Use Outlook 2003, 2007 or 2010 to gain
full functionality of your account.
Microsoft Exchange Server is
Microsoft Exchange Proxy URL is mail.sparc.us
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,
here. Most users can just continue on with the setup shown
These instructions are for
Outlook 2007. The steps may be slightly different depending on
your version or environment.
1. Click Tools and E-Mail
2. Choose Add a new e-mail
account and click Next>
3. Choose Microsoft Exchange and click
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
The URL is mail.sparc.us
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
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 sparc.us.