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Exchange - Configuration for Outlook 2013 Clients Already in Use

Last Updated: 08/19/2015
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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.

These instructions for people who are already using Outlook 2013, and want to configure their program to access an Exchange account.

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):

Quick Start

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.

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:
    • 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:
  • 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

For Windows 8 only: From the right side task bar select Settings

Step 2

From the Start menu, open the Control Panel.

Step 3

Click the Mail icon.

Step 4

Click the E-Mail Accounts... button.

Step 5

Click the New... button at the top, under the E-mail tab.

Step 6

For Windows 7 Only: Select E-mail Account and then click Next

Step 7

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

Step 8

Select the Microsoft Exchange option, click the Next button.

Step 9

In the Microsoft Exchange server: text field, type in In the User Name: text field, type your CU Login Name. Click the More Settings... button.

Step 10

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

Step 11

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

Step 12

Click the Exchange Proxy Settings... button.

Step 13

In the https:// field, type into the first line. Check the Connect using SSL only box.

Step 14

Check the Only connect to proxy servers that have this principal name in their certificate: and type underneath. Check mark both On fast networks and On slow networks.

Step 15

Be sure that NTLM Authentication has been selected. Then, click the OK button.

Step 16

Click the Check Name button.

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

Step 17

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

Step 18

Click the Next button.

Step 19

Click the Finish button.

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