Microsoft released Outlook 15 for Mac 3-1/2 months ago to its Office 365 Exchange Online customers. Prior to that I had some foresight this new version would break a script I wrote originally for Microsoft Entourage and later Outlook for Mac. The script enabled administrators to help their users configure Exchange settings in environments where Autodiscover didn’t work.
In early September 2014, I posted a survey and solicited responses from Mac admins who used this . . .
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Mac Admins, if you’re currently using any version of my Outlook for Mac Exchange Setup Script, I need your responses. The script I’m referencing is available at these two locations:
Version 4.0.1 – http://www.officeformachelp.com/outlook/exchange/setup-script/ Version 4.5.2 – https://github.com/talkingmoose/Outlook-Exchange-Setup
Some planned changes in Outlook for Mac will break the automatic setup portion of the script and I will not be able to create a workaround for it. If you rely on this feature of the script, . . .
Continue Reading: Responses needed: Outlook for Mac Exchange Setup Script Survey
Spotlight may display mail messages as part of a search result but Outlook for Mac may present the following error when attempting to open them:
Outlook cannot open the file because it is not associated with the default identity.
This problem occurs when Spotlight returns mail messages from an identity other than that which is currently set as the default for Outlook. Quite often these unassociated messages are from identities abandoned while troubleshooting an . . .
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Autodiscover in Outlook is a big improvement when creating our account settings. If your company’s DNS settings for Autodiscover is not set correctly, Autodiscover will reset your custom settings under Advanced Settings. When this happens Outlook will fail to connect.
For example, a user reported the following:
I set the Exchange Server to be: https://mail.microautomation.com and after it connects, the URL changes to: https://mail.microaut.com/EWS/Exchange.asmx
The fact that this is happening implies that the Autodiscover response . . .
Continue Reading: Exchange Autodiscover workaround for Advanced Settings