Instructions for Configuring Outlook 2007 RPC/HTTPS                

For the following instructions, we will use a fictitious person with the following parameters. You, of course, will substitute your specific information.

Full Name:  Ned Nash
Ned’s e-mail address is:
Ned’s network username is: NEDN

NOTE:  The Client machine must be fully updated Windows XP Sp2 and Outlook 2003 Sp2.

  1. On a profile where Outlook has never been used, the startup wizard should initialize by default after selecting the Microsoft Outlook  icon.
  2. Select Next.
  3.  If the wizard does not initialize by default, browse to Start\Control Panel\Mail\Show Profiles then create a new profile tab. and create a new profile.
  1. Select manually configure server settings or additional server types and Next


  2. Select Microsoft Exchange and Next.


  3. Enter in the Microsoft Exchange Server field.
  4. Enter the USER NAME for the profile being setup in the User Name filed.
  5. Uncheck “Use Cached Exchange Mode.”  You may choose to enable the Cached Exchange mode later; however, it is recommended it be disabled for the initial installation.
  6. Select the More Settings tab (ignore and close any error pop-ups until the connections screen  appears)


  7. Under the Connection tab, select Connect using my Local Area Network.
  8. Select Connect to my Exchange mailbox using HTTP.
  9. Select the Exchange Proxy Settings tab.


  10. Enter in the https:// field.
  11. Select Connect using SSL only.
  12. Select to connect using HTTP first for both slow and fast networks.
  13. Select Basic Authentication for the proxy authentication setting.
  14. Select OK to close the Exchange Proxy Settings window.
  15. Select Apply to save the Connection settings


  16. Select OK to close the Connection settings window.
  1. Select Next for the Exchange Server Settings window then Finish to quit.
  2. You may be prompted to login using your domain credentials.
  3. Enter your user name domain\username “ds\username” and password to log in to Outlook.