Outlook proxy set up

  1. In the Mail Setup dialog box, select Show Profiles.
  2. Then click Add in the Mail dialog box.
  3. In the New Profile dialog box, type a new profile name (e.g., Office 365) then select OK.
  4. Select the Manual Configuration option in the Add New Account dialog box. Then select Next.
  5. Select “Microsoft Exchange Server” or “Compatible Service” and click “Next.” In the field labeled “Server,” supply the information: outlook.office365.com. Add the full Office 365 email address in the User Name field. Then click the More Settings button.
  6. Now select the Security tab, then uncheck the boxes under “Encryption.” Under Logon Network Security, choose Anonymous Authentication from the drop-down list.
  7. Select the Connection tab, check the box Connect to Microsoft Exchange using HTTP and click on the Exchange Proxy Settings Button.
  8. In the Connection Settings field, type “outlook.office365.com.” Check the box next to “Only connect to proxy servers that have this principal name in their certificate.” In the field below, type “msstd:outlook.com.” Check the box next to “On fast network, connect using HTTP first, then connect using TCP/IP.” Under Proxy Authentication settings, select “Basic Authentication” from the drop-down menu.
  9. Click OK.
  10. Select Check name then Enter your Office 365 user email address (address should underline). Click OK.
  11. If prompted for credentials, enter your email address and password for Office 365.
  12. At the Add New Account – Congratulations dialog box, select Finish.
  13. You will return to the Mail dialog box. Set “Always use this profile” to match your newly created mail profile, then select OK.
    Now, start Outlook from your Start Menu. The new profile will open and begin to synchronize with Office 365 online mailbox. Note: This operation can take an hour or more per GB of mailbox size.

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