RE: Outlook Email Retrieval

Subject: RE: Outlook Email Retrieval
From: Kevin McLauchlan <kmclauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com>
To: 'Mark Barrera - Tech Writer' <mdb-career -at- cox -dot- net>, techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Mon, 5 Mar 2007 10:53:38 -0500

Mark Barrera - Tech Writer sez:
> RE **********
>
> The main reason that you haven't heard of it much is that it
> really isn't very useful. Most people who use Outlook tend
> to have one or another of the preview options enabled, so
> the message is flagged as read/seen as soon as it hits the
> Inbox.
>
> **************
>
> If the recipient receives their mail through a MS Exchange server -
> and the recipient has not yet opened Outlook while that msg is on that
> server -
> then the message can be retrieved before the person starts Outlook.
>
> I have actually used this and it worked and I think I even rcd a msg
> saying "retrieval successful."

Exactly. So plan to hit "Send" on all your questionable mails
sometime after quitting time, so your recipients might have
Outlook switched off. Then, if you have a change of heart
overnight, you can dash to the office early and attempt the
retrieval.

As for recipients outside the purview of your local Exchange
server, I'm not sure how Exchange interprets the standard
acknowledgements from the receiving servers. Mostly I can't
retrieve, but it's rare that I send to multiple people all
outside the company... and if just a few are inside the
company, chances are Outlook is open (even overnight) and
somebody has "opened" it as soon as I've sent.

In general, behave as though the option doesn't exist, and
your life will proceed more smoothly. :-)

Kevin

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