How to configure Outlook 2007 (Exchange 2007)

  • Synopsis

    This guide will show you how to manually configure Outlook 2007 with Exchange 2007.
  • Applicable to

    All SherWeb hosted Exchange 2007 accounts.
  • Prerequisite

  • How to

    Note : We now have an Outlook configuration tool. Please refer to the FAQ #27: How to set up an Outlook profile using the configuration tool (Exchange 2007).

    1. On your Desktop, click on Start - Control Panel. Start_CP
    2. Click on the Mail icon to access your Outlook settings.Start_CP_Mail
    3. Click on Show profiles.Ok_Mail_Show_Profiles
    4. Click on Add. Ok_Mail_Add_Profile
    5. Type a name for your new profile and then click on OK. Ok_New_Profile_Name
    6. Check the box Manually Configure server settings and then click on NextOk07_Manually_configure
    7. Select the Microsoft Exchange option and then click on Next.  Ok07_Service_MSE
    8. In the Microsoft Exchange Server field, enter vmbx121 and make sure Use Cached Exchange Mode is selected. In the User Name field, enter your e-mail address. Then, click on More Settings. Ok07_MSE_Settings_More3-VMBX121
    9. A window should appear stating that The action cannot be completed. The connection to the Microsoft Exchange is unavailable. Outlook must be online or connected to complete this action. Click on OK. Ok07_action_cannot_msg
    10. In the next window, click on OK. Ok07_General_OK2
    11. Click on the Connection tab. Ok07_MSE_Connection
    12. Under Outlook Anywhere, check the box Connect to my Exchange mailbox using HTTP option, and then click on Exchange Proxy Settings. Ok07_MSE_Outlook_Anywhere
    13. In the Use this URL to connect to my proxy server for Exchange field, enter Make sure that both On fast networks, connect using HTTP first, then connect using TCP/IP and On slow networks, connect using HTTP first, then connect using TCP/IP are selected and that the Proxy authentication settings are at Basic Authentication. Then, click on OK.  Ok07_Proxy_Settings-VMBX121
    14. Click on ApplyOk07_MSE_Apply
    15. Click on OK. Ok07_MSE_OK
    16. Back to the Microsoft Exchange Settings, make sure your username is correct and then click on Check Name. Ok07_MSE_Check_Name2-VMBX121
    17. You will get a pop-up window asking for your username and password. Make sure they are both correct and then click on OK. Ok07_Connect_to
    18. If all the steps have been followed correctly, both your name and the Exchange Server will be underlined. Click on Next. Ok07_Add_Account_Next-VMBX121
    19. Click on Finish.  Ok07_New_Account_Finish
    20. Open Outlook.
    21. A dialog box with your e-mail address should appear. Enter your password and then click on OK.

    If you need further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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    Outlook 2007, configure, Exchange 2007
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