Re: [OxLUG] Problem accessing emails

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Author: Mick Ab
To: Oxfordshire Linux User Group Discussion List
Subject: Re: [OxLUG] Problem accessing emails
Many thanks for your interest and suggestion.
OWA Light is used.

The emails can be accessed on a colleague's Windows laptop, using IE
(although Chrome on that laptop is not able to access the emails).
Firefox is not installed on the laptop, so that browser could not be tried.

On Tue, 25 Jun 2019 at 12:14, Mark Robson <> wrote:

> Almost certainly nothing really related to Linux.
> Obviously contact your (Windows, OWA) systems admin. OWA is available in
> multiple flavours and can be configured a lot of different ways.
> Many companies use some special authentication scheme such as 2FA with a
> client certificate. Obviously if this was enabled, you should have received
> a token and testing and training. In my experience these things don't
> always work reliably, even on Windows clients.
> Does it work with Chrome / Firefox on a Windows client?
> Mark
> On Tue, 25 Jun 2019 at 10:10, Mick Ab <>
> wrote:
>> Hi.
>> This may sound a strange question to put to a Linux
>> community, but is anyone familiar with Microsoft Exchange
>> (in particular OWA Light) ?
>> I need to access emails via this sytem from a Debian Jesie
>> system. Until a few weeks ago, I was able to acess my emails
>> using the Iceweasel browser. It appears that the cause of this problem
>> is due to a recent upgrade in Microsoft Exchange.
>> Can anyone help solve this problem, please ? Is there a browser I can
>> use under Jessie that will regain access to my emails ?
>> Neither Chrome or Chromium work.