EOL-Configure Outlook with Proxy Server

How is Outlook configured with Proxy Server?

Step 1 - Open Microsoft Outlook
Step 2 - Assuming no existing profiles

You will be asked to set up an account.  If you are logged on to the computer as the account that is going to be configured choose option a.) below.  If you configuring the profile for use with a different account, choose b.).

a. Choose “Email Account” and Click Next

Add Account E-mail Account

b. Choose “Manual setup or additional server types” and click next

Add Account Manual Setup

      • Under Choose Service, choose Microsoft Exchange Server of compatible service

                Add Account Choose Service

Step 3 - Enter outlook.office365.com for the server name

      •  Enter the primary email address in the username field.  Click on More Settings

Add Account Server Settings

Step 4 - Click on the Security Tab

      • Change the “Logon network security” to “Anonymous Authentication”

Microsoft Exchange Security

Step 5 - Click on the Connection Tab

      • Tick the “Connect to Microsoft Exchange using HTTP” and Click Exchange Proxy Settings

Microsoft Exchange Connection

Step 6 - In the Use this URL to connect to my proxy server for   Exchange box

      • Type: outlook.office365.com

a. Make sure you’ve enabled “only connect to proxy servers that have this principal name in their certificate,” and then type msstd:outlook.com.
b. Click to select the on fast networks, connect using HTTP first, then connect using TCP/IP check box, and select the on slow networks, connect using HTTP first, then connect using TCP/IP check box.
c. In the Proxy authentication settings, click Basic Authentication.

Microsoft Exchange Proxy Settings

      • Click OK and OK again

Step 7 - Click “Check Name”

      • enter your credentials if prompted

Add Account Server Settings Windows Security

      • Click “Check Name” in the pop-up dialogue

Microsoft Exchange General

Step 8 - The server name will change

      • Click next, then finish

Add Account Server Settings Use Cached Exchange Mode


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