Exchange - Configuration for First Time Outlook 2011 Use

Last Updated: 04/28/2015
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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

Exchange Online Migration

Starting February 2015, campus units and departments began being migrated to Exchange Online, on an individual basis. If your department has been migrated, please visit the Exchange Online service area for more information.

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.

Step 2

At the Add an Account screen choose Exchange Account.

Step 3

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

Step 4

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

Step 5

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

Step 6

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

Step 7

Click OK and close the Accounts window.

Step 8

Outlook 2011 is now configured!

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