[ngw] Windows 8 and Datasync

Matt Weisberg matt at weisberg.net
Tue Dec 11 14:14:03 UTC 2012


So far the few I tried seem to come down ok. I'll keep an eye on it.

Matt

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On Dec 11, 2012, at 12:18 AM, Joseph Marton <jmmarton at gmail.com> wrote:

> Do attachments sync properly for you?  I know we've identified this issue
> with Windows 8 RT on the Surface tablet.
> 
> http://www.novell.com/support/kb/doc.php?id=7011481
> 
> When I tried the Mail app on Windows 8 Pro I appeared to have the same
> problem.  Microsoft's forums are full of reports of attachments not syncing
> with Surface against Exchange so there could be a problem with how the
> Windows 8 Mail app handles attachments in general.
> 
> Joe
> 
> 
> On Mon, Dec 10, 2012 at 11:12 PM, Matt Weisberg <matt at weisberg.net> wrote:
> 
>> 
>> I've been using Windows 8 as one of my main desktop machines the last week
>> or so and I've made an interesting observation.
>> 
>> GroupWise 2012 SP1 client works ok, I've unfortunately had it crash on me
>> a few times.
>> 
>> So I decided to try and use the native Mail and Calendar apps in Windows 8
>> against GroupWise Datasync. They both support Exchange Active Sync.  And
>> guess what? So far, they work perfectly with Datasync.  I was actually
>> surprised at how well they work.   You wouldn't even know it was talking to
>> a GroupWise system as oppose to an Exchange system.
>> 
>> Now if I could only get an EAS client for Mac OSX I'd be a happy camper!
>> 
>> 
>> Matt
>> 
>> 
>> 
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