Connecting Exchange 2007 and Entourage 2008

Posted on February 24th, 2008 by Luke Sheldrick.
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24 02 2008

Connecting Exchange 2007 and Entourage 2008

Well I have sat for hours trying to get my Entourage  2008 to talk to my new Exchange 2007 server.

Before I used to connect via HTTPS using
https://old.network/exhchange

This worked, however was an older 2003 server.

Exchange 2007, however doesn’t use the /exchange folder. Hmm.

You can however install this by using a command on the Exchange Command Shell
New-OWAVirtualDirectory -OwaVersion:Exchange2003or2000 -VirtualDirectoryType Mailboxes -Name “exchange”

This gives you the exchange folder back, which then got my Outlook 2003 playing nicely.

Back to the mac, it still wasn’t playing right, after trying loads of different url’s, and numerous google leads, I worked out I had  been going about it all wrong.

To get it to work you need to point Entourage at you CAS server, using  the following type address:
https://new.network/exchange/myusername@mydomain.com

And there you go, all worked for me 🙂 even playing nicely with my two windows phones… Sweet.

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Office 2008 (Mac)

Posted on January 25th, 2008 by Luke Sheldrick.
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25 01 2008

Installed this yesterday on my macbook, and must say I am very impressed.

Install was super smooth, run’s without any problems (well so far), and seems about 10 times faster than both 2003 and 2007 on ze PC.

Entourage 08, is quite simply brilliant. Plays nicely with HTTP DAV, so it means all my exchange accounts (well work and home) can be sync’ed without having to VPN in (work dont have outlook over http supported, but do use OWA). All just works.

Once thing I have noticed with entourage is that it acts like many other non-ms products i.e. when you click reply it will add a header to the original mail like

On 24/01/2008 10:18, “x” wrote:

and is much better and handling bottom posting replies 🙂 all is good.

That is all

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