Installing and Using the Open-Xchange Connector for Microsoft Outlook

Requirements:
In order to install and use the Outlook Connector, a few basic system requirements must be met:
Client PC:
Operating system:
Windows Vista
Windows XP
Windows 7
Windows 8
Windows Terminal Server 2003

MS Outlook:
Latest version of MS Outlook 2007
Latest version of MS Outlook 2003
Latest version of MS Outlook 2010
Latest version of MS Outlook 2013

The Office 2010 Home and Business test version is currently not supported. MS Outlook running in a
virtual environment (e.g. VMware or Parallels Desktop) is also not supported.
For automatically processing E-Mail rules, you need to have at least Outlook 2007
installed.

Cookies
Activate cookies in the Internet Explorer settings. In the security tab either choose Medium or higher.

Login Data for the Open Xchange Server
Please also contact the Open-Xchange Server administrator to obtain your server access parameters.
IP address or Open-Xchange Server address : eg ox.domain.com
Your Open-Xchange Server username : eg john@domain.com
Your password

System Settings (Firewall, Personal Firewall)
When using a firewall or a personal firewall, the following ports need to be open to enable proper function of Outlook together with the Connector 2 for Microsoft Outlook:
HTTP : 80
HTTPS : 443

Installation Steps:
Install the Connector for Microsoft Outlook on your client PC by executing the .exe setup file. This exe file can be download from your OX Desktop. Please refer to How to Obtain Open-Xchange Updater on

https://support.exabytes.com.my/KB/a3347/installing-and-using-the-open-xchange-updater.aspx

1. On the Open-Xchange Updater, click on Updates Available and choose the Oxtender 2 for Microsoft Outlook

2. Click Next to download and install, please follow below, replace server URL https://ox.table.my/usm-json with https://ox.domain.com/usm-json where domain.com is the domain you subsribe.
    

3. Key in the username and password and click Install.

Setting up profiles in Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft Outlook allows to set up several profiles. This is useful for different scenarios. For example if

a Microsoft Exchange profile exists and the OXtender 2 for Microsoft Outlook should be installed.

As it is necessary to enter a server when setting up a profile it is not possible to use two different Exchange

programs in a single profile.

How to set up a new profile in Outlook 2003:

 1. In the  Start menu click on  Control Panel.

 2. The Windows system control opens.

 3. Click on  Mail.

 4. There you can create a new E-Mail account or a new profile.

 5. In the  Mail Setup - OXtender2 dialog window click on  Show Profiles...

6. Now you can edit, remove or copy profile and view the properties

 7. Click on  Add.

 8. Enter a name for the new profile.

 9. A wizard guides you through the E-Mail accounts dialog.

How to set up a new E-Mail account:

 1. Select  Adding a new E-Mail account.

 2. Click on  Next.

 3. Select Additional server types

 4. Select OXTENDER2

 5. Enter the server url with the exact servlet path, by default /usm-json, the username and the password

How to set up a new profile in Outlook 2007/2010:

 1. In the  Start menu click on  Control Panel.

 2. The Windows system control opens.

 3. Click on  Mail.

 4. There you can create a new E-Mail account or a new profile.

 5. In the  Mail Setup - OXtender2 dialog window click on  Show Profiles...

6. Now you can edit, remove or copy profile and view the properties

 7. Click on  Add.

 8. Enter a name for the new profile.

 9. A wizard guides you through the E-Mail accounts dialog.

How to set up a new E-Mail account:

 1. Select Additional server type

 2. Click  Next

3. Select OXtender2 under  Others

4. Click  Next

5. Enter the server url with the exact servlet path, by default /usm-json, the username and the password

How to select a standard profile:

 1. When having set up the E-Mail account for the newly set up profile you can enter several standard settings.

 2. Select a standard profile.

 3. Activate the checkbox  Always use this profile.

 4. Click on  OK.

Log in to MS Outlook

When having set up a profile and initially starting the OXtender for MS Outlook, you need to be connected to the internet.

Start Microsoft Outlook. From a drop-down list select the wanted profile.



  

 

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