Exchange - Configuration for First Time Outlook 2011 Use

Last Updated: 05/01/2014
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Overview

Outlook 2011 and OIT's Exchange service go hand in hand. Outlook 2011 is part of the Office 2011 productivity suite, which can be acquired through CU-Boulder's Microsoft Campus Agreement.

Outlook 2011 Quick Reference Guide

OIT provides a reference guide which explains how to execute a variety of tasks within Outlook 2011. To view/download this pdf click here.

This tutorial applies to the following operating system(s):
  • MAC

Quick Start

Exchange configuration settings
If you already know how to configure Outlook 2010, use the specifications below to configure for OIT's Exchange service.

  • Exchange Server: exc2.ad.colorado.edu
    • SSL Enabled
    • Authentication: Password
    • Port: 993
  • User name: your CU Login name
  • Password: your IdentiKey password
  • Login requires: AD\username
  • Proxy Server
    • SSL Enabled
    • Principle name: msstd:exchange.colorado.edu
  • Check both "on slow networks, connect using HTTP first, then connect using tcp/ip)" and "on fast networks, connect using HTTP first, then connect using tcp/ip)"

Step 1

Launch Outlook 2011. A setup wizard will appear. Click Add Account.

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Step 2

At the Add an Account screen choose Exchange Account.

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Step 3

In the E-mail address: field enter your e-mail address. Then in the User name: your CU Login Name. In the Password: field, type in your IdentiKey password. Click the Add Account button.

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Step 4

On the Accounts screen that opens click the Advanced... button.

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Step 5

On the Server tab, find the Server field where it has dc12.ad.colorado.edu entered.

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Step 6

Delete the dc.12 so that all that is entered is ad.colorado.edu as seen below

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Step 7

Click OK and close the Accounts window.

Step 8

Outlook 2011 is now configured!

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