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Configure Outlook 2007 for Exchange

Note: Before configuring Outlook, you will need an account on the SCS Exchange server. If you don't have one, or you aren't sure, contact <help@cs.cmu.edu> or call the SCS HelpDesk, x8-4231.

Use Outlook's "New Account" wizard to access the SCS Exchange server via a wired (on-campus) connection to the SCS network (steps one through nine) or from a remote (off-campus) or non-SCS network connection (steps one through seven, then steps eight through sixteen on off-campus setup.
  1. Mail icon In the Control Panel, doubleclick the "Mail" icon
  2. Click the "E-Mail Accounts" button
  3. Click the "New" button
    Mail Setup - OutlookE-mail accounts window

  4. Check the box next to "Manually configure server settings or additional server types, then click "Next"
  5. Select "Microsoft Exchange", then click "Next"
    Auto Account Setup windowChoose E-mail Service window

  6. Exchange Settings window For "Microsoft Exchange Server," enter "e2k3.srv.cs.cmu.edu." Ensure the "Use Cached Exchange Mode" box is checked
  7. For "User name," enter your Windows Domain login name, then click the "Check Name" button — the value should resolve to your actual name. If it does not, either you do not have an Exchange account, you typed the name incorrectly, or you are attempting this procedure from an off-campus connection without VPN running

    Note: If you are configuring Outlook to access the SCS Exchange server from a remote (off-campus) or non-SCS network connection, stop at this point and continue with the off-campus setup instructions.

  8. Exchange - Security Click the "More Settings" button, then click the "Security" tab. Check the box next to "Encrypt data between Microsoft Office Outlook and Microsoft Exchange Server," then click the "OK" button
  9. Finally, you will see a "Congratulations!" screen indicating that your account has been set up. Click "Finished" to complete the process.