SBS 2008: How to send send email to SharePoint Document Library using Outlook

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 […]

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.

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