How do I know if Autodiscover is enabled in Exchange 2010?

Use the Test-OutlookWebServices cmdlet to verify the Autodiscover service settings for Microsoft Outlook on a computer running Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 that has the Client Access server role installed.

What is Exchange server Autodiscover?

Exchange Autodiscover is a web service that helps Microsoft Exchange administrators configure user profile settings for clients running Outlook 2007, Outlook 2010, or Outlook 2013 and mobile phones running Windows Mobile 6.1 or later.

Where should Autodiscover point to?

Make sure that you point the autodiscover URL to the Exchange on-premises server as long as you have mailboxes located on-premises. If all mailboxes are in the cloud, autodiscover can be pointed to Exchange Online.

How do I find Autodiscover in exchange?

Holding down CTRL, right click on the Outlook icon in your system tray. This will give you a few additional options including “Test Email AutoConfiguration…”. In the window that appears enter a set of valid credentials, make sure to leave only “Use Autodiscover” selected and click “Test”.

Is Autodiscover Outlook safe?

Security researchers warn that a design issue in how the Microsoft Exchange Autodiscover feature works can cause Outlook and other third-party Exchange client applications to leak plaintext Windows domain credentials to external servers.

What is the purpose of an Exchange Autodiscover?

Exchange requests credentials to access the mailbox.

  • If the credentials are valid,Exchange checks the AD attributes on the mailbox that has the requested Email address.
  • Exchange determines which server the Mailbox is located on.
  • Exchange examines its Topology data to determine the best Client Access Server (CAS) to use for access to the mailbox.
  • How does Autodiscover service works in exchange?

    – Autodiscover Service in CAS server contacts AD to get the URL and the configured Exchange Services details – Autodiscover Service returns a HTTPS response with XML file that includes connection settings and URLS for available Exchange features – Outlook client uses that information to connect to Exchange.

    How to set up Exchange ActiveSync?

    In the Classic EAC,navigate to Recipients > Mailboxes.

  • In the list of user mailboxes,click the mailbox that you want to enable or disable Exchange ActiveSync for,and then click Edit .
  • On the mailbox properties page,click Mailbox Features.
  • How to troubleshoot Exchange Autodiscover service issues?

    – Exchange 2013 Autodiscover service – White Paper: Understanding the Exchange 2010 Autodiscover Service – White Paper: Exchange 2007 Autodiscover Service