Steve is waxing lyrical
over Office 2003. I don't think he's using IMAP.
Outlook has always had problems with IMAP. It doesn't cope with the IDLE command well,
there's no immediate delete options (you have to mark as deleted, then purge), it used to
connection per subscribed folder, instead of using one connection and iterating and using
secure IMAP causes my wireless connection to drop, poll for...
As I'm currently configuring multiple load balanced web servers at work
I had to move ASP.Net's session state to SQL Server. This is not without problems.
SQL Server SP3 breaks ASP.Net's session state, permissions are problematic and you have
to make sure Application Paths are identical on the web servers.
So I documented the procedure, and the caveats here.