If a mailbox-enabled user cannot interpret HTML, select the
MIME encoding option, Provide message body as plain
text. When this option is selected, a message body is composed
of text only. Graphics and active links are replaced with textual
representations. Character formatting, such as bold, underline, and
color is not retained.
When you select the MIME encoding option, Provide message
body as plain text, you can also select the Use Microsoft
Exchange rich-text format.
To configure IMAP4 protocol settings using the plain text MIME
On the Start menu, point to
Programs, point to Administrative Tools, and then
click Active Directory Users and Computers.
In Active Directory Users and Computers, on the
View menu, click Advanced Features.
In the console tree, expand the Windows 2000 domain.
Double-click Users, or double-click the node that contains
the recipient information you want to modify.
In the details pane, double-click the mailbox-enabled user you
want to modify.
On the Exchange Advanced tab, click Protocol
In the Protocols dialog box, select IMAP4, and
then click Settings.
In the IMAP4 Protocol Details dialog box, select the
Enable for mailbox check box, and then click to clear the
Use protocol defaults check box.
To display received messages as plain text, under MIME
encoding, select Provide message body as plain
In the Default character set drop-down list, select a
To display Rich Text Format, select the Use Microsoft
Exchange rich-text format check box.
When you select Use Microsoft Exchange rich-text format,
only the Provide message body as plain text option is
enabled. The MIME encoding options of Provide message
body as HTML and Both are disabled. It will appear that
all the MIME options under MIME encoding are disabled.
However, the MIME option Provide message body as plain text
To include public folders when the mailbox-enabled user
requests a folder list, select the Include all public folders
when a folder list is requested check box.
By default, Exchange increases the speed of message retrieval
by approximating message sizes. To support e-mail clients that
require exact message size reporting, click to clear the Enable
fast message retrieval check box.