Manually Add Exchange Account For All Versions of Microsoft Outlook

Steps for configuring Outlook 2010 / 2013:

1. Open Microsoft Outlook

2. If the Microsoft Outlook 2010 Startup window comes up, click Next to continue.

3. You are than asked if you would like to set up an an email account. Select Yes and click Next

4. Select Manually Configure Server Settings or Additional Server Types and click Next

5. Select Microsoft Exchange or Compatable Service and click Next

6. In the server field, enter VCSEXCH.VCSNY.com

7. In the user name field, enter your username

8. Click More Settings

9. You will be presented with a window titled Microsoft Exchange, with several tabs.

  • General Tab – do not change anything
  • Advanced – do not change anything
  • Security – do not change anything
  • Connection – check the box that says Connect To Microsoft Exchange using HTTP and then click the button that says Exchange Proxy Settings

10. In the field labeled Use this URL to connect to my proxy server for Exchange, enter the proxy server address: VCSOWA.VCSNY.com

11. In the field labeled Proxy Authentication Settings, change the security to Basic Authentication and click ok

12. You are then returned to the Microsoft Exchange window from before. Click ok to save the settings

13. Outlook will prompt you to restart Outlook for the changes to take effect. Click ok

14. You are then returned to the Add New Account window from before. Click on Check Name to locate your mailbox

15. A login box will now appear. enter your username in the format VCSNY\UserName and enter your password. Click ok

16. If successful, your email address will appear underlined in the username field. Click Next and then Finish to complete the setup

Steps for configuring Outlook 2007:

1. Open Microsoft Outlook

2. Go to Tools > Account Settings

3. Select New

4. You are than asked if you would like to set up an an email account. Select Yes and click Next

5. Select Manually Configure Server Settings or Additional Server Types and click next

6. Select Microsoft Exchange or Compatable Service and click Next

7. In the server field, enter the server name: VCSEXCH.VCSNY.COM

8. In the user name field, enter your username

9. click More Settings

10. You will be presented with a window titled Microsoft Exchange, with several tabs.

  • General Tab – do not change anything
  • Advanced – do not change anything
  • Security – do not change anything
  • Connection – check the box that says Connect To Microsoft Exchange using HTTP and then click the button that says Exchange Proxy Settings

11. In the field labeled Use this URL to connect to my proxy server for Exchange, enter the proxy server address: VCSOWA.VCSNY.COM

12. In the field labeled Proxy Authentication Settings, change the security to Basic Authentication and click ok

13. You are then returned to the Microsoft Exchange window from before. Click ok to save the settings.

14. Outlook will prompt you to restart Outlook for the changes to take effect. Click ok

15. You are then returned to the Add New Account window from before. Click on Check Name to locate your mailbox

16. A login box will now appear. enter your username in the format VCSNY\UserName and enter your password. Click ok

17. If successful, your email address will appear underlined in the username field. Click Next and then Finish to complete the setup.

Outlook will now begin synchronizing your mailbox with your local Outlook. You can now begin sending and reading your messages.

If you have any trouble setting up your Outlook, let us know and we will be happy to assist!