FAQ - OXtender

Knowledge entries for the Open-Xchange OXtenders

OXtender 2 for MS Outlook (19)

OXtender 2 for MS Outlook

No, maybe later. This is currently in planning.

Open-Xchange disadvise this. Especially by using of group appointments, it will be happen duplicates on the server.

No, for the use of OXtender 2 for Microsoft Outlook, it is useful to create a new profile for a initially full synchronization of the server content.

Yes, OXtender 2 for Microsoft Outlook has a special plug-in to define Mail Filter.

Yes, this is possible.

For PIM Objects the answer is currently ‘No’; this is scheduled for he next version of the OXtender. For mails (HTML Mails) the RTF is fully supported.


No, this functionality is not available


When setting up a synchronization profile, the user can decide whether the client or the server has priority when synchronizing data.

For PIM Objects this is correct. For e-mail this depends on the mail infrastructure installed with the Open-Xchange Server. Some mail systems may only support PUSH for the INBOX.

No, maybe later.

It is possible to send e-mails and faxes from within Word via the OXtender 2 for Microsoft Outlook . It isn't necessary to start Microsoft Outlook. This is possible via an attend/unattend mode

This is correct

This depends on the Outlook Version. From Outlook 2003 a Unicode PST can store up to 20 GB.

Yes, this limit actually exists and you can only store that number of objects in one folder. Objects exceeding that limit need to be stored in a separate folder or in a subfolder.

Yes, for example, it is possible to send e-mails and faxes from within Word via the OXtender 2 for Microsoft Outlook . It isn't even necessary to start Microsoft Outlook.

Yes, the synchronized directory tree is conform

The goal for the new Open-Xchange OXtender has been to provide a native integration between Microsoft Outlook and Open-Xchange Server. Some special features of Microsoft Outlook (e.g.

OXtender for Business Mobility (7)

OXtender for Business Mobility

Yes. There is an experimental feature which allows synching all folders. It can be enabled by editing the eas.properties file:

The OXtender for Business Mobility is based on the Universal Synchronization Module which is released together with the OXtender.

The OXtender for Business Mobility is a pure server-side addon to Open-Xchange Server. It integrates into the Open-Xchange Server stack and does not need to run on a separate machine.

Open-Xchange provides a comprehensive quick installation guide. Please note that Open-Xchange Server 6.10 or newer is required to operate the OXtender.

Nokia promotes the Symbian/S60 platform for most of its smartphone devices. They offer an EAS client "Mail for Exchange" for free download and use.

The OXtender for Business Mobility supports a wide array of platforms that are compatible to the ActiveSync protocol.

The OXtender for Business Mobility is an extension to the Open-Xchange Server enabling Exchange ActiveSync capabilities.

OXtender for Mac OS X (Discontinued Support) (8)

All mobile devices connected to the Mac, like iPhones, iPods and cell phones from other manufacturers, as well as software from third-party ISVs that support iSync can access Open-Xchange data.

Even without a connection to the Internet, users can continue to work without interruption.

- Open-Xchange Server 6 SP4 Update 1 or higher.
- The Update 1 is available for all customers with a Open-Xchange Hosting Edition or Open-Xchange Server Edition Maintenance.

- Mac OS X 10.5 and up
- 26 MByte of storage space

If the user changes any data on their Mac OS X, the synchronization will be started after a 10 seconds waiting time via "Trickle-Sync".

Calendar, Contacts and Tasks: Objects will be regular synchronized via SyncServices. The following folders will be synchronized
- Contacts - Private Address book and the Public Address book

Via the configuration dialog, it is possible to enable the synchronization of the InfoStore files via access as Network Volume.

The OXtender for Mac OS X synchronizes Open-Xchange Server 6 with your Mac OS X computer. Data of the following modules will be synchronized:
- Calendar
- Contacts
- Task

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