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[Today's post comes to us courtesy of Shawn Sullivan]
This post discusses the steps necessary to allow Outlook to send email to the SharePoint 3.0 Document Library (Companyweb). All mail enabled Sharepoint 3.0 document libraries in SBS 2008 are configured with a recipient address using the @companyweb namespace by default. The reason for this is to prevent potential conflicts with existing domain namespaces, thus resulting in the failure of mail delivery. The problem you may face is that if you try to send email to a recipient in this namespace, Outlook will launch a “Check Names” window, informing you that it does not recognize the recipient.
There are two ways you can work around this:
If following method 2, you will need to perform the following steps:
The new Mail Contact will now be available in the Global Address List. Outlook will query the GAL when you enter in the e-mail address of your document library when composing a new message and find the contact.
I asked this question on Connect and never got an answer.
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Isn't this just creating one problem to recify another?
With a properly managed namespace, I don't see why having SharePoint mail addresses matching the company's true domain name being an issue.
I'm hoping this is something we can change on an SBS 2008 SP install without causing any damage anywhere else.
[Today's post comes to us courtesy of Shawn Sullivan] We have been receiving a number of inquiries from
Does the maximum email size limit for the Default Exchange organization apply to emails sent to the sharepoint Document Library?
Anthony - Yes, global transport settings, if more restrictive, will override the maxmessagesize on the foreign connector. I am not aware of a size limit imposed by sharepoint.
The max message size on our foreign connector is set to unlimited by default.