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Email Attachment Management Options

By cisse_5 ·
Is there any software utility known to man that would enable a user to log onto email while either on the network or via Dial Up Networking, click on a hyperlink that points to a document or file, and automatically save it to the user's hard drive for access while offline? Our CIO wants to get his most current mail, log off, get on a plane and work off line while still having access to a document sent via hyperlink. The hyperlinked document will either reside on a FTP server or in a Public Folder which once the person is offline will no longer have access to.

Any suggestions on how to resolve this? We suggested that he pick the most important emailed attachments, download them while online, and then work offline in Outlook.

He said, "No thanks" but not exactly in those words.

Outlook 2000
Windows 2000 Advanced Server
Exchange Server 5.5

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by bowieb In reply to Email Attachment Manageme ...

From what you are describing, I'm not sure what the problem is. While he is online, he can click on the links and save them to his hard drive. Then he can look at them later. When he's offline, the links in the emails are useless, but he can access the files from his hard drive.

If you are trying to keep the files accessable from the emails while he is offline, you need to send attachments rather than hyperlinks.

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by cisse_5 In reply to Email Attachment Manageme ...

As mentioned in my original email, we gave him the option you suggested. He declined. Thanks

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