  • Does the Windows user name exist at all on i?
  • If the Windows user name doesn't exist on i, is a guest profile configured in NetServer?