Exchange - Configuration for First Time Outlook 2013 Use

Last Updated: 05/06/2014

Overview

Outlook 2013 and OIT's Exchange service go hand in hand. Outlook 2013 is part of the Office 2013 productivity suite, which can be acquired through CU-Boulder's Microsoft Campus Agreement.

Outlook 2013 Quick Reference Guide

OIT provides a reference guide which explains how to execute a variety of tasks within Outlook 2013. To view/download this pdf click here.

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

Quick Start

Exchange configuration settings

If you already know how to configure Outlook 2013, 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 2013. A setup wizard will appear. Click Next

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Step 2

Choose Yes and click Next.

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Step 3

Check the Manually configure server settings or additional server types box. Then click Next.

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Step 4

Select the Microsoft Exchange option, then click Next.

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Step 5

In the Microsoft Exchange server: text field, enter exc2.ad.colorado.edu for the server name. In the User Name: text field, enter your CU Login Name login. Click the More Settings... button.

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Step 6

Click on the Security tab. Click the Always prompt for logon credentials box. This should be deselected after the account has been verified/validated.

Note: Only required if setting up Outlook 2013 64 bit.

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Step 7

Click on the Connection tab. Click the Connect to Microsoft Exchange using HTTP box.

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Step 8

Click the Exchange Proxy Settings... button.

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Step 9

In the https:// text field enter exchange.colorado.edu. Click the Connect using SSL only check box.

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Step 10

Click the Only connect to proxy servers that have this principal name in their certificate: check box. In the text field beneath the check box type msstd:exchange.colorado.edu. Check mark both On fast networks and On slow networks.

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Step 11

Be sure that the NTLM Authentication has been chosen. Click OK.

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Step 12

An alert window will pop up. Click the OK button. You do not need to restart Outlook yet.

Step 13

Click the Check Name button.

Note: When the Check Names button is pressed, the server name may change from exc2.ad.colorado.edu to exc1 or exc3, this is normal and does not impact the rest of the setup.

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Step 14

In the User name: field type in ad\ then your CU Login Name. In the Password: field, type in your IdentiKey password. Click the OK button.

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Step 15

Click the Finish button to finish setting up your exchange account.



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