Microsoft Exchange is not a receiving mail server type option

Asked by Jem

Binary package hint: evolution

The evolution 2.22 User Guide, section states:

"Create the account following the procedure in Starting Evolution for the First Time. Remember to select Microsoft Ex-
change as server type in the Receiving Mail section."

"Microsoft Ex-change" is not presented as a server type in the dialogue.

Either the manual is incorrect, or the package is. I'm using (

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Sebastien Bacher (seb128) said :

thank you for your bug report, is the evolution-exchange package installed?

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Jem (jem-mawson) said :

Thanks for your reply. Sorry for the bug report. I did not realise evolution-exchange was a superset of evolution (especially since evolution has the exchange plugin enabled).

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Steve Beattie (sbeattie) said :

Marking as solved, though an easier way to find out that you need to install a separate might be useful.

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Tom (tom6) said :

I was just stumbling around inside Synaptic and found this ...

"FetchExc retrieves emails using WebDAV (Outlook Web Access) and delivers it to an SMTP server or local mbox store."

I'm not sure it helps?
Good luck and regards from
Tom :)