Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Setup Secure Email In Outlook 2007

Microsoft Outlook is beyond doubts the most popular email-client across the globe. There are many features making it a wonderful personal information manager. It has undergone lot of changes over the years and Microsoft Outlook 2007 is far more advanced than its previous versions. In this Outlook email setup article, let us see how to set up Secure Email in Outlook 2007:

Outlook email setup instructions
  1. First, in Outlook, you need to go to “Tools” and then “Account Settings”.
  2. Then on the Email tab, click on “New”.
  3. After that, select the Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP, or HTTP radio button.
  4. Then click on the “Next” button.
  5. Then you can check the “Manually configure server settings or additional server types” checkbox.
  6. After that, click on the “Next” button.
  7. Then, in the “Choose E-mail Service” window, you need to select the Internet E-mail radio button.
  8. After that, you need to click on “Next”.
  9. You can type in the following account information:
  • Your Name: your name as you would like it to appear 
  • Email Address: your email address
  • Account Type: POP3
  • Incoming mail server: null
  • Outgoing mail server: mail server address
  • User Name: your SUNet ID
  • Password: (leave blank)
  • Uncheck “Remember password”
  • Uncheck Require Secure Password Authentication (SPA)
  1. Then you need to click on “More Settings”. The “Internet E-mail Settings” window opens.
  2.  In the “General” tab, enter a “Mail Account name” that you can easily identify, such as 'Stanford Secure Email'.
  3.  In the Outgoing Server tab, enter the following account information:
  • Check the “My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication” checkbox
  • After that, select the Log on using radio button
  • User Name: your SUNet ID
  • Password: (leave blank)
  • Uncheck “Remember password”
  • Uncheck the “Require Secure Password Authentication (SPA)” checkbox
  1. Then, in the “Advanced” tab:
  • Set “Outgoing server (SMTP)” to 465
  • Set Use the following type of encrypted connection to SSL
  1. Then, click on the “OK” button. The “Internet E-mail Settings” window closes.
  2. Click on “Next”. Click on “Finish”. Your new account is created.
  3. You can send secure email always or selectively.
 In the Account Settings window, you need to select the new account you just created and click Set as Default, then click “OK”. Then, you need to close “Outlook” and relaunch it.
  • If you want to selectively send mail through smtp-secure, click the “Accounts” drop-down menu when composing a message and select Stanford Secure Email to route the message through the smtp-secure server. 
  • Outlook automatically checks all accounts for new mail at specified intervals. You need to set Outlook to exclude your secure account; it cannot access the account anyway. In Outlook, you need to choose "Tools" and then click on “Send/Receive” and then “Send/Receive” Settings. Then define Send/Receive Groups.
  • After that, click “Edit”.
  • Then, select your secure account.
  • You need to uncheck the “Include the selected account in this group” checkbox.
  • Then click on the “OK” button.
  • Click “Close”
No, you can use your secure email in Outlook 2007. For any further help, contact our tech support desk.

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