The following key features and functionality are available with this release:
Access to Sun Java System Messaging Server, and Sun Java System Calendar Server.
Access to email folders on the Messaging Server via IMAP4.
Access to calendar data (events, appointments) and tasks stored in the Calendar Server via WCAP.
Access to corporate directory via LDAP.
Access to contacts stored in the Address Book server.
Typical Outlook mail features:
Compose, reply, and forward messages
Use Microsoft Word to write and edit messages
Apply spell check and encryption to message body
Apply address completion to message headers
Add signatures to messages
Share mail folders with one or more users.
Subscribe to other users’ mail folders.
Typical calendar features:
Create new appointments and events (all-day, recurring, public, private)
Suggest alternate time for events
Track responses to event requests
Email based group scheduling.
Share calendar with other users and set specific permissions for shared calendars.
Subscribe to other users’ calendars.
Delegate calendar access to others.
Typical task-related functionality (new task, modify task).
Client-side rules attached to folders and data types
Notes and Journal stored in IMAP folders.
Full offline support for mail, calendar, and address book.
Interoperability with web client (Communications Express).
Global Address List manages server-side message filters.