Java Desktop System Email and Calendar User Guide



A file that is included in an email message.


To blind-copy a message. The acronym bcc means blind carbon copy.


To copy a message, so that the addresses that are blind-copied do not appear in the delivered message.

caret mode

A mode of operation in an application which enables you to use the keyboard to select text.


To copy a message. The acronym cc means carbon copy.


An application that manages the transfer of data between your computer and your PDA.


A user who has permission to access your Microsoft Exchange account. A delegate user can perform tasks on your behalf, for example, read and respond to your messages.

distinguished name

A name that uniquely identifies an entry in an LDAP directory.

DNS name

A unique alphabetic identifier for a computer on a network.


An icon that represents a facial expression. For example, the smiley icon is an emoticon.


To remove permanently from a folder the messages that you deleted.


A tool that you use to perform actions automatically on your incoming and outgoing email. For example, you can create a filter that automatically moves email that you receive from a particular address to a particular folder.


Global address list. A list of contacts within a Microsoft Exchange email system. The GAL contains contact information for all email users, and contains information on other Exchange resources.


GNU Privacy Guard.


Internet Message Access Protocol. Servers that use IMAP receive and store your messages.

IMAP namespace

A directory where your messages are stored.

IP address

A unique numeric identifier for a computer on a network.


Lightweight Directory Access Protocol. A protocol that enables users to access contact information over a network.

mail spool

The mbox format stores your messages in one large file. This file is called a mail spool.


An email format that stores your messages in individual files.


An email format that stores your messages in one large file. Email and Calendar uses this format.


An email format that stores your messages in individual files.

out-of-office message

An email message that the Exchange server sends automatically to anyone who sends you a message, when you are not available to reply.


Outlook Web Access. A feature in Exchange that allows users to access their Exchange information from a web browser.

OWA path

A path that is appended to the URL that you use to access Exchange from a web browser.


Personal Digital Assistant. A hand-held computer that you can use as a personal organizer.


Pretty Good Privacy.


Post Office Protocol. Typically, servers that use POP store your messages, and allow you to retrieve the messages when you log in to the server.

public keyring

A file that lists all of the public encryption keys that you know.

regular expression

A way to specify a pattern to search for in text. For example, the regular expression t*e finds the text the, time, table, and so on.

search base

A location in an LDAP server that is the starting point for an LDAP search.

security passphrase

A sequence of alphanumeric characters that you use with the security features of Email and Calendar. For example, you must enter your security passphrase to decrypt an encrypted message.


A program that sends email.


Simple Mail Transfer Protocol. Typically, an email application uses SMTP to send a message to a mail server. The mail server then forwards the message to the appropriate server.


Unsolicited email messages that you receive.


Secure Sockets Layer. A protocol for secure information transfer across a network.


Transport Layer Security. A protocol for secure information transfer across a network.


A particular arrangement of the items in a folder. Views enable you to look at items in different ways.

virtual folder

A tool that you can use to organize your messages, where you use one folder to view messages that are located in several folders.