v0.16 is required for Thunderbird 5 for me Rated 4 out of 5 stars

I've been using the Provider for Microsoft Exchange addon for some time and it's very good.
When I upgraded to Thunderbird 5 it didn't work for me with the newly updated v0.15 of the addon. Upgrading to v0.16 did the trick for me because it is now working again. Currently, v0.16 is marked as experimental and a manual upgrade is necessary, albeit a simple procedure.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.15). 

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

I had the review this again now that I have it working properly, https://[domain]\[username]@[exchange-ews-fqdn]/EWS/Exchange.asmx works fine, took me a bit longer to find out the actual [domain] section as I have a hosted exchange but its working now :D

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.15).  This user has a previous review of this add-on.

Does not work for me Rated 1 out of 5 stars

Does not work - very frustrating. Tries to verify password, then tells me it cannot verify and suggests pw / username are incorrect. Tried all configurations with username, password is correct. No way to get it to work. I wish I could give this more stars, but it does not work for me. Good luck.
Correction: Apparently, there is a problem with not being logged into the Kerberos/Gssapi realm. After looking on the web, other people have the same problem. It's not the app, but it still does not work. Too bad.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.15). 

Seriously? No 2003 support? Rated 2 out of 5 stars

Wow, I really wish my employer used Exchange 2007 or later. But you know what I really wish? That the world world would stop assuming that everyone updates their IT stuff all the time. Case in point: Windows XP. It's used almost exclusively in many education settings, and it's 2011! Please write or find me a solution so I can access my Exchange 2003 info IN THUNDERBIRD!

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.15). 

Open Source

Hi! I'd be happy to add support for 2003 if you submit patches for it. As far as I know Exchange 2003 does not support EWS but only MAPI, which terribly complicated. Apart from that, I don't think that you are in a position to quite offensively demand a set of features from open source software, especially if the software has the laborous job of interfacing with proprietary software. You should rather complain to your IT that they use old proprietary software in the first place.

view shared calendars? Rated 4 out of 5 stars

Great add-on, but I am missing one feature: to be able to add my colleagues' calendars (read only; all calendars are shared to everybody else here). Or is there some way to do this, using the calendar address?

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.15). 

Exchange Calendar Finally Work on Lightning in TB5.0 Rated 5 out of 5 stars

First thing first, I used MozBackup to backup Email and Address Book ONLY in order to keep important emails and contacts.
Make sure I have got a backup of my Profile folder as follows:
"C:\Users\<Windows user name>\AppData\Roaming\Thunderbird\Profiles\<Profile name>\"
Uninstall older TB and completely remove my Profile folder.
Install new TB5.0 and then try to open it up (failed the first time).
Now make sure TB5.0 is closed.
Go into the new Profile folder and locate profile.ini and make sure the following lines exist:
"StartWithLastProfile=0"
Restore the backup from MozBackup.
Start TB5.0 all over again and install following add-ons:
Lightning 1.0b4,
Provider for Google Calendar 0.8,
Provider for Microsoft Exchange 0.16 [Manual install]
(https://addons.mozilla.org/en-us/thunderbird/addon/195279/versions/0.16)
Follow the guide on http://gitorious.org/lightning-exchange-provider/pages/Home
to add new Exchange Calendar without auto discovery using the following URL in settings:
https://$ADdomain\$login@$exchangeserver/EWS/Exchange.asmx

Done with Exchange Calendar 2007!

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.15).  This user has 2 previous reviews of this add-on.

Rated 5 out of 5 stars

Finally for TB 5! Never looked back since Outlook because of this addon!

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.15). 

Rated 4 out of 5 stars

waiting for 0.15 Release as 0.14 does not work with Thunderbird 5.0. Any idea when this will be released?

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.14). 

Thunderbird 5 Rated 5 out of 5 stars

When I try to add this add-on, Thunderbird says that it's not compatible with Thunderbird 5. Are there any plans to update it?

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.14). 

Bad certificate management Rated 1 out of 5 stars

Does not work with internal certificate autosigned.
There is no button to accept them, and the plugin keep notifing that the certificate is wrong, you have to kill thunderbird not very friendly. Waiting for the next version hoping this problem lasting will be solved

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.14). 

This is not a plugin problem, but a problem of Thunderbird. Please see the FAQ on how to configure Thunderbird to accept self-signed certificated.

Password issues... Rated 4 out of 5 stars

Love the plugin, even see that invitations are working which is awesome.
Password saving and the Password manager isn't working however. If I look at the database, the password entry is there, but for some reason the system thinks it needs to ask again each time its used. Since I don't see this with other passwords, I'm wondering if it has something to do with how the @ and . are being translated into %40 and %2E in the URI?

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.13). 

Rated 4 out of 5 stars

This works great in Thunderbird 3.1. Are there plans of making it compatible with Miramar (3.3a4pre + lightning 1.0b4pre)?

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.13). 

Rated 4 out of 5 stars

Greate addon, but I still have the problem with password not beeing saved.

Have anyone found a solution to the none saving passwords?

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.12). 

password saving Rated 4 out of 5 stars

If your login password is not saved try to change exchange location url to https://DOMAIN\firstname.lastname@address.com/EWS/Exchange.asmx
After saving new url its should look like https://DOMAIN%5Cfirstname%2Elastname@address.com/EWS/Exchange.asmx and you should insert username as DOMAIN\firstname.lastname.
In my case it worked as I am domain user and my email address in fallowing form firstname.lastname@address.com.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.12). 

Rated 4 out of 5 stars

The only problem:

On TB 3.1.9 the login password is not saved.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.12).  This user has a previous review of this add-on.

Rated 4 out of 5 stars

It's great plugin. Is it possible to access someone's public calendar on exchange server using this plugin?

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.12). 

Geat Work Rated 4 out of 5 stars

This works great on Ubuntu 10.10 / thunderbird 3.1.8 I had to use domain\username when prompted for authentication

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.12). 

keeps asking password Rated 4 out of 5 stars

Everything worked fine until I updated to the latest version (0.12). It keeps asking password....
I thing we have MS exchange 2003...

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.12). 

Rated 4 out of 5 stars

It looks very promising, but certificate issue is also a bit pain.

Anyway: this exchange url works with my exchange:
// URI format for setting up calendar:

https://myemail@address.com@myexchangeserver.com/EWS/Exchange.asmx for

// myemail@address.com is the username to log in the Exchange server.

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.11). 

Exchange online Rated 3 out of 5 stars

I have tried to use for one account of Exchangeonline, and I have not managed to work I use the following server directions https://red002.mail.emea.microsoftonline.com or https://mail.emea.microsoftonline.com the sync not work, no error, nothing happen, if I use the server https://red002.mail.emea.microsoftonline.com/owa I get and error MODIFICATION_FAILED (Error when trying to write in calendar)
Thanks for the comments

Jordi

This review is for a previous version of the add-on (0.10). 

If you have problems using the add-on, please visit the bugtracker at <https://launchpad.net/lightning-exchange-provider> so that we can find and fix the cause of the problem.