Using Microsoft Dynamics CRM 3.0 without Microsoft Exchange Server (Part 2)

I want to post this for all people that don't read the IG, whitepapers etc and still ask questions about the Microsoft CRM-Exchange E-mail Router. Why does everybody think the router is needed to "archive" email at an account or contact? I copied this table from the whitepaper and i hope this explains it once and for all.

Microsoft Exchange Server

Microsoft CRM-Exchange E-mail Router (installed on a server running Exchange)

Microsoft Office Outlook with Microsoft CRM 3.0 client for Microsoft Office Outlook

SMTP server

Incoming Mail Integration – Automatic

Required

Required

Incoming Mail Integration - Manual

Required

Required

Outgoing Mail from Microsoft CRM

Required

Outgoing Microsoft CRM Mail from Outlook

Required

Required