Thunderbird in the Enterprise, has information about ADMINISTERING Thunderbird in enterprises and medium to large organizations. Topics include deployment, configuration, management, and discussion of important bugs and strategic issues. (For general help on using Thunderbird, see the support site.)
You can help improve your Thunderbird community by:
- Adding new information, tips and links, to this wiki page (click edit).
- Posting questions and answers in tb-enterprise to help other enterprise users.
- Helping with Thunderbird bug reports and enhancement requests, especially bugs important to TB enterprises.
- Helping in the Greater Thunderbird Ecosphere.
News and Discussion
- In 'tb-enterprise' ADMINISTRATORS can learn what other administrators are doing, and you can help fellow administrators. (see message archive for past discussions)
- In Planet Thunderbird are Thunderbird team's various blogs. Links to contributors blogs can be found in the right sidebar of the home page if you want to avoid the Planet Mozilla "firehose"!
For enterprise related bugs see bug tb-enterprise aka bug 564148, for issues of special importance to enterprises.
To get notices of progress as the bugs are fixed, and as new bugs are added, you should subscribe (Cc) to the meta bug. A meta bug is not for actual 'work' or discussion. Development of solutions occurs in the blocking bugs linked to the meta.
If you want to submit an enterprise related bug, please add "enterprise" bugs to the meta so that they get proper attention, after carefully reading the criteria for blocking , .
To access the download page see Thunderbird for Organizations.
Some articles specific to enterprise needs:
- Group Policies
- Thunderbird in the Enterprise - DEVMO documents
- Account Autoconfig
- New - Account Autoconfig (replaces RDF as of version 3)
- Original - MCD, Mission Control Desktop AKA AutoConfig
- Software_Update and Software_Update:Testing
We are by definition a collaborative, open source project since inception, therefore solution providers are more than welcome to look at our code and make solutions we would not have developed. We don't have any certification process in place, but you will find a non exhaustive list of solution providers that can complete and/or facilitate your enterprise deployment.
New Wiki page with Solution Providers.
- Ideal Corporate E-mail Client (in Russian)
- Posts tagged Thunderbird and MCD by Dean Brundage.
- Manufacturing User Preferences For MCD (example title)
Mozilla Enterprise working Group
If like many other enterprises you are interested in Mozilla beyond Thunderbird, you will probably feel like to follow up what's happening within the Enterprise Working Group: