Chris Puttick wrote:
Firstly, good gracious! An LEA that doesn't allow
the schools to make
their own IT decisions? They want to look carefully at who has legal
responsibility for such things (board of governors for reference!).
Sorry, that must have come as a shock! ;)
Back on topic...
SLOX is very neat and doesn't require any more understanding of mail
essentials than MS Exchange (and rather less about security...). The web
interface is more than enough for *any* user and doesn't cause the
issues of Outlook e.g. it ain't virus and worm prone! There's an ability
to sync Palm based PDAs and plenty of good admin functionality in the
That all sounds fairly good. I've played with the demo site, and it
certainly seems easy enough as a user. The admin side isn't available as
a demo, however.
Be careful looking at a SATA as these are mostly not
supported in older
kernels. Look at DNUK or (oddly) HP as they both actively support Linux
That's a good point about SATA. OpenExchange 4.1 is bundled with an
underlying distribution - any idea what kernel and hardware support this
All security patches are via http(s).
Need anything else? Price is so good it's worth trying just to see...
Yes, I was pleasantly surprised at the educational pricing vs the
business pricing. I certainly wouldn't have considered buying it at the