Outlook Anywhere
Use Outlook 2003, 2007 or 2010 to gain full functionality of your account.

Microsoft Exchange Server is ex2013
Microsoft Exchange Proxy URL is
Authentication is: Basic

For users that already have an Exchange account setup (This usually only applies to users in a work environment), you can only have one Exchange account per profile in Outlook 2003 and 2007.  If you want to add another, you have to create a new profile in the Control Panel.   For information on creating another Outlook profile, click here.  Most users can just continue on with the setup shown below.

These instructions are for Outlook 2007.  The steps may be slightly different depending on your version or environment.

1. Click Tools and E-Mail Accounts


2. Choose Add a new e-mail account and click Next>


3. Choose Microsoft Exchange and click Next>


4. Fill in the fields as shown with the server name as VS2 and your log in name as your user name.  IMPORTANT: DO NOT CLICK NEXT, click "More Setting ..."

*Whether your click "Use Cached Exchange Mode" is your preference.  If you click this, Outlook downloads a local copy of all your contacts, calendar, email, etc.  This may be helpful if you are offline and want to access your stored info.

5. After you click More Settings, a "Microsoft Exchange" box should pop up.  Please note, you may have to click Cancel a few times on an error box that may come up before you can get to the box should below.  Go to the "Security" tab and make sure Encryption is checked.


6. Go to the "Connection" tab and check off "Connect to Microsoft Exchange using HTTP".  Then click the button below it that is labeled "Exchange Proxy Settings..."


6. Fill out the form below as shown. 

The URL is
The Connect using SSL only, should be checked and grayed out.
Authentication should be Basic Authentication.
Click OK twice to accept and close the two windows.


7. You should now be back at the previous window should below.  Click the Check Name button.


8.  It should ask you for your user name and password.  You may have to type sparc\ before your user name.  This is especially true if your computer is joined to a domain, such as a work computer.


9.  If everything was done correctly, your login name should resolve to your real name or your email address after clicking the Check Name button.  The Microsoft Exchange Server box will show something different than what you see below.  That is ok.  If it did not work, check your settings on this screen and also under More Settings again.

10. Click the Next button if your name resolved.

11.  Click Finish.  Your account should now be accessible in Outlook.

Please let me know of any problems at k1sox at


Changes last made on: Sunday, December 29, 2013 14:15