Microsoft Office Outlook 97 to Outlook 2007 network solutions without or in connection with an Exchange Server. OLfolders for Outlook enables the access and sharing of all Outlook data such as contacts, calendars, tasks, emails stored on a different computer from each workstation simultaneously in a given network, a central enterprise wide access to an Outlook structure is possible. The server application OLfolders Server is installed on at least one computer in a new or given Outlook network, allowing other clients to connect to the data remotely. Access can be restricted by user rights to certain profiles, files or folders inside a file. The server can run either on a dedicated server or on any workstation or notebook; more than one server can be installed in a network. Starting from 2 up to unlimited clients can connect to data stored on the OLfolders Server. OLfolders can co-exist perfectly in an existing MS Exchange environment.
Easy to install and easy to use
The shard folders are displayed in a separate tree in Outlook like a shared disk is shown as a separate tree in the Windows Explorer.
OLfolders works like sharing a network drive, Outlook connects to any amount of data within less then a second, displaying all data from the server. If the user opens any email, attachment, contact or any other object, the data is transferred to the client. While one client is modifying an element, it is write-protected for all other clients.
The server application does not need any configuration, it imports user accounts from Windows and automatically access all data files which are configured in Outlook, even in multiple profiles.
If only one email account is needed for all workstations, the shared folder can be used as the Outlook default folder allowing access to the same emails at more than one workstation. If an email is read, it will change to unread at all clients at the same time.
Optionally certain folders and elements can be read or write-protected for certain users or completely hidden. Access to shared folders work exactly the same as access to personal folders, all features of Outlook are available in shared folders.
OLfolders contains an integrated Mail-Server for internal and external mail extends with server side junk- and virus filter. It allows sending internal emails between clients without using the internet. The Mail-Server can deliver any incoming mails to a shared folder without the use of Outlook.
Mail features of the OLfolders
Integrated Mail server - for internal and external mail transport via POP3/SMTP.
OLfolders optionally delivers incoming emails to a data file in Outlook. Thus emails like info@, support@ can be handled at the server, all clients are able to see new emails and each one sees if an email is unread or unanswered.
Integrated rules based Mail-Filter (Anti spam- and Antivirus)
Forward rules, each email can be automatically forwarded to a different account.
Simply shares your Outlook in a network, either the standard data file with emails or only your calendar or data in other data files.
Compatible with Outlook, Windows, Terminal Server, Exchange Server and most Outlook Add-Ins.
OLfolders can be accessed by any program using the extended MAPI interface, for example with Word, Access or any application accessing Outlook, CDO or MAPI or DAO.
OLfolders uses normal PST files which can be simply copied to the backup medium.
All incoming and outgoing emails can be backed up automatically by the mail server, all mails can be automatically copied to a disk directory in MIME format, which is readable with any email software. User administration - The server part optionally automatically imports Windows users, thus allowing all Windows users access the shared files without any setup of user accounts.
Synchronization of notebooks (one cost free license included in each client license of OLfolders)
Program update - free update on new versions. Optionally clients can get the updated version automatically from your updated server.
User manual, online help and de-installation routine