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Exchange and Outlook 2007 Off-campus

To configure Outlook to access the SCS Exchange server from a remote (off-campus) or non-SCS network connection, follow steps one through seven of the general setup instructions. Then:
  1. Exchange - Security On the " Exchange Settings window," click the "More Settings" button, then the "Security" tab.
  2. Check the box next to "Encrypt data between Microsoft Office Outlook and Microsoft Exchange Server."
  3. Click the "Connection" tab
  4. Check the box next to "Connect to Microsoft Exchange using HTTP," then click the "Exchange Proxy Settings" button
  5. In the upper box under "Use this URL to connect to my proxy server for Exchange," enter "e2k4.srv.cs.cmu.edu"
  6. Check the boxes labeled "Connect using SSL only," "On fast networks...," and "On slow networks..."
  7. In the dropdown box under "Use this authentication when connecting to my proxy server for Exchange," select "NTLM Authentication," then click "OK"
    Exchange - ConnectionExchange - Proxy

  8. When prompted, enter your user name as "scs\<user>," where "<user>" is your SCS Windows Domain account name, and enter your SCS Windows Domain password, then click "OK"

    Note: The "Remember password" option is not secure, and we don't recommend it. With that box checked, anyone who can access your computer can then read your e-mail and send mail as you.

  9. Finally, you will see a "Congratulations!" screen indicating that your account has been set up. Click "Finished" to complete the process.