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    Default How to disable the Offline function?

    Hi!
    We are using ZD for our IMAP Email accounts as a replacement of Thunderbird in a company and hence don't need the Offline feature.
    In some cases, ZD copies 20 GB of emails to several local Harddisks on several Computers.
    Is there a way to disable this (in other cases unarguably useful) function and handle this like Thunderbird would?
    Thanks for your help!

    Zimbra says its this Version:
    YZD 1.0 (build 1593)
    Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.9.0.1) Gecko/2008072406 Prism (zdesktop/1.0)

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    sorry, anyone?

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    Default Enable/Disable Zimbra Desktop Access on ZCS Server

    We have a similar issue. Users at remote sites syncing large mailboxes to YZD are killing our thin-client performance.

    We need to enable/disable zimbra desktop access to the ZCS server on a user basis. Ideally, as a Mail Feature in the COS in a like manner to IMAP etc.

    Is there anyway to do this?
    Stewart Baillie

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    You may want to have a look at Bug 39116 – Option to not download all IMAP messages at first start

    I'd also consider whether ZWC might be a better option.

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    Default Separate COS for Z Desktop Client

    Ta Elliot,

    Yes, we do deploy through ZWC. The problem is that as things stand, we have no way to prevent users installing ZDC on a computer and syncing their whole mailbox.

    I placed a support case on this issue and received the following info from the engineer:


    "Many ISP type customers have recently raised this issue too after Z Desktop went into GA.

    This feature is targetted for ZCS 6.5

    Developers are working on separate COS for Z Desktop Client.

    You may like to view http://bugzilla.zimbra.com/show_bug.cgi?id=18842"
    Stewart Baillie

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    Hm, I wonder if ZD depends on any ports that could be filtered without affecting ZWC? That seems unlikely, but it might be worth investigating in your case.

    Digging deeper perhaps you could use an intrusion prevention system (Snort?) to clamp down in IP addresses that are sending ZD-type traffic—again, provided it could be differentiated from legitimate traffic.

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    Default ZDC Ports

    That's the problem, ZDC uses the http/https ports same as ZWC!

    Packet inspection is not an attractive solution. I guess, we'll wait for ZCS 6.5.
    Stewart Baillie

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